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Dr. C. P. Ravikumar

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INDIA

Bagmane Tech Park, Opposite LRDE, C.V. Raman Nagar, Bangalore 560093, INDIA
Ph: 91-80-25099727
FAX: 91-80-25048213
E-mail: cpravikumar@hotmail.com

 

My biographical Information            

Brief Biography

My research

My teaching

My Publications

My Books

My Professional Activities

I am on Twitter

TI India University Program

I am on Facebook

My work at IIT Delhi

My blogs on TI University Program site

Seminars delivered recently

Courses taught at IIT Madras

Citations for my publications

My other writings


 

 

 

Biographical Information

  • Education

·         Ph.D. (Computer Engineering) from the University of Southern California (1991)

·         M.E. (Computer Science) from the Indian Institute of Science (1987)

·         B.E. (Electronics) from UVCE, Bangalore University (1983)

  • Professional Experience

·         Infosys Consultants Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, India (1983-1985)

·         Processors Systems India, Bangalore, India during (1987)

·         Research assistant and teaching assistant, Department of EE-Systems, USC (1987-1991)

·         Assistant Professor,Electrical Engineering, IIT Delhi (1991-1995)

·         Research Associate, EE-Systems, USC (1995-1996), and Summer of 1997

·         Associate Professor in Electrical Engineering, IIT Delhi (April 1996-March 2000)

·         Professor in Electrical Engineering, IIT Delhi (March 2000 – July 2001)

·         Vice President (Training), Controlnet India Pvt Ltd (Goa), an ASIC Design Services Company (October 2000 - June 2001)

·         Texas Instruments India, since July 2001. Joined as Senior Technologist in ASIC Division. Presently leads the TI India Technical University and directs the TI India University Program

·         Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Electrical Engineering at IIT Madras (since 2008)

 

 

 

Brief Biography

 

C.P. Ravikumar is presently the Technical Director of University Relations at Texas Instruments, India. He also leads the TI India Technical University which provides learning opportunities to employees of TI India. He is also an adjunct faculty at IIT Madras.  Before joining TI India in 2001, Ravikumar was a Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (1991-2001). He also held a visiting position at the University of Southern California (1995-1996) and the position of Vice President (Training) at Controlnet India Pvt Ltd (2000-2001).  He obtained his Ph.D. (Computer Engineering) from the University of Southern California (1991), M.E. in Computer Science with highest scores from Indian Institute of Science (1987) and B.E. in Electronics with a Gold Medal from Bangalore University (1983). He has published over 200 papers in leading International conferences and journals. He founded the VLSI Design and Test Symposium (VDAT) and was the General Chair of this event for 15 years, from its inception in 1998 to 2011. He is the author/editor/coauthor of over 12 books in areas of VLSI and has contributed several book chapters.  He is the editor of the Journal of VLSI and Electronic System Design and on the editorial board of the Journal of Electronic Testing – Theory and Applications and the Journal of Low Power Electronics. He has won the best paper award at IEEE International Conference on VLSI Design (2002) and VLSI Test Symposium (2005). He is a Senior Member of IEEE, honorary secretary of IEEE CAS Bangalore chapter (2004-current) which he founded, and the honorary secretary of VLSI Society of India (2003-2011). He received an award from Zinnov for his work on eco-system development in India (Universities).

 

Research Interests

I have conducted research at USC, IIT Delhi, and at TI India in the following areas. Please click here to see the list of my research publications.

  • Embedded Systems
  • VLSI Test

Testing for Nanometer-related Failures, Low-power Testing, At-speed Testing, Test Compression, Yield Improvement

Low-power test, variability issues in test

Test Vector Validation

Memory Testing, Hierarchical Testing

Built-in Self Test , IDDQ Testing , Functional Testing of Microprocessors ,
Testing of core-based systems , Fault Diagnosis

Design flow analysis and optimization, System-level Synthesis, High-level Synthesis
Low-power Design Techniques, Deep Submicron Design and Test, Embedded Systems

Distributed Computing, Distributed/Parallel algorithms for Resource Discovery
Parallel Algorithms, Heterogeneous Multiprocessors, Storage Area Networks, Embedded Systems
Routing and Multicasting , Interconnection Networks

 

 

 

 

Publications

 

Most of the papers can be downloaded from IEEE online library or from appropriate conference archives.  You can also visit www.scholar.google.com and get the citation information on my publications.  Sorry, I don’t have downloadable PDFs on my site. If you need any specific paper, I may be able to send a softcopy.

