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Atam Dhawan

Senior Vice Provost for Research. New Jersey Institute of Technology

Atam P Dhawan is Senior Vice Provost for Research, Executive Director of Undergraduate Research and Innovation (URI) and Distinguished Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). He obtained his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, and Ph.D. from the University of Manitoba, all in Electrical Engineering. From 1985- 2000, he held faculty positions in Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Radiology departments at University of Houston, University of Cincinnati, University of Texas at Arlington, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, and University of Toledo. From 2000-2014, he served as the Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, and Associate and Interim Dean of Albert Dorman Honors College at NJIT. Dr. Dhawan is an elected Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE), Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), and Fellow of the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineer-ing (IAMBE) for his contributions in medical imaging and image analysis, and health-care innovations.

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