Rangharajan Venkatesan

Rangharajan Venkatesan, Ph.D.
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Rangharajan Venkatesan is a Research Scientist in the ASIC & VLSI Research group in NVIDIA. He received the B.Tech. degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology,  Roorkee in 2009 and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University in August 2014. His research interests include Variation-tolerant design methodologies, low power circuits and logic for SoCs, spintronic memories, neural networks, and approximate computing. He was a recipient of Purdue’s Ross Fellowship for the year 2009–2010 and the Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship for the year 2013–2014.  His work on spintronic memory design was recognized with the Best Paper Award at the International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), 2012.

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Research Interests:

Low power circuits and architectures, VLSI design, Domain-specific computing.

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