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Charles Augustine,
 
Senior Research Scientist
Circuit Research Labs, Intel Corporation
Hillsboro, OR, USA
&
Adjunct Faculty, 
Washington State University, Vancouver
WA, USA



My name is Charles Augustine and I am a Senior Research Scientist at Intel Circuit Research Labs

I am from Calicut (the name from which Calico is derived) in Kerala (called otherwise God's Own Country), India(the Land of Diversity).

I have spend my entire childhood in Calicut. My primary school was LFUP School and later I moved to Jawahar Navodaya School for completing the high-school. 
Deeply motivated by the scientific and technological progress the World was going through and the prospects in which an engineer can contribute to accelerate the progress, I decided to pursue Engineering as my career and joined Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani in Rajasthan, India and completed my Bachelors in Electronics.

After graduation, I worked in Bangalore (Silicon Valley of India), first at Texas Instruments Library Technology Development Group and later at Philips Semiconductors SoC Design Technology Group.

After a two years stint in the industry learning about engineering and business sides of technology, I decided to pursue PhD in United States. Five years later, in 2011, I received my PhD in the field of Silicon Nano-technology and Spintronics under the guidance of Prof. Kaushik Roy at Purdue University. In the same year I joined Intel Labs to work in the field  "ultra low-power electronic system design" by incorporating knowledge from various aspects of hardware/software engineering.