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ECE Alumni Sarkar and Poovendran Earn Tenure

ECE Alumni Sarkar and Poovendran Earn Tenure


Two ECE alumni have been granted tenure at their respective universities in recent weeks. Alumna Dr. Saswati Sarkar, Ph.D. ‘00 electrical engineering, has been promoted to associate professor with tenure in the University of Pennsylvania's Electrical and Systems Engineering Department. Sarkar's Ph.D. advisor was former ECE faculty member Leandros Tassiulas.

Alumnus Dr. Radha Poovendran, Ph.D. ‘99 electrical engineering, has been promoted to associate professor with tenure by the University of Washington's Electrical Engineering Department. He won a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) in 2005. Poovendran's Ph.D. advisor was Professor John Baras (ECE/ISR).

November 13, 2006


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