Dr. Nandakumar Nambath

Designation : Assistant Professor

Broad Area of Expertise : Electrical Engineering

Email : npnandakumar{at}iitgoa.ac.in

Contact Number : 0832-2490-106

Address : F-10, IT Building

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Educational Qualifications

  1. PhD from Electrical Engineering Department, IIT Bombay (2010-2016) Thesis Title: Continuous-Time Adaptive Equalizer for Analog Domain Signal Processing Based Low Power DP-QPSK Receivers Supervisor: Prof. Shalabh Gupta
  2. BTech in Electronics and Communication Engineering (2002-2006) Government Engineering College Thrissur, University of Calicut, Kerala

Areas of Research

Integrated Circuits and Systems, Optimization Techniques for Efficient Design of Analog Integrated Circuits, VLSI for Communication, Coherent Optical Communication Systems.


Courses Taught

  1. EE 101 : Introduction to Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  2. EE 232 : Digital Circuits and Lab
  3. EE 308 : Communication Systems
  4. EE 337 : Microprocessors Lab
  5. EE 632 : Analog Integrated Circuit Design
  6. EE 634 : Circuits and Systems for Communication

Professional Appointments

  1. Assistant Professor - Electrical Engineering Department, IIT Goa (08/2017-Present)
  2. Project Research Scientist - Electrical Engineering Department, IIT Bombay 03/2016-05/2017)
  3. Research Associate - Electrical Engineering Department, IIT Bombay (09/2015-03/2016)
  4. Lecturer (Temporary) - Electronics and Communication Engineering Department, GEC Thrissur, Kerala (08/2009-12/2009)
  5. Project Engineer - Wipro Technolgies Ltd., Kochi, Kerala (10/2006-07/2009)

Recent Publications

  1. V. Badugu, P. Bhatnagar, J. Girdhar, and N. Nambath, "Adaptive Algorithm Based Sensor-less Dual-Axis Solar Tracking System," IEEE Industrial Electronics and Applications Conference, Virtual, Malaysia, October 2022
  2. R. K. Kottilingal and N. Nambath, "Experimental Performance Analysis of Underwater Optical Wireless Communication Systems," IEEE Region 10 Symposium, Mumbai, India, July 2022
  3. R. Ashok, N. Nambath, and S. Gupta, "Carrier Phase Recovery and Compensation in Analog Signal Processing Based Coherent Receivers," IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 40, no. 8, pp. 2341-2347, April 2022
  4. R. Rashid and N. Nambath, "Area Optimisation of Two Stage Miller Compensated Op-Amp in 65 nm using Hybrid PSO," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, vol. 69, no. 1, pp. 199-203, January 2022
  5. R. Rashid and N. Nambath, "Hybrid Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm for Area Minimization in 65 nm Technology," IEEE International Symposium on Circuits & Systems, Daegu, Korea, May 2021
  6. N.B. Thaker, R. Ashok, S. Manikandan, N. Nambath, and S. Gupta, "A Cost-Effective Solution for Testing High-Performance Integrated Circuits," IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 557-564, April 2021
  7. N. Nambath, R. Ashok, S. Manikandan, N. B. Thaker, M. Anghan, R. Kamran, S. Anmadwar, and S. Gupta, "All-Analog Adaptive Equalizer for Coherent Data Center Interconnects," IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 38, no. 21, pp. 5867-5874, November 2020
  8. R. Kamran, N. Nambath, S. Manikandan, R. Ashok, R. Jain, N. B. Thaker, and S. Gupta, "Demonstration of a Low-power, LO-less, DSP-free Coherent Receiver for Data Center Interconnects," Applied Optics, vol. 59, no. 7, pp. 2031-2041, March 2020
  9. N. Nambath, R. Raveendranath, D. Banerjee, A. Sharma, A. Sankar, and S. Gupta, "Analog Domain Signal Processing-Based Low Power 100 Gb/s DP-QPSK Receiver," IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 33, no. 15, pp. 3189-3197, August 2015
  10. N. Nambath, P. K. Moyade, A. Ansari, and S. Gupta, "Analog Domain Adaptive Equalizer for Low Power 40 Gbps DP-QPSK Receivers," Sadhana, vol. 39, part 2, pp. 409-418, April 2014
  11. N. Nambath, M. Anghan, N. B. Thaker, R. Ashok, R. Kamran, A. Mishra, and S. Gupta, "First Demonstration of an All Analog Adaptive Equalizer for Coherent DP-QPSK Links," The Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition, Los Angeles, USA, pp. M3D.5, March 2017

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