Prof. Chenming Hu is called the Father of 3D Transistor for developing the FinFET in 1999. He received the US National Technology and Innovation Medal from President Obama in 2016. He leads the ongoing development of BSIM, a suite of industry-standard computer models of transistors. IEEE gave him its highest award, IEEE Medal of Honor, in 2020 for helping to “keep Moore’s Law going over many decades”. The 2013 Kaufman Award cited his “tremendous career of creativity and innovation that fueled the past four decades of the semiconductor industry”. Prof. Hu is TSMC Distinguished Chair Professor Emeritus of the University of California, Berkeley. From 2001 to 2004 he was the Chief Technology Officer of TSMC. He was the board chairman of the nonprofit Friends of Children with Special Needs and the East Bay Chinese School. He has authored six books and 1000 research papers and received over 100 US patents and honorary doctoral degrees from the University of Hong Kong and NYCU in Taiwan. He is honored with memberships in the US National Academy of Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, US Academy of Inventors, The World Academy of Sciences and Academia Sinica. His other professional honors include Asian American Engineer of the Year; Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame; IEEE Jack Morton Award, Solid State Circuits Award, Nichizawa Medal, and the EDS Education Award for “distinguished contributions to education and inspiration of students, practicing engineers and future educators”. He also received UC Berkeley’s highest honor for teaching: the Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award.Website: https://www.chu.berkeley.edu/
Prof. Madhavan Swaminathan received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, USA, in 1989 and 1991, respectively. He joined IBM in 1990. He joined Georgia Tech in 1994. He was with IBM working on packaging for supercomputers. He formerly held the position of Founding Director of the Center for Co-Design of Chip, Package, System (C3PS), the Joseph M. Pettit Professor of Electronics in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), and the Deputy Director of the Packaging Research Center (NSF ERC), Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), Atlanta, GA, USA, where he is currently the John Pippin Chair of Microsystems Packaging and Electromagnetics with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is also a Professor of ECE with a joint appointment with the School of Materials Science and Engineering, and the Director of the 3D Systems Packaging Research Center, Georgia Tech. He serves as the Site Director for the NSF Center for Advanced Electronics through Machine Learning, Urbana, IL, USA, and the Theme Leader for Heterogeneous Integration, SRC JUMP ASCENT Center, Durham, NC, USA. He is the founder and the co-founder of two start-up companies. He has authored and coedited three books. Dr. Swaminathan is the Founder of the IEEE Conference Electrical Design of Advanced Packaging and Systems (EDAPS), a premier conference sponsored by the EPS Society. He has served as a Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE EMC Society.Website: https://sites.gatech.edu/ien-prc/dr-madhavan-swaminathan/
Prof. Sayeef Salahuddin is the TSMC Distinguished professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California Berkeley. He joined the faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at University of California, Berkeley in 2008. His work has focused on conceptualization and exploration of novel device physics for low power electronic and spintronic devices. Prof. Salahuddin has championed the concept of using 'interacting systems' for switching, showing fundamental advantage of such systems over the conventional devices in terms of power dissipation. This led to the discovery of Negative Capacitance Transistors that allows for sub kT/q subthreshold operation in transistors.
Prof. Salahuddin has received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientist and Engineers (PECASE), the highest honor bestowed by the US Government on early career scientist and engineers. Salahuddin also received a number of other awards including the NSF CAREER award, the IEEE Nanotechnology Early Career Award, the Young Investigator Awards from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) and the Army Research Office (ARO) and best paper awards from IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems and from the VLSI-TSA conference. In 2012, Applied Physics Letters (APL) highlighted two of his papers among 50 most notable papers among all areas published in APL within 2009-2012. Salahuddin also received the George E Smith Award from the IEEE Electron Devices Society.
Prof. Salahuddin is a co-director of the Berkeley Device Modeling Center and Berkeley Center for Negative Capacitance Transistors. He served on the editorial board of IEEE Electron Devices Letters (2013-16) and was the chair the IEEE Electron Devices Society committee on Nanotechnology (2014-16). Salahuddin is a fellow of the IEEE and the APS.Website: https://leed.eecs.berkeley.edu/?_ga=2.75595100.851896167.1660446055-132668367.1655710635
Yogesh S. Chauhan
Prof. Chauhan is a professor at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India. He was with Semiconductor Research & Development Center at IBM Bangalore during 2007 – 2010; Tokyo Institute of Technology in 2010; University of California Berkeley during 2010-2012; and ST Microelectronics during 2003-2004. He is the developer of several industry standard models: ASM-GaN-HEMT model, BSIM-BULK (formerly BSIM6), BSIM-CMG, BSIM-IMG, BSIM4 and BSIM-SOI models. His research group is involved in developing compact models for GaN transistors, FinFET, Nanosheet/Gate-All-Around FETs, FDSOI transistors, Negative Capacitance FETs and 2D FETs. His research interests are characterization, modeling, and simulation of semiconductor devices.
