Shuvra S. Bhattacharyya is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park. He holds a joint appointment in the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS), and is affiliated with the Maryland Crime Research and Innovation Center (MCRIC). He also holds a part-time visiting position as Chair of Excellence in Design Methodologies and Tools at the National Institute for Applied Sciences (INSA) in Rennes, France.
He is an author of seven books, and over 300 papers in the areas of signal processing, embedded systems, electronic design automation, machine learning, wireless communication, and wireless sensor networks. He received the B.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of California at Berkeley.
Dr. Bhattacharyya has previously held industrial positions as a Researcher at the Hitachi America Semiconductor Research Laboratory (San Jose, California), and Compiler Developer at Kuck & Associates (Champaign, Illinois). He has held a visiting research position at the US Air Force Research Laboratory (Rome, New York). From January 2015 through December 2018, he was a part time visiting professor in the Department of Pervasive Computing at the Tampere University of Technology (now Tampere University), Finland, as part of the Finland Distinguished Professor Programme (FiDiPro). From September 2018 through December 2020, he held a part-time position as International Research Chair, joint with INSA/IETR, and INRIA in Rennes, France.
Dr. Bhattacharyya is director of the Maryland DSPCAD Research Group. He serves as co-Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Signal Processing Systems. He has previously served as Associate Editor for the EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems, Journal of Signal Processing Systems, and IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing Systems, and as Guest Editor for several other journals.
Dr. Bhattacharyya has served as Director of Membership Services for the IEEE Signal Processing Society (2010-2012), and Chair of the IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Committee on Design and Implementation of Signal Processing Systems (2008-2009). He has also served in chairing roles for many technical conferences.
Dr. Bhattacharyya is a Fellow of the IEEE "for contributions to design optimization for signal processing." He has been a Nokia Distinguished Lecturer (Finland) and Fulbright Specialist (Austria and Germany). He has received the NSF Career Award (USA).