Raj Singh has been a Chief Scientist at CSIR-CEERI, Pilani since 2008 and a R&D group leader since 2003. He has been a nodal officer, project leader, and a team member in many important sponsored R&D projects, industrial consultancy projects, and CSIR projects during his stay at CSIR-CEERI, Pilani since 1988.
He is currently the coordinator at CSIR-CEERI of a multi-institutional national programme of 60 leading academic institutes/universities in the area of chips-to-system development — this includes 16 IITs, 30 NITs, IISc, IIEST, and centrally-funded 4 IIITs.
He is also a Professor with AcSIR (and was earlier the academic coordinator of 3 Integrated MTech-PhD and PhD programmes at CSIR-CEERI). He has also been an adjunct faculty at BITS, Pilani, and an adjunct faculty at IIEST/BESU, Shibpur for Mechatronics. He has been actively involved in starting new ME/MTech programs in “VLSI/IC Design” and “Embedded System Design” at over 10 different institutes/universities and introduction of courses related to these topics at BE/BTech level. He is keen about science and mathematics education as well as technology trends in general.
Areas of Research Interest
- High-level VLSI Design
- Application-specific Architectures
- Embedded Systems and
- Hardware/Software Co-design