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Publications

 

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Journal Papers

 

2009-2011

*     L. Li, X. Liu, W. A. Qureshi, A. J. Mason, “CMOS Amperometric Instrumentation and Packaging for Biosensor Array Applications,” IEEE Trans. Biomedical Circ. Systems, vol. 5 (5), pp. 439-448, Oct. 2011. <PDF>

*     C. Yang, S. R. Jadhav, R. M. Worden, A. J. Mason, “Compact Low-Power Impedance Extractor and Digitizer for Sensor Array Microsystems,” IEEE J. Solid State Circuits, vol. 44, no. 10, Oct. 2009. <PDF>

*     D. Rairigh, G. Warnell, C. Xu, E. T. Zellers, A. J. Mason, “CMOS Baseline Tracking and Cancellation Instrumentation for Nanopartical-Coated Chemiresistors,” IEEE Trans. Biomedical Circ. Systems, vol. 3, no. 5, Oct. 2009. <PDF>

*     C. Yang and A. Mason, “Fully Integrated 7-Order Frequency Range Quadrature Sinusoid Signal Generator,” IEEE Trans. Instrumentation Measurement, vol.58, no. 10, Oct. 2009. <PDF>

*     Lei Yu, Yue Huang, Xiaoxia Jin, Andrew J. Mason, and Xiangqun Zeng, “Ionic Liquid Thin Layer EQCM Explosives Sensor,” Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, vol. 140, no. 2, pp. 363-370, July 2009.

*     C. Yang, Y. Huang, B. L. Hassler, R. M. Worden, A. J. Mason, “Amperometric Electrochemical Microsystem for a Miniaturized Protein Biosensor Array,” IEEE Trans. Biomedical Circ. Systems, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 160-168, June 2009. <PDF>

*     X. Jin, Y. Huang, A. Mason, and X. Zeng, “Multichannel Monolithic Quartz Crystal Microbalance Gas Sensor Array,” Analytical Chemistry, vol. 81, no. 2, pp. 595-603, January 2009. <PDF>

 

Prior to 2009

 

*     A. M. Kamboh, A. Mason, K. G. Oweiss, “Analysis of Lifting and B-Spline DWT Implementations for Implantable Neuroprosthetics,” Journal of Signal Processing Systems, vol. 52, no. 3, pp. 249-261, Sep. 2008. <PDF>

*     C. Yang and A. Mason, “Process/Temperature Variation Tolerant Precision Signal Strength Indicator,” IEEE Tran. Circuits and Systems I, vol. 55 (3), pp. 722-729, April 2008. <PDF>

*     N. Trombly, A. Mason, “Post-CMOS electrode formation and isolation for on-chip temperature-controlled electrochemical sensors,” IET Electronics Letters, vol. 44, no. 1, p. 29-30, Jan. 2008. <PDF>

*     A. Mason, A. V. Chavan, K. D. Wise, “A Mixed-Voltage Sensor Readout Circuit with On-Chip Calibration and Built-In Self-Test,” IEEE Sensors J, vol. 7, no. 9, pp. 1225-1232, September 2007. <PDF>

*     A. M. Kamboh, M. Raetz, K. Oweiss, A. Mason “Area-Power Efficient VLSI Implementation of Multichannel DWT for Data Compression in Implantable Neuroprosthetics,” IEEE Trans. Biomedical Circ. Systems, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 128-135, June 2007. <PDF>

*     K. Oweiss, A. Mason, K. Thomson, Y. Suhail, A. Kamboh, “A Scalable Wavelet Transform VLSI Architecture for Real-Time Neural Signal Conditioning in Implantable Multichannel Neuroprosthetic Devices,” IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems I, vol. 54, no. 6, pp. 1266-1278, June 2007. <PDF>

*     J. Zhang, J. Zhou and A. Mason, “Highly Adaptive Transducer Interface Circuit for Multi-Parameter Microsystems,” IEEE Trans. Circ. Sys. I, vol. 54, no. 1, Jan. 2007. <PDF>

*     D. Rairigh, C. Yang and A. Mason, “Analysis of On-Chip Impedance Spectroscopy Methodologies for Sensor Arrays,” Sensor Letters, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 398-402, 2006. <PDF>

*     J. Zhou, P. Balasundaram, and A. Mason, “Architecture for a Microsystem Controller in Wireless Sensor Networks,” Sensor Letters, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 64-68, March 2004.

