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Important Dates & Links

Chair's Welcome

As General Chair, I invite you to participate in the 2016 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits (RFIC) Symposium, to be held in San Francisco, California, USA, during May 22-24, 2016. RFIC is the premier IC conference focused exclusively on the latest developments in RF, Microwave, and Millimeter Wave Integrated Circuit technology and innovation.

RFIC, the International Microwave Symposium (IMS)ARFTG, and the IMS Industry Exhibition make up the “Microwave Week”, the largest worldwide RF/microwave meeting of the year. Come to Microwave week to learn from the world’s experts through a wide variety of technical sessions, interactive forums, panel sessions, workshops, short courses, industry showcase, industrial exhibits, application seminars, and historical exhibits. 

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Albert Wang
RFIC 2016 General Chair

About RFIC 2016

Technical Format: The conference starts on Sunday, May 22, 2016 with workshops and short courses, followed by two Plenary talks and Reception embedded with joint Industry Showcase and Interactive Forum. Monday, May 23 and Tuesday, May 24, 2016 will be comprised of presentations of contributed papers and special lunch-time panel sessions. RFIC also seeks 2-page short-format original industrial-only submissions on all the areas listed in the Call for Papers. The RFIC Symposium presents two awards annually, Best Student Paper and Industry Best Paper.

Beyond RFIC: San Francisco is trendy, artistic, progressive and tech-savvy. It is close to the Silicon Valley, and offers many attractions for visitors including the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman’s wharf, beaches, museums, excellent restaurants and close-by wineries.

Student Programs

The future of RFIC depends on academic innovation and we support the following student programs:

RFIC Best Student Paper Awards

PhD Student Sponsorship Initiative 
  (joint with IMS)

Student Volunteer Opportunities 
  (joint with IMS)


RFIC Videos

  • The Growth of Cellular Communications (Prof. Lawrence Larson keynote)

  • High Frequency RF in the Medical Community (RFIC 2015 Keynote by Prof. Peter H. Siegel)

  • RF as the Differentiator (RFIC 2015 Keynote by Dr. Hermann Eul)