Research Interests

Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuit Design and Test Technology Education; Mechatronics; Remote laboratory experimentation design and development. Sensor system design using FPGAs.

Professional Activities

Committee

Association

  • 2001 Chair, Educational ECAD User Group (EEUG)
  • 1996 *, The Microelectronics and Packaging Society (IMAPS)
  • 1990 Member Chartered Engineer, The Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET)

Employment

  • 1998 University of Limerick - Lecturer
  • 1997 Lancaster University - Lecturer
  • 1996 Lancaster University - Lecturer
  • 1996 Lancaster University - Lecturer
  • 1995 Research Agency (DRA) - Higher Scientific Officer
  • 1995 Lancaster University - Research Associate
  • 1987 UK Civil Service - Professional and Technology Officer
  • 1983 UK Civil Service - Apprentice

Education

  • 1994 Lancaster University - Ph.D.
  • 1991 Lancaster University - B.Eng.

Consultancy

  • - Consultancy to Philips Semiconductors, Southampton, working on Test Strategy Development and Training Programmes for Test Development Engineers. Involved in the creation and setting-up of custom training programmes for Test Development Engineers targeting engineer skills requirements.

Research Collaborators

  • - Outgoing Visitor - Universidade Estadual Paulista -Brazil
  • - Host Incoming Visitor - Carinthia University of Applied Sciences -Austria
  • Abu Khari A'ain - Joint Publication - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia -Malaysia
  • Alexandre Cesar Rodrigues da Silva - Joint Publication - Universidade de Sao Paulo -Brazil
  • Henri Uranus - Outgoing Visitor - University of Pelita Harapan -Indonesia
  • Karel Sterckx - Outgoing Visitor - Bangkok University -Thailand
  • Thomas Fischer - Visiting Professor/Lecturer - FH Campus Wien -Austria
  • Tony Ward - Joint Publication - University of York - UK -England
  • Waleed Mohammed - Co-supervision of PhD - Bangkok University -Thailand

Books

Digital Systems Design with FPGAs and CPLDs

Dr. Ian Grout
2008
Burlington, MA, USA
Newnes (Elsevier)
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Integrated circuit test engineering : modern techniques

Dr. Ian Grout
2005
London, UK
Springer- Verlag (UK)
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Book Chapters

Using MATLAB in the teaching and learning of semiconductor device fundamentals

Dr. Ian Grout
2012
Croatia
InTech
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A Methodology and Tool to Translate MATLAB®/Simulink® Models of Mixed-Signal Circuits to VHDL-AMS

Dr. Ian Grout
2011
Croatia
InTech
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Edited Books

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Peer Reviewed Journals

An FPGA-based reconfigurable IPSec AH core with efficient implementation of SHA-3 for high speed IoT applications

Dr. Thomas Newe
Dr. Ian Grout
2016
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Second-stage tuning procedure for analogue CMOS design reuse methodology

Dr. Ian Grout
2012
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High Speed Implementation of a SHA-3 Core on Virtex-5 and Virtex-6 FPGAs

Dr. Thomas Newe
Dr. Ian Grout
2016
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Undergraduate/postgraduate student project work to support the teaching and learning of remote laboratory design

Dr. Ian Grout
2008
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A Reconfigurable Low-Noise Amplifier Using a Tunable Active Inductor for Multistandard Receivers

Dr. Ian Grout
2013
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Development of a Remote Access Facility for a PLL Test Course

Dr. Ian Grout
2005
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MS2SV: Environment for translation of Matlab/Simulink models to VHDL-AMS models

Dr. Ian Grout
2011
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Local and Remote Laboratory User Experimentation Access using Digital Programmable Logic

Dr. Ian Grout
2005
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Design and Testing of a PI Controller ASIC

Dr. Ian Grout
1995
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Wide tuning-range CMOS VCO based on a tunable active inductor

Dr. Ian Grout
2014
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Simulation and construction of a speed control for a DC series motor

Dr. Ian Grout
2002
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Reproducible coating and testing techniques for large core luminescent clad optical fibre probes for UV detection

Assoc. Prof. Elfed Lewis
Dr. Ian Grout
Dr. Colin Fitzpatrick
2005
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Microelectronic circuit test engineering laboratories with programmable logic

Dr. Ian Grout
2004
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A coating process for multi-point luminescent clad fibre optic sensors

