Ayushi Agarwal

PhD Student
IIT Delhi Computer Science

About Me

I am a research scholar (since 2019) in the Amar Nath and Shashi Khosla School of Information Technology (SIT) at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. I am a member of MARG (Memory and Architecture) lab whose principal investigator is my advisor Prof. Preeti Ranjan Panda. I have done my Bachelors in Electronics and Communication Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Allahabad. I have worked as a Design Engineer in Qualcomm Design Center, Bangalore for 3 years. Before joining PhD, I have worked as a Research Engineer in the Green IC Group led by Prof. Massimo Alioto in National University of Singapore for a year.

My broad interests lie in the field of Computer Architecture, System design and Machine Learning. Specifically my current research focus is on Heterogeneous System-On-Chip design with Machine Learning Accelerators.

I spend my spare time reading books, listening to soft music, crafting and coloring. I am also a volunteer for NGO that goes by the name GirlsWhoCode (Globally) and SheCodesIndia. I also love traveling and meeting new people.

Experience and Education


My latest CV can be accessed using this link: CV

  • Delhi


    PhD Student, IIT Delhi

    Department: Amar Nath and Shashi Khosla School of Information Technology
    Computer Architecture, System-on-Chip, AI Accelerators
    Advisor: Preeti Ranjan Panda

  • Delhi

    July 2018-Dec 2018

    Project Engineer, IIT Delhi

    Project: Request Arbitration in Last-Level Caches
    Intelligent bandwidth partitioning at Last-Level Cache

  • Singapore

    July 2017-June 2018

    Research Engineer, National University of Singapore

    Green IC Group
    Deep Learning Architectures

  • Bangalore

    June 2014-June 2017

    Design Engineer, Qualcomm Design Center

    SoC Front End Design Group
    RTL design and Implementation of Network-On-Chip for Qualcomm MSM and MDM devices

  • Bangalore

    Summer 2013

    Qualcomm Internship

    Automatic Validation of NoC RTL-Performance Analysis

  • Allahabad


    B.Tech, National Institute of Technology, Allahabad

    Bachelors in Electronics and Communication Engineering
    CGPA: 9.65/10


My Ongoing Research

I am currently working on Machine Learing in Edge Devices


Coursework done during PhD

Year: 2019-2020

First Semester:
  • COL 718: Architecture of High-Performance Computers ; Course Webpage
    Taught By : Prof. Sorav Bansal
    Assignments and Labs : Github Link
  • COL 730: Parallel Programming
    Taught By : Prof. Kolin Paul
    Assignments and Labs : Parallel Matrix-Vector Multiplication, Parallel Edit Distance

  • Second Semester:
  • COL 774: Machine Learning
    Taught By : Prof. Parag Singla
    Assignments: Github Link
  • COL 869: Special Topics on Memory Concurrency
    Taught By: Prof. Soham Chakraborty
  • COL 812: System Level Design and Modeling
    Taught By: Prof. Anshul Kumar
  • Professional Activities

    Teaching Assistantship, Services, Awards and Talks

    Teaching Assistanship

    Role as a Teaching Assistantship includes defining the lab exercises, assisting students with doubts and lab work and assistance provided in evaluation.

    Year Semester 1 Semester 2
    2019-2020 COL 719: Synthesis of Digital Systems COL 216: Computer Architecture
    Taught By: Prof. Preeti Ranjan Panda Taught By: Prof. Preeti Ranjan Panda
    2020-2021 COL 215: Digital Logic and System Design
    Taught By: Prof. Anshul Kumar


    Reviewer: IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems

    Year: 2018, 2019

    Reviewer: IEEE Embedded System Letters
    (IEEE ESL)

    Year: 2020


    Cadence Tensilica Hackathon at VLSI Design Conference 2019. (Pictures)
    Won the first prize in the Cadence Tensilica Hackathon with team-mates Anupam Sobti and Saurabh Tewari

    My Personal Blog

    I like to read books when I am not working and I write and share my journey as a female scientist/engineer.
    Disclaimer: The Views in this page are my own.
    The institute does not endorse or represent any of them.


    Book that I have read and would like to share


    People will forget my name but my voice will echo long after I perish!


    "Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud" - Heartfulness

    Contact Me

    307 VLSI Design Lab, 3rd Floor SIT,
    IIT Delhi, New Delhi 110016 (India)