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Supriyo Bandyopadhyay

Portrait Supriyo Bandyopadhyay of VCU

Current University
Virginia Commonwealth University

Research Areas

Self-assembly of Regimented Nanostructure; ArraysSpintronicsQuantum DevicesHot Carrier;Transport in Nanostructures; Nanoelectronics; Quantum Computing; Nanomagnetism; Computing Paradigms; Optical Properties of Nanostructures; Coherent spin transport in Nanowires for Sensing and Information Processing; Nanowire-based Room Temperature Infrared Detectors


Supriyo Bandyopadhyay is Commonwealth Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University. 

He holds a B. Tech degree in Electronics and Electrical Communications Engineering, an M.S degree in Electrical Engineering, and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering.

He has served at the University of Notre Dame and  the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

At Virginia Commonwealth University, he’s a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, with a courtesy appointment as professor of Physics. He directs the Quantum Device Laboratory in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Research in the laboratory has been frequently featured in national and international media.

Bandyopadhyay has authored and co-authored more than 400 research publications and presented more than 150 invited or keynote talks at conferences and colloquia/seminars across four continents. 

He is founding Chair of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Technical Committee on Spintronics and past-chair of the Technical Committee on Compound Semiconductor Devices and Circuits. He was an IEEE Electron Device Society Distinguished Lecturer (2005-2012) and an IEEE Nanotechnology Council Distinguished Lecturer (2016, 2017). He is a past vice president of the IEEE Nanotechnology Council (in charge of conferences) and current vice president in charge of publications. He served in the IEEE Fellow Committee (2016-2018).

Alma Mater

Indian Institute of Technology

Southern Illinois University

Purdue University