The Technische Universität Dresden (TUD) has its roots in the Royal Saxon Technical School that was founded in 1828. Today, the TUD has more than 36.000 students, more than 5000 employees and around 500 professors. According to the latest assessment of the magazine “Focus”, the TUD was ranked among the top universities in Germany. The involved Chair for Circuit Design and Network Theory (CCN) is devoted to the design of high-speed integrated circuits using advanced design techniques and technologies. Applications involve wireless communications up to 220 GHz, optical communications up to 80 Gbit/s, high resolution local positioning, power saving circuits with smart dynamic power control and wake up functionalities as well as energy harvesting circuits. The CCN incorporates the experience of 2 professors, 4 postdocs and project manager, 21 PhD students and 2 technical staff members.