He is the Fellow of IEEE and Indian National Academy of Engineering. He is the Editor of IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices and Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Electron Devices Society. He is the chair of IEEE-EDS Compact Modeling Committee. He is the founding chairperson of IEEE Electron Devices Society U.P. chapter and chairman-elect of IEEE U.P. section. He has published more than 250 papers in international journals and conferences.
He received Ramanujan fellowship in 2012, IBM faculty award in 2013 and P. K. Kelkar fellowship in 2015, CNR Rao faculty award, Humboldt fellowship and Swarnajayanti fellowship in 2018. He has served in the technical program committees of IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM), IEEE International Conference on Simulation of Semiconductor Processes and Devices (SISPAD), IEEE European Solid-State Device Research Conference (ESSDERC), IEEE Electron Devices Technology and Manufacturing (EDTM), and IEEE International Conference on VLSI Design and International Conference on Embedded Systems.Website: https://home.iitk.ac.in/~chauhan/
Prof. Paolo Manfredi received the M.Sc. degree in electronic engineering from the Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy, in 2009, and the Ph.D. degree in information and communication technology from the Scuola Interpolitecnica di Dottorato, Politecnico di Torino, in 2013. From 2014 to 2017, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow of the Research Foundation–Flanders (FWO) with the Electromagnetics Group, Department of Information Technology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium. He is currently an Associate Professor with the EMC Group, Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, Politecnico di Torino. His research interests comprise the several aspects of circuit and interconnect modeling and simulation, including uncertainty quantification, surrogate modeling, signal integrity, and electromagnetic compatibility.
Prof. Manfredi was a recipient of an Outstanding Young Scientist Award at the 2018 Joint IEEE International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility and Asia-Pacific Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility, the Best Paper Award at the 2016 IEEE Electrical Design of Advanced Packaging and Systems Symposium, the Best Oral Paper Award and the Best Student Paper Award at the 22nd and 19th IEEE Conference on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging and Systems, respectively, a Young Scientist Award at the XXX International Union of Radio Science General Assembly and Scientific Symposium, and an Honorable Mention at the 2011 IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society International Microwave Symposium. He is currently serving as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Journal on Multiscale and Multiphysics Computational Techniques.Website: https://www.det.polito.it/personale/scheda/(nominativo)/paolo.manfredi
Prof. Riccardo Trinchero received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in electronics and communication engineering from the Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy, in 2011 and 2015, respectively. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Electromagnetic Compatibility Group, Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, Politecnico di Torino. His research interests include the analysis of linear time-varying systems, modeling and simulation of switching converters, and statistical simulation of circuits and systems.Website: https://www.det.polito.it/personale/scheda/(nominativo)/riccardo.trinchero
Prof. Amit Agarwal is an associate professor in the department of Physics, IIT Kanpur. He has also served as an adjunct faculty member at the Harish Chandra Research Institute (HRI), Allahabad, India. He works in all aspects of condensed matter physics. He has multiple publications to his name and serves as the reviewer for various reputed international journals and conferences. He was awarded the N. S. Satya Murthy Memorial Award in Physics, the P. K. Kelkar research fellowship and the NASI Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award among many others.
He received his Master of Science and Ph.D. degrees from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, India. He has also worked as a Marie Curie postdoctoral reasearcher at the QTI group at Scoula Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy.Website: https://sites.google.com/site/amitkag1/
Prof. Biplab Sarkar is an Assistant Professor at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee. He completed his PhD from NC State University, USA in 2015 where he worked on semiconductor memory devices. Later on, he did postdoctoral research at NC State University in the area of wide & ultrawide bandgap semiconductor devices. His research expertise encompasses device processing, electrical-&-physical characterization and device modeling. He has demonstrated bulk epitaxial growth methods to achieve high crystalline quality GaN and AlGaN films. Alongside, he has also demonstrated high brightness LEDs, self-powered photodiodes, beta-Gallium-Oxide based high voltage devices and AlGaN/GaN HEMTs for RF applications. He has served as a committee member of 2020 UV light emitters roadmap, and a panelist in the power electronic device segment of the VAIBHAV Summit organized by the Prime Minister’s Office, Govt. of India. He is a JSPS Fellow and also received the recognition of "New Faces in Compound Semiconductors" in May 2022. He has published more than 35 journal articles and holds a visiting faculty status at the NC State University.Website: http://ece.iitr.ac.in/wbslab/biplabsarkar/
Dr. Shruti Mehrotra is presently working with the GlobalFoundries, Bengaluru as a Device Modeling Engineer. She is working with the Design Enablement Modeling Group at GlobalFoundries, where she is involved in developing compact models for advanced node CMOS technologies. Shruti Mehrotra received her doctoral degree from the Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 2020. Her research interest lies in the area of nanoscale device design for high performance and low-power applications.