 

Journal Publications

Conference Publications

Books and Tech Reports

 

 

Professional Activities

 

Contribution to Journals

Contribution to Conferences

Contribution to Professional Societies

Contributions to Curriculum Development

 

Contributions to Professional Societies

 

  • Honorary Secretary of the VLSI Society of India (August, 2003 – August, 2011)
  • Founder and Honorary Secretary of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society, Bangalore Chapter (since 2004)
  • Senior Member, IEEE (since 2004), Member of IEEE since 1989
  • Fellow, Indian Microelectronics Society (since 2003)
  • Speaker in the IEEE India National Distinguished Lecturer Program (since 2009)
  • Member, IETE (since 1994)
  • Member, ISTE (since 1998); invited member of review committee for ISTE Publications (2008-current)
  • IEEE TTTC Group Vice Chair, Asia and South Pacific Region (since 2004)
  • Member of the University Relations Sub-committee of India Semiconductor Association (since 2005)

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Journal-related Activities

  • Founder and editor of “UniTI

” Newsletter published by Texas Instruments India (University Program) (2008-2012). Presently, editor of the electronic newsletter of TI India University Program

Curriculum Development

 

 

 

Teaching

 

 

University of Southern California

I taught a course on VLSI Design for undergraduate students twice in the Department of EE-Systems. I was also a teaching assistant for “Computer Organization” and “Computer Architecture” classes at USC.

IIT Delhi

I have taught several courses for undergraduate and postgraduate students at IIT Delhi. Please click here to see more.

IIT Madras

As an adjunct faculty at IIT Madras, I have taught courses in the Department of Electrical Engineering. Please click here to see more.

IETE, New Delhi

I have taught courses on “Parallel Processing” several times for the Masters’ students of the IETE

BITS, Pilani

I taught a course on “VLSI Testing” at BITS Pilani in 2008

BITS Pilani – Distance Education Program

I have taught courses on “VLSI Testing” and “CAD of ICs” for the Distance Education Program of BITS Pilani conducted in Bangalore

 

Tutorials

  • Full-day tutorial at VLSI Design Conference 2011 with Prof. Kewal Saluja on “Overview of Modern VLSI Design and Test Practices”
  • Full-day tutorial on “Advances in VLSI Design” at MNIT, Jaipur (Aug 9, 2010)
  • Full-day tutorial at VDAT 2010 on “An overview of VLSI Design and Test”
  • Half-day tutorial at WECON 2009 on “Designing Embedded Systems using Beagleboard
  • Half-day tutorial at VLSI Design and Test Symposium, 2009 on the topic of “Test Power Reduction”.
  • Teaching the course on “DSP and Embedded Systems” (jointly with Prof. S. Srinivasan of IIT Madras) for the students of Dual Degree Program in Electrical Engineering, IIT Madras
  • 4-day tutorial on Design for Test at Noida, organized by VLSI Society of India  (Jointly with Prof. S.M. Reddy, U. of Iowa and Nilanjan Mukherjee, Mentor Graphics)
  • day tutorial on “Embedded Systems-on-Chip – Recent trends and future directions” on March 17, 2007 at Banasthali Vidyapeeth, Rajasthan (as part of the DST-sponsored workshop on Models of Computation)
  • Innovative Practices session at VTS 2007 (Joint organizer with Srivaths Ravi)
  • 1-day tutorial on Embedded Systems  at TIMA conference, National Institute of Technology, Trichy, Jan 4, 2007
  • 1-day tutorial on DFT organized  by VLSI Society of India on the topic of Design for Test at New Delhi, December 2005 (Jointly with Vishwani D. Agrawal)
  • Delivered a 1.5-day tutorial on Design for Testability of Digital Systems at VNR VJIET, Hyderabad, September  2006
  • Delivered a 2-hr tutorial on “Industrial Perspectives in Design for Test”,  August 2006, Bangalore
  • Delivered a 1-week course on DFT at BITS, Pilani during Feb 2006
  • Delivered a half-day tutorial on VHDL at the VLSI Education Workshop organized by NIST, Berhapmpur, October 2005.
  • Delivered a half-day tutorial on “System-on-Chip Design & Test  at the VLSI Education Workshop organized by NIST, Berhapmpur, October 2005.
  • Invited Tutorial on “CAD of Integrated Circuits” at VLSI Education Workshop, Mysore, May, 2004
  • Tutorial on Challenges in System-on-Chip Design at the IEEE TENCON 2003, Bangalore, 2003


