Several Indian Americans selected as fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers for 2018

Fellow will receive a beautifully matted and framed certificate.

Twenty-two Indian Americans and South Asian origin engineers have been selected as the fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for 2018 on November 28.

IEEE Fellows are honored for their outstanding achievements in different fields. IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the Board of Directors upon a person with an extraordinary record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest.

According to the website of IEEE, “Each new Fellow receives a beautifully matted and framed certificate with the name of the Fellow and a brief citation describing the accomplishment, a congratulatory letter from the incoming IEEE president and a gold sterling silver Fellow lapel pin with an antique finish.”

Bijnan Bandyopadhyay of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay was chosen for contributions to discrete-time, multi-rate, output feedback sliding-mode control.

Swaroop Darbha of Texas A&M University College Station, in Texas, was selected for his contributions to intelligent transportation systems and autonomous vehicles.

Jaydev Desai of Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, was selected for his contributions to medical and swarm robotics.

Contributions to the utilization of synchrophasors in energy management systems made Anil Jampala of Alstom Grid, Inc. Redmond, a fellow of the institute.

Somesh Jha of the University of Wisconsin-Madison was chosen for his contributions to the application of formal methods to security.

Ajay Kumar of Hong Kong Polytechnic University Kowloon, Hong Kong was selected for his contributions to non-contact hand-based biometrics recognition.

Udaya Madawala of the University of Auckland Auckland, New Zealand was honored for contributions to power electronics for bi-directional wireless power transfer.

Sanu Mathew Intel Corporation Hillsboro, OR, was selected for his leadership in computer arithmetic datapath and security circuits.

Contributions to optimization and the design of computer-communication networks made Deepankar Medhi of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Kansas City a fellow of the institute.

Saibal Mukhopadhyay of Georgia Institue of Technology Atlanta was selected for contributions to energy-efficient and robust computing systems design.

Chandra Nair of Chinese University of Hong Kong Shatin NT, Hong Kong was chosen for contributions to network information theory.

Girish Nair of the University of Melbourne Victoria, Australia was honored for contributions to control and information in networked dynamical systems.

Jignesh Patel University of Wisconsin Madison, WI, was selected for contributions to high-performance spatial data analysis methods.

With the contributions to delta-sigma modulators and analog filters, Shanthi Pavan of the Indian Institute of Technology Chennai made it to the list.

Paras Prasad of the State University of New York at Buffalo Buffalo was selected as a fellow of the IEEE for his contributions in biophotonics, nanophotonics and novel biomedical technology.

C. J. Reddy of Altair Engineering Inc. Hampton was chosen for leadership in simulation methods for antenna placement and co-site analysis.

Badrinath Roysam of the University of Houston Houston was selected for contributions to image processing algorithms for biological microscopy.

Venkateswara Anand Sankaran of Ford Motor Company Dearborn was honored for his leadership in power electronics and energy storage for electric vehicles.

Rahul Sarpeshkar of Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth Hanover, NH, was chosen for contributions to ultra-low-power biomedical electronics.

Sanjit Seshia of U.C. Berkeley was selected for contributions to formal methods for inductive synthesis and algorithmic verification.

Siddhartha Srinivasa of Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA, was picked for contributions to robotic manipulation and human-robot interaction.

Rahul Sukthankar of Google, Inc. Mountain View, CA, made it to the list for contributions to video understanding.

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