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Dr. Saraju Mohanty is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), University of North Texas (UNT), Denton, TX; a Tier-One (R1) Research University in USA as per Carnegie Classification, where he directs the Smart Electronic Systems Laboratory (SESL). He received Fulbright Specialist Award by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State in 2021. He received IEEE Consumer Electronics Society Outstanding Service Award in 2020 for his leadership contributions. He received IEEE-CS-TCVLSI Distinguished Leadership Award in 2018 for services to the IEEE, and to the VLSI research community. He was conferred the Glorious India Award in 2017 for his exemplary contributions to the discipline. He received Society for Technical Communication (STC) 2017 Award of Merit for his outstanding contributions to IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine. He was the recipient of 2016 PROSE Award for best Textbook in Physical Sciences and Mathematics category from the Association of American Publishers (AAP) for his book titled "Nanoelectronic Mixed-Signal System Design" published by McGraw-Hill in 2015. He was conferred 2016-17 UNT Toulouse Scholars Award for sustained excellent scholarship and teaching achievements. He has received 19 best paper awards at various International conferences and journals.

Prof. Mohanty's research is in "Smart Electronic Systems". Prof. Mohanty's research has been funded by many agencies including the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), the US Air Force, the IUSSTF, and the Mission Innovation. Dr. Mohanty is an inventor of 10 granted or pending patents. Prof. Mohanty is an author of 500 peer-reviewed articles and 5 books. He has delivered 28 keynotes and served on 14 panels at various International Conferences. His Google Scholar h-index is 56 and i10-index is 254 with 14,000 citations. He is ranked among top 2% faculty in the world with 30th rank for year 2019, 25th rank for year 2020, and 14th rank for year 2022 in the "Computer Hardware and Architecture" area.


Dr. Mohanty has been serving on the editorial board of several peer-reviewed international transactions/journals, including IEEE Transactions on Big Data (TBD), IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems (TCAD), IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics (TCE), and ACM Journal on Emerging Technologies in Computing Systems (JETC). He served as the Editor-in-Chief (EiC) of the IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine (MCE) during 2016-2021. He served as a founding Editor-in-Chief (EiC) of the IEEE-CS-TCVLSI VLSI Circuits and Systems Letter during 2015-2018. Prof. Mohanty served as the Chair of the IEEE-CS Technical Committee on VLSI (TCVLSI) during 2014-2018 and served on the Board of Governors (BoG) of the IEEE Consumer Technology Society (CTSoc) during 2019-2021. He serves on the steering, organizing, and program committees of several international conferences. He is the steering committee Chair/Vice-Chair for the IEEE International Symposium on Smart Electronic Systems (IEEE-iSES), the IEEE-CS Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI), and the OITS International Conference on Information Technology (OCIT).

Prof. Mohanty has supervised 3 postdocs, 17 Ph.D. dissertations, 28 M.S. theses, and 27 undergraduate research-projects. Eleven of his advisees have received outstanding students/alumni awards at UNT. The students are very well placed in the industry and academia. He has received Honors Day recognition as an inspirational faculty at UNT for multiple years. He has also received UNT Provost’s Thank a Teacher recognition for multiple years.

Prof. Mohanty obtained a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) in 2003, from the University of South Florida (USF), Tampa, a top-tier institution that ranks among the top Universities in the USA and the world. His Masters degree in Systems Science and Automation (currently rebranded as Masters in Artificial Intelligence) is from the highest ranked research institute from India, the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, in 1999. He obtained a Bachelors degree with Honors in Electrical Engineering from the top-ranked Government Engineering College of the state of Odisha, the College of Engineering and Technology at Bhubaneswar (CETB), Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT), Bhubaneswar, India, in 1995. He is considered a notable alumnus of all the schools that he attended for his undegraduate and graduate studies. He was conferred with the President’s Scout Award by the Honorable President of India in 1988.

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