Chair Professors at IIT Bombay
Eminent faculty members in the department are recognized and aided by the institute with a Chair Professor appointment. Currently, the Chair Professors in our department are as follows:
1) Prof. H. Narayanan: Kamal Nayan Bajaj Chair Professor
BTech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay in 1969, PhD from IIT Bombay in 1974
Research Interests: Building large scale circuit simulators, large scale system partitioning Combinatorial optimization including submodular function theory.
Prof. Hari Narayanan has been a faculty member at IIT Bombay since 1974. He was a visiting faculty with the EECS Department at University of California, Berkeley, CA during 1983-1985. He was the Head of the Electrical Engineering department at IIT Bombay during 2000-2003. He has received the Excellence in Teaching award at IIT Bombay in 1998. He is known to be a compassionate teacher. He is concerned with disturbed and disadvantaged students, and is involved in their counseling. Currently, he is coordinating an institute-wide effort for helping students who face academic problems.
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2) Prof. J. M. Vasi: P. K. Kelkar Chair Professor for Nanotechnology
BTech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay in 1969, PhD from Johns Hopkins University in 1973
Research Interests: Nanoelectronics, flash memory devices, nanoscale CMOS devices for ULSI applications, silicon-on-insulator (SOI) MOS devices, reliability of nanoscale CMOS devices modeling and simulation of nanoscale CMOS devices.
Prof. Juzer M. Vasi has been a faculty member at IIT Bombay since 1981. Before joining IIT Bombay he taught at IIT Delhi and Johns Hopkins University. He is a fellow of the IEEE. He was the Editor of IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices for the year 1996-2003. He has been awarded as the Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Electron Devices Society. He is a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee to the Cabinet of the Government of India.
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3) Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri: Institute Chair Professor
BTech in Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering from IIT Kharagpur in 1985, MSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Calgary, Canada in 1987, PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, San Diego, USA in 1990.
Research Interests: Motion analysis and tracking, gesture analysis, data-clustering and pattern recognition, recovery of depth from defocus (focus stereo), diffusion equation, super-resolution imaging, content-based image retrieval, computational photography
Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri has received J.C. Bose National Fellowship. He has also received the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize in Engineering Sciences in 2004. He was awarded with the Swarnajayanti Fellowship in 2003. He is a fellow of the IEEE, the Indian National Science Academy, the Indian National Academy of Engineering, the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers India, and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Germany (1997).
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4) Prof. Vivek S. Borkar: Institute Chair Professor
BTech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay in 1976, MS in Systems and Control from Case Western Reserve University in 1977, PhD from University of California, Berkeley in 1980
Research Interests: Stochastic control, learning control theory, random processes
Prof. Vivek S. Borkar has held faculty positions at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) Center Bangalore, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Mumbai, and IIT Bombay. He has also held visiting positions at the University of Twente, MIT Cambridge, University of California at Berkeley, and University of Maryland at College Park. He has authored three books and over one-hundred archival publications. He has received several national and international honors. He is a fellow of the IEEE and various scientific academies in India. He is a recipient of the Homi Bhabha Fellowship and the J. C. Bose Fellowship. He has also received the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award from the Government of India. His research interests are in theory, algorithms, and applications of stochastic optimization.
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5) Prof. V. Ramgopal Rao: Institute Chair Professor
MTech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay in 1991, Post-doctoral fellow at University of California, Los Angeles in 1997-1998
Research Interests: Nanoelectronics, technology aware design challenges with emerging technologies, process-device-circuit interactions with multigate MOSFETs, polymer transistors, molecular electronics, CMOS reliability, bio-MEMS.
Dr. V. Ramgopal Rao is an Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices in the CMOS devices and technology area. He serves on the editorial boards of various other international journals. He is a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering, the Indian Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Sciences and the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers India. He is a Distinguished Lecturer in the IEEE Electron Devices Society. He interacts closely with many semiconductor industries including Intel, IBM, Infineon, Applied Materials, and Texas Instruments. He has over 300 publications in the area of Electron Devices and Nanoelectronics in refereed international journals and conference proceedings. He has sixteen patents, either awarded or pending. He has served on the program committee or organizing committee of a large number of international conferences in the area of electron devices. He was the Chairman of the IEEE AP/ED Bombay Chapter during 2002-2003. He currently serves on the executive committee of the IEEE Bombay Section besides being the vice-chair, IEEE Asia-Pacific Regions/Chapters Subcommittee.
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