Madhav Rao | International Institute of Information Technology, Banglore

Madhav Rao

Assistant Professor, iM.Tech Coordinator and Faculty in-charge-Labs

Email: madhav.rao@iiitb.ac.in

Education

  • Ph.D. (University of Alabama)

Madhav Rao completed his Masters in Microelectronics from University of Arkansas in 2007 and Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alabama in 2012. His major research interests are in the area of self assembly, 3D interconnects, magnetic logic devices and wearable assistive devices. 

Research Interests

  • Wearable devices, Self assembly, 3D interconnects, Magnetic logic devices

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  • Madhav Rao, J. C. Lusth, S. L. Burkett, A solder based self assembly project in an Introductory IC fabrication course , American Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 6, Issue. 1, June, 2015.
  • M. Rao, J. C. Lusth, and S. L. Burkett, Demonstration of electrical connectivity between self assembled structures, Journal of Vacuum Science Technology-B, vol. 31, issue. 3, May, 2013.
  • M. Rao, Solder based self assembled structures for 3D integration, Advanced Materials Research, vol. 875-877, February, 2014.
  • M. Rao, J. C. Lusth, and S. L. Burkett, A study of solder bridging for the purpose of assembling three dimensional structures, in Journal of Vacuum Science Technology-B (impact factor ~2.0), vol. 30, issue. 3, May, 2012. (link)
  • M. Rao, J. C. Lusth, and S. L. Burkett, Analysis of a dip-solder process for self assembly, in Journal of Vacuum Science Technology-B (impact factor ~2.0), vol. 29, issue. 4, August, 2011. (link)
  • M. Rao, J. C. Lusth, and S. L. Burkett, Self assembly Solder Process to form 3D structures on silicon substrate, in Journal of Vacuum Science Technology-B (impact factor ~2.0), vol. 27, issue. 1, January, 2009. (link)

