Senior Lecturer, ECSE, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY.
Dr. Kraft is responsible for several courses in ECSE and Core Engineering. With many of the studio and lab courses, there is a continuous demand for updating equipment, software, procedures, objectives, and training of support. Current courses include VLSI Design, Applications in Control & Communication, and Embedded Control. Since Feb. 2016 duties have included maintenance and support of the ECSE teaching, research, & private servers and workstation system and its network with EDA tools. This includes tools from Cadence, Mentor, Synopsys, ANSYS, Sonnet, Keysight, Xilinx, Virtutech, and others. IC foundry Process Design Kits are maintained from several manufacturers, including GlobalFoundries, TSMC, ST Micro, CMP-IMAG, Hittite Microwave Corp., AMS, TI, MITLL, NGC, NCSU, and Raytheon.
embedded systems and control education, electronic manufacturing inspection, high-speed digital circuits
The following is a selection of recent publications in Scopus. Russell Kraft has 87 indexed publications in the subjects of Engineering, Computer Science, and Materials Science.