Jon Lilletunsvei 3, Grimstad, 4879
Office B114

+47 372 33 436
linga.cenkeramaddi@uia.no

Assoc. Prof. Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi received PhD from the Department of electronics and telecommunications, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway. He worked for Texas Instruments in mixed signal circuit design before joining the PhD program at NTNU. After finishing PhD, he worked in radiation imaging for atmosphere space interaction monitor (ASIM mission to International Space Station) at University of Bergen, Norway from 2010 to 2012. He did one Master of Science in Physics from IIT Chennai (Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai) and the second Master of Science in Integrated Electronics and Circuits from IIT Delhi (Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi).

His current activities include teaching electronic circuit design courses (Analog, Digital and Mixed signal), embedded systems design courses, mmWave sensing and wireless prototyping using SDRs at masters and PhD level at University of Agder and guiding several undergraduate, graduate and PhD students in their theses.

 

EDUCATION

2009 PhD.
Department of electronics and telecommunications, NTNU Trondheim, Norway

2003 Masters in Integrated Electronics and Circuits
Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India

2000 Masters in Physics
Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India

Current courses at University of Agder:

 

Previous courses:

2000-2001: Electronics Laboratory IIT, Delhi

2001-2002: Analog Electronics Laboratory IIT, Delhi

2002-2003: Digital Electronics Laboratory IIT, Delhi

2004-2005: Analog Integrated Circuits (TFE 4200) NTNU, Trondheim

2005-2006: Analog CMOS-1 (TFE 4186) NTNU, Trondheim

2012-2013 Electronics 1 (ELE200), Electronics 2 (ELE205), Electronics Projects (ELE212), Research Project (ELE301) and Master’s thesis (IKT590) UiA, Grimstad.

2013-2014 Electronics 1 (ELE200), Electronics 2 (ELE205), Electronics Projects (ELE212), Research Project (ELE301) and Master’s thesis (IKT590) UiA, Grimstad.

2014-2015 Electronics 1 (ELE200), Electronics 2 (ELE205), Electronics Projects (ELE212), Research Project (ELE301), ICT Seminar1/Embedded Systems (IKT440) and Master’s thesis (IKT590) UiA, Grimstad.

My current Research activities include Internet of Things, Cyber-Physical Systems, Embedded Systems, Autonomous Embedded Electronics, Wireless Sensor Networks, Signal Processing, Sensor – Human Interface, Testbed design for Wireless Communications Systems, Protocol Implementation for Wireless Sensor Networks, Big Analog Data, FPGA/ASIC design for Wireless Communications Systems, Energy Harvesting for Wireless Embedded Systems & IoT Devices and Analog, Digital & Mixed Signal Circuit Design.

 

