Shantanu Chakrabartty

Associate Professor & Director AIM Laboratory,

Postal Address:

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
2120 Engineering Building,
Michigan State University,
East Lansing, MI - 48824.

Phone: 517-432-5679; Fax: 517-353-1980.
Email: shantanu (at) egr (dot) msu (dot) edu
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For description of different research projects in my group please visit the AIM Laboratory Web Page.

My research group focuses on three aspects of hybrid circuits and systems: MORPHING - Investigating neural inspired circuits; SYNTHESIS - Using hybrid computational elements (biological and silicon) to design biomolecular circuits and systems; MONITORING - Embedded and implantable monitoring of natural and engineered systems.

Degree Field of Study Year Institution
Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering 2005 Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering 2002 Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
B.Tech Electrical Engineering 1996 Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India

For a full list of publications and download links please visit the AIM Lab Web page (* denotes corresponding author)

    M. Gu, S. Chakrabartty*, ``A Varactor-driven, Temperature Compensated CMOS Floating-gate Current Memory with 130ppm/K Temperature Sensitivity", IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, Nov. 2012. .

    C. Huang, S. Chakrabartty*, ``An Asynchronous Analog Self-powered Sensor-Data-Logger with a 13.56MHz RF Programming Interface", IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, Feb. 2012. DOI:10.1109/JSSC.2011.2172159. .

    M. Gu, S. Chakrabartty, An Adaptive, 100pJ/bit, (32,8,4), ``Analog LDPC Decoder based on Margin Propagation", IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 46, no:6, pp.1433-1442, 2011.

    C. Huang, P. Sarkar, S. Chakrabartty*, ``Rail-to-Rail Hot-electron Injection Programming of Floating-gate Voltage Bias Generators at a Resolution of 13 bits", IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol.46, no:11, 2011, DOI:10.1109/JSSC.2011.2167390. .

    Y. Liu*, M. Gu, E.C. Alocilja, S. Chakrabartty, Co-detection: Ultra-reliable Nanoparticle-Based Electrical Detection of Biomolecules in the Presence of Large Background Interference, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Vol. 26, No:3, pp.1087-1092, 2010.

    M. Gu, S. Chakrabartty*, ``Synthesis of Bias-Scalable Analog Computing Circuits based on Margin Propagation, IEEE Transactions of Circuits and Systems-I, vol. 69, no:2, 2011. DOI:10.1109/TCSI.2011.2163968. .

    C. Huang, N.Lajnef, S. Chakrabartty*, Calibration and Characterization of Self-Powered Floating-Gate Usage Monitor with Single Electron per Second Operational Limit, IEEE Transactions of Circuits and Systems I, vol. 57, no: 3, pp. 556-567, 2010 , DOI:10.1109/TCSI.2009.2024976.

    S. Chakrabartty*, G.Cauwenberghs, A Sub-microwatt Analog VLSI Trainable Pattern Classifier, IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 42, no: 5, May 2007.

    Y. Liu, S. Chakrabartty*, and E. C.Alocilja, "Fundamental Building Blocks for Molecular Bio-wire based Forward-error Correcting Biosensors", Nanotechnology, 18, (2007), 4240172.

    S. Chakrabartty*, Y. Deng and G. Cauwenberghs, Robust Speech Feature Extraction by Growth Transformation in Reproducing Kernel Hilbert Space, IEEE Transactions on Speech, Language and Acoustics, pp. 1842-1849, Vol. 15 Issue: 6, Aug. 2007.

    S. Chakrabartty* and G. Cauwenberghs, Gini-Support Vector Machine: Quadratic Entropy Based Multi-class Probability Regression, Journal of Machine Learning Research, Volume 8, pp. 813-839, April 2007.


  • S. Chakrabartty, “Multiple-input Multiple-ouput Analog-to-digital Converter",  US patent no: 7,479,911, Issued Jan 20, 2009.

  • S. Chakrabartty, ``Self-powered Strain-rate Sensor”, US Patent: 7,757,565, Issued Jul. 20, 2010.

  • S. Chakrabartty, ``Margin Decoding Communication System", US Patent: 8,060,810, Issued Nov.15, 2011.

  • S. Chakrabartty, et. al, ``Self-powered Sensor System", US Patent: 8,056,420, Issued Nov.15, 2011.


  • Michigan State University, Teacher-Scholar Award, 2011.

  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award 2010 (Integrated Research and Education in Embedded and Implanted Structural Health Monitoring)

Please send any questions and comments to shantanu (at) egr (dot) msu (dot) edu