Rajan Srinivasan received the B.S. and M.A. degrees from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Aston in Birmingham, England. He serves as an Electrical Engineering Educator and Researcher, having lectured, supervised, and carried out research at various academic institutions in the world. His principal interests are in communications and statistical signal processing as well as applications of rare event theory and fast stochastic simulation in these areas. He authored several papers in international journals and conferences and a book titled Importance Sampling - Applications in Communications and Detection, the first monograph on this subject in the world. Amongst various positions he has held, he has been working as a Senior Research Scientist at the Ministry of Defense of the Government of India and as a Visiting Professor at Syracuse University, USA. He has also spent several years working at the University of Twente in the Netherlands. In 1984, he received a Young Scientist Award from the URSI (International Union of Radio Science) in Florence, Italy, for his work on distributed detection which resulted in seminal publications. He is a Fellow of the IEE, a Fellow of the IEEE, a Life Fellow of the IETE (Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, India), and he has been listed in the Millennium 2000 Edition of Marquis Who's Who in the World. Until recently, he served as a Visiting Professor at National Sun Yat-sen University in Taiwan, working in the area of wireless communications. Since 2009, he has been working as a Visiting Professor at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India's foremost graduate research institution in the sciences and engineering.
Biography Updated on 23 January 2011