Invited Seminars given in the recent past

(Click here to see the complete list of talks in the past few years )

Seminars delivered in 2012

Introduction to MSP430 Microcontroller

SJCE, Mysore

 Jan 11

inauguration of the two-day faculty development program on Texas Instruments MSP430 microcontroller

How TI Technology helps in developing low-power high-performance and low-cost embedded systems

Texas Instruments, Bangalore

Jan 12

Talk delivered to interns

Introduction to MSP430 Microcontroller

Texas Instruments , Bangalore

Jan 18

Inauguration of the two-day faculty development program on Texas Instruments MSP430 microcontroller

Multicore Processors

Texas Instruments, Bangalore

Jan 24

Delivered at Texas Instruments

It’s always 430 somewhere!

IP University campus, New Delhi

Feb 9

Seminar in Department of Computer Science

Skill Development in the country in the area of Embedded Systems

MCIT, New Delhi

Mar 3

Invited panelist at the workshop organized by Department of Information Technology, Government of India

C2000 Microcontroller in Power Electronics Applications

Amritha School of Engineering, Bangalore campus

Mar 13

 Inauguration of the two-day faculty development program on C2000 microcontroller

Introduction to MSP430 Microcontroller

Texas Instruments, Bangalore

March 2012

inauguration of the Takeoff with MSP430 launchpad – a self-learning lab program organized at Texas Instruments

It’s always 430 somewhere! on Texas Instruments MSP430 microcontroller

Father Rodrigues Institute of Technology , Navi Mumbai

Mar 27

Seminar in the Dept of ECE

C2000 Microcontroller in Power Electronics Applications  Father Rodrigues Institute of Technology

Father Rodrigues Institute of Technology , Navi Mumbai

 Mar 27

Seminar in the Dept of ECE

It’s always 430 somewhere!

BNMIT, Bangalore

 March 28

Seminar in the Dept of ECE

It’s always 430 somewhere! 

CT Institute of Technology, Jalandhar

 Apr 3

Seminar in the Dept of ECE

It’s always 430 somewhere! 

KSSEM, Bangalore

 Apr 10

Seminar in the Dept of ECE

Texas Instruments C2000 Microcontroller in Power Electronics Applications at

PESIT, Bangalore

 April 23

Seminar in the Dept of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Trends in Electronics and Communication

Nitte Minakshi Institute of Technology

 May 3

Seminar in the Dept of ECE for teachers

Embedded Systems

Sir MV Institute of Tech

 May 3

Seminar in the Dept of ECE

Power Efficient Signal Processing

KSIT, Bangalore

 May 4

Keynote talk at ICVSP 2012

It’s always MSP430 somewhere!

 CT Inst of Tech, Jalandhar

 Jun 4

Inauguration of TI India Univ Prog workshop

It’s always MSP430 somewhere!