*     C. A. Grimes, K. G. Ong, O. K. Varghese, X. Yang, G. Mor, M. Paulose, E. C. Dickey, C. Ruan, M. V. Pishko, J. W. Kendig, and A. J. Mason, “A Sentinel Sensor Network for Hydrogen Sensing,” SENSORS, vol. 3(3), pp. 69-82, March 2003. <PDF 4.5MB>

*     J. Zhou and A. Mason , “Communication Buses and Protocols for Sensor Networks,” SENSORS, (ISSN:1424-8220), vol. 2 (7), pp. 244-257, August 2002. <PDF 1.5MB>

*     N. Yazdi , A. Mason , K. Najafi, and K. D. Wise, “A Generic Interface Circuit for Capacitive Sensors in Low-Power Multi-Parameter Microsystems,” Sensors and Actuators, vol. 84, pp. 351-361, 2000. <PDF 3.5MB>

*     A. Mason, N. Yazdi, A. V. Chavan, K. Najafi, and K. D. Wise, “A Generic Multielement Microsystem for Portable Wireless Applications,” (Invited) Proc. IEEE, vol. 86 (8), pp. 1733-1745, August 1998. <PDF 360KB>

 

Conference Papers

 

2011

*     Yuning Yang, Andrew J. Mason, “On-Chip Spike Clustering & Classification Using Self Organizing Map for Neural Recording Implants,” IEEE Biomedical Circuits Systems Conf., pp. 145-148, Nov. 2011. <PDF>

*     Haitao Li, Andrew J. Mason, “Comprehensive Analysis and Optimization of CMOS Neural Amplifiers for Wireless Recording Implants,” IEEE Biomedical Circuits Systems Conf., pp. 73-76, Nov. 2011. <PDF>

*     Xiaowen Liu, Lin Li, Bhushan Awate, R. Mark Worden, Andrew J. Mason, “Biosensor Array Microsystem on a CMOS Amperometric Readout Chip,” IEEE Biomedical Circuits Systems Conf., pp. 305-308, Nov. 2011. <PDF>

*     Shuo Guan, Jingren Gu, Zhonghan Shen, Junyu Wang, Yue Huang, Andrew Mason, “A Wireless Powered Implantable Bio-Sensor Tag System-on-Chip for Continuous Glucose Monitoring,” IEEE Biomedical Circuits Systems Conf., pp. 193-196, Nov. 2011. <PDF>

*     X. Mu, X. Liu, D. Rairigh, A. J. Mason, “Rapid Impedance Measurement of Tethered Bilayer Lipid Membrane Biosensors,” IEEE Eng. Medicine Biology Conf., Boston MA USA, pp. 4796 - 4799, August 2011. <PDF>

*     Y. Yang and A. J. Mason, “Implantable Neural Spike Detection using Lifting-Based Stationary Wavelet Transform,” IEEE Eng. Medicine Biology Conf., Boston MA USA, pp. 7294 - 7297, August 2011. <PDF>

*     X. Mu, D. Rairigh, A. J. Mason, “125ppm Resolution and 120dB Dynamic Range Nanoparticle Chemiresistor Array Readout Circuit,” IEEE Int. Symp. Circuits and Systems, Rio Brazil, pp. 2213 - 2216, May 2011. <PDF>

*     A. M. Kamboh and A. J. Mason, “Channel Characterization for Implant to Body Surface Communication,” IEEE Int. Symp. Circuits and Systems, Rio Brazil, pp. 913 - 916, May 2011. <PDF>

*     Y. Huang, A. J. Mason, “Lab-on-CMOS: Integrating Microfluidics and Sensor Arrays on CMOS,” IEEE Int. Conf. Nano/Micro Engineered Molecular Systems, Feb. 2011. <PDF>

 

