Saraju Mohanty

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Saraju Mohanty
Saraju Mohanty 2014.png
Saraju Mohanty in 2012
Born Odisha, India
Residence Denton, Texas, United States
Nationality United States
Alma mater University of South Florida (USF), Tampa
Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore
Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT), Bhubaneswar
Occupation Professor, author, scientist, Editor, computer engineer
Known for Hardware-assisted Electronic System Security, Secure Digital Camera, Mixed-Signal Systems, Nanoelectronics Systems, Metamodeling, Design for X, High-level synthesis, Energy-Efficient Electronic System Design
Notable work Nanoelectronic Mixed-Signal System Design, McGraw-Hill, 2015, ISBN 978-0071825719
Spouse(s) Dr. Uma Choppali
Awards

Glorious India Award in 2017
Society for Technical Communication (STC) Award of Merit in 2017
PROSE Award for best textbook in Physical Sciences & Mathematics in 2016
Toulouse Scholars Award from UNT in 2016-17
IEEE Distinguished Lecturer since 2017

President's Scout Award in 1988
Website www.smohanty.org

Saraju Mohanty is an American professor of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, and the director of the Smart Electronic Systems Laboratory, at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas.[1][2] Mohanty received a Glorious India Award - Rich and Famous NRIs of America in 2017 for his contributions to the discipline.[3][4] Mohanty is a researcher in the areas of "consumer electronics for smart cities", "application-Specific things for efficient edge computing", and "methodologies for digital and mixed-signal hardware".[5] He has made significant research contributions to security and IP protection of consumer electronic systems, hardware-assisted security and protection, high-level synthesis of digital signal processing (DSP) hardware, and mixed-signal integrated circuit computer-aided design and electronic design automation. Mohanty has been the Editor-in-Chief (EiC) of the IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine since 2016.[6] He has held the Chair of the IEEE Computer Society's Technical Committee on Very Large Scale Integration since September 2014.[7][8] He holds 4 US patents in the areas of his research, and has published 220 research articles and 3 books.[9][10][11]

Education[edit]

Saraju Mohanty started his schooling at Lodhachua, Nayagarh, Odisha. After graduating from Badagada Government High School, Bhubaneswar in 1988, Mohanty completed a 10+2 Science degree from Rajdhani College, Bhubaneswar in 1990. Whilst at high school he was a quite active and recognized member of The Bharat Scouts and Guides. He received his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the College of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar, Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, in 1995.[12][13]

Mohanty in a Scout Camp in 1988 with high school classmates.

In 1999 Mohanty completed a master's degree in engineering in Systems Science and Automation from the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India.[14] His thesis mentors at IISc were Professor K. R. Ramakrishnan and Professor Mohan Kankanhalli (IEEE Fellow)[15] with whom he co-authored his first peer-reviewed paper.[16] Mohanty earned a Ph.D. in computer engineering from the University of South Florida in 2003. His Ph.D. mentor was Professor N. Ranganathan (IEEE Fellow and AAAS Fellow).[17][18]

Scientific contributions[edit]

Contributions to security and IP protection of consumer electronic systems[edit]

Mohanty has worked on the Secure Digital Camera (SDC) for real-time security and IP protection at the source end of the information. In the Internet of Things (IoT) framework the SDC can be a sensor node (aka thing) for real-time trustworthy sensing. The SDC can have applications where still image or video digital cameras are needed, such as secure digital video broadcasting, secure video surveillance, electronic passport, and identity card processing. The secure digital camera (SDC) has been adopted by various researchers worldwide.[19][20][21]

Contributions to high-level synthesis of digital signal processing (DSP) hardware[edit]

Mohanty has worked to high-level synthesis (HLS) or architecture-level synthesis of digital signal processing (DSP) hardware.[22][23][24] His methods address energy consumption and power fluctuation in DSP hardware which are heart of consumer electronic systems such that battery life and battery efficiency increases.[25] His nanoelectronic-based High-level synthesis techniques addresses the issue of process variations, the primary issue of nanoelectronic technology, during the high-level synthesis itself before the digital design moves to the detailed and lower levels of design abstractions, such as logic-level or transistor-level.[26]

