The Secure and Intelligent Micro-Systems (SIMS) Lab @ Rice University, led by Prof. Kaiyuan Yang, creates and demonstrates radically new hardware (integrated circuits and micro-systems) to enable emerging applications that are not possible without miniaturized electronics powered by tiny or even no batteries. Our envisioned applications include internet of everything, ubiquitous computing, and biomedical implants/wearables.

We innovate analog/digital/mixed-signal circuit and system designs to push the limits of energy efficiency and performance in miniaturized microsystems. Moreover, we are interested in addressing pressing system challenges on security and machine learning from a hardware perspective, which will be explored through cross-layer (devices, circuits, architecture, and algorithm) design and optimizations.

We have openings for a postdoc and multiple graduate and undergraduate students interested in analog, mixed-signal circuit design, bioelectronics, and hardware security.

Postdoc applicants: please directly contact Dr. Yang. Job Description and Application Link

Prospective students: please check out this webpage first.

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  • 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005
  • Ralph S. O’Connor Building for Engineering and Science, Room 448, Rice University