Jacob (Jake) Baker, PhD, PE, welcome to my homepage! I am a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Contact information can be found here. Email:


Professional Links: bio,, courses, expert witness, papers and talks, patents, research/development, and students.


Personal Links: my daughter is a post-doctoral researcher at NREL, my son is the principal bassoonist with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, I have been married for 29 years to Julie Baker, a retired engineer and avid beach volleyball player, and some random pictures.  


Fall 2015 Course Times: EE 421L, M 8:30 - 11:15 AM, ECG 721 MW 2:30 - 3:45 PM, EE 421/ECG 621 MW 4:00 - 5:15 PM    
Fall 2015 Office Hours:
MW, 1:00 - 2:00 PM, August 24 to December 2    


    Academic Links

Harzing’s publish or perish on Microsoft Windows is located here (a quick, and accurate, way to determine h-index using MS windows)

SCImago Journal and Country Rank

IEEE Xplore digital library (requires subscription)


IEEE homepage, CASS, EDS, IMS, PELS, and SSCS

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association, ECEDHA 
The CMC, CMP, EUROPRACTICE, and MOSIS fabrication services.

Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), and SEMATECH Consortia (

    News and Information

Chip Design, EDN, EEtimes, Electronic Design online encyclopedia

    Technical Links

The Designer’s Guide Community is located here

VLSI and ASIC Technology Standard Cell Library Design (as well as other useful links) is located here

Connection One and Predictive Technology Model at Arizona State University

BSIM modeling group at the University of California, Berkeley  

    Random Information

Printed circuit board layout using Eagle

Some examples using MATLAB

Setting up a laptop to record lectures

Editing webpages at

Examples of starting Cadence from a remote desktop and Xterm (written and video) 

    Tutorials and Email

Bad design, Cadence Tutorials, Electric Tutorials, Email (CCDLS or CMSCD), LTspice_Tutorials, and Silvaco EDA Tutorials


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