Dr. S. Karunakaran

Electronics & Communication Engineering
Faculty Id:
Years of Experience:
14.5 years
Employment Status:
Full Time – Ratified by JNTUH

Date of Birth:

17 May , 1980

Areas of Specialization :

Low Power VLSI Design, High Performace VLSI Architecture for DSP Applications, ASIC Design


Ph.D in VLSI Design-Faculty of Information and Communication Engineering,2015, Anna University,Chennai
PG Degree in M.E (VLSI Design),2007, Anna University,Chennai
UG Degree in B.E (Electrical and Electronics Engineering),2002,Periyar University,Salem.

Subjects Taught:

VLSI Design Techniques, ASIC Design, Low Power VLSI Design, VLSI Technology, Linear Integrated Circuits, Electronic Devices and Circuits, Biomedical Instrumentation, Electromagnetic Fields, Electrical Machines.

Papers Published:


  1. Karunakaran, T.Logeswaran, S.Shruti, R.Shravya, Thota Kavya “Performance Analysis of ALU design using Irreversible and Reversible gates” International Joural of Advanced Science and Technology, Volume 29 Issue (7s) P.no 4168-4173, June 2020”
  2. Karunakaran, B.Poonguzharselvi “High Performance VLSI Architecture for Braun Multiplier” International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE) , Volume-8 Issue-10, August 2019
  3. Karunakaran and B.Poonguzharselvi “Investigations on power dissipation of low power VLSI architectures for Voltage level shifters” Jour of Adv Research in Dynamical & Control Systems, Vol. 11, Special Issue-05, 2019
  4. Karunakaranand Naveen Kishore Gattim” VLSI Implementation of Folded FIR filters using High Speed Multipliers” Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences Vol 14 issue 4 ; pp  1070-1077 ,2019.
  5. Jaiganesh, P. Arulkumar, S.Karunakaran, Md. Asif, N. Srinivas “Improving the Efficiency of Solar Photovoltaic Cell by Decreasing Surface Temperature” International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology (IJEAT) , Volume-9 Issue-2, December, 2019
  6. Fatima Unnisa, K.Jaiganesh, P.Arulkumar, S.Karunakaran “Direct Coupled PV Panel with ĆUK Converter for DC Load Applications” International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE) , Volume-9 Issue-2, December 2019.
  7. Karunakaran, B.Poonguzharselvi,M.Narayana “Analysis of Low Power VLSI Design of Adder Cells” Jour of Adv Research in Dynamical & Control Systems, Vol. 10, 14-Special Issue, 2018
  8. Karunakaran , Boddupally Harshitha , B.Poonguzharselvi , K.Jai Ganesh “Exploration of power delay product [PDP] on feedback based dual edge triggered flip flop utilizing dual sleep and dual slack approach” International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7 (4) (2018) 3388-3391
  9. Karunakaran,Y.Pandurangaiah,JosephAnthonyPrathap,B.Poonguzharselvi “Exploration On Power Delay Product of Various VLSI Multiplier Architectures” International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology(IJMET), Volume 9, Issue 1, January 2018, pp. 53–59
  10. Karunakaran, N K Gattim “Multimodal Image fusion using curvelet and genetic algorithm” Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, Vol 78, Nov 2017, pp 694-696
  11. Karunakaran “Exploration on power delay product of basic logic gates for various CMOS logic styles”, International Journal of Engineering Studies. Volume 9, Number 2 (2017), pp. 111-120.
  12. Karunakaran,“VLSI Architecture of an 8 bit multiplier using Vedic Mathematics in 180 nM technology”, International Journal of Advances in Engineering & Technology ,June 2017 .
  13. Karunakaran, Rukmanidevi, S 2015,’Low latency and less power dissipation of a 4:2 compressor based distributed arithmetic unit FIR filter design’, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, vol. 10,no. 9 pp. 23465-23477.
  14. Karunakaran, Kasthuri, N 2012, ‘VLSI Implementation of FIR Filter Using Computational Sharing Multiplier Based On High Speed Carry Select Adder”, American Journal of Applied Sciences, vol. 9, no. 12, pp. 2028-2045.
  15. Karunakaran, Kasthuri, N 2012, ‘High Performance VLSI Architecture for FIR filter Using On-the-Fly Conversion Multiplier’, European Journal of Scientific Research, vol. 67, no. 4, pp.625-635.
  16. S.Karunakaran, Kasthuri, N 2011, ‘Area and Power Efficient VLSI Architecture for FIR filter using Asynchronous Multiplier’, British Journal of Science, December, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 61-77.


  1. Karunakaran “Investigations on the performance of the basic logic gates for various CMOS logic structures”, National conference on Emerging trends in Electronics and Computer Applications, Oct 20-21,2016 at Srinidhi Institute of Science and technology, Hyderabad.
  2. Karunakaran,Gowrisankar ,V ’High speed VLSI Architecture for distributed Arithmetic FIR filter using compressors’ International conference on CSCT presented on 5th May 2010 at Einstein college of Engineering ,Tirunelveli
  3. Karunakaran, Murugesan,G, Premkumar,P, “Design of Power Efficient Folded FIR Filter Structures using Modified Booth Recoding Multiplier” International Conference on CSCT presented on  8th May 2010 at Cape Institute of Technology,Tirunelveli.
  4. Karunakaran, Nidhin Joe Kuttikat “VLSI Implementation of Adaptive FIR filter using distributed arithmetic” National Conference on CI presented on 4th April 2009.
  5. S.Karunakaran, Arun C., Muthukumaran S. and Rajamani V., ‘Low Power VLSI Architecture for Viterbi Decoder’, 2 nd National Conference on TICAE-07, Presented on 15th -17th March 2007, Sathyabama University, Chennai.

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