Roy Receives Aarhus 2023 Honorary Doctorate
Congratulations to Professor Kaushik Roy! Roy was selected as a 2023 honorary doctorate awardee of Aarhus University in Technical Sciences. Aarhus University, located in Aarhus, Denmark, 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. Dean Eskild Holm Nielsen (pictured with Roy) detailed Roy's influence at Aarhus University, and Professor Farshad Moradi recounted the impact Roy has made on his research and his time at Purdue University.
Roy was selected for this honor for his role as a world leader in the research area of microchip design. He is the Edward G. Tiedemann Jr. Distinguished Professor in the Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Director of the Center of Brain-Inspired Computing. He founded the Purdue Nanoelectronics Research Laboratory in 1994 and has graduated over 100 PhD students.
Roy earned his PhD 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.