Journals and Conferences

  1. Henning Idsøe, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, Soumya J and Baltasar Beferull Lozano, “Phase-noise Impact on the Performance of mmWave-RADARs,” IEEE ANTS 2019, 16 – 19 December, Goa, India.
  2. Anders Frøytlog, Magne Haglund, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi and Baltasar Beferull Lozano, “Design and implementation of a long-range low-power wake-up radio and customized DC-MAC protocol for LoRaWAN,” IEEE ANTS 2019, 16 – 19 December, Goa, India.
  3. Veda Bhanu P., Kulkarni P.V., Avadhanam S.P., Soumya J., Cenkeramaddi L.R. (2019) Multi-application Based Fault-Tolerant Network-on-Chip Design for Mesh Topology Using Reconfigurable Architecture. In: Sengupta A., Dasgupta S., Singh V., Sharma R., Kumar Vishvakarma S. (eds) VLSI Design and Test. VDAT 2019. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 1066. Springer, Singapore
  4. The Modular X- and Gamma-Ray Sensor (MXGS) of the ASIM Payload on the International Space Station. / Østgaard, Nikolai; Balling, Jan E.; Bjørnsen, Thomas; Brauer, Peter; Budtz-Jørgensen, Carl; Bujwan, Waldemar; Carlson, Brant; Christiansen, Freddy; Connell, Paul; Eyles, Chris; Fehlker, Dominik; Genov, Georgi; Grudziński, Pawel; Kochkin, Pavlo; Kohfeldt, Anja; Kuvvetli, Irfan; Thomsen, Per Lundahl; Pedersen, Søren Møller; Navarro-Gonzalez, Javier; Neubert, Torsten; Njøten, Kåre; Orleanski, Piotr; Qureshi, Bilal; Cenkeramaddi, Linga Reddy; Reglero, Victor; Reina, Manuel; Rodrigo, Juan; Rostad, Maja; Sabau, Maria; Kristensen, Steen Savstrup; Skogseide, Yngve; Solberg, Arne; Stadsnes, Johan; Ullaland, Kjetil; Yang, Shiming.In: Space Science Reviews, Vol. 215, No. 2, 23, 2019.
  5. Rolf Arne Kjellby, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, Baltasar Beferull-Lozano, Soumya J, Anders Frøytlog, Meghana Bhange, “Long-range & Self-powered IoT Devices for Agriculture & Aquaponics Based on Multi-hop Topology,” 2019 IEEE 5th World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT), 15-18 April 2019 – Limerick, Ireland.
  6. Anders Frøytlog, Magne Haglund, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, Thomas Jordbru, Rolf Arne Kjellby and Baltasar Beferull-Lozano, “Design and Implementation of a Long-Range Low-Power Wake-Up Radio for IoT Devices”, 2019 IEEE 5th World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT), 15-18 April 2019 – Limerick, Ireland.
  7. Mohit Upadhyay, Monil Shah, P. Veda Bhanu, Soumya J., and Linga Reddy Cenkarmaddiy., “Multi-Application based Network-on-Chip Design for Mesh-of-Tree topology using Global Mapping and Reconfigurable Architecture,” The 32nd IEEE International Conference on VLSI Design, New Delhi, January 2019.
  8. Rolf Arne Kjellby, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, Thor Eirik Johnsrud, Svein Erik Løtveit, Baltasar Beferull-Lozano and Soumya J, “Self-Powered IoT Device based on Energy Harvesting for Remote Applications,” IEEE International Conference on Advanced Networks and Telecommunication Systems (IEEE ANTS 2018), Indore, India.
  9. Anders Frøytlog and Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, “Design and Implementation of an Ultra-Low Power Wake-up Radio for Wireless IoT Devices,” IEEE International Conference on Advanced Networks and Telecommunication Systems (IEEE ANTS 2018) Indore, India.
  10. Thomas Jordbru, Lei Jiao and Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, “UDP flows in Cognitive Radios with Channel Aggregation and Fragmentation: A Test-bed Based Evaluation,” IEEE International Conference on Advanced Networks and Telecommunication Systems (IEEE ANTS 2018) Indore, India.
  11. Rolf Arne Kjellby, Erol Gorančić, Anders Liland, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi and Geir Jevne, “Smart Brewery Controller,4th IEEE International Symposium on Smart Electronic Systems (IEEE iSES 2018), Hyderabad, India.
  12. Henning Idsøe, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi and Soumya Joshi, “Sensor Data Compression based on Re-Quantization of Sensor Data,4th IEEE International Symposium on Smart Electronic Systems (IEEE iSES 2018), Hyderabad, India.
  13. Rolf Arne Kjellby, Thor Eirik Johnsrud, Svein Erik Løtveit, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, Geir Jevne, Baltasar Beferull-Lozano and Soumya Joshi, “Design and Prototype Implementation of Longrange Self-powered Wireless IoT Device,4th IEEE International Symposium on Smart Electronic Systems (IEEE iSES 2018), Hyderabad, India.
  14. Rolf Arne Kjellby, Thor Eirik Johnsrud, Svein Erik Løtveit, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, Geir Jevne, Baltasar Beferull-Lozano, Soumya Joshi and Anders Frøytlog, Thomas Jordbru and Meghana Bhange, “Design, Development and Deployment of Low-cost Short-range Self-powered Wireless IoT Devices,4th IEEE International Symposium on Smart Electronic Systems (IEEE iSES 2018), Hyderabad, India.
  15. Asheesh Bhuria, Ashish Goyal, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, M.B. Srinivas and Soumya J, “Design of Software and Data Analytics for Self-powered Wireless IoT Devices,4th IEEE International Symposium on Smart Electronic Systems (IEEE iSES 2018), Hyderabad, India.
  16. Mohit Upadhyay, Monil Shah,P. Veda Bhanu, Soumya J.,  Linga Reddy Cenkarmaddi, and Henning Idsøe, “A Novel Fault-Tolerant Routing Technique for Mesh-of-Tree Based Network-on-Chip Design”, IEEE Region 10 International Conference (IEEE TENCON),  Jeju Island, Korea, October 2018.
  17. P. Veda Bhanu, Pranav Venkatesh Kulkarni, Soumya J., Linga Reddy Cenkarmaddi, and Henning Idsøe, “Fault-Tolerant Network-on-Chip Design for Mesh-of-Tree Topology Using Particle Swarm Optimization”, IEEE Region 10 International Conference (IEEE TENCON), Jeju Island, Korea, October 2018.
  18. Monil Shah, Mohit Upadhyay, Veda Bhanu P, Soumya J, and Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, “A Novel Fault-Tolerant Routing Algorithm for Mesh-of-Tree based Network-on-Chips”, 22nd International Symposium on VLSI Design and Test (VDAT), June 2018.
  19. P. Veda Bhanu, Pranav Kulkarni, Soumya J, Linga Reddy Cenkarmaddi, and Henning Idsøe, “Torus Topology based Fault-Tolerant Network-on-Chip Design with Flexible Spare Core Placement”, 14th Conference on PhD Research in Microelectronics and Electronics (IEEE PRIME), July 2018.
  20. Mohit Upadhyay, Monil Shah, P. Veda Bhanu, Soumya J, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, “Fault tolerant Routing Methodology for Mesh-of-Tree based Network-on-Chips using Local Reconfiguration” International Workshop on High Performance and Dynamic Reconfigurable Systems and Networks (DRSN), July 2018.
  21. Rolf Arne Kjellby, Thor Eirik Johnsrud, Svein Erik Løtveit, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, Mohamed Hamid and Baltasar Beferull-Lozano, “Self-Powered IoT Device for Indoor and Outdoor Applications”, IEEE Embedded VLSID 2018.
  22. Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, “Feedback Biasing based Adjustable Gain Ultrasound Preamplifier for CMUTs in 45nm CMOS”, IEEE Embedded VLSID 2018.
  23. Henning Idsøe, Mohamed Hamid, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, Thomas Jordbru and Baltasar Beferull-Lozano, “Experimental Validation for Spectrum Cartography using Adaptive Multi-Kernels”, IEEE ICSPCS 2017.
  24. Thomas Jordbru, Mohamed Hamid, Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, Henning Idsøe, Baltasar Beferull-Lozano, “Implementation of a Two Stage Fully-Blind Self-Adapted Spectrum Sensing Algorithm”, IEEE ICSPCS 2017.
  25. H. Idsøe, M. Hamid, T. Jordbru, L. R. Cenkeramaddi and B. Beferull-Lozano, Spectrum cartography using adaptive radial basis functions: Experimental validation. IEEE SPAWC 2017.
  26. T. Jordbru, H. Idsøe, L. R. Cenkeramaddi, B. Beferull-Lozano and M. Hamid. Radio measurements on a customized software defined radio module: A case study of energy detection spectrum sensing. IEEE I2MTC 2017.
  27. Cenkeramaddi, L.R.; Larsen, R.T.V.; Johnsen, R.; Haglund, M.A., “Mixed signal system design (A project based course),” Microelectronics Education (EWME), 10th European Workshop on , vol., no., pp.58,61, 14-16 May 2014
  28. C. Linga Reddy et. al. Low-energy CZT detector array for the ASIM mission. 2012 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, Graz, Austria, May 13-16, 2012.
  29. Y. Skogseide, C. Linga Reddy, et.al. BGO Front-End Electronics and Signal Processing in the MXGS Instrument for the ASIM Mission. 2012 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, Graz, Austria, May 13-16, 2012.
