Prof. Santokh S. Badesha named Honorary Member of Society for Imaging Science and Technology
Santokh S. Badesha, Adjunct Professor for Innovation for Purdue’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named an Honorary Member of the Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T). This is the highest honor awarded by the society to one person each year. Honorary Membership recognizes outstanding contribution to the advancement of imaging science and engineering. Badesha is being awarded the status of Honorary Member for “long and outstanding contributions to the science and the development of digital printing system.”
Badesha is a Corporate Fellow and Manager of Open Innovation at Xerox Corporation. He is internationally recognized for the invention of foundational printing technologies in the areas of photoreceptors, fuser subsystems, intermediate transfer belts, ink jet printing and novel digital printing technologies, which have ushered in the era of digital printing on demand. The holder of 258 U.S. Patents, Badesha is the most prolific inventor in the history of Xerox Corporation. He was elected Member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering, Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Society of Imaging Science & Technology, Honorary Fellow of the Punjab Science Congress, and named Chartered Scientist by the U.K. Science Council. Badesha is a recipient of the Society of Imaging Science & Technology’s Chester F. Carlson Lifetime Achievement Award.
Previous Purdue ECE faculty who have been awarded IS&T Honorary Membership include, Edward J. Delp III (2017) and Jan P. Allebach (2007).