Contributions to analog electronics and mixed-signal circuits[edit]

Mohanty has worked on design space exploration and optimization of analog/mixed-signal system on a chip (AMS-SoC) which is essentially the technology representation of a consumer electronics such as a smart mobile phone.[27] The key feature of these design flows is the need for only two manual layout (or physical design) iterations which saves significant design effort. These fast design flows rely on accurate metamodels of the analog and mixed-signal circuit components. This research advances the state-of-the art in Design for Excellence (DfX) or Design for X, such as Design for Variability (DfV) and Design for Cost (DfC).[28]

Selected editor and conference chair positions[edit]

  • Editor-in-chief of the IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine (MCE).[29][30]
  • Founding Editor-in-chief of the VLSI Circuits and Systems Letter, IEEE-CS TCVLSI.[31]
  • Steering Committee Member, IEEE Transactions on Big Data (TBD), 2018—present.[32]
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems (TCAD)[33]
  • Associate Editor, ACM Journal on Emerging Technologies in Computing Systems (JETC)[34]
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO)[35]
  • Associate Editor, IET Circuits, Devices & Systems Journal (CDS)[36]
  • Steering Committee Chair, IEEE International Symposium on Nanoelectronic and Information Systems (iNIS)[37]
  • Steering Committee Vice-Chair, IEEE-CS Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI)[38]
  • Steering Committee Vice-Chair, OITS International Conference on Information Technology (ICIT)[39]
  • General Chair, 36th IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE), January 12–14, 2018, Las Vegas, USA.[40]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The University of North Texas, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, Smart Electronic Systems Laboratory (SESL), http://www.smohanty.org/SESL/index.html
  2. ^ The University of North Texas, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, http://www.cse.unt.edu/site/node/91
  3. ^ US-based NRI Achievers Honoured With Glorious India Awards, https://www.telegraphindia.com/pressrelease/prnw/60161/us-based-nri-achievers-honoured-with-glorious-india-awards.html, The Telegraph India, 7th June 2017.
  4. ^ US-based NRI Achievers Honoured With Glorious India Awards, http://www.prnewswire.co.in/news-releases/us-based-nri-achievers-honoured-with-glorious-india-awards-626909151.html, PR Newswire, 7th June 2017.
  5. ^ Research Interests, Professor Mohanty, http://www.smohanty.org/Research.html
  6. ^ IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine, http://cesoc.ieee.org/publications/ce-magazine.html
  7. ^ Mohanty serves as the chair of the Technical Committee on Very Large Scale Integration (TCVLSI), https://facultysuccess.unt.edu/dr-saraju-mohanty-serves-chair-technical-committee-very-large-scale-integration-tcvlsi
  8. ^ Technical Committee on VLSI, http://www.computer.org/portal/web/tandc/tcvlsi
  9. ^ ResearchGate - Saraju Mohanty, https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Saraju_Mohanty
  10. ^ Google Scholar List - Saraju Mohanty, https://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&q=saraju+mohanty
  11. ^ DBLP - Saraju Mohanty, http://dblp.uni-trier.de/pers/hd/m/Mohanty:Saraju_P=.html
  12. ^ CET Bhubaneswar observes Annual Alumni Meet, http://www.odishanewsinsight.com/events/cet-bhubaneswar-observes-annual-alumni-meet/, December 31, 2015.
  13. ^ Unitary University Status For CET Demanded, The Pioneer, http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/bhubaneswar/unitary-university-status-for-cet-demanded.html, Thursday, 31 December 2015.
  14. ^ S. P. Mohanty, "Watermarking of Digital Images", Master of Engineering in System Science and Automation Thesis, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, January 1999, http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.10.1673&rep=rep1&type=pdf
