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About Pradeep K. Khosla

Pradeep K. Khosla, a distinguished academic leader and electrical and computer engineer, began his tenure as UC San Diego’s eighth chancellor on August 1, 2012. Chancellor Khosla previously served as dean of engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. There, he set the strategic direction for undergraduate and graduate education and research, and was elected University Professor, the highest distinction a faculty member could achieve. He also initiated undergraduate curriculum reform, successful diversity efforts, multidisciplinary research centers and graduate offerings, and international programs.

Chancellor Khosla is an elected member of the National Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the Indian Academy of Engineering, an Honorary Fellow of the Indian Academy of Science, and a Fellow of the American Association of Artificial Intelligence. He is also the recipient of numerous awards for his leadership, teaching, and research, including the 2012 Light of India Award, a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the George Westinghouse Award for contributions to improve engineering teaching. He received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, and his master’s and doctoral degrees in electrical and computer engineering at Carnegie Mellon.


PRADEEP KHOSLA AT A GLANCE

Education

Bachelor's degree in technology from Indian Institute of Technology (Kharagpur, India), 1980
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE) from Carnegie Mellon University, 1984
Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, 1986

Previous Positions

Dean of the College of Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University (2004-) and Philip and Marsha Dowd University Professor, Carnegie Mellon University (2008-)
Founding Director, Carnegie Mellon CyLab (2001-2008)
Director, Information Networking Institute (2000-2004)
Head, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (1999-2004)
Philip and Marsha Dowd Professor of Engineering and Robotics (1998-)
Founding Director, Institute for Complex Engineered Systems (1997-1999)
Professor of ECE and Robotics (1994-)
Program Manager, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (1994-1996)
Associate Professor of ECE and Robotics (1990-1994)
Assistant Professor of ECE and Robotics (1986-1990)

Professional Societies

Member, National Academy of Engineering (NAE)
Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Fellow, American Association of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)
Fellow, American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Member, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
Honorary Fellow, Indian Academy of Science
Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engineering
Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Awards and Honors

2012 Light of India Award
IBM Faculty Award
(Inaugural) Academic Excellence Award, Pan IIT
Lifetime Achievement Award, ASME
Cyber Education Award, Business Software Alliance
Distinguished Alumnus Award, IIT
W. Wallace McDowell Award, IEEE Computer Society
SiliconIndia Leadership Award for Excellence in Academics and Technology
ASEE 1999 George Westinghouse Award for Education

Other Recognition

Speech of Hon. Michael F. Doyle of Pennsylvania in the House of Representatives
For more details, please visit http://chancellor.ucsd.edu/





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