Professor Krishnamachar Prasad

Phone: +64 (9) 921 9999 ext 6229



B.E., M. Tech., Ph.D.

Memberships and Affiliations:

IEEE, Senior Member

Research Areas:

  • Solid state sensors for odour, colour and chemical profiling for food and wine industries
  • Silicon ICs, III-V HEMTs, HBTs and MMICs – process development, device characterization and reliability studies
  • Three dimensional interconnects
  • High-temperature superconducting transformer applications
  • Surface electromyography
  • Night vision systems using infra-red photo detectors


Selected Recent Publications

  • J. Kilby and K. Prasad, Continuous wavelet analysis and classification of surface electromyography signals, International Journal of Computer and Electrical Engineering,   Vol. 5, pp. 30- 35, 2013.
  • M.A. Abdul Rahman, T.T. Lie and K. Prasad, The effects of short-circuit and inrush currents on HTS transformer windings, IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, Vol. 22, 5500108 (8 pages), 2012.
  • J. Mohanraj, P. Balasubramanian and K. Prasad,  Power, delay and area-optimized 8-bit CMOS priority encoder for embedded applications, ESA’12 – The 2012 World Congress on Embedded Systems and Applications, Las Vegas, USA, July 16-19 2012.
  • E.E. Bassey, P. Sallis and K. Prasad, Design of a chemical sensor for phenol characterisation in environmental systems,  Nanoscale Materials and Devices for Energy Conversion, Storage and Biosensors (Nanoenergy 11),  Natal, Brazil, April 3-6 2011. 
  • N. Ranganathan,  D.Y. Lee,  L. Youhe,  G.Q.  Lo, K. Prasad and K.L. Pey,  Influence of Bosch etch process on electrical isolation of TSV structures,  IEEE Transaction on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 1, 1497-1506, 2011.
  • N. Ranganathan, A. Malar, D.Y. Lee, K. Prasad and K.L. Pey, Development and characterization of tapered silicon etch process by topography modelling, Journal of Microelectronics and Electronic Packaging, Vol. 7, 58-66, 2010.
  • P. Balasubramanian, K. Prasad, and N.E. Mastorakis, A Standard Cell Based Synchronous Dual-Bit Adder with Embedded Carry Look-ahead, WSEAS (World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society) Transactions on Circuits and Systems, Vol. 9, 735-734, 2010.

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