Rajit Manohar is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell, where his group conducts research on asynchronous design. He received his B.S. (1994), M.S. (1995), and Ph.D. (1998) from Caltech, and has been on the Cornell faculty since 1998. He is the recipient of an NSF CAREER award, six best paper awards, seven teaching awards, and was named to MIT technology review's top 35 young innovators under 35 for contributions to low power microprocessor design. He founded Achronix Semiconductor to commercialize high-performance asynchronous FPGAs.
Prof. Manohar research is in the area of asynchronous VLSI, including circuits, systems, architecture, design automation, and formal methods.
Prof. Manohar's teaching is in the area of computer engineering and digital VLSI.
- 2013. "A Split-Foundry Asynchronous FPGA." Proceedings of the IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), September. .
- 2013. "Inverting Martin Synthesis for Verification." Proceedings of the 19th IEEE International Symposium on Asynchronous Circuits and Systems (ASYNC), May. .
- 2012. "A Digital Neurosynaptic Core Using Event-Driven QDI Circuits." Proceedings of the 18th IEEE International Symposium on Asynchronous Circuits and Systems (ASYNC), May. .
- 2004. "An Ultra Low Power Processor for Sensor Networks." Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Architecture Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS), October (4th Quarter/Autumn). .
- 1998. "Slack Elasticity in Concurrent Computing." Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on the Mathematics of Program Construction (MPC), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1422, June. .
Selected Awards and Honors
- Invited "keynote paper," (IEEE Transactions on CAD) 2015
- Best Paper Finalist (IEEE ASYNC) 2015
- Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow (Cornell University) 2014
- Best Paper Award (IEEE International Symposium on Asynchronous Circuits and Systems) 2013
- Best Paper Award (IEEE International Symposium on Asynchronous Circuits and Systems) 2012
- BS (Engineering and Applied Science), California Institute of Technology, 1994
- MS (Computer Science), California Institute of Technology, 1995
- Ph D (Computer Science), California Institute of Technology, 1998