Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research interests: Digital circuit design for low power; Low voltage applications; High performance mixed-signal circuit design; Robust design practices for VLSI; Cybersecurity


Manoj Sachdev is a Professor and Interim Department Chair in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo. His research interests include low power and high performance digital circuit design, mixed-signal circuit design, and test and manufacturing issues of integrated circuits. He has contributed to over 180 conference and journal publications, and has written 5 books. He also holds more than 30 granted US patents.

Professor Sachdev, along with his students and colleagues, have received several international research awards. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada. Professor Sachdev serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Electronic Testing: Theory and Applications. He is also a member of program of IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference.


  • 1996, Doctorate, Electrical Engineering, Brunel University
  • 1984, Bachelor of Engineering, Electronics and Communication, University of Roorkee

Manoj Sachdev

    University of Waterloo