2018 Innovator Under 35: Manan Suri

Manan Suri, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

His computer chips mimic the workings of the human brain.

Manan Suri, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Dr. Manan Suri is an assistant professor at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT-Delhi) and founder of a deep-tech hardware startup called Cyran AI Solutions, based in New Delhi, India. His research interests include semiconductor nonvolatile memory technology and unconventional computing hardware for neuromorphic and machine learning. He received his PhD from INP-Grenoble, France (2013), and his master’s (2010) and bachelor’s (2009) degrees from Cornell University. He has worked at NXP Semiconductors in Belgium and CEA-LETI in France. He holds US and international patents, serves as scientific advisor and steering committee member for leading neuromorphic hardware companies, and has coauthored book chapters and published 45+ papers in reputed conference proceedings and journals. He is a visiting scientist at CNRS in France and serves as committee member and reviewer for IEEE journals and conferences. His honors include the NASI Young Scientist Award, Young Faculty Fellowship, IEI Young Engineers Award, and Laureat du Prix.


Innovators Under 35
individuals whose superb technical work promises to shape the coming decades through the development of new technology or the creative application of existing technologies to solve problems.