  30. C.Linga Reddy, T. Singh and Trond Ytterdal, ”Inverter-based 1V analog front-end amplifiers in 90nm CMOS for medical ultrasound imaging,” Journal of Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, 2010.
  31. C.Linga Reddy and Trond Ytterdal, “Nanoscale CMOS analog design for medical ultrasound imaging,” 1st annual workshop 2010, Norwegian PhD network on nanotechnology for microsystems.
  32. C.Linga Reddy and Trond Ytterdal, ”Clock jitter impact on the performance of general charge sampling amplifiers,” Journal of Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, August, 2009.
  33. C.Linga Reddy, Tajeshwar Singh and Trond Ytterdal, ”Inverter-based 1V Transimpedance Amplifier in 90nm CMOS for Medical Ultrasound Imaging,” IEEE NORCHIP – 2009.
  34. C.Linga Reddy and Trond Ytterdal, ”1V Transimpedance Amplifier in 90nm CMOS for Medical Ultrasound Imaging,” IEEE NORCHIP – 2009.
  35. Yamaner, Yalçın Feysel and Cenkeramaddi, Linga Reddy et. al., “Front-end IC design for intravascular ultrasound imaging”, PhD. Research in Microelectronics and Electronics, PRIME 2008., Boğaziçi Un’versity, Istanbul.
  36. Ayhan Bozkurt, C.Linga Reddy, F.Yalcin Yamaner and Trond Ytterdal, ”A Low Noise Capacitive Feedback Analog Front-end for cMUT based IVUS: Experimental Results”, 7th International workshop on Micromachined Ultrasonic TransducersMay 8-9, 2008.
  37. B.B.Larsen and C.Linga Reddy, “Mixed Signal IC Design”, 7th European workshop on Microelectronics Education (EWME-2008), May 28 – 30, 2008.
  38. C.Linga Reddy, Ayhan Bozkurt, Yalacin Yamaner and Trond Ytterdal, “A Low Noise Capacitive Feedback Analog Front-end for CMUTs in IVUS Imaging”, IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 2007.
  39. B.B.Larsen, C.Linga Reddy and Jukka Typpo, ”Readout and Control Circuit for a Four Pixel Digital Camera as Semester Project”, IEEE International Conference on Microelectronic System Education, June 2-4, 2007.
  40. Ayhan Bozkurt, F.Yalcin Yamaner and C.Linga Reddy, ”IC Design for 2D cMUT Arrays: High voltage CMOS Design Issues, Experimental Results and New Amplifier Topologies”, 6th International workshop on Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducers, May 25-27, 2007.
  41. C.Linga Reddy and Trond Ytterdal, ”Analysis and Design of a 1V Charge Sampling Readout Amplifier in 90nm CMOS for Medical Imaging”, IEEE VLSI-DAT, April 25-27, 2007.
  42. C.Linga Reddy, Tajeshwar Singh and Trond Ytterdal, ”Self-biased Charge Sampling Amplifier in 90nm CMOS for Medical Ultrasound Imaging”, IEEE GLSVLSI, March 11-13, 2007.
  43. C.Linga Reddy and Trond Ytterdal, ”Jitter Analysis of General Charge Sampling Amplifiers”, IEEE ISCAS, 2006.
  44. Kumar M.J. and C.Linga Reddy,  “Silicon-on-Insulator Lateral Dual Sidewall Schottky (SOI-LDSS) Concept for Improved Rectifier Performance: A Two-Dimensional Simulation Study”, Microelectronics International, vol. 23, No.1, pp. 16-18, January 2006.
  45. Thomas Halvorsrød, C.Linga Reddy, Arne Rønnekleiv and Trond Ytterdal, “A Discrete Time µBeamformer for CMUT Arrays – Behavioral Simulations Using SystemC”, IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 2005.
  46. Kumar M.J. and C.Linga Reddy, “A New Dual band gap Emitter Schottky Collector PNM HBT on SOI with Reduced Collector Emitter Offset Voltage”, IEE Proceedings on Circuits, Devices and Systems, Vol.151, April 2004.
  47. Kumar M.J. and C.Linga Reddy, “A New High Voltage 4H-SiC Lateral Dual Sidewall Schottky (LDSS) Rectifier: Theoretical Investigation and Analysis”, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Vol.50, pp.1690-1693, July 2003.
  48. Kumar M.J. and C.Linga Reddy, “A Novel SiC Emitter, SiGe Base Lateral Schottky Collector NPM HBT on SOI”, Microelectronics Reliability Journal, Vol.43, pp.1145-1149, July 2003.
  49. Kumar M.J. and C.Linga Reddy, “A New dual-band gap SiC-on-Si P-emitter, SiGe N-base, lateral Schottky Metal-collector (PNM) HBT on SOI with reduced collector-emitter offset-voltage”, IEEE TENCON 2003.
  50. Kumar M.J. and C.Linga Reddy, “Application of Lateral Dual Sidewall Schottky (LDSS) Concept for Improved Rectifier Performance on SOI – Design and Optimization”, IEEE TENCON – 2003.
  51. Kumar M.J. and C.Linga Reddy, “A Novel 4H-SiC Lateral Dual Sidewall Schottky Rectifier with excellent forward and reverse characteristics”, IASTED International Conference on Circuits, Signals, and Systems (CSS’ 03) Cancun, Mexico, May 19-21, 2003.

