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Dr. Ian Grout

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

Publications

Book

Book Chapter

2012

Using MATLAB in the teaching and learning of semiconductor device fundamentals
Ian Grout and Abu Khari bin A'ain
MATLAB, A Fundamental Tool for Scientific Computing and Engineering Applications, Volume 3 DOI: 10.5772/3339

2011

A Methodology and Tool to Translate MATLAB®/Simulink® Models of Mixed-Signal Circuits to VHDL-AMS
Alexandre César Rodrigues da Silva and Ian Andrew Grout
Engineering Education and Research Using MATLAB DOI: 10.5772/1532

Conference Publication

2017

Pole-Zero Estimation and Analysis of Op-Amp Design with Negative Miller Compensation
Zaidi, M,Grout, I,A'ain, AK,
2017 6th International Conference On Modern Circuits And Systems Technologies (Mocast)

2016

RGB LED driver circuit design for an optical fiber sensor system
Grout, IA,Sterckx, KL,Zaidi, M,Bin A'ain, AK,
2016 13th International Conference On Electrical Engineering/Electronics, Computer, Telecommunications And Information Technology (Ecti-Con)

2016

Prototype for Localization of Multiple Fire Detecting Mobile Robots in a Dynamic Environment
Memon, SF,Kalwar, IH,Grout, I,Lewis, E,Panhwar, YN,Hoda, MN
Proceedings Of The 10th Indiacom - 2016 3rd International Conference On Computing For Sustainable Global Development

2015

Introductory Laboratories in Semiconductor Devices using the Digilent Analog Discovery
Grout, I,bin A'ain, A,
2014 11th International Conference On Remote Engineering And Virtual Instrumentation (Rev)

2015

Presentation of SALEIE-project supported by the EU-EACEA in the framework of Lifelong Learning
Friesel, A,Welzer, T,Grout, IA,Cojocaru, D,
2015 Asee Annual Conference And Exposition

2015

Widening participation in EIE programmes across Europe for students with disabilities
Grout, I,Grindei, L,Ward, T,Snowden, P,Marner, CB,Welzer, T,
2015 International Conference On Information Technology Based Higher Education And Training (Ithet)

2015

Supporting Access to STEM Subjects in Higher Education for Students with Disabilities using Remote Laboratories
Grout, I,
2014 11th International Conference On Remote Engineering And Virtual Instrumentation (Rev)

2015

Marketing EIE programmes in higher education towards students from underrepresented groups
Benlloch-Dualde, JV,Grout, I,Grindei, L,Ward, T,
2015 International Conference On Information Technology Based Higher Education And Training (Ithet)

2015

Presentation of SALEIE- project supported by the EU-EACEA in the framework of Lifelong Learning
Friesel, A,Welzer, T,Grout, IA,Cojocaru, D,
2015 Asee International Forum

2014

2014 11TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON REMOTE ENGINEERING AND VIRTUAL INSTRUMENTATION (REV)
Grout, I,da Silva, ACR,
2014 11th International Conference On Remote Engineering And Virtual Instrumentation (Rev)

2014

2014 IEEE GLOBAL ENGINEERING EDUCATION CONFERENCE (EDUCON)
Grout, I,da Silva, ACR,
2014 Ieee Global Engineering Education Conference (Educon)

2014

2014 25TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE EAEEIE (EAEEIE)
Grout, I,Karaoglan, B
2014 25th Annual Conference Eaeeie (Eaeeie)

2014

COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES, INFORMATION SECURITY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Amir, S,Siddiqui, AA,Ahmed, N,Chowdhry, BS,Grout, I,Shaikh, FK,Chowdhry, BS,Zeadally, S,Hussain, DMA,Memon, AA,Uqaili, MA
Leveraging Applications Of Formal Methods, Verification, And Validation DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-10987-9_5

2014

Advice and Guidance for Departments on Placements for Disabled Students: A Perspective from the University of York
Snowden, P,Grout, I,Karaoglan, B
2014 25th Annual Conference Eaeeie (Eaeeie)

2013

2013 PROCEEDINGS OF THE 24TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR EDUCATION IN ELECTRICAL AND INFORMATION ENGINEERING (EAEEIE)
Grout, I,bin A'Ain, A,Papadourakis, GM
2013 Proceedings Of The 24th Annual Conference On European Association For Education In Electrical And Information Engineering (Eaeeie)

