December 8, 2014 — Sanjay Raman, associate vice president National Capital Region and professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been elected to the Administrative Committee of the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society. The society, with 11,000 members in 150 chapters around the world, promotes the advancement of microwave theory and its applications.
Raman will serve a three-year term on the Administrative Committee, or AdCom, the governing body of the society, beginning in January 2015. The AdCom meets three times a year, with various committee activities on-going throughout the year.
His research interests include RF/Microwave/millimeter-wave integrated circuits and antennas, wireless communications and sensor microsystems, nanotechnology and other areas.
Raman earned a bachelor's of electrical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1987. He has graduate degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan, earning his Ph.D. in 1998. He joined the ECE faculty at Virginia Tech that year.
He is a member of the Multifunctional Integrated Circuits and Systems and Wireless@VT research groups. He also spent several years on assignment to the Microsystems Technology Office of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), where he led major research programs on microsystem devices, heterogeneous integration, and integrated circuit design and manufacturing.