Dr. Kavindra Kandpal

Assistant Professor
Electronics and Communication Engineering · Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad
Devghat, Jhalwa, Prayagraj-211015, U. P. INDIA
+91532-2922437 · kavindra@iiita.ac.in

Kavindra Kandpal received his B.Tech. Degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering from Kumaon Engineering College Dwarahat (Govt. College of Uttarakhand), India in 2010 with honors & M.Tech. degree in Microelectronics from Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad (IIIT-A) India in 2012. After the completion of the master's degree, he worked in the ECE department of Seemant Institute of Technology Pithoragarh (Uttarakhand) as an Assistant Professor (2012-Aug. 2013). Subsequently, he joined Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani, Pilani Campus as a lecturer in the EEE department on Sep. 2013. In the process, he also joined Ph.D. program in the EEE department of BITS Pilani, in the area of oxide-based thin-film transistors. He defended his doctoral thesis on Nov. 2018. He served BITS Pilani as an Assistant Professor till Dec. 2019. Currently, he is working as an Assistant Professor in Electronics and Communication Engineering Department of IIIT Allahabad. His research interests include analog IC design, mixed-signal design, semiconductor devices, Oxide TFTs and display electronics.


Achievements

1) P.G. students team under my guidance won Cadence design contest'2018 in post-graduate category. The details are: Project Title: Design of third order wide tuning range Gm-C filter for direct conversion receivers, Team Members: Abhimanyu Kakkar (2017H1230218P), Amit Bhatt (2017H1230216P), EEE Department, BITS Pilani.

2) U.G. students team under my guidance won Cadence design contest'2017 in under-graduate category. The details are: Project Title: Design of DQPSK Demodulator for Implantable Bio-Medical Devices, Team Members: Vaibhav Garg (2013A3PS587P) and Neha Agarwal (2013A3PS493P), EEE Department, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus.

3) Awarded the prestigious Chancellor Gold Medal’2012 for securing 1st rank in all the academic courses of Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad.

4) Gold Medalist of M.Tech 2010-12 batch of IIIT Allahabad.

5) College topper of B.Tech (ECE) 2006-10 batch of Kumaon Engineering College Dwarahat, Almora (Govt. engineering college of Uttarakhand).
6) In Top 5 of All India Cadence Design Contest 2012, under Master's category.

Research Interest

1) Analog IC Design: Low power, high speed CMOS Operational Amplifier design, High speed comparators, current references and bandgap reference circuits design.

2) Mixed Signal Design: Sigma-Delta modulators, DQPSK demodulators, clocked comparators and filp-flops, memory circuit design

3) Oxide TFTs: Device modelling, transparent electronics, device fabrication, threshold voltage insensitive pixel driver circuitry design.


Publications

Publications details of Dr. Kavindra Kandpal can be found out in the following links:

Research Openings and Projects

1) U.G. / P.G. students may contact me for pursuing thesis/ research projects in the area of analog IC design, display electronics, semiconductor device modeling and thin film deposition.

2) Working professionals for pursuing Ph.D. in the area of Analog and Digital IC Design/ semiconductor device-modelling/ Oxide TFTs/ Displays/ thin film electronics/ mixed-signal ASIC design can email me their resume. Email ID: kavindra@iiita.ac.in .


Work Experience

Assistant Professor Grade I

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus

Nov. 2018- Dec. 2019

Assistant Professor Grade II

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus

Jan. 2016- Nov. 2018

Lecturer

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus

Sep. 2013- Dec. 2015

Assistant Professor,

ECE Department, SIT Pithoragarh

Sep. 2012- Aug. 2013