Vaidyanathan Receives First-of-its-Kind Honor

March 18, 2022

Ramachandran Vaidyanathan headshotBATON ROUGE, LA – LSU Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Ramachandran Vaidyanathan has been named one of the first designated Institute of Electrical and Electronical Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society Distinguished Contributors.

He is one of 66 members and 52 Charter Members to be awarded the designation, which was introduced last year as part of the IEEE Computer Society’s 75th anniversary. The distinguished contributor program “showcases the immense combined technical expertise and innovation power of its membership while recognizing volunteer commitment.”

Vaidyanathan is the Elaine T. and Donald Cecil Delaune Distinguished Professor at LSU, and his research areas include parallel and distributed computing, algorithms, reconfigurable computing, and interconnection networks.

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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