Chancellor University of California San Diego
An internationally renowned researcher and educator with research interests in Robotics, AI, and Cybersecurity, Khosla previously served as Dean of the College of Engineering and Philip and Marsha Dowd University Professor at Carnegie Mellon University. He spent the majority of his career at Carnegie Mellon, rising through the ranks from his first position as Assistant Professor in 1986 to his appointment as Dean and University Professor in 2004.
Khosla is an elected member ofthe American Academy ofArts and Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the National Academy of Inventors, the Indian National Academy of Engineering, and the Indian Academy of Science. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Association forAdvancement of Science, and the American Association of Artificial Intelligence.
Khosla is also the recipient of numerous awards for his leadership, teaching, and research, including the 2012 Light of India Award, a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, W. Wallace McDowell award from the IEEE, the George Westinghouse Award for contributions to improve engineering teaching, and the Cyber Education Champion award. He currently serves as an Independent Director ofTata Consultancy Services (TCS – traded on Bombay Stock Exchange).