Prakesh Ishwar

Associate Professor, College of Engineering

After working for two years as an Associate Specialist Researcher in the Electronics Research Laboratory and the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley, Prakesh Ishwar joined Boston University, where he is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and an affiliated faculty member in the Information Systems and Sciences group, the Center for Information and Systems Engineering, and the Sensor Network Consortium.

He was awarded the 2000 Frederic T. and Edith F. Mavis College of Engineering Fellowship of the University of Illinois. He was a Senior Investigator and key driver on a 2003 NSF SENSORS award and he received an NSF CAREER award in December 2005. He served as the chair of exhibits and demonstrations at the 3rd IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Information Processing in Sensor Networks in 2004 and was a co-organizer of Berkeley-FuSe 2003, a mini-workshop on the fundamentals of sensorwebs aimed at bringing together researchers from the signal processing, radar, communications, control, and networking communities working on various theoretical aspects of sensing and sensor networks.