UW Electrical Engineering
 
  

 
 

 
 
Research Interests

Primary: Theory and Computational Modeling of Nanostructures

  • Nanodevice and Nanomaterials Modeling and Theory
  • Bio-inspired nanostructures (DNA)
  • Molecular electronics (Carbon nanotubes and Organic molecules)
  • Nanoelectronics (nanotransistors, nanowires, nanojunctions)

Secondary: Physical Models for Computing and Nanosystems

 

Awards
  • Fellow, University Affiliated Research Center, UC, June 2004
  • CSC Best Paper Award – Applied Science (2004) – Role of scattering in nanotransistors
  • CSC Technical Excellence Award (2003), Highest CSC technical achievement award, co-winner
  • CSC Best Paper Award – Applied Sciences (2003) – Electromech. properties of carbon nanotubes
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, co-winner with nanotechnology team (2000)
  • Veridian Best Paper Award (2000) – Electromech. properties of carbon nanotubes
  • S. S. Joshi Award for Academic Excellence – University of Pune (1989)
  • Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Fellowship for M. Sc. Physics – University of Pune


Education
  • Ph.D. (1995) - Electrical Engineering (Nanostructures), Purdue University [GPA 4.0/4.0]
  • M.Sc. (1989) - Physics, University of Pune, India [S. S. Joshi award for academic excellence]
  • B.Sc. (1986) - Applied Science, P.S.G. College of Technology, Coimbatore, India


Professional Activities
  • Editorial Board, IETE (2008-)
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions in Nanotechnology (2007-)
  • Editorial Board, Applied NanoScience (2003-2004)
  • Program Committee, ISDRS, College Park, MD (2009)
  • Co-organizer, Nanotubes and Nanowires, American Physical Society Meeting, Anaheim, CA (2005)
  • Program Committee, International Workshop on Comp. Electronics 10, West Lafayette, IN (2004)
  • Program Committee, IEEE-NANO 2003, San Francisco (2003)
  • Co-organizer, Theory of Nanotubes, American Physical Society Meeting, Austin, TX (2003)
  • Nanotechnology Conference Committee, NSTI Nanotech (2003,2004,2005)
  • Co-organizer, Molecular and Nano Electronics Session, ICCN 2002, Puerto Rico (2002)
  • Programme Committee, International Workshop on Comp. Electronics, Glasgow, Scotland (2000)
  • Organizing Committee, The Third NASA Workshop on Device Modeling (1999)
  • Reviewer: NSF, NASA
  • Referee: IEE, APS & IOP Journals