Jan Craninckx obtained his MSc and PhD degree in microelectronics from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in 1992 and 1997, respectively. From 1997 to 2002, he worked with Alcatel Microelectronics as a senior RF engineer on the integration of RF transceivers for GSM, DECT, Bluetooth and WLAN. In 2002 he joined Imec (Leuven, Belgium), where he currently is distinguished member of technical staff for RF, analog and mixed-signal circuit design. His research focuses on the design of CMOS RF transceiver front ends, covering all aspects of RF, analog and data converter design. He is an IEEE Fellow and editor-in-chief of the IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits.