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Professor,
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Dr. Mohanty obtained Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of South Florida. His research interests are the following:
  1. Consumer Electronics for Smart Cities
  2. Application-Specific Things for Efficient Edge Computing
  3. Methodologies for Digital and Mixed-Signal Hardware
Elias_Kougianos
Professor,
Department of Engineering Technology
Dr. Kougianos obtained Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Louisiana State University. He has extensive industrial experience in semiconductor process integration, process and device simulation, and VLSI design. His current research interests include analog and mixed signal circuit simulation and the application of stochastic techniques to the solution of electromagnetic problems.


Current Graduate Student Members :
  1. P. Sundaravadivel, Ph.D.(Computer Science and Engineering), Research: "Sensors for IoT Applications", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, since Fall 2015, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos.
  2. P. V. Yanambaka, Ph.D.(Computer Science and Engineering), Research: "Methods for FinFET based Analog and Digital Circuit Design", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, since Fall 2014, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos.
  3. O. Okpokwasili, Ph.D.(Computer Science and Engineering), Research: "Simulation of Intelligent Battery Design and Management", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, since Fall 2014, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos.
  4. A. Sayeed, Ph.D.(Computer Science and Engineering), Research: "Energy Efficient IoT Component Design", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, since Spring 2016, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos.
  5. L. Rachakonda, Ph.D.(Computer Science and Engineering), Research: "Sensors for Smart Health Care", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, since Fall 2017, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos.

Past Ph.D. Student Members :

  1. U. Albalawi, Ph.D.(Computer Science and Engineering), Dissertation: "New Frameworks for Secure Image Communication in the Internet of Things (IoT)", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Summer 2016, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos. (First Employment: University of Tabuk, Saudi Arabia.)
  2. S. Joshi, Ph.D.(Computer Science and Engineering), Dissertation: "Analysis and Optimization of Graphene FET Based Integrated Circuits", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Spring 2016, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos.
  3. O. Okobiah, Ph.D.(Computer Science and Engineering), Dissertation: "Geostatistical Inspired Metamodeling and Optimization of Nanoscale Analog Circuits", University of North Texas, Spring 2014, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos. (Received Outstanding Ph.D. Student in Computer Science and Engineering Award for the Year 2013-2014.) (Received scholarship for ACM A.M. Turing Centenary Celebration 2012.) (Received Scholarship for ACM SIGDA Design Automation Summer School 2011.) (First Employment: Samsung Semiconductor)
  4. G. Zheng, Ph.D.(Computer Science and Engineering), Dissertation: "Layout-Accurate Ultra-Fast System Level Design Exploration Through Verilog-AMS", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Spring 2013, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos. (Received Outstanding Ph.D. Student in Computer Science and EngineeringAward for the Year 2012-2013.) (Received scholarship for ACM A.M. Turing Centenary Celebration 2012.) (Received Scholarship for ACM SIGDA Design Automation Summer School 2011.) (First Employment: Analog Devices, Inc.)
  5. O. Garitselov, Ph.D.(Computer Science and Engineering), Dissertation: "Metamodeling-Based Fast Optimization of Nanoscale AMS-SoCs", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, since Spring 2010, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos. (Received Outstanding Ph.D. Student in Computer Science and Engineering Award for the Year 2011-2012.)(Received Scholarship for ACM SIGDA Design Automation Summer School 2011.) (First Employment: Spectracom Corporation)
  6. G. Thakral-Ghai, Ph.D.(Computer Science and Engineering), Dissertation: "Process-Voltage-Temperature Aware Nanoscale Circuit Optimization", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Fall 2010, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos. (First UNT Woman Computer Science and Engineering Ph.D. with VLSI Specialization.) (First Employment: Aperia Solutions)
  7. D. V. Ghai, Ph.D.(Computer Science and Engineering), Dissertation: "Variability Aware Low-Power Techniques for Nanoscale Mixed-Signal Circuits", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Spring 2009, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos. (First UNT Computer Science and Engineering Ph.D. with VLSI Specialization.) (First Employment: nanoDragon LLC, Texas)

Past M.S. Thesis Student Members :

  1. V. Dhayal, M.S.(Computer Science), Research: "Exploring Simscape™ Modeling for Piezoelectric Sensor Based Energy Harvester", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Spring 2017, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos.
  2. N. Mukka, M.S.(Computer Engineering), Thesis: "Simulink® Based Modeling of A Multi Global Navigation Satellite System", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Summer 2016, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos. (Received Outstanding Master's Student in Computer Engineering Award for Year 2015-2016.)
  3. G. Aluru, M.S.(Computer Engineering), Thesis: "Exploring Analog and Digital Design Using Open-Source Electric VLSI Design System", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Spring 2016, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos.
  4. M. K. Mukka, M.S.(Computer Engineering), Thesis: "Simulink based Design and Implementation of a Solar Power based Mobile Charger", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Fall 2015, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos.
  5. P. Lrmadhu, M.S.(Electrical Engineering Technology), Thesis: "Comparative Analysis and Implementation of High Data Rate Wireless Sensor Network Simulation Frameworks", Department of Engineering Technology, University of North Texas, Fall 2015, major professor - Kougianos, co-major - Mohanty.
  6. A. Hanson, M.S.(Computer Science), Thesis: "General Purpose Computing in GPU - A Watermarking Case Study", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Summer 2014, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos.
  7. M. Gautam, M.S.(Computer Engineering), Thesis: "Exploring Memristor Based Analog Design in Simscape", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Spring 2013, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos.
  8. J. Franco, M.S.(Computer Engineering) Thesis: "Rapid Prototyping and Design of a Fast Random Number Generator", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Spring 2012, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos. (First Employment: Raytheon Company).
  9. G. Coelho, M.S.(Engineering Systems), Thesis: "OTA-Quadrotor: An Object-Tracking Quadrotor for Real-Time Detection and Recognition", Department of Engineering Technology, University of North Texas, Spring 2012, major professor - Kougianos, co-major - Mohanty. (First Employment: Peterbilt Motors Company)
  10. O. Okobiah, M.S.(Computer Engineering), Thesis: "Exploring Process-Variation Tolerant Design of Nanoscale Sense Amplifier Circuits", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Fall 2010, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos. (Received Outstanding Master's Student in Computer Engineering Award for Year 2010-2011.) (First Employment: Joined Ph.D. Program)
  11. I. Zarate, M.S.(Engineering Systems), Thesis: "Software and Hardware in the Loop Modeling of an Audio Watermarking Algorithm", Department of Engineering Technology, University of North Texas, Fall 2010, major professor - Kougianos, co-major - Mohanty. (First Employment: Weatherford Inc., Houston, TX)
  12. R. Rastogi Bani, M.S.(Computer Engineering), Thesis: "A New N-Way Reconfigurable Data Cache Architecture for Embedded Systems", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Fall 2009, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos. (Received Outstanding Master's Student in Computer Engineering Award for Year 2009-2010.) (Received International Education Committee ScholarshipAward for Year 2009-2010.) (First Employment: Center for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC), Pune, India.)
  13. S. Rangoonwala, M.S.(Engineering Systems), Thesis: "A Verilog 8051 Softcore for FPGA Applications", Department of Engineering Technology, University of North Texas, Spring 2009, major professor - Kougianos, co-major - Mohanty. (First Employment: Joined Ph.D. Program)
  14. S. Naraharisetti, M.S.(Computer Engineering), Thesis: "Region Aware DCT Domain Invisible Robust Blind Watermarking for Color Images", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Fall 2008, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos. (Received Outstanding Master's Student in Computer Engineering Award for Year 2008-2009.
  15. A. Mendoza, M.S.(Engineering Systems), Thesis: "Hardware Software Co-Design of a JPEG2000 Watermarking Encoder", Department of Engineering Technology, University of North Texas, Fall 2008, major professor - Kougianos, co-major - Mohanty. (First Employment: Olympus Controls)
  16. S. Tarigopula, M.S.(Computer Engineering), Thesis: "A CAM based High-Performance Classifier-Scheduler for a Video Network Processor", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Spring 2008, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos. (Received Outstanding Master's Student in Computer Engineering Award for Year 2007-2008.) (First Employment: GE)
  17. N. Pati, M.S.(Computer Engineering), Thesis: "Occlusion Tolerant Object Recognition Methods for Video Surveillance and Tracking of Moving Civilian Vehicles", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Fall 2007, major professor - Guturu, co-major professor - Mohanty. (First Employment: FedEx)
  18. S. T. Vadlamudi, M.S.(Computer Engineering), Thesis: "A Nano-CMOS Based Universal Voltage Level Converter for Multi-VDD SoCs", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Spring 2007, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos.
  19. A. Palakodety, M.S.(Computer Engineering), Thesis: "CMOS Active Pixel Sensors for Digital Cameras: Current State-of-the-Art", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Spring 2007, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos (First Employment: Vertex Pharmaceuticals)
  20. W. Cai, M.S.(Electronics Engineering Technology), Thesis: "FPGA Prototyping of a Watermarking Algorithm for MPEG-4", Department of Engineering Technology, University of North Texas, Spring 2007, major professor - Kougianos, co-major - Mohanty. (First Employment: Microsoft Corporation)
  21. G. Sarivisetti, M.S.(Computer Engineering), Thesis: "Design and Optimization of Components in a 45nm CMOS Phase Locked Loop", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Fall 2006, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos. (First UNT Woman Computer Engineering Graduate with VLSI Specialization.)
  22. A. K. Ale, M.S.(Computer Engineering), Thesis: "Comparison and Evaluation of Existing Analog Circuit Simulators Through a Sigma-Delta Modulator", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Fall 2006, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos.
  23. O. B. Adamo, M.S.(Computer Engineering), Thesis: "VLSI Architecture and FPGA Prototyping of a Secure Digital Camera for Biometric Application", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Summer 2006, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Varanasi. (Third UNT Computer Engineering Graduate with VLSI Specialization.) (First Employment: Joined Ph.D. Program)
  24. R. Velagapudi, M.S.(Computer Engineering), Thesis: "Modeling and Reduction of Gate Leakage during Behavioral Synthesis of NanoCMOS Datapath Circuits", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Spring 2006, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos. (Second UNT Computer Engineering Graduate with VLSI Specialization.)
  25. V. Mukherjee, M.S.(Computer Engineering), Thesis: "A Dual Dielectric Approach for Performance Aware Reduction of Gate Leakage in Combinational Circuits", Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Spring 2006, major professor - Mohanty, co-major - Kougianos. (First UNT Computer Engineering Graduate with VLSI Specialization.) (First Employment: Amdocs Inc.)

