Uday Khankhoje, IIT Madras

Brief bio-sketch


  • Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering (IIT Madras), Apr 2021 –

  • Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering (IIT Madras), Sept 2016 - Mar 2021

  • Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering (IIT Delhi), Oct 2013 – Sept 2016

  • Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Southern California, Sept 2012 – Aug 2013
    Advised by Prof. Mahta Moghaddam

  • Postdoctoral Scholar, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (Caltech/NASA), Jan 2011 – Sept 2012
    Advised by Dr. Jakob van Zyl, and informally by Dr. Tom Cwik


  • PhD & MS, Electrical Engineering, Caltech, 2005 – 2010
    Minors in Physics & Applied Physics
    Thesis: Photon confinement in photonic crystal cavities
    Advised by Prof. Axel Scherer, Caltech Nanofabrication Group and
    informally by Profs. Hyatt Gibbs and Galina Khitrova, The University of Arizona Tucson

  • B.Tech, Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay, 2001 – 2005
    Thesis advised by Prof. R K Shevgaonkar


  • Best teacher award for excellence in teaching (Electrical Engineering), IIT Madras, 2022

  • Young Faculty Recognition Award (YFRA), IIT Madras, 2021

  • IEEE Senior Member, 2016

  • Institute award for teaching excellence, IIT Delhi, 2015

  • INSPIRE faculty fellowship, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, 2013-18

  • Atwood fellowship for graduate studies, California Institute of Technology, 2005-06