Dr. Priyank Rastogi is presently working with the Intel technologies India Pvt Ltd, Bengaluru as a Device Modeling Engineer. He is working with the Tech definition and Modeling Group at Intel, where he is involved in developing compact models for advanced node CMOS technologies. Priyank Rastogi received his doctoral degree from the Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 2018. His research interest lies in the application of 2D materials and other novel devices for high performance and low-power applications.
Dr. Chetan Gupta is presently working as a senior device modeling engineer with Micron Technology, Bengaluru, where he has been involved in the modeling of DRAM, NAND and HRAM. He is a co-developer of BSIM-BULK: the industry standard compact model for bulk MOSFETs. Dr. Gupta received his doctoral degree from the Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 2020. His research interests include compact modeling of semiconductor devices and memory technologies.
Prof. Sudeb Dasgupta is presently working as a Professor, in Microelectronics and VLSI Group in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. He obtained his Doctoral degree in Electronics Engineering from IIT-Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi in the year 2000. During his Ph. D. work, he carried out research in the area of effects of ionizing radiation on MOSFET. Subsequently, he was a member of the faculty of the Department of Electronics Engineering, at the Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad (IIT-Dhanbad). In 2006, he joined as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee. He is currently also the Head of the Department. He has authored/co-authored more than 250 research papers in peer-reviewed international journals and conferences. He is a member of IEEE, EDS, ISTE, and an associate member of the Institute of Nanotechnology, United Kingdom. He is currently handling/handled research projects amounting to approximately ₹ 5 crores. His areas of interest are Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Nanoelectronics, Nanoscale MOSFET modeling and simulation, and Design and Development of low power novel devices such as FinFET, TFET, NCFET, NCTFET. He has guided 14 Ph. D. scholars. Currently, he is supervising around 10 candidates leading to their Ph. D. degree.Website: https://sudebdasgupta.wixsite.com/sudebdasgupta
Prof. Bulusu is a professor at the department of Electronics and Communication Engineering at IIT Roorkee. He was a senior design engineer at Freescale Semiconductor India (presently NXP Semiconductors) prior to joining IIT Roorkee. He received his Ph.D. degree from IIT Bombay in 2006. Prof. Bulusu works in the field of digital circuit design methodologies, mixed-signal design methodologies and device-circuit co-design. He is involved in multiple research projects both with industry and the academia.Website: http://ece.iitr.ac.in/anand_bulusu
Prof. Avirup Dasgupta is an assistant professor in the department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, IIT Roorkee. He leads the Device Research Lab (DiRac Lab) where his team works on the current as well as future semiconductor devices and advanced modeling techniques. He also works as a compact model developer with the BSIM group and the Berkeley Device Modeling Centre (BDMC), University of California Berkeley. He is a co-developer of multiple industry standard FET models including BSIM-BULK, BSIM-IMG, BSIM-CMG, BSIM-SOI, ASM-HEMT compact models. He has also developed the IITK-RPTM model for phase-transition materials available in select EDA tools. He is one of the pioneers in the field of machine learning augmented compact model development in India. Prof. Dasgupta has multiple awards and recognitions to his name, including the prestigious IEEE EDS Early Career Award 2021, which recognizes him as one of the top young scientists in the world for his contributions to the field of electron devices. He has several publications to his name while also serving as a reviewer and technical committee member for multiple renowned journals and conferences.
Prof. Dasgupta completed his undergraduate, graduate and doctoral work at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK). He has worked as the manager of the Berkeley Device Modeling Centre and as a postdoctoral scholar in the BSIM group at the department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California Berkeley, prior to joining IIT Roorkee.Website: https://faculty.iitr.ac.in/ece/avirup/
Prof. Sourajeet Roy completed his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada, in 2013. From 2013 to 2019, he was an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA. Since 2019, he has been an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electrical and Communications Engineering, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, India, where he leads the Computational Modeling and Simulation (CMAS) Research Group. His current research interests include signal and power integrity analysis of integrated circuits, machine learning-based electronic design automation (EDA) of electronic packaging, and uncertainty quantification of microwave/RF circuits.,Dr. Roy is a member of the Technical Program Committee for the IEEE Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging and Integrated Systems Conference and the IEEE Workshop on Signal and Power Integrity. He was a recipient of the Vice-Chancellors Gold Medal at the undergraduate level in 2006. He was also a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology, the Ontario Graduate Scholarship, and the Graduate Research Thesis Award, all in 2012. His student has received the Best Poster Paper Award at the 23rd IEEE Conference on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging and Systems (EPEPS) in 2014. He is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technology.Website: https://smroy123.wixsite.com/caeda
Prof. Tanmoy Pramanik is an assistant professor in the Dept. of ECE at IIT Roorkee. He received his doctoral degree from The University of Texas at Austin in 2018. Prior to joining IIT Roorkee, he worked as a Quality and Reliability R&D engineer at Intel's Technology Development organization in Hillsboro, OR, USA. His research interest is in the area of emerging non-volatile memories, materials and devices for magnetic random-access memory, devices for neuromorphic computing and memory reliability.Website: http://ece.iitr.ac.in/tanmoy_pramanik