International Conference Proceedings and presentations

  • Madhav Rao, and Sowmya N, Design and analysis of through dielectric copper posts based 3D antenna , International Symposium of Antennas and Propogation (ISAP-2016) , October 26-30, Okinawa, Japan, 2016.
  • Madhav Rao, Electrical modeling of copper/carbon nanotubes for 3D integration , 15th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology 2016 conference , August 22-25, Sendai, Japan, 2016.
  • Madhav Rao, and Neha Oraon Analysis of switching energy and delay for magnetic logic devices , IEEE Computer Society of Annual Symposium of VLSI (ISVLSI-2016), July 11-13, Pittsburgh, USA, 2016.
  • Neha Oraon, and Madhav Rao Study of ferromagnetic dot shapes for digital logic applications , 18th International workshop on Physics of Semiconductor Devices (IWPSD-2015) , December 7-10, Bangalore, India, 2015.
  • Putluru Sravani, Gaurangi Gupta, A R Harish, and Madhav Rao Design of 3D Posts based antenna , International Symposium of Antennas and Propogation(ISAP-2015), November 9-12, Tasmania, Australia, 2015.
  • Madhav Rao, A solder based self assembly process to form metal embossing on three dimensional structures , 15th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology 2015 conference , July 27-30, Rome, Italy, 2015.
  • Sowmya N, Neha Oraon, Subhajit Sen, and Madhav Rao, Development of 3D shadow mask using 3D printer , 2015 IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Computing and Communication Technologies, July 10-11, Bangalore, India, 2015.
  • Madhav Rao, Neha Oraon and Ranganatha S, Design and analysis of magnetic logic device for next generation data processing , 19th International Conference on VLSI Design and testing 2015, June 28-29, Ahmedabad, India, 2015.
  • Putluru Sravani and Madhav Rao, Design of 3D antennas for 24 GHZ ISM band applications , 28th IEEE International Conference on VLSI Design 2015 , January 3-7, Bangalore, India, 2015.
  • Rahul R, Ashwin Whitchurch and Madhav Rao, An open source graphical robot programming environment for undergraduates , 2nd IEEE International Conference on MOOCs, Innovation and Technology in Education , December 19-20, Chandigarh, India, 2014.
  • Neha Oraon, and M. Rao, Study of solder based self assembled 3D micro scale structures via surface evolver , 2nd IEEE International Conference on Emerging Electronics "Materials to Devices", December 3-6, Bangalore, India, 2014.
  • Yashvanth Kondi, Daksh Varshney, Sruthi K and Madhav Rao, An Interdisciplinary, Dialogic Approach to Develop an Electronic Device to Enhance Freedom and Mobility of Women in Public Spaces in the Indian Context - Illustrated by the Case of Convers[t]ation, IEEE HTC-SAS 2014 conference , September 26-27, Trivandrum, India 2014.
  • M. Rao, Neha Oraon, and Putluru Sravani, Self assembly based high frequency 3D heatsink antenna, IEEE Regional TENSYMP 2014 conference, April 14-16, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2014.
  • Neha Oraon, Punith Kumar M. K, Chandan Srivastava, and M. Rao Self assembly based 3D heatsink antenna for high density 3D integration, International IEEE conference of Circuits, Controls, and Communication, Bangalore, December 27-28, 2013.
    *The paper was adjudged as the best paper in the conference.
  • Neha Oraon, J. C. Lusth, S. L. Burkett, and M. Rao, Simulation studies of self assembled 3D structures, AVS 60th International Symposium & Exhibition (AVS '13), Longbeach, California, USA October 27 - November 1, 2013.
  • S. Burkett, M. B. Jordan, M. Rao, R. Divan, A. V. Sumant, and L. Ladani, Growth of Carbon nanotubes inside a silicon via to enable IC stacking applications, in International Vacuum Congress Conference, Paris, France September 9-13, 2013.
  • M. Rao, Electric current driven polarity change of nanomagnets, IEEE international multi conference on automation, computing, control, communication and compressed sensing conference, Palai, India on March 22-23, 2013.
  • Mitali Sodhi, and Madhav Rao, Development and simulation of Pacman Game using Multi-Client Architecture via Player/Stage Tool , 5th International Conference on Recent Trends in Information, Telecommunication and Computing - ITC 2014, March 21-22, Chandigarh, India, 2014.
  • M. B. Jordan, M. Rao, A. V. Sumant, R. Divan, and S. L. Burkett, Filling through Silicon vias with a carbon nanotube/copper matrix, AVS 59th International Symposium & Exhibition (AVS '12), Tampa, Florida, USA October 28 - November 2, 2012.
  • M. B. Jordan, M. Rao, A. V. Sumant, R. Divan, and S. L. Burkett, Process flow for growing aligned Carbon nanotubes in blind vias, Global interposer workshop, November 2012. *The paper was adjudged as the best paper in the conference.
  • M. Rao, J. C. Lusth, and S. L. Burkett, A dip soldering process for three dimensional integration, to be presented at the 39th International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films on April 23-27, San Diego, CA, USA, 2012. (slides)
  • M. Rao, J. C. Lusth, and S. L. Burkett, Self assembly driven three dimensional integration, National Science Foundation (NSF) Workshop on Micro, Nano, Bio Systems, March 30-31, Arlington, VA, USA, 2012. (poster)
  • M. Rao, and J. C. Lusth, RRA: An audio format for single-source music and lyrics, 50th Southeast ACM conference on March 29-31, Tuscaloosa, Al, USA, 2012. (paper and slides)
  • M. Rao, A. Nagabhushana, A. Sumant, R. Divan, J. C. Lusth, and S. L. Burkett, Fabrication of carbon nanotube filled through silicon vias, Global Interposer Technology Workshop, November 14-15, 2011. (poster)
  • M. Rao, J. C. Lusth, and S. L. Burkett, A study of solder bridging for the purpose of assembling three dimensional structures, AVS 58th International Symposium & Exhibition (AVS '11), Nashville, TN, USA October 30 - November 4, 2011. (slides)
  • M. Rao, J. C. Lusth, and S. L. Burkett, Analysis of a dip-solder process for self assembly, AVS 57th International Symposium & Exhibition (AVS '10), Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, October 17-22, 2010. (slides)
  • M. Rao, B. Ajilore, M. Westberry, A. Gilbert, S. Troy, J. Headley, and K. Ricks, A system engineering approach to develop a lunar based robot, Lunar regolith excavation challenge, NASA, Kennedy space center, Florida, USA, May 25-28, 2010. (paperand slides)
  • M. Rao, J. C. Lusth and S. L. Burkett, Towards the formation of millimeter wave antenna using a self assembly process, Research Seminar, Center of Materials for Information technology, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA, July, 2009. (slides)
  • H. Taylor, M. R. Rao and S. L. Burkett, Terahertz Antenna Simulation, in Undergraduate Research Conference, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA, April, 2009.
  • M. Rao, J. C. Lusth and S. L. Burkett, Towards the formation of Terahertz antenna using solder self assembly method, Graduate Research Conference, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA, March, 2009. (slides)
  • M. R. Rao, J. C. Lusth, S. L. Burkett and Y. K. Hong, Magnetic dot polarity switching via current generated magnetic fields, AVS 55th International Symposium & Exhibition (AVS '08), Boston, MA, October 19-24, 2008. (slides)
  • M. Rao, J. C. Lusth, S. L. Burkett, Towards the setting of logical inputs in a magnetic edge driven computational device, Research Seminar, Center of Materials for Information technology, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA, January, UA, 2008. (slides)
  • M. Rao, Master Thesis, Electric current driven polarity changes in magnetic nanodots, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, USA, December, 2007. (thesis-document and slides)
  • M. Rao, J. C. Lusth, S. L. Burkett and J. Shultz, Logic gates using Magnetic Dots, poster at the 14th Semiconducting and Insulating Materials Conference, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, USA, June, 2007. (slides)

Teaching

​C Programming (iMTech)
Basic Electronics laboratory (iMTech)
Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory (and laboratory) (iMTech)
Analysis and Design of Digital Integrated Circuits (MTech)
Analysis and Design of VLSI Subsystems (MTech)
Inter Device Communication (MTech)


Research & Consulting

Sponsored Research Projects are listed below.
  • Development of Electric current driven nanomagnetic logic device, sponsored by DST SERB under start up grant for youg scientists.
  • Development of ESDM lab in IIITB, Government of Karnataka.
  • Curriculum on Intel Galileo board, sponsored by Learning Links Ltd.
​Other research projects are listed below.
  • Wearable assistive devices
  • 3D interconnects using Cu/CNT composites
  • 3D antennas



other Information

​Madhav Rao is a recipient of Young faculty research fellowship under the Visvesvaraya scheme of Electronics and IT, MEITY.