Assoc. Prof. Elfed Lewis
Dr. Ian Grout
Dr. Colin Fitzpatrick
2003
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PLL based ASIC system for DSP real-time analogue interface

Dr. Ian Grout
Dr. Abdulhussain Mahdi
2003
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Conference Publications

FPGA based Reconfigurable IPSec AH core suitable for IoT applications

Dr. Thomas Newe
Dr. Ian Grout
2015
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Advice and Guidance for Departments on Placements for Disabled Students: A Perspective from the University of York

Dr. Ian Grout
2014
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Widening participation in EIE programmes across Europe for students with disabilities

Dr. Ian Grout
2015
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Conference on Design of Circuits and Integrated Systems 2007 (DCIS 2007)

Dr. Ian Grout
2007
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Embedded Systems Show Conference

Dr. Ian Grout
2006
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3rd International Conference on Optics-Photonics Design & Fabrication

Dr. Ian Grout
Dr. Colin Fitzpatrick
2002
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Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation Conference (REV 2009)

Dr. Ian Grout
2009
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10TH IEEE INTERNATIONAL ON-LINE TESTING SYMPOSIUM, PROCEEDINGS

Dr. Ian Grout
2004
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FPGA based Real time 'secure' body temperature monitoring suitable for WBSN

Dr. Thomas Newe
Dr. Ian Grout
2015
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2014 25TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE EAEEIE (EAEEIE)

Dr. Ian Grout
2014
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Marketing EIE programmes in higher education towards students from underrepresented groups

Dr. Ian Grout
2015
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Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference (DATE 2008)

Dr. Ian Grout
2008
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XX Conference on Design of Circuits and Integrated Systems (DCIS)

Dr. Ian Grout
2005
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Sensors & Their Applications XII

Dr. Ian Grout
Dr. Colin Fitzpatrick
2003
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Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation Conference (REV 2010)

Dr. Ian Grout
2010
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EuroSime 2007: International Conference on Thermal, Mechanical and Multi-Physics Simulation Experiments in Microelectronics and Micro-Systems, 2007

Dr. Ian Grout
2007
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8th International Conference on Sensing Technology (ICST 2014)

Dr. Thomas Newe
Dr. Ian Grout
2014
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Supporting Access to STEM Subjects in Higher Education for Students with Disabilities using Remote Laboratories

Dr. Ian Grout
2015
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RGB LED driver circuit design for an optical fiber sensor system

Dr. Ian Grout
2016
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16th International Conference on Flexible Automation & Intelligent Manufacturing

Dr. Ian Grout
2006
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XIII Sensors and their Applications Conference

Dr. Ian Grout
2005
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Sensors & Applications XII

Dr. Ian Grout
Dr. Colin Fitzpatrick
2003
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Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation Conference (REV 2010)

Dr. Ian Grout
2010
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e-Science 2006 - Second IEEE International Conference on e-Science and Grid Computing

Dr. Ian Grout
2006
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COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES, INFORMATION SECURITY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Dr. Ian Grout
2014
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Introductory Laboratories in Semiconductor Devices using the Digilent Analog Discovery

Dr. Ian Grout
2015
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Prototype for Localization of Multiple Fire Detecting Mobile Robots in a Dynamic Environment

Dr. Ian Grout
2016
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2nd IEEE International Conference in e-Science and Grid Computing

Dr. Ian Grout
2006
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8th International Conference on Interactive Computer Aided Learning (ICL 2005)

Dr. Ian Grout
2005
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International Mixed-Signals Testing Workshop

Dr. Ian Grout
2007
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15th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning and 41st International Conference on Engineering Pedagogy

Dr. Ian Grout
2012
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PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2006 IEEE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON ELECTRONICS & THE ENVIRONMENT, CONFERENCE RECORD

Dr. Ian Grout
Dr. Colin Fitzpatrick
2006
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2013 PROCEEDINGS OF THE 24TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR EDUCATION IN ELECTRICAL AND INFORMATION ENGINEERING (EAEEIE)

Dr. Ian Grout
2013
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2014 11TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON REMOTE ENGINEERING AND VIRTUAL INSTRUMENTATION (REV)

Dr. Ian Grout
2014
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A general framework and booking system for Online Laboratories based on open source technologies

Dr. Ian Grout
2007
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Proc. of the IFAC Workshop on Programmable Devices and Systems: PDS 2003

Dr. Ian Grout
2003
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5th Annual Irish Educational Technology Users Conference (EdTech 2004)

