Cicero S. Vaucher received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Twente in 2001. He joined Philips Research Laboratories Eindhoven in 1990, and worked in the Integrated Transceivers group until 2006. He then joined NXP Semiconductors, when Philips Semiconductors became an independent company. He is presently with the Infotainement and Driver Assistance (IDA) Business Line, Automotive Business Unit, working as Radar Product Architect.
His research activities and interests include micro-wave and mm-Wave transceiver architectures, radar system implementation and signal processing, and implementation of circuit building blocks. He is the author of Architectures for RF Frequency Synthesizers (Boston, MA: Kluwer, 2002) and is a co-author of Circuit Design for RF Transceivers (Boston, MA: Kluwer, 2001). He is (co-) inventor of 28 unique patent families.
Cicero was a member of the Technical Programme Committee of the IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC) from 2005 to 2013, acting in the wireless subcommittee. Presently, he is acting on the IEEE-MTT Wireless-Enabled Automotive and Vehicular Applications Technical Committee 27. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE.