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Saligrama honored with Presidential Early Career Award

ENG’s Venkatesh Saligrama received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

Prof. Vankatesh Saligrama

Venkatesh Saligrama, assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering has received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). Established in 1996, this is the nation’s highest honor for professionals at the outset of their independent research careers. Saligrama was nominated by the Department of Defense, one of eight federal departments and agencies that annually nominate scientists and engineers at the start of their careers whose work shows the greatest promise to benefit the nominating agency’s mission.