Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Sorbonne University Paris VI, France
M.Tech. in Microelectronics, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
B.Tech. in Electronics Engineering, Cochin University of Science and Technology, India
Dr. Pangracious joined AUD in 2014. Prior to that, he was a doctoral researcher at the University of Pierre and Marie Curie Paris VI, France. He earned his undergraduate degree from the Cochin University (’95) and graduate degree from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) in 2001. He started his career as a Product Design Engineer at Cypress Semiconductor Inc., CA, USA. In 2004, he moved to Germany and joined Infineon Technologies AG as a Development Engineer. In 2007, he joined Innovative Silicon SA- Switzerland as a Member of the Technical Staff (Principle Design Engineer) and worked with a team of engineers and entrepreneurs to develop Zero Capacitor Memory (ZRAM).
Dr. Pangracious’ teaching and research interests include: Digital hardware development, Multiprocessor system architecture and design, Three-Dimensional Integrated Circuits, VLSI, EDA, Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA), System on a Chip (SoC), Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASIC), implementation and applications of Artificial Intelligence and machine Learning, and innovation and entrepreneurship. He has authored and co-authored more than 50 publications in reputable journals and conferences. He has served also as a reviewer, review committee member, technical program committee member, program chair, area chair, organizing committee member and steering committee member for multiple international conferences and journals. He has regularly reviewed papers for several journals including the IEEE Transactions NanoBioScience, CPMT (Components, manufacturing and Technology) and VLSI.
Dr. Pangracious is a Member of IEEE and ACM. He is the chair of IEEE CAS, SSCS and PELS UAE chapters. He maintains strong connections with the semiconductor and software industry in the UAE and the Middle East. He is a member of the advisory panel and core committee of the AUD Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center (AEIC).