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Prof. Abhijit Pethe



  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, CA USA 2007
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, CA USA 2003
  • B.E. (hons.) EEE, BITS Pilani, 2001

Professional Experience

  • Head of Department, EEE, BITS Pilani - K.K. Birla Goa Campus Nov 2019 onwards
  • Associate Professor, BITS Pilani Goa Campus Jul 2018 onwards
  • Principal Engineer, Broadcom Inc., San Jose CA Oct 2015-May 2018
  • Principal Engineer, Cypress Semiconductor, San Jose CA May 2014-Oct 2015
  • Sr. MTS, Intermolecular Inc, San Jose CA Jul 2012 - May 2014
  • Sr Engineer, Logic Technology Development, Intel Corp., Hillsboro OR Jun 2007-Jul 2012


Email: abhijitp[at] (Preferred mode of contact)
Phone: +91-832-2580214
For On-campus students: My calendar is available online and is current. Please schedule an appointment with me in advance.
Mailing Address:
D-216, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
BITS Pilani K.K. Birla Goa Campus
Zuarinagar, GOA - 403726  

About the Faculty

Dr. Pethe received his B.E. (Hons.) degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from BITS, Pilani Rajasthan. Subsequently he earned his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, Stanford CA, USA.  From 2007-2018, Dr. Pethe worked in various roles across semiconductor companies in the SF Bay Area in the areas of logic and memory technology development. He has led teams involved in transistor development in sub-20nm node and 3D NAND memory development at 2X node. He has wide experience dealing with teams across various countries including USA, China, Taiwan and India. He is an author/co-author on 8 US patents. In the summer of 2018, he relocated to India and joined his alma mater as faculty in the Department of Electrical , Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering at the BITS Pilani K.K. Birla Goa Campus. 

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