Shankar Ekkanath Madathil



University of Sheffield
Rolls Royce and Royal Academy of Engineering
Professor of Power Electronics
EMD group
EEE Department
Mappin Street
Sheffield S1 3JD
Phone: 4 222 5856


Professor E.M. Sankara Narayanan @ Shankar N Ekkanath Madathil was born in India, in 1962. He received his B.Sc, M.Sc degrees from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, M.Tech from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in India and Ph.D degree from the Cambridge University. He was a Maudslay Engineering Research Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge and Research Associate in Cambridge University between 1992 and 1994. Between 1994 and 2007, he was employed at De Montfort University as the Director of the Emerging Technologies Research Centre, which he set up to undertake research in microelectronics. Presently, he holds the Royal Academy of Engineering/Rolls Royce Professorship in Power Electronics Systems at Sheffield University. His research interests include semiconductor devices, integrated and discrete power devices and technologies, aspects relating to design for manufacturability, functional materials, thin film transistors and technology strategies in microelectronics. He has published over 200 articles and 8 patents (approved/pending approval) and has helped develop many innovative technologies towards manufacture. He is a Fellow of IET and IoP and a Senior Member of IEEE. He is involved in the technical program committees of ISPSD, ISPS, IWPSD and other international conferences. He is a member of the IEEE Ad Com committee in the area of compact modelling.