2012

A Study on the Effect of Test Vector Randomness on Test Length and its Fault Coverage
Sahari, MS,A'ain, AK,Grout, I,
2012 10th Ieee International Conference On Semiconductor Electronics (Icse)

2012

2012 15TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INTERACTIVE COLLABORATIVE LEARNING (ICL)
Grout, I,Bin A'ain, A,
2012 15th International Conference On Interactive Collaborative Learning (Icl)

2012

Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation Conference 2012 (REV 2012)
Ian Grout, Ciara Murphy and Alexandre César Rodrigues da Silva

2012

IEEE EDUCON 2012 conference
Ian Grout and Abu Khari Bin A'ain

2011

Methodology analysis of a computational tool used in electronic circuit design
Almeida, TD,da Silva, ACR,Grout, IA,
Imtc/2000: Proceedings Of The 17th Ieee Instrumentation And Measurement Technology Conference

2011

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)
Filho, TAS,da Silva, ACR,Grout, IA,Rossi, SR,
Imtc/2000: Proceedings Of The 17th Ieee Instrumentation And Measurement Technology Conference

2010

Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation Conference (REV 2010)
Ian Andrew Grout and Alexandre César Rodrigues da Silva

2010

Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation Conference (REV 2010)
Ian Andrew Grout and Alexandre César Rodrigues da Silva

2009

Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation Conference (REV 2009)
Ian Andrew Grout and Alexandre César Rodrigues da Silva

2007

International Mixed-Signals Testing Workshop
Ian Grout, Jeffrey Ryan and Thomas O'Shea

2007
2007

A general framework and booking system for Online Laboratories based on open source technologies
De Vora, A,Auer, ME,Grout, I,Iskander, M
Innovations In E-Learning, Instruction Technology, Assessment, And Engineering Education

2007

Generating VHDL-AMS models of digital-to-analogue converters from MATLAB (R)/SIMULINK (R)
da Silva, ACR,Grout, I,Ryan, J,O'Shea, T,Ernst, LJ,Zhang, GQ,Rodgers, P,Meuwissen, M,Marco, S,VanDriel, WD,DeSaintLeger, O
Eurosime 2007: Thermal, Mechanical And Multi-Physics Simulation And Experiments In Micro-Electronics And Micro-Systems, Proceedings

2006
2006

Embedded Systems Show Conference
I. Grout, L. Mulin, J. Ryan and Q. Li

2005

XIII Sensors and their Applications Conference
Grout I., Ryan J., O¿Shea T.

2005
2004

Photon '04
Walsh J., Grout I., Walsh D., O¿Riordan J.J.

Other Publication

2005

Development of a Remote Access Facility for a PLL Test Course
Murphy, J; Grout, IA; Burbidge, M; Bell, G; Manners, A

2004

Towards Highly Reconfigurable Mixed-Signal ATE architectures
Walsh, J; Grout, IA; Moore, D; O'Riordan, JJ

Peer Reviewed Journal

2014

Wide tuning-range CMOS VCO based on a tunable active inductor
Kia, HB,A'ain, A,Grout, I
International Journal Of Electronics DOI: 10.1080/00207217.2013.769188

2013

A Reconfigurable Low-Noise Amplifier Using a Tunable Active Inductor for Multistandard Receivers
Kia, HB,A'ain, AK,Grout, I,Kamisian, I
Circuits Systems And Signal Processing DOI: 10.1007/s00034-012-9505-z

2012

Second-stage tuning procedure for analogue CMOS design reuse methodology
Adnan, AFB,A'ain, AKB,Marsono, MNB,Kamisan, IB,Grout, IA
Electronics Letters DOI: 10.1049/el.2012.1714

2011
2005

Development of a Remote Access Facility for a PLL Test Course
Grout, IA
International Journal Of Online Engineering

2005

Local and Remote Laboratory User Experimentation Access using Digital Programmable Logic
Murphy, J; Grout, IA; Walsh, J; O'Shea, T
International Journal Of Online Engineering

2004

Microelectronic circuit test engineering laboratories with programmable logic
Grout, I; Walsh, J
International Journal Of Electrical Engineering Education

2002

Simulation and construction of a speed control for a DC series motor
Santana, J; Naredo, JL; Sandoval, F; Grout, I; Argueta, OJ
Mechatronics DOI: 10.1016/S0957-4158(02)00019-3

1995

Design and Testing of a PI Controller ASIC
Grout, IA; Burgse, S; Dorey, A
Microprocessors And Microsystems Journal