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NAVAKANTA BHAT
Professor


Centre for Nano Science and Engineering (CeNSE)

Department of  Electrical Communication Engineering
CeNSE building , Second floor Room No. SF-05
Indian Institute of Science,

Bangalore-560012
Email     : navakant@ece.iisc.ernet.in
Tel        : +91-80-2293-3312 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting  end_of_the_skype_highlighting

Tel/Fax :  +91-80-2360-6475

Course During August 2012 Semester


NE-327 / E3-327 : Nanoelectronics


 

    RESEARCH GROUP            :   NANO DEVICES AND SENSORS LAB

 

                                                                A brief Synopsis of Research Work

 

   SHARED INFRASTRUCTURE :   CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN NANOELECTRONICS

 

 

Qualification

Experience

Publications 

Projects

Students

Awards

Links 



Academic Qualification:


Ph.D. : Electrical Engineering , Stanford University, CA (1996)
M.Tech :  Microelectronics, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (1992)
B.E. : Electronics and Communication, SJCE University of Mysore (1989)



Professional Experience:

Staff Device Engineer, 1997-1999
Networking and Computing Systems Group
Advanced Products Research and Development Lab
MOTOROLA, Austin, TX, USA

Summer Intern, 1995
Advanced Products Research and Development Lab
MOTOROLA, Austin, TX, USA

Summer Intern, 1994
Advanced Products Research and Development Lab
MOTOROLA, Austin, TX, USA



Publications :
 

Journal Publications

Conference Publications 

Patents

 

Book / Book Chapter

 



Research Projects:
 

Title

Funding Agency

Duration

77oK MOSFET modeling for 0.35 micron CMOS technology

SPL

2010-2012

Intracranial Pressure Sensor

Society for Biomedical Technology

2009-2012

National MEMS Design Centres

National Program on Micro and Smart Systems

2009-2014

Germanium Nano MOSFET with Rare Earth Metal Oxide Gate Dielectrics

Dept. of Science

& Technology (STIO program)

2007-2009

Centre for Advanced Study (CAS)

University Grants Commission

2006-2011

Interface Circuit for MEMS Gyroscope

RCI

2007

Wireless Sensor Networks

DRDO

2006-2009

Device Variability and its Impact on Circuit Design Methodology in the Nanoelectronics Era

Dept. of Science

& Technology

(Swarnajayanti fellowship project)

2006-2011

Centre of Excellence in Nanoelectronics

Ministry of Communication and Information Technology

2006-2010

Micro-g Accelerometer

ISRO

2004-2006

Transistor Mismatch in the Deep Submicron Technology

Dept. of Science

& Technology

2002-2005

Capacitance Sensing Integrated Circuit Chip

ISRO-IISc Space Technology Cell

2003-2005

Ultrathin gate dielectric Characterization

University Grants Commission

2000-2005

Setting up Sub-micron Device simulation lab

Institute seed grant

1999-2000

Setting up clean room for device fabrication

Institute grant

2002-2003

Design, development, and characterization of Torsional MEMS Varactor for RF Applications

National Program on Smart Materials

2004-2006

National MEMS Design Centre

National Program on Smart Materials

2001-2005

Upgradation of National MEMS Design Centres

National Program on Smart Materials

2003-2005

Advanced Satellite Communications and Sensor Technologies

ISRO-IISc Space Technology Cell

2002-2003



Industry Interaction:

Modeling Non classical Transistors, IBM (2007 - Ongoing)

Cypress Semiconductors, Technology Advisory Board Member (2007)

Low Power High Speed SRAM design, S.T. Microelectronics (April 2000-January 2001 and April 2001- January 2002)

Technical Advice on VLSI, Agere Systems (2004 - 2005)

CMOS Technology scaling and MEMS device prototyping, VLSI fab, ITI  (2001 - 2007)



Students :

 

Current Students

Alumni

 

For Prospective Students :

 

The students desirous of joining my group should have a very good academic record with strong background/interest in one or more of the following branches of Science and Engineering :

 

Solid State Physics and Quantum Mechanics

Semiconductor Device Physics and Technology

Materials Science and Process Engineering

Electronics Circuit Design

Biotechnology / Bioengineering

 

The students can enrol for Ph.D. degree in my group either through the CeNSE department (NE),

the ECE Department (EC) or through the Interdisciplinary  Ph.D.  program on Nano Sciene and Engineering (NA).

The admission is through interview process as detailed in the IISc Admissions web site.

The students with B.E./B.Tech./M.Sc. degree can also directly register for Ph.D. degree.

 

 



Awards / Distinctions:

DAE-SRC Outstanding Research Investigator Award (2010)

 

Chairman for the Infrastructure and Human Resource Development PARC

Under the National Program on Micro and Smart Systems

 

Member of the National committee set up by the office of the Principal Scientific Advisor to Govt. of India to recommend Semiconductor Manufacturing Strategies for India


IBM  Faculty Award 2007

Prof. Satish Dhavan award

Swarnajayanti Fellowship (2005)

INAE Young Engineer Award (2003)

IEEE ED/SSC Bangalore chapter is 
Outstanding Chapter of the Year (2003)

Distinguished Lecturer (DL) of the IEEE Electron Devices Society

Founding chair of IEEE Electron Devices and Solid State Circuits Society Banagalore chapter.

Technical Program  Chair for the 20th  International conference on VLSI design 2006

International Technical Program Committee member for the ISSCC2006 , 2005  conference. Serving on the Imager/MEMS/Medical/Display subcommittee

Technical Program Chair for the 20th  International conference on VLSI design 2007

Program Committee member for the 19th  International conference on VLSI design 2006

Program Committee member and Design Track Chair for the 18th  International conference on VLSI design 2005

Program Committee member and Design Contest Chair for the 17th  International conference on VLSI design 2004

Working group member Asia Solid State Circuit Conference (ASSCC)

Program committee member and low power track chair ASPICES 2005

Program committee member (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005) , Fellowship Chair (2001, 2002) and Local Arrangement chair (2001, 2002) VLSI Design & Test workshops.

Program Committee member and Fellowship Chair 7th Asia South Pacific Design Automation Conference and 14th International Conference on VLSI Design, 2002

Program  Committee member of  National Conference on Communication 2003.




Links:

Centre of Excellence in Nanoelectronics


National MEMS Design Centre (NMDC)

CraneSci MEMS Lab at IISc

VLSI Circuits and Systems Lab


Updated August 2010



 

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