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Perry L. Heedley, Ph.D.

Professor
Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Office: Riverside Hall 3034
Hours: Office hours for the Fall 2018 semester:
T 3:00pm - 4:00pm online using Collaborate
R 12:00pm - 1:00pm in my office (RVR 3034)
F 4:00pm - 6:00pm in the MSDL (RVR 3015)
Phone: (916) 278-7936
Email: pheedley@csus.edu
Mail: Dept of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
California State University, Sacramento
6000 J Street
Sacramento CA 95819-6019



Announcements

new!IPC is holding a meeting at 3-5pm on Friday, 10/5, in RVR 1015new!
to help students learn about exciting opportunities in
Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design. Industry veteran, PCB guru,
and Sac State Alumni Lee Ritchie will speak. A limited number
of free copies of Lee Ritchie's book on PCB design will be given
away to those who arrive early. Plus there will be free pizza!
Please see the flyer for more information.

new!PCB Open House at 12-3pm on Friday, 10/5, in RVR 3009!new!
Before the IPC meeting part-time EEE instructor and industry veteran,
Kris Moyer, is holding a PCB Open House. Check out the cool exhibits
and explore PCB design and engineering as a career.

All of Prof Heedley's classes are in hybrid format.
Prof Heedley's hybrid classes meet in person on
Thursdays, and online using Collaborate on Tuesdays.
Links to Collaborate sessions are on each class Moodle page.
Students can login to Moodle here

Not sure how to use Collaborate? Get help here:
Sac State Collaborate Help Page
Get Started with Collaborate
Collaborate Participant Guide
Collaborate Help for Students

Test Collaborate on your computer here:
Collaborate Configuration Room

Virtual Office Hours using Collaborate
Prof Heedley's Tuesday office hours are online using Collaborate.
Students can login using the link below :
Prof Heedley's Tuesday office hours on Collaborate

All of Prof Heedley's classes are now on Moodle only (not SacCT).
Students can use the link at the left to login to Moodle.

Certificate in Mixed-Signal IC Design available!
Show employers your expertese in Mixed-Signal IC Design by
being certified! Click here to learn about the requirements.
To apply click here and here for the necessary forms.




Education

Ph.D. (EE), Auburn University, 1990
M.S. (EE), Auburn University, 1984
B.S. (EE), Georgia Institute of Technology, 1981



Technical Interests

Interests include high-speed data converters, low-jitter clock generation and distribution, high-speed serial data communications, switched-capacitor circuits for analog signal-processing and low-voltage analog design in deep sub-micron CMOS processes. For information on projects, please see the
Mixed-Signal Design Laboratory web page.



Curriculum Vitae

PERRY L. HEEDLEY earned his Ph.D. and M.S. degrees from Auburn University and his B.E.E. from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He has over 25 years of experience designing analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for companies including Akros Silicon, KeyEye Communications, Intel, Sacramento (formerly Level One Communications), Crystal Semiconductor, and Harris Semiconductor. In 2003 he joined the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at California State University, Sacramento, while continuing to consult with industry on a part-time basis. In 2005 he co-founded the Mixed-Signal Design Laboratory (MSDL) at Sacramento State with Professor Thomas W Matthews. His interests include high-speed data converters, low-jitter clock generation and distribution, high-speed serial data communications, switched-capacitor circuits for analog signal-processing and low-voltage analog design in deep sub-micron CMOS processes.



Courses

CpE 151 - CMOS and VLSI Design
Offered: Every semester (now taught by Dr. Praveen Meduri)
Course Description: An introduction to CMOS digital logic including transistor level design, gate level design, MOS device physics and processing, and memories. System level physical design (layout) issues for VLSI System-on-Chip (SOC) designs are discussed, such as floorplanning, interconnect delay and signal routing, power distribution and I/O. Projects include the layout of both simple and complex digital circuits. 3 units
Graduate students should take EEE 234
instead of CpE 151.
Syllabus: CpE 151 syllabus

EEE 108 - Electronics I
Offered: Every semester
Course Description: This course provides an introduction to electronics including operational amplifiers (opamps), diodes, Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJTs) and Field-Effect Transistors (FETs). Topics covered include device structures and IV characterisitics for diodes, BJTs and FETs, DC biasing, small-signal device models and low frequency amplifiers. A basic intoduction to power supplies and voltage regulation is also included. 3 units
Syllabus: EEE 108 syllabus

EEE 230 - Analog & Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuit Design
Offered: Fall 2018
Course Description: This course covers core topics and circuits important for
analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits. Topics include: device structures and models, single-stage, multistage and differential amplifiers, current mirrors and active loads, operational amplifier design, stability and compensation,
fully-differential circuits and common-mode feedback.
Design projects are assigned using SPICE software. 3 units
Syllabus: EEE 230 syllabus

EEE 231 - Advanced Analog & Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuit Design
Offered: Fall 2018
Course Description: This course picks up where EEE 230 leaves off and covers additional topics important in analog and mixed-signal IC design. Topics include traditional issues such as device matching and analog layout techniques, as well as important building blocks such as bandgap references and bias circuits. Also included are current-mode techniques such as high-speed current-mode logic (CML), and an introduction to noise in integrated circuits. Design projects are assigned using CAD software. 3 units
Syllabus: EEE 231 syllabus

EEE 232 - Key Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuit Blocks
Offered: Spring 2019
Course Description: This class covers the key circuits most important to modern mixed-signal integrated circuits, such as comparators, Analog to Digital Converters (ADCs), Digital to Analog Converters (DACs) and Phase Locked Loops (PLLs). Multiple architectures are explored for each type of circuit, focusing on the advantages of each for different applications and the tradeoffs that designers typically have to make among competing effects. Both the underlying concepts for each type of circuit and examples are covered, providing students with the tools they need to tackle real designs for these complex mixed-signal building blocks. 3 units
Syllabus: EEE 232 syllabus

EEE 234 - Digital Integrated Circuit Design
Offered: Every semester (now taught by Dr. Praveen Meduri)
Course Description: This class covers the background and techniques needed to design & layout digital circuits at the transistor level for digital and mixed-signal integrated circuits. Topics include the design, layout & characterization of digital logic gates, typical CMOS process flows, device models and physics, and chip level considerations for VLSI System-on-Chip (SOC) design such as floorplanning, interconnect delay, signal routing, power distribution & I/O. Projects include the design and layout of both simple and complex digital circuits. 3 units.
Also offered for undergraduate students as CpE 151.
Syllabus: EEE 234 syllabus

EEE 235 - Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuit Design Laboratory
Offered: Fall 2018
Course Description: This laboratory covers the methods needed to develop successful mixed-signal integrated circuits using a professional style design flow and computer-aided design tools. Students will learn proven design techniques and gain hands-on experience by designing their own integrated circuit. Good communication skills will also be developed as students give periodic presentations of their work to their peers and advisors. 1 unit
Also offered for undergraduate students as EEE 111.
Syllabus: EEE 235 syllabus and EEE 111 syllabus

EEE 236 - Advanced Semiconductor Devices
Offered: Spring 2019
Course Description: This course covers semiconductor device physics including the energy band model, electron and hole concentrations and motion, the application of Poisson's equation and the current continuity equation to PN junctions, metal-oxide-semiconductor transistors (MOSFETs) and bipolar junction transistors (BJTs). Advanced topics covered include MOS short-channel effects, challenges and innovations for scaling MOS technology, silicon-on-insulator (SOI) devices, and new emerging technologies. 3 units
Also offered for undergraduate students as EEE 166.
Syllabus: EEE 236 syllabus and EEE 166 syllabus