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Full Professor (Grenoble INP)


Design of RF and mmW integrated circuits

Formal Education

2009                      HDR – Design of Low Power and Low Cost Circuits for IR-UWB
2000                       PhD in Microelectronics of the National Institute of Applied Science (INSA) of Toulouse, France.
1997                       Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Université Paul Sabatier de Toulouse.


French, English, Spanish


Director of the RFIC-Lab – Grenoble (2018-2021)
Coordinator of the Microelectronics and Telecom Master´s Degree Program at PHELMA Engineering School (Grenoble-INP) (2014-2018)
Head of the IC design team of the IM2NP (12 full members) (2010-2013)
Member of the National Council of the Universities (CNU) (2012-2013)
Member of the Scientific Council of the IM2NP (2010 -2013)

Industrial Experience

Member of the Strategic Committee of the ARCSIS cluster (2011-2013)
Member of the project committee of the SCS international cluster (2013)

Academic Experience

Electronics - Microelectronics (RF and MMW design – DAC/ADC )
Telecommunications (Digital communications, Digital signal Processing)

Research and Publications

Advisor of 24 PHD (6 in progress)
Advisor of 7 National Research Programs
Member of 2 European Project
Member of 30 PHD defence councils (16 as president and 16 as reviewer)
2 Book Chapters
35 publications in international scientific journals
81 articles in international peer-reviewed conferences
3 International Patents

Other Activities

Secretary of the French IEEE CAS chapter
General Co-Chair of NEWCAS 2021
Member of the Steering Committee of IEEE-NEWCAS conference (since 2015)
Technical Program Chair of IEEE-NEWCAS 2105
Financial Chair of IEEE-ICECS-2014
Associate Editor of 2 Special Issues of AICSP (Springer)


Office: T200 (sylvain[dot]bourdel[at]univ-grenoble-alpes[dot]fr)
Tel: +33 4 76 57 43 93


Teaching activities

Analog Circuit
mmW design

Submitted on January 19, 2022

Updated on April 10, 2024