Computer Systems Laboratory Colloquium

4:15PM, Wednesday, Apr 20, 2005
HP Auditorium, Gates Computer Science Building B01

ZettaCore Molecular Memory Technology

Ritu Shrivastava
ZettaCore, Inc.
About the talk:

A molecular memory technology based on porphyrin molecules is discussed. This technology has a potential to address a huge embedded and stand-alone memory market. The molecular device can be integrated into mainstream CMOS process thereby leveraging large fab investment in the semiconductor industry.

Visuals for the talk:

Download Ritu Shrivasta's slides.

About the speaker:

Ritu Shrivastava is vice president of Process and Manufacturing Technology, at ZettaCore, Inc. He has over 24 years of semiconductor industry experience and is responsible for guiding the company’s molecular technology integration and manufacturing strategy. Before ZettaCore, he was vice president and general manager, technology development and operations at Alliance Semiconductor where he worked with numerous foundries and IDMs co-developing new technologies for volume manufacturing of SRAM, DRAM and Flash memories, as well as mixed signal products. Prior to Alliance, Shrivastava worked at Cypress Semiconductor for more than 10 years, where he held various senior technology management positions during the company’s growth from a startup to an established and well-respected company.

Shrivastava began his industry career at Mostek Corporation/United Technologies, after serving on the faculty at Louisiana State University. He earned a B.E. and an M.E. with distinction in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Louisiana State University. He is a Fellow of IEEE, and an inventor with more than 20 patents related to semiconductor technologies. Shrivastava also serves as CMOS technology editor for IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices.

Contact information:

Dr. Ritu Shrivastava
369 Inverness Parkway, Suite 350
Englewood, CO 80112
vox: (303)217-5384