Purdue Prof. Kaushik Roy receives Aarhus 2023 Honorary Doctorate
Kaushik Roy, Edward G. Tiedemann Jr. Distinguished Professor at Purdue University’s Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was selected to receive an honorary doctorate in Technical Sciences from Aarhus University (AU) in Denmark. AU is among the top 100 universities worldwide. Roy was presented with the honorary doctorate in a ceremony held on the Aarhus campus on September 15. During the ceremony, Aarhus shared a video exhibiting Roy’s remarkable achievements in the field of microchip design.
Roy was selected for this honor for his role as a world leader in the research area of microchip design. He is the Director of the Center of Brain-Inspired Computing. Roy also founded the Purdue Nanoelectronics Research Laboratory in 1994 and has graduated over 100 PhD students.
Roy earned his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and his B. Tech. Degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He previously worked at Texas Instruments and held visiting faculty positions at Intel and the University of California, Berkeley, as well as an adjunct faculty position at the University of Texas, Dallas.
Roy is a fellow of the IEEE and has earned many awards from field organizations, his alma mater, and Purdue University. His recent awards include the inaugural Innovation Award, Aristotle Award, and Technical Excellence Award, all from the Semiconductor Research Corporation, the Distinguished Alumnus Award from IIT, Kharagpur, and the Arden Bement Research Award which is the most prestigious award in applied science and engineering given by Purdue University.