Nikhil Shukla is an Assistant Professor at University of Virginia with a joint appointment in the ECE and the Materials Science and Engineering department. He completed his BS in Electronics and Telecommunications from the University of Mumbai, India, in 2010, and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame in 2017.
Nikhil's research interests lie in emerging devices and circuits as well as developing new approaches for energy efficient computing and storage.
IEEE TMSCS Best Paper Award2017
Best Publication Award of the STARnet LEAST Center2015, 2016, 2017
The J.N. TATA Scholarship and the J.R.D TATA Scholarship for Graduate Study in the USA2011
Emerging solid-state devices for Boolean and non-Boolean computing
Device and circuit solutions for large-scale data storage
Integration of novel materials and conventional devices for functional diversification
Co-Design of emerging devices, circuits and system architecture to enable new computing paradigms
Using Synchronized Oscillators to Compute the Maximum Independent Set ABSAntik Mallick, Mohammad Khairul Bashar, Daniel S. Truesdell, Benton H. Calhoun, Siddharth Joshi, and Nikhil Shukla Nature Communications 11, 4689 (2020)
Overcoming the Accuracy vs. Performance Trade-off in Oscillator Ising Machines ABSAntik Mallick, M. Khairul Bashar, Daniel Truesdell, Benton Calhoun, Nikhil Shukla . "Overcoming the Accuracy vs. Performance Trade-off in Oscillator Ising Machines." In 2021 IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM), pp. 40-2. IEEE, 2021.
Computational Models Based on Synchronized Oscillators for Solving Combinatorial Optimization Problems ABSA Mallick, MK Bashar, Z Lin, N Shukla Physical Review Applied 17 (6), 064064 (2022)
A three-terminal non-volatile ferroelectric switch with an insulator–metal transition channel ABSVaidya, Jaykumar, R. S. Kanthi, Shamiul Alam, Nazmul Amin, Ahmedullah Aziz, and Nikhil Shukla. "A three-terminal non-volatile ferroelectric switch with an insulator–metal transition channel." Scientific reports 12, no. 1 (2022): 1-7.