Jaijeet Roychowdhury is a Professor of EECS at the University of California at Berkeley. He received a Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, in 1987, and a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering and computer science from UC Berkeley in 1993. From 1993 to 1995, he was with the Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Laboratory, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Allentown, PA. From 1995 to 2000, he was with the Communication Sciences Research Division, Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ. From 2000 to 2001, he was with CeLight Inc. (an optical networking startup), Silver Spring, MD. From 2001-2008, he was with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and the Digital Technology Center at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.
Roychowdhury's research interests include the analysis, simulation, design and architecture of electronic, biological and nanoscale systems. He was cited for Extraordinary Achievement and Impact by Bell Laboratories in 1996 for work on MOS homotopy models. Over the years, he has authored or co-authored seven best or distinguished papers at ASP-DAC, DAC, and ICCAD. He has served on the Technical Program Committees of ICCAD, DAC, DATE, ASP-DAC and other conferences, on the Executive Committee of ICCAD, on the Nominations and Appointments Committee of CEDA, and as an Officer of CANDE. He is a Fellow of the IEEE.