Dr. Flynn joined the University of Michigan in 2001, and is currently Professor. His technical interests are in data conversion, gigabit serial transceivers, and RF circuits. Michael P. Flynn was born in Cork, Ireland. He received the Ph.D. degree from Carnegie Mellon University in 1995. From 1998 to 1991, he was with the National Microelectronics Research Centre, Cork. He was with National Semiconductor in Santa Clara, CA, from 1993 to 1995. From 1995 to 1997 he was a Member of Technical Staff at Texas Instruments, DSP R&D lab, Dallas, TX. From 1997 to 2001, he was with Parthus Technologies, Cork.
Michael Flynn is a 2008 Guggenheim Fellow. He received the 2011 Education Excellence Award and the 2010 College of Engineering Ted Kennedy Family Team Excellence Award from the College from Engineering at the University of Michigan. He received the 2005-2006 Outstanding Achievement Award from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan. He received the NSF Early Career Award in 2004. He received the 1992-93 IEEE Solid-State Circuits Pre-doctoral Fellowship. He is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Journal of Solid State Circuits (JSSC) and serves on the Technical Program Committees of the International Solid State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) and the Symposium on VLSI Circuits. He formerly served on the program committee of the Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference was Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II from 2002 to 2004.