Malik wins distinguished alumni award from Indian Institute of Technology
Sharad Malik, the George Van Ness Lothrop Professor of Engineering and director of Princeton's Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education, has received the 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi.
The award, which was first conferred in 1992, recognizes the outstanding achievements made by the university’s alumni and is the highest honor the institute confers upon its graduates.
Malik earned his Bachelor of Technology in Electrical Engineering from the institute in 1985. He earned an M.S. and a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley.
He joined the Princeton engineering faculty in 1991 and has been the director of the Keller Center since 2006. His research focuses on design automation for digital systems, including design methodology, synthesis and verification of digital systems.