Prof. Malathi Veeraraghavan Research Fellow Award


About the cause

Prof. Malathi Veeraraghavan received her BTech degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (Madras) in 1984, and MS and Ph.D. degrees from Duke University in 1985 and 1988, respectively. After a ten-year career at Bell Laboratories, she served on the faculty at Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, New York from 1999-2002, where she won the Jacobs award for excellence in education in 2002.

Prof. Veeraraghavan moved to the University of Virginia since 2002. She was Professor - Electrical and Computer Engineering, and also had a courtesy appointment in the Department of Computer Science, and affiliated appointments in the Department of Statistics and the Data Science Institute. She served as Director of the Computer Engineering Program from 2003-2006, where she led the creation of the Computer Engineering graduate program Her research interests were in cybersecurity, computer networks, and most recently in precision oncology using electronic health records. She holds 30 patents, has over 200 publications and has received eight Best paper awards. Her research has been funded by DARPA, NSF, DOE, DOT, NYSTAR, Verizon, Village Networks, Cisco, among others.

She chaired the IEEE Computer Communications Workshop in 2000, as well as the Technical Program Committee for the IEEE International Conference on Communication 2002 and the High-Speed Networking Symposium in 2013. She served as Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Reliability from 1992-1994, as Associate Editor for the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, as Area Editor for IEEE Communication Surveys, and as Editor of IEEE ComSoc e-News.

She was named an IEEE Fellow in 2020 in recognition of her “contributions to control-plane architectures, signal protocols, and hybrid networks”. She passed away in May 2020.

IIT Madras wishes to institute an endowment in the name of Prof. Malathi and provide an Annual Research fellowship award to a woman Ph.D scholar. For more details Click here.

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Prof. Malathi Veeraraghavan Research Fellow Award

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