Tuur Van Daele

  • Fully integrated DC-DC and AC-DC converters
  • High voltage and large conversion steps
  • Switched-capacitor
Tuur Van Daele
Tuur Van Daele
Phd student
Analog and power management circuits
+32 16 193302

Current research topic

Career overview

Tuur Van Daele was born in Leuven, Belgium in 1995.

In 2018, he received the M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Ku Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.

Currently, he is pursuing a PhD degree on fully integrated DC-DC converters for high voltages and large conversion steps at the KU Leuven ESAT-MICAS Research Group under the guidance of prof. dr. ir. Filip Tavernier. For this research, he was granted a Baekeland scholarship in 2018 in collaboration with Melexis.


A Fully Integrated 230 VRMS-to-12 VDC AC-DC Converter Achieving 9 mW/mm2 Tuur Van Daele and Filip Tavernier · Conference Proceeding · Jul 24. 2023 2023 IEEE Symposium on VLSI Technology and Circuits (VLSI Technology and Circuits); 2023; pp.
Fully Integrating a 400 V-to-12 V DC-DC Converter in High-Voltage CMOS Tuur Van Daele and Filip Tavernier · Article · Mar 1. 2023 IEEE Journal Of Solid-State Circuits; 2023; Vol. 58; iss. 3; pp. 732 - 741
A 400-to-12 V Fully Integrated Switched-Capacitor DC-DC Converter Achieving 119 mW/mm² at 63.6 % Efficiency Tuur Van Daele and Filip Tavernier · Conference Proceeding · May 18. 2022 2022 IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC); 2022; pp. 1 - 2
A 240V to 47.5 V Fully Integrated Switched-Capacitor Converter in GaN Achieving 62.6% Efficiency at 220 mW/mm² Bram Veraverbeke, Tim Thielemans, Tuur Van Daele, and Filip Tavernier · Conference Proceeding · Jan 1. 2022 2022 17th Conference on Ph.D Research in Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME); 2022; pp. 249 - 252
A Fully-Integrated 6:1 Cascaded Switched-Capacitor DC-DC Converter Achieving 74% Efficiency at 0.1W/mm² Tuur Van Daele, Elly De Pelecijn, Tim Thielemans, Michiel Steyaert, and Filip Tavernier · Conference Proceeding · Jan 1. 2019 2019 15th Conference on Ph.D Research in Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME); 2019; pp.

Awards & honors

  • VLSI travel grant 2023
  • Gold award Huawei PhD Contest 2022
  • CICC travel grant 2022
  • Bronze leaf award at PRIME conference 2019 for Master's thesis paper
  • Best student award in first bachelor Engineering Science


  1. Teaching assistant
    • 2019-2023: Team responsible for Design of Electronics Circuits (H09J7A)
    • 2018-2019: Teaching assistant for P&D Electronics and Integrated Circuits (DCF77) (H09L9A)
  2. Dialy assistant of master theses
    • 2022-2023: A multi-ratio DC-DC converter to enable universal-input in a fully integrated AC-DC converter (Sander Crols)
    • 2020-2021: Design of fully integrated high-voltage switched-capacitor DC-DC
      converters in GaN (Bram Veraverbeke)
    • 2020-2021: High-Voltage and High-Conversion-Ratio Resonant Switched-
      Capacitor Converters (Ben Coffyn)
    • 2019-2020: Discrete Switched Capacitor DC DC Converter with GaN
      Switches and Integrated Drivers (Cedric Van Eylen)
    • 2018-2019: Efficient Converter for Energy Storage of Energy Harvesters
      (Pieterjan Beerden)