Biography

S. K. Ramesh is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at California State University, Northridge, and Director of the AIMS2 (www.ecs.csun.edu/aims2) program supported by the US Department of Education. This collaborative program has been recognized nationally and internationally for its contributions to mentor, support and enhance the graduation of underrepresented minorities in engineering and computer science. Dr. Ramesh has been an active IEEE volunteer for 37 years and has served in several leadership roles on the IEEE Board of Directors (2016-17), IEEE-HKN Board of Governors (2012-17), ABET Board of Directors (2013-15), and the ABET Board of Delegates (2015-2021).  Recent positions include service on the 2018 IEEE Fellows Committee, the 2017-18 IEEE Strategic Planning Committee, and as 2016-17 Vice-President of Educational Activities and Chair of the Educational Activities Board, and 2016 President of IEEE-HKN (the Electrical Engineering Honor Society).

Dr. Ramesh has served on two of the largest campuses in the California State University system for 32 years as a dean, department chair, and faculty member. Dr. Ramesh’s professional interests are in Fiber Optic Communications and he was elevated as a Fellow of the IEEE in 2015 and recognized for his contributions to entrepreneurship in engineering education. For additional information please visit http://www.csun.edu/engineering-computer-science/ramesh.