Dr. Dwivedi received the masters degree in electrical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) in 2009 with a specialization in communication and signal processing. From 2009 – 2011, he worked for COMSOL Multiphysics in its Bangalore office (India) where he was involved in designing and analyzing MEMS devices and coupled field problems. He joined the Photonics Research Group, Department of Information Technology, Ghent University-Imec in 2011 and was awarded his PhD in 2016. He joined the Integrated Photonics Group at UCSB in 2016 as a postdoctoral research scholar. His research interests include the design, development and characterization of all-silicon tolerant spectral filters, modulators and circuits. He has authored and co-authored more than 12 journals and international conference publications. He also holds one patent. He is a member of IEEE.