Preet Garcha

pgarcha@mit.edu

Education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA                                                2016-present
    Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, GPA 5.0/5.0
    Supervisor: Dr. Anantha Chandrakasan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA                                                  2014-2016
    S.M. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, GPA 5.0/5.0
University of Calgary, AB, Canada                                                                                      2009-2014
    B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, GPA 3.98/4.0


Graduate Research Experience

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA                                                2014-present
Graduate Research Assistant
  • Topic: Ultra low voltage startup system with on-chip magnetics for thermal energy harvesting applications


Work Experience

Texas Instruments, Dallas, TX                                                                                           Summer 2016
Analog Design Intern
  • Topic: Design of a low power, fast startup, 20 MHz system oscillator for use in BLE operation
Semtech Corporation, Gennum Products Group, Calgary, AB, Canada                           2012-2013
  • Topic: Design of multiple analog blocks like programmable bias circuits, crystal oscillator, analog 3-wire/4-wire interface for SPI and I2C communications for two products: low power 10 GHz clock and data recovery chip and 6G video reclocker


Undergraduate Research Experience


University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada                                                                        2013-2014
Undergraduate Research Program
  • Topic: Design of a sub-THz frequency divider in CMOS
University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada                                                                          Summer 2011
Summer Research Intern
  • Topic: A Program for Building Energy and Environment Awareness for Grade 5 Students


Extra-curricular/Volunteer Experience

Graduate Student Council, MIT, Cambridge, MA                                                                     Summer 2015
Event coordinator, International Mentorship Mixer

Graduate Student Council, MIT, Cambridge, MA                                                                     Summer 2015
Event coordinator, Grad School 103

University of Calgary Solar Team, Calgary, AB, Canada                                                 2010-2012
Electrical Team Member

Indian Students' Association , Calgary, AB, Canada                                                        2011-2012
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