Umamaheswara Rao Tida, Director for VLSI CAD Laboratory

Umamaheswara Rao Tida is currently working as an assistant professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at North Dakota State University. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame. He received his M.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology in 2014. He received his B.Tech degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Acharya Nagarjuna University in 2011. He also worked in Intel labs on the characterization of magnetic inductors for on-chip regulators. He worked as an intern in Intel on characterizing single-ended, differential IO and Jitter. In recognition of his research, he received the best paper nomination at the 2016 China Semiconductor Technology International Conference (CSTIC).

His current research interests include device- and system-level modeling and design of 3-D integrated systems, machine learning design frameworks, hardware design for edge computing, power delivery networks and, low-power circuit designs.

Madhava Sarma Vemuri, Ph.D. Student (2019 - Present)


Madhava Sarma Vemuri is currently working towards his Ph.D. in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the North Dakota State University. He received his M.E. in Electrical Engineering from University of Cincinnati in 2019. He received his B.Tech degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University in 2017. His research interests include Emerging technologies, integrated circuit design and Edge-Computing. He recently finished his internship in Aptiv MI in the Data Science team. He is working on DC-DC converter design optimization, and SRAM based inference generation for edge computing applications.

John Rucker, M.S. Student (2019 - Present)

John Rucker is currently working towards his Masters in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Dakota State University. He received his Bachelors of Science in Electrical and Physics at North Dakota State University. His research topics included on chip power delivery, transistor design theory and device fabrication.