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Karthigha Balamurugan

Asst. Professor

Karthigha Balamurugan currently serves as Assistant Professor at Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, School of Engineering. Her areas of research include Financial Engineering and FPGA Based System Design.

Qualification: M.E
Research Interest: Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Based System Design, Financial Engineering


Karthigha Balamurugan received the B. E. degree from Bharathiar University, in 1998 and M. E. degree from Government College of Technology, Coimbatore, in 2007.She joined as Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, in 2007. She is a member of IETE (Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers). She is currently pursuing her Ph. D., in the field of RF IC designs. Her research interests and works are in and around designing millimeter wave transceiver circuits, testability and reliability circuits such as electrostastic protection designs and digital electronics. She is an aspirant learner of mapping relativity theory on physiological effects.


  • Pursuing: Ph. D. in RF VLSI Design
    Amrita VishwaVidyapeetham
  • 2007: M. E. in VLSI Design
    Anna University, Government College of Technology, Coimbatore
  • 1998: B. E. in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
    Bharathiar University/Tamilnadu College of Engineering

Professional Experience

Year Affiliation
2007 – Present Assistant Professor (Sr. Gr.), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Domain : Teaching

Academic Responsibilities

Position Class / Batch
Class Adviser 2017 – 21, 2018 – 22

Undergraduate Courses Handled

  1. Analog IC design
  2. Digital IC design
  3. Electronics Circuits – 1
  4. Linear Integrated Circuits
  5. Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering
  6. Electric Circuits
  7. VLSI Design
  8. VLSI Technology
  9. Biomedical Instrumentation

Post-Graduate / PhD Courses Handled

  1. Analog VLSI Design (VLSI Design)
  2. CMOS RF IC Design (VLSI Design)
  3. Low Power VLSI
  4. Solid State Device Physics (VLSI Design)

Innovations in Teaching – Learning

Innovation Method Description with Tools used
Simulating the theoretical problem solved in class and comparing PSPICE, HSPICE, Cadence

Organizing Faculty Development / STTP / Workshops /Conferences

Title Organization Period Outcome
One day workshop on,“The Art of Technical Paper Writing and Professional Ethics” Amrita School of Engineering October 16, 2014 PG students of 40 strength got benefited

Academic Research – PG Projects

SNo Name of the Scholar Programme Specialization Duration Status
1. Anu Ravindran VLSI Design RF IC design 2014-15 Completed
2. Becky Mary Ninan VLSI Design RF IC design 2015-16 Completed
3. Sivakumar N. VLSI Design Microwave circuits 2015-16
4. Krishnapriya S. Kartha VLSI Design Reliability of RF circuits 2016-17 Completed
5. Sarika M. R. VLSI Design Microwave components and analog circuit design 2016-17 Completed
6. GaliBhavaChaitanya VLSI Design 2017-18 Completed
7. Ajay Rajulapati VLSI Design Microwave components and circuits 2017-18 Completed
8. Pilli Sathavardhana Rao VLSI Design Microwave components and circuits 2018-19 Ongoing
9. JaideepVarrier VLSI Design Analog circutis 2018-19 Ongoing
10. Goriparthi Pradeep VLSI Design Digital IC design 2018-19 Ongoing



Conference Paper

Design of CMOS Based Low Noise Amplifier at 60 GHz and it’s Gain Variability Through Body Biasing

Authors : Karthigha Balamurugan, B. M. Ninan

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Computer Communication and Informatics, ICCCI 2017

Design of CMOS based reconfigurable LNA at millimeter wave frequency using active load

Authors : Karthigha Balamurugan, B. Vinod, and Dr. Jayakumar M.

Publisher : 2014 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Communication, Control and Computing Technologies, ICACCCT 2014

Design and Analysis of GaN HEMT based LNA with CPW matching

Authors : Karthigha Balamurugan, S. Sarathkrishna, Dr. Nirmala Devi M., and Dr. Jayakumar M.

Publisher : 2014 Eleventh International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications Networks (WOCN),

Analysis of thermal noise and noise reduction in CMOS device

Authors : Karthigha Balamurugan, M. Archanaa

Publisher : International Conference on Green Computing Communication and Electrical Engineering (ICGCCEE), 2014

Conference Proceedings

Design and Analysis of Low Noise Amplifier at 60 GHz using Active Feedback and Current Re-Use Topologies

Authors : Karthigha Balamurugan, B. M. Ninan, and Devi, M. N.

Publisher : Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Devices, Circuits and Systems, ICDCS 2016

Design of MOS-based all-pass filter using thermal noise models

Authors : Karthigha Balamurugan, M. Archanaa, and Dr. Jayakumar M.

Publisher : 2014 International Conference on Embedded Systems (ICES),

Study and Design of CMOS Based Millimeter Wave LNA Including Noise Models

Authors : Karthigha Balamurugan, J. Sirisha, C., N. Vaishnavi, P., N. K., S., S. Vidhya, G., Y., Dr. Nirmala Devi M., and M., J.

Publisher : International Conference on Communication and Computing, ICC 2014

Journal Article

Performance analysis of 60 GHZ low noise amplifiers using multi-gate mosfets

Authors : Karthigha Balamurugan, M. Nirmala Devi, and Dr. Jayakumar M.

Publisher : Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology

Design of V-band low noise amplifier using current reuse topologies

Authors : Karthigha Balamurugan, Dr. Nirmala Devi M., and Jayakumar, M.

Publisher : International Journal of Applied Engineering Research

A 5–7 GHz Current Reuse and Gm-Boosted Common Gate Low Noise Amplifier with LC based ESD Protection in 32 nm CMOS

Authors : Karthigha Balamurugan, S. Ankathi, Vignan, S., Athukuri, S., Mohan, S., and M. Devi, N.

Publisher : Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing

Design of Cascaded Common Source Low Noise Amplifier for S-Band using Transconductance Feedback

Authors : Karthigha Balamurugan, A. Ravindran, and Dr. Jayakumar M.

Publisher : Indian Journal of Science and Technology

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