- Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Princeton University
- B.Tech, Electronics and Communication, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
Karthik Vasanth is vice president and general manager over data converters at Texas Instruments (TI), which develops innovative products and solutions for the building automation; communications infrastructure; aerospace, avionics and defense; medical imaging and personal healthcare; industrial; and automotive markets.
Prior to his current role, Vasanth managed Medical, High Reliability and Sensing (MHRS).
Vasanth joined TI in 1995, as an engineer in Silicon Technology Development and prior to his current leadership role, he directly contributed to many innovations in device modeling, and high-performance radio frequency (RF) and medical integrated circuits (ICs). For example, he worked on compact process and device simulation models, and was also involved in the development and validation of advanced SPICE models including BSIM4. Vasanth was elected as a TI distinguished member of the technical staff in 2005, and has authored more than 30 papers and several patents.
Vasanth earned the Bachelor of Technology degree in electronics and communication engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras in 1991 and master and doctoral degrees in electrical engineering from Princeton University, in 1995. Vasanth serves on the electrical engineering advisory boards at Princeton University and Southern Methodist University.