fbpx Thakkar, Ishan | University of Kentucky College of Engineering


+1 (859) 323-8424
215 Davis Marksbury Building



Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Colorado State University, 2018

M.S., Electrical Engineering, Colorado State University, 2013

My research broadly focuses on the design and optimization of advanced architectures and technologies for energy-efficient, reliable, and secure computing, for a wide scope of platforms including embedded systems, internet-of-things (IoT), and high-performance computing systems.

Research Interests

  • Design of on-chip and inter-chip networks
  • Memory architecture design
  • 3D integrated chip design
  • Design with emerging technologies, e.g., silicon photonics, phase change materials, spintronics
  • Self-adaptive and cognitive architectures
  • Manycore hardware security
  • High-speed optical interfaces
  • Resource management techniques
  • Optoelectronic/photonic sensors and communication devices