Professional Activities:

Member, IEEE, IEEE Circuits and Systems Society and IEEE Communications Society.

Reviewer for:

  • IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement.
  • Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing.
  • IET Circuits, Devices and Systems
  • Technical Program Committee member in many IEEE conferences in Electronic Circuit Design and Wireless Communications.

PROJECTS EXPERIENCE with VARIOUS ROLES

  • 2004-2009 Smart Microsystems for Diagnostic Imaging in Medicine-SMiDA(Roles: PhD student, project website in-charge, project website management, dept. of IET,NTNU,Trondheim)
  • 2009-2012 Atmosphere-Space Interaction Monitor – ASIM (Roles: Leading working group member of Design, development and testing of system, dept. of Physics and Technology, UiB, Bergen)
  • 2012-2013 1D ultrasound imaging system (Role: Project manager, dept. of ICT, UiA, Grimstad)
  • 2012-2013 Ultrasound test system (Role: Project manager, dept. of ICT, UiA, Grimstad)
  • 2013-2015 Fall detection system for old age homes (Role: Project manager, dept. of ICT, UiA, Grimstad)
  • 2016 – Off-shore – On-shore Collective Analytics & Intelligence for condition-based monitoring in drilling & operations using heterogeneous wireless networks (SMART-RIG) (Role: Working group member, dept. of ICT, UiA, Grimstad)
  • 2016 – IT Integration, Data Analytics and Big Data (subproject WP6) – Offshore Mechatronics (Center of Research-Driven Innovation SFI) (Role: Working group member, dept. of ICT, UiA, Grimstad)
  • 2016 – Reconfigurable Radio Network Platform (ReRaNP) (Role: Working group member, dept. of ICT, UiA, Grimstad)
  • 2016 – Next Generation Wireless Devices and Networks enabled by Self-Organized Spectrum Cartography (WISECART) (Role: Leading Implementation Working group member, dept. of ICT, UiA, Grimstad)
  • 2017 – Data-driven cyber-physical networked systems for autonomous cognitive control and adaptive learning in industrial & urban water environments (INDURB), Co PI, dept. of ICT, UiA Grimstad.
  • 2018 – The Low-altitude UAV communication and tracking (LUCAT) project funded from INDNOR programme jointly by Norwegian research council (NFR) and department of science and technology (DST), Project Manager and PI: Associate Professor Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, dept. of ICT, UiA Grimstad, Project duration: 2019-2022.
  • 2019 – Indo-Norwegian collaboration in Autonomous Cyber-Physical Systems (INCAPS): The Research Council of Norway (NFR) under the INTPART program; Project Manager and PI: Associate Professor Linga Reddy Cenkeramaddi, Project duration: 2019-2022. Partners and/or collaborators:
    • Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc)
    • Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad (IITH)
    • International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIITH)
    • Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Hyderabad (BITS)
    • Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
    • Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA)

