Narayanan named Association for Computing Machinery Fellow

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Vijay Narayanan, professor of computer science and engineering and electrical engineering, has been named a fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

He was cited for his contributions to power estimation and optimization in the design of power-aware systems.

Narayanan has been a Penn State faculty member since 1998.

His research interests include power-aware and reliable systems, embedded vision systems, nanoscale devices and interactions with system architectures, reconfigurable systems, computer architectures, network-on-chips and domain-specific computing.

Narayanan is currently the lead principal investigator for "Visual Cortex on Silicon," a $10 million Expeditions in Computing award from the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering.

His awards and honors include fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and recipient of a 2001 NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award and a 2000 ACM SIGDA Outstanding New Faculty Award.

Narayanan received his bachelor's degree in computer science and engineering from the University of Madras, India, and his doctorate degree in computer science and engineering from the University of South Florida.

He will be formally recognized at the ACM annual awards banquet June 20 in San Francisco.

The ACM brings together computing professionals, delivering resources that advance computing as a science and a profession, enable professional development and promote policies and research that benefit society.

Last Updated January 09, 2015