Jeffrey Derby

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Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Dr. Jeff Derby received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Columbia University in 1975. He joined IBM in Research Triangle Park, NC, in 1982 after spending seven years with Bell Laboratories in Whippany, NJ. He is currently a Senior Technical Staff Member in the PowerPC Technology Development area in the IBM Microelectronics Division. His work is focused on analog and digital signal processing subsystems with application to telecommunications. He is listed as an inventor or co-inventor on 22 US patents. Dr. Derby has been an adjunct faculty member at Duke since 1984.

Appointments and Affiliations
  • Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Contact Information:
  • Office Location: 108B Engineering Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
  • Office Phone: (919) 660-3231
  • Email Address: jhd@ee.duke.edu
Education:

    Specialties:

    Computer Engineering

    Courses Taught:
    • ECE 494: Undergraduate Research in Electrical and Computer Engineering
    • ECE 559: Advanced Digital System Design

    Representative Publications: (More Publications)
      • Moreno, JH; Zyuban, V; Shvadron, U; Neeser, FD; Derby, JH; Ware, MS; Kailas, K; Zaks, A; Geva, A; Ben David, S; Asaad, SW; Fox, TW; Littrell, D; Biberstein, M; Naishlos, D; Hunter, H, An innovative low-power high-performance programmable signal processor for digital communications, IBM J. Res. Dev. (USA), vol 47 no. 2-3 (2003), pp. 299-326 [abs].
      • Derby, JH, Comments on “On the design of pole-zero approximations using a logarithmic error measure”, IEEE Trans. Signal Process. (USA), vol 44 no. 7 (1996), pp. 1811-1813 [10.1109/78.510627] [abs].
      • Derby, JH; Galand, CR, Multirate subband coding applied to digital speech interpolation, IEEE Trans. Acoust. Speech Signal Process. (USA), vol ASSP-35 no. 12 (1987), pp. 1684-1698 [abs].