  15. ^ "Past Postdocs and Graduated Students". Retrieved 8 August 2016. 
  16. ^ S. P. Mohanty, K. R. Ramakrishnan, and M. S. Kanakanhalli, "A Dual Watermarking Technique for Images", in Proceedings of the 7th ACM International Multimedia Conference (ACMMM) (Vol. 2), pp.49-51, 1999.
  17. ^ S. P. Mohanty, "Energy and Transient Power Minimization During Behavioral Synthesis", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of South Florida, 2003, http://etd.fcla.edu/SF/SFE0000129/SarajuDissertationFinal.pdf
  18. ^ Nagarajan "Ranga" Ranganathan, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, http://www.usf.edu/engineering/cse/documents/ranganathan-cv.pdf
  19. ^ Thomas Winkler, Adam Erdelyi, and Bernhard Rinner, "TrustEYE M4: Protecting the Sensor--not the Camera", in Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance, 2014.
  20. ^ S. D. Roy, X. Li, Y. Shoshan, A. Fish, and O. Yadid-Pecht, "Hardware Implementation of a Digital Watermarking System for Video Authentication". IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology. 23 (2), 2013, pp. 289–301.
  21. ^ C. -T. Yen, T. Wu, M. -H. Guo, C. -K. Yang, and H. -C. Chao, "Digital product transaction mechanism for electronic auction environment". IET Information Security. 4 (4), 2010, pp. 248–257.
  22. ^ Saraju Mohanty and Elias Kougianos, "Simultaneous Power Fluctuation and Average Power Minimization during Nano-CMOS Behavioral Synthesis", in Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on VLSI Design, pp. 577-582, 2007.
  23. ^ Mohanty, S. P.; Gomathisankaran, M.; Kougianos, E. (2014). "Variability-Aware Architecture Level Optimization Techniques for Robust Nanoscale Chip Design". Elsevier Computers and Electrical Engineering Journal. 40 (1): 168–193. doi:10.1016/j.compeleceng.2013.11.026. 
  24. ^ Chen, Y.; Wang, Y.; Takach, A.; Xie, Y. "Parametric Yield Driven Resource Binding in High-Level Synthesis with Multi-Vth Vdd Library and Device Sizing". Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering. 2012: 105250. 
  25. ^ S. P. Mohanty and N. Ranganathan, "A Framework for Energy and Transient Power Reduction during Behavioral Synthesis", IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems, Vol. 12, No. 6, June 2004, pp. 562-572.
  26. ^ "Unified Challenges in Nano-CMOS High-Level Synthesis", Invited Talk, 22nd IEEE International Conference on VLSI Design, 2009.
  27. ^ S. P. Mohanty, Nanoelectronic Mixed-Signal System Design, McGraw-Hill, 2015, ISBN 978-0071825719.
  28. ^ DFX for Nanoelectronic Embedded Systems, Keynote Address at First IEEE Sponsored International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Embedded System, CARE-2013, "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-09. Retrieved 2014-08-03. .
  29. ^ IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/aboutJournal.jsp?punumber=5962380
  30. ^ IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine, http://cesoc.ieee.org/publications/ce-magazine.html
  31. ^ VLSI Circuits and Systems Letter (VCAL) -- Editorial Board, https://www.computer.org/web/tcvlsi/editorial-board
  32. ^ IEEE Transactions on Big Data, https://www.computer.org/web/tbd/about
  33. ^ IEEE TCAD Editorial Board, http://ieee-ceda.org/publications/tcad/editorial-board
  34. ^ ACM JETC Editorial Board, http://jetc.acm.org/editorial_board.cfm
  35. ^ Editorial Board, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, http://sites.ieee.org/tnano/editorial-board/saraju-mohanty/
  36. ^ IET CDS Editorial Board, http://digital-library.theiet.org/journals/iet-cds/editorial-board
  37. ^ IEEE International Symposium on Nanoelectronic and Information Systems (iNIS), http://www.ieee-inis.org/
  38. ^ IEEE-CS Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI), http://www.isvlsi.org/
  39. ^ International Conference on Information Technology (ICIT), http://www.oits-icit.org/
  40. ^ IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE), http://www.icce.org

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