Dr. Roberto Blanco

  • Gruppe: KIT ADL - Detektortechnologie und ASIC Design
  • Raum: 209 - Gebäude 9602
  • Tel.: +49 721 608-29156
  • roberto[dot]blanco[at]kit[dot]edu



  • Ph.D of Electrical Engineering (Jan. 2015 ~ Jan. 2019) Karlsruhe Institute of Technology – IPE (Institute for Data Processing and Electronics)
  • M.Sc. of Electrical Engineering, Information technology (Sept. 2011 ~ March 2013) University of Applied Sciences Mannheim
  • B.Sc. of Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications/Electronics (Oct. 2007 ~  July 2011) University of Applied Sciences Mannheim


Research Interests

  • Analog integrated circuits
  • ASIC's for particle accelerators and biomedical applications
  • RF circuit design
  • Signal Processing
  • Optical sensors


Professional Experience

  • Max-Planck-Institute for Astronomy Heidelberg (Sept. 2009 ~ Feb. 2010) Development of new power supply generation for CCD and infrared telescopes
  • Institute of integrated Circuits (University of Applied Sciences Mannheim) (July 2011) Design, simulation and measurement of a analog circuit based on organic field effect transistors
  • Bombardier Transportation (Feb. 2012 – March 2013) Implementation of Profibus connection on a Compact PCI FPGA Card with upgradeable communications
  • Research Associate at Institute of Computer Engineering Heidelberg (May 2013 ~ Sep. 2014)

          SUBLIMA Project: Development of Readout System and characterization of SPAD Array Chips



  • Programming Language: C/C++, VHDL, Verilog
  • SPICE Simulator: Cadence virtuoso, LTSpice, Mentor Graphics
  • HDL Design: Xillinx ISE Webpack Design
  • PCB-Design: Altium Designer
Title Author Source

R. Blanco et al. 

2017 1748-0221 12 C04001 doi:10.1088/1748-0221/12/04/C04001 

I. Perić, R. Blanco, R. Casanova Mohr, F. Ehrler, F. Guezzi Messaoud, C. Krämer, R. Leys, M. Prathapan, R. Schimassek, A. Schöning, E. Vilella Figueras, A. Weber and H. Zhang 

2017 1748-0221 12 C02030 doi:10.1088/1748-0221/12/02/C02030 

F. Ehrler, R. Blanco, R. Leys, I. Peric 

 Science direct: More information


Ivan Peric, Felix Ehrler, Richard Leys, Roberto Blanco



Peter Fischer, Roberto Blanco, Michael Ritzert, Ilaria Sacco, Sascha Weyers

Fischer et al. EJNMMI Physics 2015, 2(Suppl 1):A3