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Biosketch

Katti grew up in Pune, India, a city about 120 miles from Bombay. Katti attended Loyola High School in Pune from grades 1 through 12. As a child his interests were in Badminton and Cricket. He then attended the Indian Institute of Technology at Bombay and obtained a degree in mechanical engineering. Raj moved to the United States in 1983.

Academic Career

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 1991.
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 1987.
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, 1985.
  • B. Tech., Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India, 1983.

Professional Career

August 2001-Present: Associate Professor (Tenured), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105.

July 2000-July 2001: Senior Design Engineer, Intel Architecture Group, Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, Oregon.

August 2001-Dec. 2002: Co-director, Sensor Electronics Group, Center for NanoScale Science and Engineering, North Dakota State University.

August 1999-August 2000: Associate Professor with Tenure, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Dakota State University.

August 1998-August 1999: Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas.

August 1997-August 1998: Associate Professor with Tenure, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Dakota State University.

August 1991-August 1997: Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Dakota State University.

Research Interests

Computer Engineering

Professional Activites and Service

Department Level Involvement

  • Faculty Mentor for new faculty members, 2005.
  • Department of ECE Assessment Committee, 2001-present, member.
  • Department of ECE Graduate admission Committee, 2001-present, member.
  • Maintain License for Mentor Graphics Software for Department of ECE, 2001 to present.
  • Department of ECE Faculty Search Committee, 2001-2002, Chair.
  • Department of ECE Faculty Search Committee, 2004-2005, member.
  • Advisor to the IEEE student branch, 1996-1997 and 1999-2000.
  • I developed the Computer Engineering curriculum for the department of ECE, 1998.
  • Department of ECE Curriculum Committee, 1995-1997, member. The committee is responsible for making recommendations on the electrical engineering curriculum and on proposals on changing the curriculum.
  • Supervised the System Administrator, 1991-1992. The system administrator was a graduate student who maintained the HP9000 and HP64000 in the Department of Electrical Engineering.

College Level Involvement

  • Academic Affairs Committee, College of Engr. and Arch., 2005-present, member.
  • Public Relations Committee, College of Engr. and Arch, 2001 – Present, member.
  • Research and Extension Committee, College of Engr. and Arch, 2003 – Present, member.
  • Academic Affairs Committee, College of Engr. and Arch., 1994-1997, member.

University Level Involvement

  • Reviewed proposals for the Research Administration Office at NDSU, 2005.
  • Co-director of Sensor Electronics Group, CNSE: performed personnel hiring, management of the group and gave presentations to companies visiting NDSU.

Service to the Profession

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers, World Scientific, 2004-Present.
  • Member of the Technical Committee on Communication in the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society, This committee organizes the Communication based research papers in the International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, 2003-Present.
  • Proposal reviewer for the NSF, 2003, 2004, 2005.
  • Organized Reviews of 30 papers for the 2003 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems.
  • Reviewer for two textbooks.
  • Dr. R. F. Tinder, Engineering Digital Design, Academic Press, 2000.
  • Dr. M. L. Manwaring and V. D. Malbasa, Engineering the Hardware-Software Interface, Prentice Hall, 2005.
  • Member of the Planning Committee that organized the 58th Annual ASEE North Midwest Section Meeting (Oct. 3-5, 1996) in Fargo. I was also a co-moderator for one of the sessions in the conference.
  • Reviewer for the following Journals: The IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, The IEEE Transactions on Reliability, The IEEE Transactions on Computers, The IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems.
  • Reviewer for the following conferences:
  1. The 2005 IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Systems, Athens, Greece
  2. International Conference on Parallel Processing, sponsored by IEEE and ACM. 1990 and 1993.
  3. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems. 1995, 1999, 2002, 2003.
  4. International Conference on High Performance Distributed Systems. 1993.
  5. International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems. 1993.