Dr. Ian Grout
2004
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14th International Test Synthesis Workshop (ITSW 2007)

Dr. Ian Grout
2007
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Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation Conference 2012 (REV 2012)

Dr. Ian Grout
2012
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bxu Network Node With Wireless and Wired Interfaces Nios II processor and uClinux to development of a NCAP embedded (IEEE 1451.1) with two interfaces, wireless (IEEE 1451.5) and wired (IEEE p1451.2)

Dr. Ian Grout
2011
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2014 IEEE GLOBAL ENGINEERING EDUCATION CONFERENCE (EDUCON)

Dr. Ian Grout
2014
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Generating VHDL-AMS models of digital-to-analogue converters from MATLAB (R)/SIMULINK (R)

Dr. Ian Grout
2007
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Proc. of the Irish Signals and Systems Conf.: ISSC 2001

Dr. Ian Grout
2001
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Conference on Design of Circuits and Integrated Systems 2007 (DCIS 2007)

Dr. Ian Grout
2007
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IEEE EDUCON 2012 conference

Dr. Ian Grout
2012
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2014 17TH EUROMICRO CONFERENCE ON DIGITAL SYSTEM DESIGN (DSD)

Dr. Thomas Newe
Dr. Ian Grout
2014
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Methodology analysis of a computational tool used in electronic circuit design

Dr. Ian Grout
2011
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Presentation of SALEIE-project supported by the EU-EACEA in the framework of Lifelong Learning

Dr. Ian Grout
2015
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A Study on the Effect of Test Vector Randomness on Test Length and its Fault Coverage

Dr. Ian Grout
2012
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Proc. of World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Inform.: SCI 2001

Dr. Ian Grout
2001
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REV 2004

Dr. Ian Grout
Dr. Colin Fitzpatrick
2004
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Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation Conference (REV 2008)

Dr. Ian Grout
2008
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PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2007 IEEE WORKSHOP ON DESIGN AND DIAGNOSTICS OF ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS

Dr. Ian Grout
2007
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AES implementation on Xilinx FPGAs suitable for FPGA based WBSNs

Dr. Thomas Newe
Dr. Ian Grout
2015
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2012 15TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INTERACTIVE COLLABORATIVE LEARNING (ICL)

Dr. Ian Grout
2012
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Presentation of SALEIE- project supported by the EU-EACEA in the framework of Lifelong Learning

Dr. Ian Grout
2015
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Pole-Zero Estimation and Analysis of Op-Amp Design with Negative Miller Compensation

Dr. Ian Grout
2017
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IEEE International Symposium on Electronics & the Environment

Dr. Ian Grout
2006
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3rd International Conference on Optics-Photonics Design & Fabrication

Dr. Ian Grout
Dr. Colin Fitzpatrick
2002
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Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference (DATE 2008)

Dr. Ian Grout
2008
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Sensors & Their Applications XIII

Dr. Ian Grout
2005
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Conference Contributions

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Editorials

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Other Publications

MATLAB/VHDL-AMS Modelling and Simulation Support for Microelectronic Circuit Design and Test

Dr. Ian Grout
2004
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A Local and Remote Laboratory User Experimentation Access Arrangement using Digital Programmable Logic

Dr. Ian Grout
2004
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Development of a Remote Access Facility for a PLL Test Course

Dr. Ian Grout
2005
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Prototyping and Evaluating DSP Functions in MATLAB/SIMULINK : A Sigma-Delta Analogue Signal Generation Evaluation System

Dr. Ian Grout
2005
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Multi-Bit Signal Generation for Mixed-Signal IC BIST Applications

Dr. Ian Grout
2005
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Single and Multi-Bit Sigma-Delta Based Analogue Signal Generation

Dr. Ian Grout
2005
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A Matlab Based On-Chip Signal Generation and Analysis Environment for Mixed Signal Circuits

Dr. Ian Grout
2004
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A Built-In Self-Test (BIST) Design Study for a High-Resolution Digital to Analogue Converter

Dr. Ian Grout
2005
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Experiences in the reorganisation of an Electronic Systems Undergraduate Programme

Dr. Ian Grout
2004
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Test Stimulus Generation for Mixed Signal Circuits

Dr. Ian Grout
2004
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Towards Highly Reconfigurable Mixed-Signal ATE architectures

Dr. Ian Grout
2004
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