Gayatri Mehta

Gayatri Mehta
Discovery Park B262
  • Biography

    Gayatri Mehta is a Professor in the department of Electrical Engineering at the University of North Texas. She received her Ph. D in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh in 2009. Her research interests are broadly in the areas of  electronic design automation, reconfigurable computing, low-power VLSI design, system-on-a chip design, embedded systems, and portable/wearable computing. 

    Dr. Mehta is the director of the Reconfigurable Computing Lab at UNT. She has received the 2017 UNT College of Engineering Faculty Research Award. She has designed an interactive mapping game UNTANGLED to uncover human mapping strategies. UNTANGLED received the People's Choice Award in the Games & Apps category of the 2012 International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge conducted by Science and National Science Foundation. 

  • Research

    Research Interests

    • Reconfigurable Computing
    • Low Power VLSI Design
    • System on a chip(SoC) Design
    • Embedded Computing
    • Portable / Wearable Computing

    Research Projects

    • Visual Architectures: Engaging crowds in design and discovery for custom reconfigurable devices, National Science Foundation, 06/15/2-16 - 05/31/2021.
    • Harnessing human intelligence for mapping on custom reconfigurable architectures, National Science Foundation, 07/01/2012 - 06/30/2017.
    • Discovering new mapping strategies and architectures for coarse-grained reconfigurable devices through crowdsourcing and data-driven techniques, National Science Foundation, 08/01/2011 - 07/31/2013.
    • A customized embedded platform for mobile health, UNT Research Opportunity Grant, 2013.
    • Energy-efficient system-on-chip designs for portable/wearable devices, UNT Research Initiation Grant, 2011. 
    • An automated design space exploration for wearable computing, UNT Research Initiation Grant, 2010. 
    • Energy-Aware next Generation Light-weight reconfigurablE (EAGLE) devices for mission critical space applications, UNT Junior Faculty Summer Research Fellowship, 2010.