Publications

Honours, Awards and Design wins

  • Dr. V. Kamakoti was awarded a certificate by the CBSE for being among the top 1% of successful students in Mathematics in the Higher Secondary examination.
  • The paper entitled A Parallel Genetic Approach, using artificial neural networks, to temporal partitioning and synthesis for reconfigurable architectures won the Excellent Presentation Award at the Third International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems (ISIS) held at Tsukuba, Japan, 2002.
  • The design entitled FPGA based Face Recognition by A. Pavan Kumar, Dr.V. Kamakoti and Sukhendu Das won the first prize in the Altera SoPC world contest, 2004.
  • The design entitled Mapping of Cryptographic Algorithms on Multi-FPGA boards by Ramesh Balan, Rahul Mallick, G. Ananth, Karthikeyan and Dr.V. Kamakoti won the first prize in the Second Altera SoPC world contest, 2005.
  • Dr. V. Kamakoti was honoured by Intel for his outstanding work in constraint modeling and x86 core development.
  • In recognition of the course-work developed by Dr. V. Kamakoti, Altera corporation honoured him with the best instructor award and a donation of IP Cores worth USD 5,40,000 to the VLSI Lab, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Madras.
  • Dr. V. Kamakoti was the coach for the IIT Madras Programming Contest team which made to the ACM-ICPC finals held at Shanghai and stood Twenty-ninth among 78 teams chosen from a field of 4,109 teams from 1,582 universities in 71 countries competing at 144 sites.
  • Dr. Kamakoti was awarded the “Distinguished Alumunus Award” by his Alma Mater sri Venkateswara College of Engineering in March 2007.
  • Dr. V.Kamakoti receives the inaugural IIT Madras Young Faculty Recognition Award for the year 2007
  • The MS thesis entitled Novel CLB Architectures and Techniques to Mitigate SEU Faults in SRAM-based FPGAs submitted by Mr. Syam Sundar Reddy under the guidance of V. Kamakoti won the Indian Semiconductor Association's ISA Mentor Award for the year 2007. This is a national award given to the best research thesis in the area of VLSI Design from Indian Academic Institutions, during the academic year.
  • The PhD thesis entitled On Power Safe Testing of System-on-Chips submitted by V. R. Devanathan under the guidance of V. Kamakoti won the IEEE TTTC (Test Technology Technical Council) best doctoral thesis award for the year 2008. This is an International award instituted by the IEEE TTTC. A thesis from Duke University got the second prize and one from Stanford University bagged the third prize.
  • The IITM Semiconductor Devices Circuits and Systems (SDCS) group comprising 19 faculty members from the Departments of Computer Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering won the Indian Semiconductor Association's ISA Technoshield award for the year 2008. This is a national award given to the best VLSI Research Group among Indian Universities.
  • The paper titled Utilizing Faculty Cores authored by Karthik Raghavan and V. Kamakoti and published in IETE Technical Review, won the IETE - K.S. Krishnan Memorial Award (2012) for the best System oriented paper.
  • The paper titled Network-on-Chips of 3D ICs: Past, Present and Future authored by Pawan Kumar, Srinivasan Murali and V. Kamakoti and published in IETE Technical Review, won the IETE - Gowri Memorial Award (2013) for the best paper of General Interest.
  • DRDO Academic Excelllence Award instituted by DRDO in recognition of the contribution from Academicians to various programs of DRDO. The award was given by Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi in August 2014.