Rick Hobson

Professor Emeritus, School of Engineering Science

Education

Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, University of Waterloo, Canada, 1972

B.Sc. in Mathematics, University of British Columbia, Canada, 1967

 

Research interests

  • Low-power CMOS arithmetic and Static Random Access Memory circuits
  • VLSI Systems-on-Chip (e.g. embedded computers, parallel computer systems)

Teaching interests

  • CMOS VLSI Systems
  • Digital Circuits and Systems

Contact:

Tel:
778.782.4454
Email:
rick@sfu.ca
Fax:
778.782.4951  
Office:
SFU Burnaby, ASB 10827
Personal webpage: www.ensc.sfu.ca/~rick/   

Recently taught courses

  • ENSC 450, VLSI Systems Design

Selected recent publications

  •  "Power and Area Efficient 5T-SRAM with Improved Performance for Low-Power SoC in 65nm CMOS", Hooman Jarollahi, and Richard F. Hobson, Proceedings, Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, MWSCAS 2010, Seattle, Aug. 1-4, pp 121-124.
  •  "A Low-Power, Pulsed Domino CMOS 64-bit Adder", R.F. Hobson, Proceedings, Intl. Conf. on Comp. Design, Worldcomp/CDES 2010, Las Vegas, July 12-15, pp 55-60.