Professor Madhavan Swaminathan

Madhavan Swaminathan

John Pippin Chair in Electromagnetics; Professor and Center Director
Georgia Institute of Technology
Klaus Advanced Computing Building Room 1358
Georgia Institute of Technology
266 Ferst Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA-30332
Phone: 404-894-3340

Madhavan Swaminathan is the John Pippin Chair in Electromagnetics in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and Director of the Center for Co-Design of Chip, Package, System (C3PS), Georgia Tech. He formerly held the position of Joseph M. Pettit Professor in Electronics in ECE and Deputy Director of the NSF Microsystems Packaging Research Center, Georgia Tech. Prior to joining Georgia Tech, he was with IBM working on packaging for supercomputers. He is the author of 400+ refereed technical publications, holds 29 patents, primary author and co-editor of 3 books (Power Integrity Modeling and Design for Semiconductors and Systems, Prentice Hall, 2007, Introduction to System on Package, McGraw Hill, 2008 and Design and Modeling for 3D ICs and Interposers, WSP, 2013), founder and co-founder of two start-up companies (E-System Design and Jacket Micro Devices) and the founder of an international IEEE conference (Electrical Design of Advanced Packaging and Systems - EDAPS). His research work has been recognized through several awards including 19 best paper and best student paper awards, 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award from NITT (India), 2014 Outstanding Sustained Technical Contribution Award from IEEE CPMT Society, 2007 Technical Excellence Award from Semiconductor Research Corporation, 2003 Outstanding Faculty Leadership Award for the advisement of GRAs, Georgia Tech, 2002 Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award from ECE, Georgia Tech and IBM Outstanding Faculty Award in 2004 and 2005.  He is an IEEE Fellow and has served as the Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE EMC society. Thirty nine PhD and Eighteen MS students have graduated under his supervision. He received his BE Degree in Electronics and Communication from Regional Engineering College, Tiruchirapalli (now NITT) in 1985 and MS and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from Syracuse University in 1989 and 1991, respectively.