Sean Whitehall PhD

Assistant Professor

Faculty, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Phone: 613-533-6000 ext. 79559
Walter Light Hall, Room: 603

Expertise: Microelectronics
Sean Whitehall
Biography Research Teaching Publications
Sean Whitehall received his BASc and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from Queen's University, Ontario in 2013 and 2018 respectively. He has been a Term Adjunct for Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), where he is currently an Assistant Professor.

Research activities are in low power wireless communication in analog electronics.

Dr. Whitehall is an Engineer in Training (E.I.T.) with Professional Engineers Ontario (P.E.O.) and a member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
  • Low power amplification and oscillation 
  • Low power envelope detection and filtering for noise reduction 
  • Overhead voltage reduction and current reuse 
  • Cost and physical footprint reduction for input matching networks 
  • ELEC 457: Integrated Circuits and System Applications, Winter 2022 
  • ELEC 333: Electric Machines, Winter 2022 
  • ELEC 451: Digital Integrated Circuit Engineering, Fall 2021 
  • ELEC 271: Digital Systems, Fall 2021, Co-instructed 
  • ELEC 457: Integrated Circuits and System Applications, Winter 2021 
  • ELEC 374: Digital Systems Engineering, Winter 2021 
  • ELEC 490/498: Engineering Design Project, 2020/2021, Co-instructed 
  • ELEC 353: Electronics II,  Fall 2020 
  • ELEC 274: Computer Architecture, Winter 2020, Co-instructed 
  • ELEC 271: Digital Systems, Fall 2019, Co-instructed 
  • ELEC 344: Sensors and Actuators, Fall 2019 
  • ELEC 252: Electronics I, Winter 2019, Co-instructed 
  • ELEC 333: Electric Machines, Fall 2018 
  • ELEC 299: Mechatronics Project, Winter 2018 
  • S. E. Whitehall and C. E. Saavedra, "Low Power Low Data Rate FM-UWB Receiver Front End,'' IET Circuits, Devices and Systems, in press. 
  • S. E. Whitehall and C. E. Saavedra, "A Compact 640 uW FM Ultra-Wideband Transmitter,'' IET Circuits, Devices and Systems, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 226-232, 2018.  
  • S. E. Whitehall and C. E. Saavedra, "1.5 uW Wake-Up-Receiver for Biotelemetry Applications," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 59, no. 11, pp. 2884-2990, 2017. 
  • S. E. Whitehall and C. E. Saavedra, “A Very High-Sensitivity CMOS Power Detector for High Data Rate Biotelemetry Applications,” IEEE NEWCAS Conference, pp. 145-148, Trois-Rivieres, QC, Canada, 2014.  

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