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Nikhil Shukla

Assistant Professor
Unit: School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Office location and address
E-314 Thornton Hall
351 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Education
Ph.D. University of Notre Dame 2017
Biography

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.

Overcoming the Fundamental Read-Write Trade-OFF in Ferroelectric FET based Non-Volatile Memory using Insulator-Metal Transition (IMT)
Source: U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)
September 15, 2019 – August 31, 2022
Cardiac Muscle-Cell-Based Coupled Oscillator Networks for Collective Computing - NSF
Source: UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME DU LAC
July 15, 2018 – June 30, 2022
Cardiac Muscle-Cell-Based Coupled Oscillator Networks for Collective Computing - SRC
Source: UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME DU LAC
August 01, 2018 – July 31, 2021
Phase I: I/UCRC for Multi-Functional Integrated System Technology (MIST) Center
Source: U.S. NSF - Directorate For Engineering
August 01, 2017 – July 31, 2020
Contributions for Membership in the Phase I: UCRC for Multi-Functional Integrated System Technology (MIST) Center
Source: Industry - Various
August 01, 2017 – July 31, 2019
ECE 2330: Digital Logic Design
Credits: 3
Introduction to analysis and design of digital systems from switches to gates to components to CPU. Analysis and design of combinational and sequential components including multiplexers and demultiplexers, decoders and encoders, comparators, adders and ALU, registers and register files, counters and timers, RTL design, culminating in the design of a simple programmable processor. 10-12 studio design activities. Cross-listed as CS 2330.
ECE 4502: Special Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Credits: 1–4
A fourth-level undergraduate course covering a topic not normally covered in the course offerings. The topic usually reflects new developments in the electrical and computer engineering field. Offering is based on student and faculty interests.
ECE 6501: Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Credits: 3
A first-level graduate course covering a topic not normally covered in the graduate course offerings. The topic will usually reflect new developments in the electrical and computer engineering field. Offering is based on student and faculty interests. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
ECE 6502: Special Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Credits: 1–3
A first-level graduate course covering a topic not normally covered in the graduate course offerings. The topic will usually reflect new developments in the electrical and computer engineering field. Offering is based on student and faculty interests. Prerequisite:  Instructor permission.
ECE 6505: Electrical and Computer Engineering Seminar
Credits: 1
This one-hour weekly seminar course features presentations given by ECE faculty members, to introduce various research areas, topics, and advances in Electrical and Computer Engineering.  It is a one-credit course required for all first-year ECE graduate students. 
MSE 6592: Topics in Material Science
Credits: 3
A study of special subjects related to developments in materials science under the direction of members of the staff. Offered as required under the guidance of a faculty member.
ECE 7993: Independent Study
Credits: 3
Detailed study of graduate course material on an independent basis under the guidance of a faculty member.
ECE 7995: Supervised Project Research
Credits: 3–6
Formal record of student commitment to project research under the guidance of a faculty advisor. Registration may be repeated as necessary.
MSE 8999: Masters Degree Research
Credits: 1–12
Formal record of student commitment to master's thesis research under the guidance of a faculty advisor. May be repeated as necessary.
MSE 9999: PHD Dissertation Research
Credits: 1–12
Formal record of student commitment to doctoral research under the guidance of a faculty advisor. May be repeated as necessary.
ECE 9999: Dissertation
Credits: 1–12
Formal record of student commitment to doctoral research under the guidance of a faculty advisor. May be repeated as necessary.

IEEE TMSCS Best Paper Award 2017

Best Publication Award of the STARnet LEAST Center 2015, 2016, 2017

The J.N. TATA Scholarship and the J.R.D TATA Scholarship for Graduate Study in the USA 2011