Electrical Engineering

Colorado School of Mines

Electrical Engineering

Colorado School of Mines

Prachi Sharma

Associate teaching Professor

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Prachi received her Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY. Her Ph.D. research was focused on the fabrication and characterization of high responsivity metal-oxide nanomaterials-based photodetectors for smart lighting applications. She was with Intel as a process engineer working on photolithography tools and as a hardware design engineer on the Graphics Processing Unit for three years. She has worked at CU Boulder as a lecturer and postdoctoral researcher on synthesis and characterization of perovskite and organic thin films for photovoltaic devices. Before joining Mines, she was a Teaching Assistant Professor for three years in the department of  Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Denver. She is passionate about teaching courses in electrical and computer engineering, particularly VLSI Design, Digital System Design, Embedded Systems, and Semiconductor Devices.




  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Research Areas

  • VLSI Design
  • Digital System Design
  • Embedded Systems
  • Semiconductor Devices


• “Nanoscale heterogeneity of ultrafast many-body carrier dynamics in triple cation perovskites,” accepted in Nature Communications, 2022.• “Increased crystallite size in thin films of C 60 and p-terphenyls via PDMS-assisted crystallization”, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 10 (14), 5657-5665, 2022.• “Ultrafast Heterodyne Infrared Nano-Imaging of Polaron Dynamics in Lead Halide Perovskites,” 2021 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), 1-2.• “On the performance of lateral SiGe heterojunction bipolar transistors with partially depleted base,” IEEE Trans. on  Electron. Devices, vol. 62, no.8, Aug. 2015.• “Organic–Inorganic Heterointerfaces for Ultrasensitive Detection of Ultraviolet Light”, Nano Lett., 2015, 15 (6), pp 3787–3792

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