Awards and Honoros

  1. In 2005 Intel funded 6 universities worldwide for conducting research on their IXP4xx network processor. NDSU was one of these six, the other five being, Univ. of Michigan, Portland State Univ., Univ. of California Davis, Indian Institute of Science and Tsinghua Univ.
  2. Invited paper for the Special Session on New Generation Architectures/Implementations for Security Protocols & Cryptography Applications, The International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Kos, Greece, 2006. Xiaoyu Ruan, Rajendra Katti, and David Hinkemeyer, "Algorithm and implementation of signed binary recoding with asymmetric digit sets for elliptic curve cryptosystems,"
  3. The following paper was judged one of 10 best papers in the area of hardware for cryptography. Rajendra Katti and J. Brennan, "Low Complexity Multiplication in a finite field using ring representation," The IEEE Transactions on Computers, Special Section on Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems, Guest Editors, C. K. Koc and C. Paar, pp. 418-427, April 2003.
  4. Intel Award for contributions toward the development of Pentium IV production test suites, Oct. 2000.
  5. Invited to attend "The Scientists Helping America Conference," sponsored by DOD. The attendees were expected to think out-of-the-box and provide new ideas for research at the Department of Defence, 2003.
  6. The following paper got 2nd prize in the student paper contest. This contest is held by one of the premier conferences on Bioengineering. D. M. Schneider, C. M. Ripplinger, K. Gilbertson, Rajendra Katti, and M. J. Schroeder, "Optically-based control of a Prosthetic Device," 2003 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Key Biscayne, Florida, June 25 –29, 2003.

Selected Publications

  1. Kumar Mangipudi and Rajendra Katti, "A Hash-Based Strong Password Authentication Protocol with User Anonymity," The International Journal of Network Security, Volume: 2, No: 3 ( May 1, 2006), pp. 225-229.
  2. Rajendra Katti, Xiaoyu Ruan, and Hareesh Khattri, "Multiple-Output Low-Power Linear Feedback Shift Register Design," Accepted by the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems, 2006.
  3. Clemens Heuberger, Rajendra Katti, Helmut Prodinger, and Xiaoyu Ruan, "The Alternating Greedy Expansion and Applications to Computing Digit Expansions from Left-to-Right in Cryptography", Theoretical Computer Science, a publication of European Association for Theoretical Computer Science (EATCS) and Elsevier Science Publishers, Volume 341, Issues 1-3, 5 September 2005, Pages 55-72.
  4. X. Ruan and Rajendra Katti, "Left-to-Right Optimal Signed-Binary Representation of a Pair of integers," The IEEE Transactions on Computers, Vol. 54, No. 2, pp. 132-140, Feb. 2005.
  5. Rajendra Katti and J. Brennan, "Low Complexity Multiplication in a finite field using ring representation," The IEEE Transactions on Computers, Special Section on Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems, Guest Editors, C. K. Koc and C. Paar, pp. 418-427, April 2003.

Patents

  1. Abdullah Mamun and Rajendra Katti, Low-power Linear Feedback Shift Register, May 2005.
  2. Xiaoyu Ruan and Rajendra Katti, Recoding of binary numbers for cryptography, May 2005.

Grants

  1. Rajendra Katti (PI), Optimal recoding of binary numbers for cryptographic operations, NSF/REU, $6250, 2005-2006.
  2. Rajendra Katti (PI), Optimal recoding of binary numbers for cryptographic operations, NSF, $150,000, 2004-2007.
  3. Rajendra Katti (PI), Speech Encryption for Wireless LAN, INTEL Corporation, $30,000, 2004-2005.
  4. Rajendra Katti (PI), Equipment grant from Dean College of Engineering for development of a wireless network, $4096, 2005.
  5. Rajendra Katti (PI), Equipment grant from Intel Corporation, $10,000, 2004-2005.
  6. Rajendra Katti (PI), Equipment grant for VXWorks real time operating system from WindRiver Corporation, $100,000, 2004-2005.
  7. Rajendra Katti (PI), "Cryptographic algorithms for Sensors," Defence Military Electronics Agency, $30,000, 2004.
  8. Rajendra Katti (PI), "Secure Communication with Wireless Sensors," Defence Military Electronics Agency, $45,000, 2003.
  9. Rajendra Katti (PI), "New cryptographic hardware for Network security applications," NSF/EPSCOR, $15,000, 2002-2003.
  10. Rajendra Katti (co-PI, 50% responsibility) and Joel Jorgenson, "CNSE: Sensor Electronics Group Creation and Management," Defence Military Electronics Agency, $800,000, 2002-2004.
  11. Rajendra Katti (PI), "Using the Chinese Remainder Theorem in Fault Tolerant Computing." NSF/EPSCOR, $15,000, 1996-1998.
  12. Rajendra Katti (PI), "A Tool for the Performance Evaluation of Parallel Computers." NSF/RIA, $78,855, 1993-1997.
  13. Rajendra Katti (co-PI, 50% responsibility) and Rawson, J., "Fast algorithms for solving the discrete time Ricatti Equations," Grant-in-aid, $4100, 1993.

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