Gordon A. Carichner received the B.S.E. and M.S.E. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1989 and 1991, respectively. He joined Motorola, Inc., Austin, TX, in 1991, designing circuits for 16-b digital signal processors. He returned to the University of Michigan in 1998 to teach VLSI design and to support EDA software. In 2004, he joined Mobius Microsystems, Inc., Ann Arbor, where he designs digital and analog circuits for monolithic RF LC clock generators. He holds three U.S. patents with others pending.