James Morizio

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

James Morizio Profile Photo
James Morizio Profile Photo

Research Interests

Mixed-Signal CMOS circuit design, layout and testing


Bioelectronic circuits for wireless neural interfaces: Recording and Stimulation


Sigma Delta ADC and DACs architecture and circuit design


Ultrasound Pre-Amplifier and multiplexing


Liquid Crystal on Silicon (LCOS) Pixel driver and interface


Broadband Phase Lock Loop Design and Modeling


Ultra Wide Band (Ghz) Transceiver Design: VCOs, PLLs, Antenna Drivers, Buffers


Over the last two decades Dr. Morizio's research has been focused on CMOS mixed-signal microelectronics and ASICs used in translational closed-loop, bioelectronic therapies for wireless neural interfaces. These interfaces include sub-system architectures for neural recording and modulation and analog circuits for low noise preamplifier, high channel count multiplexer and programmable current sources. Dr. Morizio's current research is focused on biomedical instrumentation intended for neurological, digestive and immune system disorders with the research goal for human clinical translation. He has over 35 years of analog circuit design experience in industry and academics and co-inventor of 8 patents.


  • B.S. Virginia Polytech Institute and State University, 1982
  • M.S.E.E. University of Colorado - Denver, 1984
  • Ph.D. Duke University, 1995


  • Adjunct Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • 15 year service award at Triangle BioSystems International. Harvard Bioscience Inc.. 2016

Courses Taught

  • ECE 292: Projects in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 391: Projects in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 532: Analog Integrated Circuit Design
  • ECE 539: CMOS VLSI Design Methodologies
  • ECE 590: Advanced Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • EGR 393: Research Projects in Engineering