About Me

Education

Ph. D in Engr. Sci. & Mech., The Pennsylvania State University, 1993

M.S. in Engr. Sci., The Pennsylvania State University, 1992

B. Tech in Mech. Engr., Indian Institute of Technology, 1989

Academic Appointments

Associate Chair, Dept. Comp. Math. Sci. & Engr., Michigan State University, 2015-present

Associate Chair, Graduate Studies, Dept. Elec. and Comp. Engr., Michigan State University, 2012-present

Professor, Dept. Comp. Math. Sci. & Egr, Michigan State University, 2015-present

Professor, Dept. Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University, 2009-present

Professor, Dept. Elec. and Comp. Engr., Michigan State University, 2008-present

Associate Professor, Dept. Elec. and Comp. Engr., Michigan State University, 2002-2008

Assistant Professor, Dept. Elec. and Comp. Engr., Iowa State University. 1999-2002

Visiting Assistant Professor/Lecturer, Dept. Elec. and Comp. Engr., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996-1999

Post-doc Research Associate, Dept. Biochem. and Biophys., Iowa State University 1993-1996

Teaching/Research Assistant, Dept. Eng. Sci. and Mech., The Pennsylvania State University, 1989-1993

Honors and Awards

2014 William J. Beal Outstanding Faculty Award (Distinguished Faculty Award)

Sackler Lecturer, Raymond and Mortimer Sackler Institute for Advanced Studies, 2011

Elected Fellow of IEEE, Class of 2010

Withrow Senior Distinguished Research Scholar Award, 2010

Withrow Teaching Award, 2007.

AFOSR Summer Faculty Fellow, 2006.

Withrow Junior Research Scholar Award, 2004.

Elected to Senior Member, IEEE, 2003.

Elected to Full Membership, USNC-URSI Commission B. (2002)

First place, best student competition, Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society, 2012.

Third Place, Best Student Paper Competition, Annual IEEE Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, 2008.

Best Student Paper Finalist (in the top 15/200+ papers), Annual IEEE Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010 (2 papers), 2011 (2 papers), 2012.

Honorable Mention, Best student paper competition (in the top (16-30)/200+ papers), Annual IEEE Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, 2009, 2010, 2012-2014.

Best paper finalist (top 3/200+ papers), ACM/IEEE Supercomputing Conference (SC), 2002.

Best paper finalist, EIT 2006.

Marquis Who is Who in Science and Engineering, 4th Edition.

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