2010

*     A. Kamboh, A. J. Mason, “On-Chip Feature Extraction for Spike Sorting in High Density Implantable Neural Recording Systems,” IEEE Biomedical Circuits Systems Conf., Cyprus, Nov. 2010. Best Student Paper <PDF>

*     L. Li, W. Qureshi, X. Liu, A. J. Mason, “Amperometric Instrumentation System with On-chip Electrode Array for Biosensor Application,” IEEE Biomedical Circuits Systems Conf., Cyprus, Nov. 2010. <PDF>

*     Y. Yang, A. Kamboh, A. J. Mason, “Adaptive Threshold Spike Detection using Stationary Wavelet Transform for Neural Recording Implants,” IEEE Biomedical Circuits Systems Conf., Cyprus, Nov. 2010. <PDF>

*     L. Li and A. J. Mason, “Post-CMOS Parylene Packaging for On-chip Biosensor Arrays,” IEEE Int. Conf. on Sensors, October 2010

*     A. J. Mason and Y. Huang, “Membrane protein biosensor arrays on CMOS,” (Invited) Asia Symposium on Quality Electronic Design, Malaysia, August 2010.

*     X. Liu, D. Rairigh, A. Mason, “A Fully Integrated Multi-channel Impedance Extraction Circuit for Biosensor Arrays,” IEEE Int. Symp. Circuits and Systems, Paris France, pp. 3140 – 3143, May 2010.

*     A. Kamboh, Y. Yang, K. Oweiss, A. J. Mason, “Design of a Configurable Neural Data Compression System for Intra-Cortical Implants,” IEEE Int. Symp. Circuits and Systems, Paris France, pp. 3473 – 3476, May 2010.

 

2009

*     Y. Huang and A. J. Mason, “A Redox-Enzyme-Based Electrochemical Biosensor with a CMOS Integrated Bipotentiostat,” IEEE BioCAS Conf., Beijing China, Nov. 2009. <PDF>

*     X. Liu, L. Li, A. J. Mason, “Thermal Control Microsystem for Protein Characterization and Sensing,” IEEE BioCAS Conf., Beijing China, Nov. 2009. <PDF>

*     Awais M. Kamboh, Karim G. Oweiss and Andrew J. Mason, “Resource Constrained VLSI Architecture for Implantable Neural Data Compression Systems,” IEEE Int. Conf. Circuits Systems, pp. 1481-1484, May 2009. <PDF>

*     Xiaowen Liu, Daniel Rairigh, Chao Yang, Andrew J. Mason, “Impedance-to-Digital Converter for Sensor Array Microsystems,” IEEE Int. Conf. Circuits Systems, pp. 353-356, May 2009. <PDF>

*     Daniel Rairigh, Xiaowen Liu, Chao Yang and Andrew J. Mason, “Sinusoid Signal Generator for On-chip Impedance Spectroscopy,” IEEE Int. Conf. Circuits Systems, pp. 1961-1964, May 2009. <PDF>

*     F. T. Abu-Nimeh, A. Kamboh, M. Aghagolzadeh, U.-M. Jow, A. Mason, M. Ghovanloo, K. Oweiss, "A Highly Modular, Wireless, Implantable Interface to the Cortex," IEEE/EMBS Conf. Neural Engineering, Antalya Turkey, pp. 375-378, April 2009. <PDF>

 

2008

*     D. Rairigh, G. Warnell, A. J. Mason, C. Xu, M. P. Rowe, E. T. Zellers, E. Covington, C. Kurdak, “Nanoparticle Coated Chemiresistor with CMOS Baseline Tracking and Cancellation,” IEEE Int. Conf. on Sensors, pp. 196-199, October 2008. <PDF>

*     Chao Yang and Andrew J. Mason, “Membrane Protein Biosensor with Multi-Channel CMOS Impedance Extractor and Digitizer,” IEEE Int. Conf. on Sensors, pp. 642-645, October 2008. <PDF>