MAJOR COLLABORATIONS

National and International collaboration:

  • Phaneendra K. Yalavarthy, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
  • Chandra Ramabhadra Murthy, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
  • M. S. Mohan Kumar, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
  • Chandramani Singh, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
  • Abhay Sharma, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
  • Lakshmi Natarajan, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
  • Abhinav Kumar, Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India
  • Soumya Joshi, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Hyderabad, India
  • M.B.Srinivas, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Hyderabad, India
  • Kimmo Kansanen, Dept. of IET, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
  • Trond Ytterdal, Dept. of IET, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
  • Kjetil Ullaland, Dept. of Physics and Technology, UiB, Bergen, Norway
  • Lars Tore Rødne, Bachelor projects collaboration, CERN, Swizerland
  • Saroj Prasad Dash, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Lalitha Vadlamani, International Institute of Information technology, Hyderabad, India.
  • Prasad Krishnan, International Institute of Information technology, Hyderabad, India.

Centers:

  • Department of Computational and Data Sciences, IISc Bangalore, India.
  • Centre for Nanoscience and Engineering (CeNSE), IISc Bangalore, India
  • Acoustics Group, Sabanci University, Turkey

Industrial collaboration:

  • Feedback Aquaculture, Risør, Norway
  • Ymir Electronics AS, Grimstad, Norway
  • NIVA, Norsk Institutt for vannforskning, Norway
  • GEHealthcare Vingmed Ultrasound AS, Norway
  • Sonitor RTLS Technologies, Norway
  • Teknova, Norway

Prof. Baltasar Beferull Lozano

Professor, Director of WISENET Center

Prof. Ajit Jha

Associate Professor

Prof. Torleiv Maseng

Professor, UiO

Leila Ben Saad

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Luis Miguel López Ramos

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Siddharth Deshmukh

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Joshin Krishnan

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Bakht Zaman

PhD Research Fellow

Yves Teganya

PhD Research Fellow

Mohamed Elnourani

PhD Research Fellow

Henning Idsøe

PhD Research Fellow

Siavash Mollaebrahim

PhD Research Fellow

Madeleine Rønning

PhD Research Fellow

Ravi Sharan

PhD Research Fellow

Emilio Ruiz

PhD Research Fellow

Jyotirmoy Bhardwaj

PhD Research Fellow

Rolf Arne Kjellby

PhD Research Fellow

Rohan Money

PhD Research Fellow

Juan Diego Cardenas

PhD Research Fellow

Rahul Jaiswal

PhD Research Fellow

Shibarchi Majumder

PhD Research Fellow

Hari Bhusal

Master Student

Adrian Langemyr

Master Student

Øyvind Mydland

Industrial Liaison

Julia Cervera Valles

Higher Executive Officer