Rai Named Lifetime Member of IEEE

Suresh Rai headshotBATON ROUGE, LA – Suresh Rai, professor in the LSU Division of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was recently selected for lifetime membership in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, or IEEE.

The honor is reserved for individuals who have “truly distinguished themselves through their sustained and lasting contributions to IEEE. Designees of this top echelon of membership are among the most active, engaged and influential volunteers.”

“I am a member [of IEEE] for the last 30 years. I have served as an associate editor (IEEE Transactions on Reliability) for 14 years and [Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology] program evaluator for five years,” Rai said. “This award from IEEE is a recognition of what I, and surely others, have been doing for many years.”

In a letter from the organization, Rai was praised for his “professional achievements in technology, as well as the significant impact” he has had on the growth and development of IEEE.

Lifetime members of IEEE serve in a variety of roles, participate in the development of standards, organize and participate in local meetings, and serve in leadership roles at all levels of the organization.

IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. Its core purpose is to “foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.”

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