Dr. Eric Juntunen


Dr. Eric Juntunen

Dr. Eric Juntunen,
Doctorate Alumnus


Mr. Juntunen recieved his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Western Michigan University in 2003 and his Master of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2008. From 2006 to 2010 he was with the Georgia Tech Microwave Applicatoins Group. In 2010 he joined the MiRCTech research group under the advisement of John Papapolymerou where he is currently pursuing his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Research Interests

  • RF and Millimeter-Wave CMOS IC and Systems Design for Wireless Communications
  • Millimeter-Wave Packaging

Work Experience

  • Associate Engineer – Moylan Engineering Associates, Dearborn Heights, MI (2004-2006)
  • Graduate Research Assistant – Georgia Institute of Technology, CMOS Millimeter-Wave Research Group, Atlanta, GA (2006-2010)
  • Design Intern II – BAE Systems, Merrimack, NH (Summer 2009)
  • Millimeter-Wave CMOS IC Designer – Samsung Electro-Mechanics, Atlanta, GA (2010-Present)


  1. Juntunen, E.; Khan, W.T.; Bhattacharya, S.; Patterson, C.; Dawn, D.; Laskar, J.; Papapolymerou, J.; , “An LCP Packaged High-Power, High-Efficiency CMOS Millimeter-Wave Oscillator,” Accepted to the Microwave Symposium Digest (MTT), 2011 IEEE MTT-S International.
  2. Trippe, A.; Juntunen, E.; Bhatta, D.; Chuang, K.;Lee, K-H.; Laskar, J.; Papapolymerou, J.; Gebara, E.; , “An Adaptive Broadband BiCMOS Active Spur Canceller,” Accepted to the Microwave Symposium Digest (MTT), 2011 IEEE MTT-S International.
  3. Juntunen, E.; Khan, Dawn, D.; Pinel, S.; Laskar, J.; “A High-Efficiency, High-Power Millimeter-Wave Oscillator Using A Feedback Class-E Power Amplifier in 45-nm CMOS,” Accepted to the IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters.
  4. Laskar, J.; Pinel, S.; Sarkar, S.; Sen, P.; Perumana, B.; Dawn, D.; Leung, M.; Barale, F.; Yeh, D.; Shin, S.C.; Hsiao, S.W.; Chuang, K.; Juntunen, E.; Iyer, G.; Muppalla, A.; Melet, P.; , “On the development of CMOS mmW and sub-THz phased array technology for communication/sensing nodes,” Microwave Symposium Digest (MTT), 2010 IEEE MTT-S International , vol., no., pp.1312-1315, 23-28 May 2010
  5. Juntunen, E.; Leung, M.C.-H.; Barale, F.; Rachamadugu, A.; Yeh, D.A.; Perumana, B.G.; Sen, P.; Dawn, D.; Sarkar, S.; Pinel, S.; Laskar, J.; , “A 60-GHz 38-pJ/bit 3.5-Gb/s 90-nm CMOS OOK Digital Radio,” Microwave Theory and Techniques, IEEE Transactions on , vol.58, no.2, pp.348-355, Feb. 2010
  6. Pinel, S.; Sen, P.; Sarkar, S.; Perumana, B.; Dawn, D.; Yeh, D.; Barale, F.; Leung, M.; Juntunen, E.; Vadivelu, P.; Chuang, K.; Melet, P.; Iyer, G.; Laskar, J.; , “60GHz single-chip CMOS digital radios and phased array solutions for gaming and connectivity,” Selected Areas in Communications, IEEE Journal on , vol.27, no.8, pp.1347-1357, October 2009
  7. Juntunen, E.; Yeh, D.; Rachamadugu, A.; Barale, F.; Perumana, B.; Chuang, K.; Sen, P.; Sarkar, S.; Pinel, S.; Laskar, J.; , “A 33pJ/bit 90nm CMOS UWB single-chip transceiver with embedded multi-gigabit modem,” Microwave Symposium Digest, 2009. MTT ’09. IEEE MTT-S International , vol., no., pp.1-4, 7-12 June 2009
  8. Yeh, D.A.; Chowdhury, A.; Pelard, R.; Pinel, S.; Sarkar, S.; Sen, P.; Perumana, B.; Dawn, D.; Juntunen, E.; Leung, M.; Hung-Chang Chien; Yu-Ting Hsueh; Zhensheng Jia; Laskar, J.; Gee-Kung Chang; , “Millimeter-wave multi-gigabit IC technologies for super-broadband wireless over fiber systems,” Optical Fiber Communication – incudes post deadline papers, 2009. OFC 2009. Conference on , vol., no., pp.1-3, 22-26 March 2009

Contact Information

Email: eric.juntunen@gatech.edu

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