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Marvin Onabajo

402 Dana Research Center
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


Marvin Onabajo received a B.S. degree (summa cum laude) in Electrical Engineering from The University of Texas at Arlington in 2003 as well as the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University in 2007 and 2011, respectively. He was Electrical Test/Product Engineer at Intel Corp. in Hillsboro, Oregon from 2004 to 2005. In the Spring 2011 semester, he worked as a Design Engineering Intern in the Broadband RF/Tuner Development group at Broadcom Corp. in Irvine, California. Marvin Onabajo joined the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Northeastern University as an Assistant Professor in the Fall 2011 semester.


  • PhD, Texas A&M University, 2011

Research & Scholarship Interests

Design of analog, radio frequency, and mixed-signal integrated circuits; built-in test and calibration techniques for systems-on-a-chip; on-chip temperature sensors for thermal monitoring and built-in testing.
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Honors & Awards

  • NSF CAREER Award

Selected Publications

  • C.-H. Chang and M. Onabajo, “IIP3 enhancement of subthreshold active mixers,”  IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, vol. 60, no. 11, pp. 731-735, Nov. 2013.
  • L. Xu, J. Feng, Y. Ni, and M. Onabajo, ”Test signal generation for the calibration of analog front-end circuits in biopotential measurement applications,” in Proc. IEEE Intl. Midwest Symp. on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS), pp. 949-952, Aug. 2014.
  • H. Chauhan, Y. Choi, M. Onabajo, I. Jung, and Y.-B. Kim, "Accurate and efficient on-chip spectral analysis for built-in testing and calibration approaches," IEEE Trans. on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 497 - 506, March 2014.
  • C.-J. Park, M. Onabajo, and J. Silva-Martinez, “External capacitor-less low drop-out regulator with 25dB superior power supply rejection in the 0.4-4MHz range,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 486-501, Feb. 2014.
  • M. Onabajo, J. Silva-Martinez "Analog Circuit Design for Process Variation-Resilient Systemson-a-Chip", New York, NY, Springer, 2012

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