*     D. Rairigh, A. Mason, M. P. Rowe, E. T. Zellers, “Baseline Resistance Cancellation Circuit for High Resolution Thiolate-Monolayer-Protected Gold Nanoparticle Vapor Sensor Arrays”, IEEE Int. Symposium on Circ. and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 2002-2005, May 2008. <PDF>

 

2007

*     Chao Yang, Daniel Rairigh and Andrew Mason, “Fully Integrated Impedance Spectroscopy System for Biochemical Sensor Arrays,” IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference, Montreal Canada, pp. 21-24, November 2007. <PDF>

*     D. Rairigh and A. Mason, “Compact Impedance Spectroscopy for High Density Sensor Arrays,” IEEJ Int. Analog VLSI Workshop, November 2007. <PDF>

*     M. A. Shetliffe, A. M. Kamboh, A. Mason, K. G. Oweiss, “Impact of Real Time Hardware Processing on Neural Spike Train Information Content,“ Int. Conf. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Lyon, France, August 2007. <PDF>

*     C. Yang and A. Mason, “Precise RSSI with High Process Variation Tolerance,” IEEE Int. Symp. Circuits and Systems, May 2007. <PDF>

*     A. M. Kamboh, M. Raetz, A. Mason and K. Oweiss “Area-Power Efficient Lifting-Based DWT Hardware for Implantable Neuroprosthetics,” IEEE Int. Symposium on Circ. and Systems (ISCAS), May 2007. <PDF>

*     A. Mason, Y. Huang, C. Yang, J. Zhang, “Amperometric Readout and Electrode Array Chip for Bioelectrochemical Sensors,” IEEE Int. Symposium on Circ. and Systems (ISCAS), May 2007. <PDF>

*     A. M. Kamboh, A. Mason and K. Oweiss “A High-Yield Area-Power Efficient DWT Hardware for Implantable Neural Interface Applications,” IEEE EMBS Special Topic Conf. on Neural Engineering, Hawaii, USA, May 2007. <PDF>

 

Prior to 2007

*     A. M. Kamboh and A. Mason, “Comparison of Area-Power Efficient Techniques for Neural Data Compression using Discrete Wavelet Transform,” IEEE Int. Conf. on Sensors, Daejeon, Korea, October 2006. <PDF>

*     Y. Huang and A. Mason, “Post-CMOS Compatible Microfabrication of a Multi-Analyte Bioelectrochemical Sensor Array Microsystem,” IEEE Int. Conf. on Sensors, Daejeon, Korea, October 2006.<PDF>

*     C. Yang, D. Rairigh, A. Mason, “On-Chip Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy for Biosensor Arrays,” IEEE Int. Conf. on Sensors, Daejeon, Korea, October 2006.<PDF>

*     C. Yang, A. Mason, J. Xi, P. Zhong, “Configurable Hardware-Efficient Interface Circuit for Multi-Sensor Microsystems,” IEEE Int. Conf. on Sensors, Daejeon, Korea, October 2006, (finalist for Best Student Paper). <PDF>

*     J. Xi, C. Yang, P. Zhong, A. Mason, “Adaptive Multi-Sensor Interface System-On-Chip”, IEEE Int. Conf. on Sensors, Daejeon, Korea, October 2006. <PDF>

*     K. Thomson, T. Shlien, Y. Suhail, K. Oweiss, A. Mason, “B-Spline vs. Lifting Architecture for Neuroprosthetic Devices,” IEEE Int. Conf. Electro/Information Technology, E. Lansing MI USA, May 2006.

*     C. Yang and A. Mason, “Zero-IF VGA with Novel Offset Cancellation,” IEEE Int. Symp. Circuits and Systems, Kos Greece, May 2006. <PDF>

*     J. Zhou and A. Mason, “A Two-level Hybrid Select Logic for Wide-Issue Superscalar Processors,” IEEE Int. Symp. Circuits and Systems, Kos Greece, May 2006. <PDF>

*     J. Zhang, Y. Huang, N. Trombly, C. Yang, A. Mason, “Electrochemical Array Microsystem with Integrated Potentiostat,” IEEE Int. Conf. on Sensors, Irving CA, pp. 385-388, October 2005. <PDF>

