Harish Krishnaswamy received the B.Tech. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, India, in 2001, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California (USC) in 2003 and 2009, respectively. He joined the EE department of Columbia University as an Assistant Professor in January 2009.
He received the IEEE International Solid State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) Lewis Winner Award for Outstanding Paper in 2007. He also received the Best Thesis in Experimental Research Award from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering in 2009, and the DARPA Young Faculty Award in 2011.
Jahnavi Sharma graduated with Bachelorís and Masterís degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras in May 2009. In the summer of 2007, she did a three-month internship at the Microelectronics Center of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur with the late Dr. Shantiram Kal. She joined the group as a PhD student in August 2009.
Anandaroop Chakrabarti graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in 2010 with a Bachelor's degree in Electronics & Electrical Communication Engineering. He spent the summer of 2009 at the University of Utah on a three-month internship under Dr. Richard Brown, Dean of Engineering. He joined Dr. Harish Krishnaswamy's research group in August 2010 as a PhD track student.
Ritesh A. Bhat graduated from the National Institute of Technology, Karnataka in 2010 with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. He interned at Texas Instruments, Bangalore under Dr. K Radhakrishna Rao for a period of two and half months in summer 2009. In Spring 2011, he joined Dr. Harish Krishnaswamy's research group as a PhD-track student.
Tsung-Hao (Jeffrey) Chuang graduated from National Taiwan University in 2010 with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering. He received the NTU EE Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award and the Lam Research Award in 2010. In August 2011, he joined Dr. Harish Krishnaswamy's research group as a PhD-track student.
Mohammad Asgari graduated from Sharif University of Technology in 2010 with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering. He earned a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from Stony Brook University in 2011. In Spring 2012, he joined Dr. Harish Krishnaswamy's research group as a PhD-track student.
Linxiao Zhang graduated from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in 2011 with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. He interned at Institute of Microelectronics, Singapore, for five months in 2009. In Summer 2012, he joined Dr. Harish Krishnaswamy's research group as a PhD-track student.
Tolga Dinc received his B.S. and M.S. in Electronics Engineering from Sabanci University, Istanbul in June 2010 and 2012, respectively. In the summer of 2009 and 2010, he held internship positions with IHP Microelectronics, Germany. He was a recepient of 2010 Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) Undergraduate/Pre-Graduate Scholarship Award. In August 2012, he joined Dr. Harish Krishnaswamy's research group as a PhD-track student.
Jin (Joe) Zhou received the B.S. degree in Electronics Engineering from Wuhan University, Wuhan, China in 2008, and the M.S. degree in Microelectronics from Fudan University, Shanghai, China, in 2011. From July 2011 to August 2012, he was with MediaTek, Singapore, as a RFIC design engineer worked on cellular and wireless products.
MS StudentsLinus Bohm (Spring 2013 - present): UWB impulse radar demonstrator.
Wei Pan (Spring 2013 - present): 45GHz power DAC test fixture design.
Vaibhav Pandey (Fall 2012 - present): VCDL-based digital RF phase modulator design.
Ning Zhang (Fall 2012 - present): FPGA-based digital RRC filter implementation, LVDS receiver design.
Bibhu Das (Summer 2012 - present): Millimeter-wave power-amplifier packaging techniques.
Akshay Shah (Summer 2012 - present): Millimeter-wave/THz active and passive imaging.
Former Visiting Students
Mohammad Asgari (Summer 2011): Linear-yet-efficient RF power amplifiers.
Former MS Students
Jian Chen (Spring 2010 - Fall 2010): Construction of an anechoic chamber. Characterization of UWB antennas, antenna arrays and beamforming networks (first job: Minicircuits).
William Lee (Summer 2010 - Fall 2010): Investigation of flicker-noise mechanisms in LC oscillators. Waveform/code design for Multi-beam ST-RAKE RADARs (first job: PMC Sierra).
Jian (Johnny) Chen (Fall 2010-Spring 2012): Efficient RF switching power amplifiers (first job: Marvell).
Ritesh Bhat (Fall 2010): Design of a discrete, UWB, Multi-beam ST-RAKE RADAR testbed (first job: Columbia EE PhD Program).
Luyao Shi (Fall 2011): Development of custom measurement automation software.
Linxiao Zhang (Fall 2011 - Spring 2012): Broadband modeling of silicon-based passive components (first job: Columbia EE PhD Program).
Artem Lakovlev (Fall 2012): 45GHz power DAC test fixture design.
Cindy Xia (Fall 2012): WLAN 802.11a OFDM waveform study.