Chandra Radhakrishnan

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3050 ECE Bldg,
306 N. Wright St. , Urbana, IL – 61801
cradhak [at] illinois [dot] edu


Ph.D. – Electrical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University.


Teaching Interests

I am interested in teaching courses in areas related to Circuits and Signal Processing. In the recent past I have taught the following courses:

ECE498CR – Digitally Assisted Circuit Design
ECE 342 – Electronic Circuits
ECE 310 – Digital Signal Processing
ECE 205 – Electrical and Electronic Circuits
ECE 330 – Power Circuits and Electromechanics
ECE 343 – Electronic Circuits Lab
ECE 206 – Electrical and Electronic Circuits Lab

Details on my teaching can be found  here.

Research Interests

  • Statistical/Adaptive Signal Processing techniques in circuit design
  • Design of robust algorithms and architectures for nanoscale integrated circuits
  • Signal processing and learning algorithms implementation in in-memory architecture
  • Alternate number systems based circuits and computations
  • Bio-inspired algorithms in signal processing

Details on my research can be found here.

Awards and Honors

  •  Rose Award for Teaching Excellence, Grainger College of Engineering, UIUC
  • George Anner Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UIUC
  • List of Teachers Ranked Excellent with outstanding distinction, UIUC
  • Dr. Nirmal K. Bose Dissertation Excellence Award, Department of Electrical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
  • Spot Award for solving several key issues in Initial Synchronization and Receiver Chain Integration., Sasken Communication Technologies