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Krishna Saraswat

Krishna Saraswat

Courtesy Professor
Rickey/Nielsen Professor in the School of Engineering
Professor, by courtesy, of Materials Science and Engineering
PhD, Stanford University, EE, 1974
MS, Stanford University, EE, 1969
BE, BITS Pilani, India, Electronics, 1968


(650) 725-3610

Saraswat is working on a variety of problems related to new and innovative materials, structures, and process technology of silicon, germanium and III-V devices and interconnects for VLSI and nanoelectronics. Areas of his current interest are: new device structures to continue scaling MOS transistors, DRAMs and flash memories to nanometer regime, 3-dimentional ICs with multiple layers of heterogeneous devices, metal and optical interconnections and high efficiency and low cost solar cells.