Research and Innovation Snapshots

Can a Machine Learn Charge Density Waves? [Santanu Mahapatra, ESE]

Charge density wave (CDW) is a quantum mechanical phenomenon, which induces distortion in the crystal structures of some low-dimensional (1D…

Voltage Equalizer for Electrochemical Energy Storages [Vinod John, EE]

A voltage equalizer ensures uniform voltage distribution in a series-connected battery or ultra-capacitor stack to improve its capacity and life…

Privaros: A framework for privacy-compliant delivery drones [Vinod Ganapathy, CSA]

E-commerce companies are poised to use delivery drones to revolutionize how products are delivered to customers. However, these drones come…

Streaming Codes for Low-Latency Communication [Vijay Kumar Panganamala, ECE]

Ensuring reliable communication with low latency, is key to next-generation applications such as interactive voice and video, multiplayer gaming, multiplayer…

Nonlinear optics with emerging two-dimensional materials [Varun Raghunathan, ECE]

Nonlinear optical study of emerging two-dimensional (2D) materials is interesting both for understanding material properties and for building useful photonic…

Open-source modular and reusable compiler infrastructure for machine learning and artificial computations [Uday Kumar Bondhugula, CSA]

The highlight has been the creation of an open-source modular and reusable compiler infrastructure for machine learning and artificial computations…

Deep Unsupervised Speech Representation Learning [Sriram Ganapathy, EE]

The performance of speech systems is degraded in the presence of noise. The principle of modulation filtering attempts to remove…

Semi-Supervised Cross-Modal Retrieval With Label Prediction [Soma Biswas, EE]

Cross-modal retrieval with image-text, sketch-image, etc. are gaining increasing importance due to abundance of data from multiple modalities, and applications…

Rate-optimal Coded Quantum Networks [Shayan Srinivasa Garani, ESE]

Rate-optimal Coded Quantum Networks, Eavesdropping and more: We encode k qubits of quantum information over an n-node network, in a…

Coding Analog of Superadditivity using Quantum Tensor Product Codes [Shayan Srinivasa Garani, ESE]

Researchers at PNSI lab led by Prof. Garani are actively involved in the broad areas of research within quantum error…

Phonon limited anisotropic quantum transport in phosphorene field effect transistors [Santanu Mahapatra, ESE]

We develop a computer code, which elucidates the intricate electron-phonon coupling limited quantum transport in two-dimensional material-based nano-scale transistors. Such first-principles-based computational tool…

Next generation Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)  platform hardware [Prabhakar TV, ESE]

Zero Energy Networks (ZEN) laboratory has designed and developed a next generation Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)  platform hardware.  Two product…

The value of timing information in event-triggered control [Pavankumar Tallapragada, EE]

This work demonstrates that in event-triggered control, the timing of the events carries implicit information. In particular, we have found…

Uniqueness of rigid point-cloud registration [Kunal Chaudhury, EE]

A necessary and sufficient condition for uniquely registering a system of point clouds (whose positions are known in different coordinate…

Ultrafast Charge and Energy Transfer Across van der Waals Heterojunctions [Kausik Majumdar, ECE]

Two-dimensional layered semiconductors, for example, the monolayer transition metal dichalcogenides, serve as excellent platforms to study fundamental properties of exciton…

Optimal Design and Control of Dual Active Bridge DC-DC Converters [Kaushik Basu, EE]

Dual active bridge isolated DC-DC converters are now widely used in medium and high-power applications such as DC distribution systems,…

Optimal Algorithms for Statistical Inference and Learning under Information Constraints [Himanshu Tyagi, ECE]

Classical statistics assumes that data samples are available in their entirety at one place. But what happens when only limited…

Advanced Healthcare Technologies [Hardik J. Pandya, ESE]

The research group at BEES Lab, DESE, is developing advanced healthcare technologies to screen and diagnose breast, oral, and brain…

Novel Thru-Wall Radar-on-chip Technology [Gaurab Banerjee, ECE]

Dr. Gaurab Banerjee and his research group at the ECE department have developed a radar-on-chip technology for thru-wall imaging applications.…

Model-based Simulation Methodology for EMI/EMC [Dipanjan Gope, ECE]

Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) and Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) contribute to a significant percentage of compliance failures in the hardware verification stage.…

The Round Complexity of Perfect MPC with Active Security and Optimal Resiliency [Arpita Patra, CSA]

In STOC’88, Ben-Or, Goldwasser, and Wigderson established an important milestone in the field of cryptography by showing that every function…

Hardware-software co-design for easily programmable GPUs [Arkaprava Basu, CSA]

Traditionally, the Central Processing Unit or CPU has been the brain of a computer. In recent times, however, Graphics Processing…

Best Fit Bin Packing with Random Order Revisited [Arindam Khan, CSA]

The bin packing problem is a fundamental problem in combinatorial optimization, where a collection of items has to be packed…

A Vapnik’s Imperative to Unsupervised Domain Adaptation [Ambedkar Dukkipati, CSA]

The success of deep neural networks, in the advancement of AI, can be attributed to models trained on large amounts…

Fairness in an Algorithmic World [Siddharth Barman, CSA]

Siddharth’s recent work considers fairness from a computation lens. For example, one of his recent works shows that one can…

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