Nikhil Shukla is an Assistant Professor at University of Virginia (starting January 2018) 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
“A steep-slope transistor based on abrupt electronic phase transition” Nikhil Shukla, A. Thathachary, A. Agrawal, H. Paik, A. Aziz, D. G. Schlom, S. K. Gupta, R. Engel-Herbert, S. Datta, Nature Communications 6, 7812 (2015)
“Pairwise Coupled Hybrid Vanadium Dioxide-MOSFET (HVFET) Oscillators for Non-Boolean Associative Computing” Nikhil Shukla, A. Parihar, M. Cotter, M. Barth, X. Li, N. Chandramoorthy, D. G. Schlom, V. Narayanan, A. Raychowdhury, S. Datta, International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM), 28.7, San Francisco (2014).
“Vertex coloring of graphs via phase dynamics of coupled oscillatory networks” A. Parihar, Nikhil Shukla, M. Jerry, S. Datta, A. Raychowdhury, Nature Scientific Reports, 7 (2017)
“In Quest of the Next Switch” S. Datta, Nikhil Shukla, International Conference on Simulation of Semiconductor Processes and Devices (SISPAD), Germany (2016).