Priyank Kalla

Priyank Kalla portrait
  • Associate Professor, Elect & Computer Engineering, University of Utah



  • Ph.D. 2002, Electrical Engineering, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • M.S. 1998, Electrical Engineering, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • B.E. 1993, Electrical Engineering, Birla Vishvakarma Mahavidyala

Honors & Awards

  • Best paper, with student as first author, award. IEEE Mid-West Symposium on Circuits and Systems, 08/2013
  • Best Paper Award for the paper: Optimization of polynomial datapaths using finite ring algebra, Sivaram Gopalakrishnan and Priyank Kalla, TODAES vol 12, issue 4, article 49, Sept. 2007. ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems (TODAES), 09/2007
  • Faculty Early CAREER Award. NSF, 02/01/2006


Priyank Kalla received the B.E. degree in electronics engineering from Birla Vishvakarma Mahavidyalaya, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, India, in 1993, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in 1998 and 2002.

Since 2002, he has been first an Assistant Professor and now an Associate Professor with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. 

Dr. Kalla's research interests are in fundamental CAD techniques for the synthesis, optimization, and veriļ¬cation of digital VLSI circuits and systems.

Dr. Kalla was a recipient of the NSF CAREER award in 2006.