*     Kun, A. Mason, S. Chakrabartty, “A Dynamic Reconfigurable A/D Converter for Sensor Applications,” IEEE Int. Conf. on Sensors, Irving CA, pp. 1221-1224, October 2005. <PDF>

*     A. Mason, J. Li, K. Thomson, Y. Suhail and K. Oweiss, “Design Optimization of Integer Lifting DWT Circuitry for Implantable Neuroprosthetics,” IEEE-EMBS Int. Conf. on Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology, pp. 112-115, May 2005. <PDF>

*     K. Oweiss, A. Mason, K. Thomson, J. Li, Y. Suhail, “Augmenting Real-Time DSP in Implantable High-Density Neuroprosthetic Devices,” IEEE-EMBS Int. Conf. on Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology, pp.108-111, May 2005. <PDF>

*     J. Zhou and A. Mason, “Increasing Design Space of the Instruction Queue with Tag Coding,” Great Lakes Symp. on VLSI, pp. 404-407, April 2005. <PDF>

*     Hassler, R. M. Worden, A. Mason, P. Kim, N. Kohli, J. G. Zeikus, M. Laivenieks, and R. Ofoli, “Biomimetic Interfaces for a Multifunctional Biosensor Array Microsystem,” IEEE Int. Conf. on Sensors, Vienna, Austria, pp. 991-994, October 2004.  <PDF>

*     J. Zhang, N. Trombly, and A. Mason, “A Low Noise Readout Circuit for Integrated Electrochemical Biosensor Arrays,” IEEE Int. Conf. on Sensors, Vienna, Austria, pp. 36-39, October 2004.  <PDF>

*     J. Zhang and A. Mason, “Characterization of a Configurable Sensor Signal Conditioning Circuit for Multi-Sensor Microsystems,” IEEE Int. Conf. on Sensors, Vienna, Austria, pp. 198-201, October 2004.  <PDF>

*     Cheong KUN, Shaolei Quan, and Andrew Mason, “A Power-Optimized 64-bit Priority Encoder Utilizing Parallel Priority Look-Ahead,” IEEE Int. Symposium on Circ. and Systems (ISCAS), Vancouver Canada, vol. II, pp. 753-756, May 2004.  <PDF, 370KB>

*     Prasanna Balasundaram, Kartik Vaidyanathan, and Andrew Mason, “Microsystem Controller for Sensor Network Control and Data Correction,” IEEE Int. Symposium on Circ. and Systems (ISCAS), Vancouver Canada, vol. II, pp. 809-812, May 2004.  <PDF, 230KB>

*     N. Dotson, P. Kim and A. Mason, “Low Cost MEMS Processing Techniques,” Proc. ASEE/NCS Spring Conference, Kalamazoo MI, April 2004. <PDF, 300KB>

*     N. Kohli, B. Hassler, S. Vaidya, L. Parthasarathy, R. Ofoli, R. M. Worden, P. Kim, and A. Mason, “Biomimetic Interface for Integrated Biosensor Arrays,”  Proc. American Inst. Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, November 2003.

*     J. Zhang, J. Zhou, P. Balasundaram, and A. Mason, “A Highly Programmable Sensor Network Interface with Multiple Sensor Readout Circuits,”  IEEE Int. Conf. on Sensors, Toronto, Canada, October 2003.  <PDF, 970KB>

*     P. Kim, N. Kohli, A. Mason, R. M. Worden, and R. Ofoli, “An Electrochemical Interface for Integrated Biosensors,”  IEEE Int. Conf. on Sensors, Toronto, Canada, October 2003.  <PDF, 230KB>

*     A. Mason, N. Yazdi , J. Zhang, and Z. Sainudeen, “A Modular Sensor Microsystem Utilizing a Universal Interface C,ircuit,” IEEE Int. Symposium on Circ. and Systems (ISCAS), Bangkok Thailand, May 2003. <PDF, 700KB>

*     J. Zhang, K. Zhang, Z. Wang, and A. Mason, “A Universal Micro-Sensor Interface Chip with Network Communication Bus and Highly-Programmable Sensor Readout,” Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, August 2002. <PDF, 200KB>

*     M. Jain, C. Grimes, K. Takahata, Y. Gianchandani, S. Singh, and A. Mason, “Magnetoelastic Microsensors for Environmental Monitoring,” Digest, IEEE Int. MEMS-01 Conf., Interlaken, Switzerland, January 2001. <PDF, 2MB>

*     J. C. Fox, A. Mason, and N. Yazdi, "Spacecraft Microaccelerometer Microsystem," Space Technology Conference and Exposition, Albuquerque NM , September 1999.