Current/Past Visting Scholars:

  1. J. Singh, Visiting Scholar, PDPM-Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing, Jabalpur, India, Fall 2016.
  2. P. Ghosal, UGC Raman Post Doctoral Fellow, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, India, Summer 2013 -- Summer 2014.
  3. Y. -T. Pai, Visiting Ph.D. student from Department of Electronic Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, R.O.C, Fall 2008 -- Spring 2009.
  4. C. -H. Lee, Visiting M.S. student from Department of Electronic Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, R.O.C, Spring 2009.
  5. L. -T. Lee, Visiting M.S. student from Department of Electronic Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, R.O.C, Fall 2008.
  6. S. -S. Chen, Visiting M.S. student from Department of Electronic Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, R.O.C, Fall 2008.
  7. J. -C. Hsu, Visiting M.S. student from Department of Electronic Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, R.O.C, Fall 2008.

Current/Past Undergraduate Student Members:

  1. I. Lee, Senior Student, Texas Academy of Math and Science (TAMS), Spring 2017.
  2. M. Behnia, Senior Student, Texas Academy of Math and Science (TAMS), Spring 2014 -- Summer 2014.
  3. J. E. Barcenas, Senior Student, B.S.(Computer Engineering), University of North Texas, Fall 2013 -- Spring 2014.
  4. R. A. Cerrato, Senior Student, B.S.(Computer Engineering), University of North Texas, Spring 2014.
  5. T. I. Ali, Senior Student, B.S.(Computer Engineering), University of North Texas, Spring 2013.
  6. T. T. Jost, Junior Student, B.S.(Computer Engineering), University of North Texas, Fall 2012 -- Spring 2013.
  7. R. Patel, Senior Student, B.S.(Computer Engineering), University of North Texas, Spring 2011.
  8. J. Judge, Senior Student, Texas Academy of Math and Science (TAMS), Fall 2010.


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