PhD Candidate, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Cornell University, Ithaca NY

Office : Duffield Hall 358

Email : rtc77 [at] cornell [dot] edu

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I am currently a PhD candidate at Cornell University under Prof. Debdeep Jena and Prof Huili Grace Xing. I'm also co-founder of Soctera Inc., an early stage startup that spun out of my doctoral research on aluminium-nitride (AlN) based high-power RF transistors.

My research interests include

  • Epitaxial growth of Group III-Nitride heterostructures and devices, using Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE)
  • Probing and understanding physics of carrier transport in III-Nitride semiconductors and their heterostructures

Before joining Cornell, I got my Bachelor of Technology degree from NIT Tiruchirapalli in Electronics, and worked at Nvidia an ASIC Design Engineer in India. I earned my Masters in Applied Physics from Cornell University, advised by Prof. Robert Thorne.

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