Speakers' Profile
Day 1 - Wednesday, 8th December 2010
National Lecture Series :
 
Prof. V. Ramgopal Rao
Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
 
Profile:Dr. V. Ramgopal Rao is a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay and the Chief Investigator for the Centre of Excellence in Nanoelectronics project at IIT Bombay. Dr. Rao has over 250 publications in the area of Electron Devices & Nanoelectronics in refereed international journals and conference proceedings and has 13 patents, including 10 US patents either awarded or pending. Prof. Rao received the coveted Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize in Engineering Sciences in 2005 for his work on Electron Devices. He is also a recipient of the 2004 Swarnajayanti Fellowship award from DST, 2007 IBM Faculty award, the 2008 MRSI-ICSC Annual Prize, the 2009 Techno-Mentor award from the Indian Semiconductor Association and the 2010 DAE-SRC Outstanding Research Investigator award. He is an Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices in the CMOS Devices and Technology area and serves on the Editorial boards of various other international journals. Dr. Rao is a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences & a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Sciences.