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Keysight Early Career Professor Award

Congratulations to Ravi Tandon Ph.D. of the University of Arizona winner of the 2018 Keysight Early Career Professor Award

Prof. Ravi Tandon
Prof. Ravi Tandon

University of Arizona
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Tucson, AZ 85721 USA

Dr. Tandon, Assistant Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Arizona, is the recipient of the 2018 Keysight Early Career Professor Award for his work on wireless networks and cloud computing environments.

Dr. Tandon's research focuses on developing information theory that supports efficient distributed computation. This work applies to next generation wireless networks and to distributed cloud computing. His research establishes mechanisms to store, access and compute data in distributed cloud environments reducing communications overhead while preserving data reliability and security. He also explores new methods for signal interference management, a major issue in future networks.

Dr. Tandon is a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur and received his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland in 2010. He held research positions at Princeton and Virginia Tech before moving to the University of Arizona in 2015. Dr. Tandon received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2017 from the Division of Computing and Communication Foundations

Nominations for the 2019 Keysight Early Career Professor Award open in November 2018.

Purpose:

The purpose of the Keysight Early Career Professor Award is to:

  • Promote and encourage excellent research enabling design, test or measurement capabilities of importance to Keysight Technologies and the world 
  • Establish strong collaborative relationships between Keysight researchers and leading professors early in their career
  • Build the prominence of Keysight as a sponsor of university research

Selection Criteria:

  • Significant original research contributions enabling design, test or measurement capabilities of importance to
    Keysight Technologies and the world
  • Outstanding potential for future research
  • Evidence of teaching excellence
  • Professor completed Ph.D. less than 10 years before January 1, 2019

Award Information:

  • An unrestricted research award of $50,000 per year for 2 years to university in the professor's name
    • Option to use all or part of award to obtain Keysight products at 50% discount
    • Option to accelerate payments to facilitate procurement of equipment with list price over $100k
  • Engraved plaque commemorating award
  • Recognition on Keysight's website

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