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Kundan Nepal

Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ph.D., Brown University
Facilities & Design Center 309
Mail OSS100
2115 Summit Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105


Ph.D. 2007, Brown University, Providence, RI
MSEE 2003, University of Southern California,  Los Angeles, CA
BSEE 2002, Trinity College, Hartford, CT

Research Interests:

  • Defect/Fault tolerant circuits and systems
  • Nanometer digital VLSI system design
  • Reconfigurable computing
  • Mobile Robotics


Kundan joined the University of St. Thomas in the fall of 2011. Previously he was a faculty member at Bucknell University, PA. Kundan teaches courses in areas of Engineering Design, Electronics and Embedded Systems. His current research explores power efficient testing, error detection and avoidance techniques in digital integrated circuits. In addition, his work also seeks the democratization of the exciting field of embedded computing and the Internet of Things by bringing these technologies to solve problems identified by traditionally under-served communities. His research has led to multiple student co-authored, peer-reviewed conference and journal papers.


  • ENGR 100 Intro to Engineering Design
  • ENGR 175 Intro to Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • ENGR 230 Digital Design
  • ENGR 331 Designing with Microprocessors
  • ENGR 350 Introduction to Electronics
  • ENGR 431 Embedded Systems
  • ETLS 676 Real Time DSP

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