People invited to conducting the current program
a) Prof. (Dr.) Madhav P. Desai
He leverages his industry experience as Principal Engineer, Semiconductor Engineering Group, Digital Equipment Corporation, USA. He has worked extensively on Static Timing Verification, Interconnect Optimization, Logic Synthesis, SRAM Design, and Circuit Optimization and has participated in the development of three generations of Alpha Microprocessors.
Dr. Desai has done his B.Tech. EE from IIT Bombay, M.S . and Ph.D . from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), USA . He is currently a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at IIT Bombay.
b) Prof. (Dr.) Rajender Patrikar
He leverages his industry experience at TECH semiconductor in Advance Device Technology Department, Singapore & Institute of High Performance Computing Singapore where he carried research work in the area of CAD for VLSI and nano-electronics. He also worked at Computer-Vision R & D, Pune. Prior to moving to Singapore, he has been a faculty at IIT Bombay.
Dr. Patrikar has done his Ph.D from Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay. He is currently a professor in Electronics and Computer Science Department at VNIT Nagpur.
c) Prof. (Dr.) W.S. Khokle
He is ex-Director of Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CEERI) Pilani and one of the founding fathers of VLSI in India.
His major contributions has been in Semiconductor device research and development & setting up one of the best semiconductor device laboratory in the country. Technological aspects covered the development of 3 micron MOSFET based IC technology on a laboratory scale for the first time in the country. Technology for microwave devices was developed, parametric amplifier with indigenously developed varactor diode led to best paper award of the IETE. The work on superconducting materials and devices led to the best paper award by Indian Cryogenic Council. He is also recipient of NRDC award. He has published over 105 papers in referred journals and more than 100 papers in various conferences. He has Coauthored 1 book and also edited, 2 proceedings, International Conf. He has guided 12 students for Ph.D in the area of electronics.
He is an Emeritus Professor at VNIT Nagpur. He has also taught at IIT Delhi. Dr. Khokle had done his MS and Ph.D in Electrical engineering from University of Minnesota
d) Prof. (Dr.) S.R.Sathe
He is a Professor in Computer Science department and an expert on teaching Linux. He has done his M.Tech from IIT Bombay & Ph.D in the area of distributed computing. He has been teaching in Department of Computer Science VNIT Nagpur for close to two decades.
e) Prof.(Dr.) R.B Deshmukh
He leverages his industry experience as Research and Development Engineer at Spruha Electronic Systems.
From 1998-2004 Co-coordinator Department of Electronics Govt. of India. “Special Manpower Development in VLSI design and Related software” & from
1997-1999 Co-ordinator Ministry of Human Resource Development _ Thrust area proposal in “Design of Sensors and Transducers”.
He has done his M.Tech from Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay and he has done his PhD. He is faculty in Electronics and Computer Science Department at VNIT Nagpur.
More Professors are being arranged to conduct the program.