The biography and position statement for the 2014 IEEE Vice President, Educational Activities, is listed below.
Executive Dean: Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Prof. Saurabh Sinha is an electrical engineer, researcher, and educator. In 2007, Saurabh received the SAIEE (South African Institute of Electrical Engineers) Engineer of the Year Award. More recently, he received the 2010 University of Pretoria Laureate Award, the most esteemed alumni award. In June 2013, Prof. Sinha received the T W Kambule NRF-NSTF Award, which to an emerging researcher for an outstanding contribution to SETI through research and its outputs.
For more than a decade, he served the University of Pretoria, where he led the Electronics and Microelectronics Group. Together with his group, he conducted teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, researched, and associated management tasks. He has authored over 70 publications in peer-reviewed journals and at international conferences. Saurabh is the managing editor of the SAIEE Africa Research Journal.
Beyond his academic contributions, Saurabh served as an industrial consultant for Business Enterprises at University of Pretoria (Pty) Ltd. Saurabh serves on numerous committees of international, regional and national professional societies, including the IEEE.
As of 1 October 2013, Professor Sinha moved to the University of Johannesburg. He serves as the Executive Dean - Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment.