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Faculty

Sumeet Gupta
Assistant Professor Of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Sumeet Kumar Gupta received his Ph.D. degree from the school of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN in 2012. Dr. Gupta is currently an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University. Prior to this, he was an Assistant professor of Electrical Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University from 2014 to 2017 and a Senior Engineer at Qualcomm Inc. in San Diego CA from 2012 to 2014, where he developed circuit design techniques and methodologies for analysis and benchmarking of standard cells. His research interests include low power variation aware VLSI circuit design, neuromorphic computing, memory design and in-memory computing, nano-electronics and spintronics, device-circuit co-design and nano-scale device modeling. He has published over 90 articles in refereed journals and conferences. Dr. Gupta was the recipient of DARPA Young Faculty Award in 2016, an Early Career Professorship by Penn State in 2014, the 6th TSMC Outstanding Student Research Bronze Award in 2012, Magoon Award and the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award from Purdue University in 2007 and Intel PhD Fellowship in 2009.

Students

Ahmedullah Aziz
Graduate Research Assistant
Ahmedullah Aziz is a Ph.D. candidate at Purdue University. His primary research focus is on non-volatile memory (MRAM, RRAM, FERAM) and steep slope device (NCFET, Phase-FET) design. He explores device-circuit-array co-design approaches with an emphasis on exploratory technologies like complex oxide electronics and spintronics. He earned an MS degree in Electrical Engineering (EE) from Pennsylvania State University in 2016 and BS in EE from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET) in 2013. As curricular practical training for doctoral studies, he worked in Global Foundries, USA for 6 months in the ‘Technology Research’ section. Prior to starting graduate studies, he had worked in Samsung R&D Institute, Bangladesh (SRBD) as an engineer for about one and a half year.
Atanu Kumar Saha
Graduate Research Assistant
Atanu Kumar Saha is a Ph.D. candidate at Purdue University. He earned his BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET) in 2013. Prior to joining Dr. Gupta’s research group, he worked as a lecturer in BRAC University, Bangladesh from 2013-2016. His research focus is on ferroelectricity, 2D semiconductor and device modeling.
Sandeep Krishna Thirumala
Graduate Research Assistant
Sandeep Thirumala is currently pursuing his Doctoral degree in the school of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University, IN. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Physics from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University, PA. His research interests are focused towards device-circuit co-design, near/in-memory computing architectures, emerging technologies for memory design and non-volatile logic and systems.
Niharika Thakuria
Graduate Research Assistant
Niharika Thakuria is a PhD candidate (2017-present) in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University. Prior to this, she pursued MS in Electrical Engineering (2016-2018) from Pennsylvania State University. She is advised by Dr. Sumeet Gupta during her MS and PhD studies. Her research during MS was focused on device-circuit modeling of exploratory devices, which resulted in her thesis titled - ‘2D Electrostrictive FET Based Circuits: Compact Modeling and Device-Circuit Co-Design’. Her current research interests are in compact modeling and device-circuit co-design of post-CMOS technologies, circuit design for non-Boolean computing.
Karam Cho
Graduate Research Assistant
Karam Cho is a Ph.D. candidate in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University. She received her B.S. in Physics and M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Seoul, Seoul, Korea in 2015 and 2017, respectively. Her research focus is on spin-based low-power device and circuit co-design.
Chunguang Wang
Graduate Research Assistant
Chunguang Wang is currently pursuing his Doctoral studies in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University. He received his BS and MS degrees in microelectronics from Peking University, Beijing, China in 2015 and 2018. His master thesis was on electrostatic discharge (ESD) device and circuit design. He joined Prof. Gupta's group since August. 2018. Currently, his research is focused on neuromorphic computing based on ferroelectric FETs
Xinkang Chen
Graduate Teaching Assista
Xinkang Chen received his B.Sc degree in computer engineering from University of Connecticut (UCONN), Storrs CT. Xinkang is currently pursuing a Master thesis degree in electrical and computer engineering at Purdue University. Xinkang used to work as teaching assistant and research assistant at UCONN ECE department. His research interests are focused towards Two Dimensional materials, device-circuit design, system level design synthesis and benchmark

Alumni

Shreya Gupta
Shreya Gupta received her B. Tech. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Delhi Technological University, India in 2015. She received her M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University in 2017. She is currently an Analog/Mixed signal Design Engineer at Intel Corporation, USA.
Anupriya Chakraborty
Anupriya Chakraborty received her Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University in 2018. She is currently a DRAM Engineer at Micron Technology, USA.
Danni Wang
Danni Wang received her Bachelor degree from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in China. She graduated in May 2016 with MS in electrical engineering from PSU. She is interested in digital and analog circuit, electronic devices (semiconductor, ferroelectrics and etc.) and power systems. She is currently at General Electric, China.
Jacob Covey
Graduate Research Assistant
Jacob Andrew Covey received his undergrad in electrical engineering at Pennsylvania State University in 2018. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Purdue University.
Zhesheng Chen
Zhesheng Chen received his undergrad in electrical engineering at Pennsylvania State University in 2018. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Purdue University.
William Wissing
William Cane Wissing was an undergraduate student and REU Scholar at PennState. He graduated in December 2015. He is currently at Intel, USA.
Mark Steiner
Mark Steiner was and undergraduate student and a Schreyers’ Scholar at PennState. He graduated in May 2016. He is currently an Application Engineer at Mitsubishi Electric, USA.
Kyle Sibert
Kyle Sibert was an undergraduate student and a Schreyers’ Scholar at PennState. He graduated in December 2015. He is currently at Northrup Grumman.

Visiting Scholar

Ya-Chi Huang
Ya-Chi Huang received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Department of Electrical Engineering, National Ilan University, Taiwan, in 2014 and 2015, respectively. She is currently the second year Ph.D. student in Department of Electrical Engineering at National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan. She was a visiting scholar at Pennsylvania State University in 11/2016 - 11/2017. Her research interests include circuit design in Si technology on SoC application.