Nalesh S

Nalesh S

Assistant Professor
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  • Address:Department of Electronics, CUSAT
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Nalesh S

Nalesh received his B.Tech in ECE from NIT Calicut in 2003 after which he worked as Systems Engineer in Wipro Technologies. He completed his M.Tech from IIT Delhi in 2010 and then joined Brocade Communications, Bangalore as ASIC Engineer. In 2012, he joined as research scholar under the supervision of Prof. S K Nandy at CadLab, IISc, Bangalore and received his PhD in 2018.has around 7 years industrial experience in the domain of Embedded Systems, ASIC Front End Design and FPGA Design. His academic and research career spans more than 10 years

Areas of Interest

His research interests are in the area of AI on Edge, Neuromorphic Computing, Hardware Accelerators for Machine Learning and Computer Vision, Intelligent Sensors and AI for Healthcare. He has supervised various PG projects and published multiple papers in leading international journals and conferences in these domains.


  • Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
    2012-2018 Ph.D Thesis Title: Energy Aware Synthesis of Accelerators on a Network of HyperCells
  • 2008-2010
    Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
    M.Tech in Integrated Electronics & Circuits
  • 1999-2003
    National Institute of Technology, Calicut
    B.Tech in Electronics & Communication Engineering

Professional Experience

  • Cochin University of Science & Technology, Kochi
    Assistant Professor 2018 onwards
  • Brocade Communications Ltd., Bangalore
    ASIC Engineer 2019-2012
  • Wipro Technolgies Ltd., Bangalore
    Systems Engineer 2003-2008