NIT Jalandhar

 Jun 4

Seminar in Dept of ECE

It’s always MSP430 somewhere 

IIIT Hyderabad

Jun 14

Seminar for ECE students

OMAP Heterogeneous Multicore Platform for Low Power Mobile Devices

IGIT Delhi

Jun 16

Seminar in Summer Workshop

ARM based Embedded Processor Platforms from TI

CDAC Hyderabad

Jun 20

Talk for the participants of the faculty development program

Power Efficient Signal Processing

MJCET Hyderabad

Jun 28

Inauguration of IEEE CAS chapter

Power Efficient Signal Processing

PSG Polytechnic College

 Jun 30

 

Keynote address at VECOS 2012

Importance of System-level Design and Analog

CDAC Bangalore

July 2

Faculty Development Program

Inspiring innovations in Analog System Design

CMRIT, Bangalore

 July 23

Inauguration of workshop on Analog System Design

It's Always MSP430 somewhere

St Joseph’s College of Engineering (Mangalore)

July 23

Webinar

Power Electronics applications of C2000 Microcontroller with special emphasis on Motor Control

NIT Calicut

Aug 6

Inauguration of two-day workshop on C2000 microcontroller

It’s always MSP430 somewhere

VIT Chennai

Aug 8

Seminar in the Dept of ECE

Embedded Systems

Anna University College of Engg, Chennai

Aug 8

Seminar in the Dept of ECE

Texas Instruments For Embedded Applications and Industrial Automation  -

SRM University, Chennai

Aug 18

Seminar in the Dept of Control & Instrumentation

Power Electronics applications of C2000 Microcontroller with special emphasis on Motor Control

TCE Madurai

Aug 30

Inauguration of workshop on C2000 microcontroller

Chief guest address : Trends in Electronics & Communication –

TCE Madurai

Aug 30

Inauguration of EEE association

Introduction to TI Microcontrollers

SCOE Pune

Aug 31

Seminar in Dept of ECE

Trends in Electronic Measurement & Instrumentation

MIT Chennai

Sep 6

Seminar in Dept of Instrumentation

Trends in Electronics and Communication

Tejaa Shakti College of Engg & Tech

Sep 15

 

Web-enabled Keynote talk at NCICCG’12

Analog System Design

TCE Madurai

Sep 7

Webinar

Introduction toTI Microcontrollers

RVCE Bangalore

Sep 27

Seminar in Dept of ECE

TI's Low power Wireless Connectivity Solutions

Anna Univ College of Engg, Chennai

 Oct 5

Inauguration of workshop on Wireless Connectivity

Research Methodologies

KSSEM Bangalore

 Oct 12

Keynote talk at workshop on Research Methodologies

Introduction to TI semiconductor solutions and their applications

DJ Sanghvi College of Engg, Mumbai

 Oct 18

Seminar in Dept of ECE

Introduction to TI Microcontrollers at SPIT

Mumbai

 Oct 18

Tutorial in ICCICT 2012

Introduction to TI Microcontrollers

Chitkara University , Punjab Campus

 Oct 20

Inauguration of Multiworkshop on TI microcontrollers

Applications of MSP430 Microcontroller

TI Campus

 Oct 22

Address to the student participants of the Saturday workshop

VLSI and Communication- a fractal relation

BIT, Bangalore

 Oct 30

Keynote talk at Conference on VLSI and Communication Systems

30 years of DSP - Milestones and Road Map

Chitkara University, Rajpura, Punjab Campus

Nov 1

 Keynote Talk at SIBIP-2012

Embedded Systems

UIET, Chandigarh

Nov 2

 Seminar in Dept of ECE

 Low Power High-Performance Low-Cost Embedded Systems using TI Embedded Processors and Analog

Cranes Varsity, Bangalore

 Dec 27

 Seminar

 


Courses taught at IIT Madras

 

As an adjunct faculty in the Department of Electrical Engineering at IIT Madras, I have taught the following courses:

  • DSP and Embedded Systems (jointly with Prof. S. Srinivasan) – 2008
  • CAD of Integrated Circuits (jointly with Prof. A. Ravishankar) - 2009
  • Special Topics in VLSI Design (jointly with Prof. A. Ravishankar) – 2010, 2011 and 2012

 

Other Writings

 

·         Writings in Kannada

·         Translations from Kannada to English

·         Translations from Hindi to English

·         CP’s corner

 

Citations for my publications

 

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