Mrs Prasanthi Rathnala

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Position: Associate Lecturer and Researcher at IISE

College: College of Engineering and Technology

Department: Engineering

Subject area: Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Research Centre: Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Engineering

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About

Prasanthi is working as an Associate Lecturer and also as a Researcher at IISE. She is a PhD candidate at the College of Engineering and Technology and due to be awarded with a doctoral degree shortly. 

She obtained her BTech degree in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering from Nagarjuna University, India and MTech degree in Industrial Electronics from National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), India. She started her career as a Researcher for Bharat Electronics Ltd, India, where she worked in a signal processing group. After coming to the UK, she worked as a Digital System Designer for RF Engines Ltd, Isle of Wight.

 

Research interests

  • Digital System Design and Development
  • Low-power Design
  • Embedded systems
  • Security computing
  • Programmable logic including FPGA, PLDs, ASIC, SOC 

Membership of professional bodies

IEEE Student Member

IET Student Member

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy in Electronics Engineering (2012 – present)
University of Derby, UK

PhD Thesis Title: Power Efficient and Power Attacks Resistant System Design using Aggressive Scaling with Timing Speculation

Master of Technology (2000-2002) in Industrial Electronics (2000 – 2002)
National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), India

Bachelor of Engineering (1996-2000) in Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
Nagarjuna University, India

Recent publications

• P. Rathnala, A. Kharaz and T. Wilmshurst, A Novel Time-Borrowing Technique for Aggressive Voltage/Frequency Scaling, IEEE Transactions on VLSI, Submitted
• P. Rathnala, A. Kharaz and T. Wilmshurst, A Low Overhead Countermeasure Technique using Aggressive Voltage/Frequency Scaling against Power Analysis Attacks, IEEE Transactions on Emerging Technologies, submitted
• P. Rathnala, A. Kharaz and T. Wilmshurst, An efficient adaptive voltage scaling using delay monitor unit, IEEE conference on Ph.D. Research in Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME), 2015
• P. Rathnala, A. Kharaz and T. Wilmshurst, Aggressive Volatge Scaling for Energy Efficiency, Derby Electrical and Electronics Research Showcase, 2015
• P. Rathnala, A. Kharaz and T. Wilmshurst, A practical approach to differential power analysis using PIC microcontroller based embedded system, IEEE Computer Science and Electronic Engineering Conference (CEEC), 2014
• P. Rathnala, A. Kharaz and T. Wilmshurst, Differential Power Analysis Attacks, Derby Electrical and Electronics Research Showcase, 2014
• P. Rathnala, A. Kharaz and T. Wilmshurst, Fundamentals of Low Power Design Techniques for Embedded Systems, Derby Electrical and Electronics Research Showcase, 2013
• Prasanthi R, Rajasree K P, Vinod V, Digital Beamforming Techniques for X Band 3D
RADAR, International Radar Symposium (IRSI), Bangalore, India, Dec 2005
• Prasanthi R, Rajasree K P, Design of Digital Time domain interpolation Beam former using FPGA, National Symposium on Ocean Electronics, Cochin, India, Dec 2003

Experience in industry

Worked as a Member Research Staff at Central Research Laboratory, Bharat Electronics Ltd, Bangalore, India and as a Digital Desing Engineer at RF Engines Ltd, Isle of Wight, UK.

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