*     V. Chavan, A. Mason, U. Kang, and K. D. Wise, “A Programmable Mixed-Voltage Sensor Readout Circuit and Bus Interface with Built-In Self-test,” Digest, Int. Solid State Circ. Conf., San Francisco CA, pp. 136-137, February 1999. <PDF, 190KB>

*     N. Yazdi, A. Mason, K. Najafi, and K. D. Wise, “A Low-Power Generic Interface Circuit for Capacitive Sensors” Digest, Solid-State Sensor and Actuator Workshop, Hilton Head Island SC, pp. 215-218, June 1996. <PDF, 160KB>

*     N. Yazdi, A. Mason, K. Najafi, and K. D. Wise, “A Smart Sensing Microsystem with a Capacitive Sensor Interface,” Digest, IEEE Int. Symposium on Circ. and Systems, Atlanta GA, vol. IV, pp. 336-339, May 1996. <PDF, 360KB>

*     A. Mason, W. Bear, and K. D. Wise, “A Microinstrumentation System for Remote Environmental Monitoring,” Digest, Int. Conf. on Integrated Micro-Nano Tech. for Space Applications, Houston TX , November 1995.

*     A. Mason, N. Yazdi , K. Najafi, and K. D. Wise, “A Low-Power Wireless Microinstrumentation System for Environmental Monitoring,” Digest, Int. Conf. on Sensors and Actuators (Transducers’ 95), Stockholm Sweden, pp. 107-110, June 1995. <PDF, 720KB>

 

Patents

 

*     Chao Yang and Andrew Mason, “Approach and Circuit for Rapid Low Frequency Impedance Spectrum Measurement,” (Michigan St. invention disclosure number: 07-069F).

 

Invited Conference Presentations

 

*     J. Xi, C. Yang, A. Mason, P. Zhong "Adaptive Sensor Network Platform SoC," (Phase II) SRC Student Symposium, Cary NC., Oct. 2006.

*     J. Xi, C. Yang, A. Mason, P. Zhong "Adaptive Sensor Network Platform SoC," (Phase I) TECHCON Conference, Portland, OR., Oct. 2005.

*     Y. Huang, C. Yang, A. Mason, “Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy for On-Chip Biosensor Arrays,” AANM Nanomedicine Conf., E. Lansing MI USA, April 2006.

*     “Biomimetic Sensors: A Multidisciplinary Research Initiative,” University of Michigan/MSU Joint Symposium, E. Lansing MI, March 2003.

*     “Biomimetic Sensors: A Multidisciplinary Research Initiative,” 17th Center for Fundamental Materials Research (CFMR) Symposium, E. Lansing MI, March 2003.

*     A. Mason , D. Birdsall, Y. Gianchandani, J. Clark, and S. McNamara, "A Wireless Environmental Monitoring Microsystem for Military Assets," 2nd Biennial Sensors Symposium, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crystal City VA, April 8-10, 2002 .

*     A. Mason and C. Grimes, “Microinstruments for Battlefield Awareness,” Magnetic Sensors Symposium, Baltimore MD, October 2000.

 

Book Chapters

 

*     Andrew Mason, Jichun Zhang, and Chao Yang, “Analogue Electronics for Sensor Signal Conditioning,” chapter in Comprehensive Sensor Technology, Elsevier Ltd, (accepted).

*     A. Mason, S. Amimoto, and K. D. Wise, “MEMS-Based Macro- and Micro-Sensing Systems: Architecture, Design and Implementation,” chapter in Microengineering for Aerospace Systems, editor: H. Helvajian, The Aerospace Press, 1999.


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