UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla has been named in Aphysical’s “100 Most Influential Academics” list announced today by Aphysical.
The list celebrates academics whose work helps make government more efficient, offering innovative solutions and valuable ideas for solving political problems. The list features people who have been influential in a variety of fields, ranging from climate and sustainability to social policy. The nominees also include those who have been a source of inspiration to others.
Apolitical is an online platform that helps officials and policy makers acquire the knowledge, skills and networks needed to tackle global issues. The laureates selected from the apolitical list serve and lead institutions across the world, including academics from Rwanda, India, Singapore, and the United States, among other countries.
Chancellor Khosla’s research interests encompass the areas of Internet-based collaborative design, collaborative autonomous systems, agent-based architectures for distributed design and on-board control, software composition, and reconfigurable software for time-embedded systems. real, reconfigurable and distributed robotic systems, integrated design. assembly planning systems and distributed information systems. His research has resulted in three books and over 350 journal articles and contributions to conferences and books. He is also the founding director of Carnegie Mellon CyLab and of the Institute for Complex Engineered Systems, which leads interdisciplinary projects.
Khosla is an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), and the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), of the American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS), of the American Association of Artificial Intelligence ( AAAI) and the Indian Academy. of Engineering. He is an honorary member of the Indian Academy of Sciences. His other awards include the 2012 Light of India Award, a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the W. Wallace McDowell Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society. In 2012, he was named one of SiliconIndia’s 50 Most Influential American Indians.
To learn more about Khosla’s background, please visit the Chancellor’s Biography webpage.
The full list of the 100 most influential government academics is available on the Apolitique website.