Anand Raghunathan

Anand Raghunathan

Anand Raghunathan

IEEE Region: 4 (Central U.S.)

Biography

Anand Raghunathan received the BTech degree in electrical and electronics engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, and the MA and PhD degrees in electrical engineering from Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey. He is currently a professor and chair of the VLSI area in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, where he directs research in the Integrated Systems Laboratory. His areas of research include brain-inspired cognitive computing, energy-efficient machine learning and artificial intelligence, system-on-chip design and computing with post-CMOS devices. He holds a distinguished visiting chair in Computational Brain Research at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. He is a co-founder and director of Hardware at High-Performance Imaging, Inc., a company commercializing Purdue innovations in the area of computational imaging. Before joining Purdue, he was a senior researcher and project leader at NEC Laboratories America and held a visiting position at Princeton University. He has co-authored a book, eight book chapters, and more than 250 refereed journal and conference papers, and holds 24 US patents and 16 international patents. His publications received eight best paper awards and five best paper nominations at premier IEEE and ACM conferences. He received a Patent of the Year Award and two Technology Commercialization Award from NEC. He was chosen by MIT's Technology Review among the TR35 (top 35 innovators under 35 years, across various disciplines of science and technology), in 2006. He also received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from IIT Madras. He has chaired four premier IEEE/ACM conferences and served on the editorial boards of various IEEE and ACM journals in his areas of interest. He received the IEEE Meritorious Service Award and Outstanding Service Award. He is a fellow of the IEEE and Golden Core member of the IEEE Computer Society.

Positions & Affiliations

Purdue University
United States