Jan 20, 2017 | College of Engineering Dr. Biswajit Ray joins the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department as Assistant Professor. Dr. Ray received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN in 2013. Prior to his doctoral study, he completed a Master of Science in Engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, in 2008, and Bachelor of Technology degree from the National Institute of Technology, Trichy, India, in 2002. From 2013-2016, he worked as a Senior Device Engineer at SanDisk Corporation in Milpitas, California, USA, contributing towards the research and development of 3D flash memory. His research interests include understanding electronic transport in disordered materials, solving complex problems in electronic devices for energy and healthcare applications. Dr. Ray has published 16 research papers in international journals and has presented several contributed talks at international conferences. He is a recipient of the Technoinventor Award in 2009 from the Indian Semiconductor Association for his Master¹s thesis, the Best Poster Award at the 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference in 2012, First prize in Innovation Bazaar Contest, SanDisk Corporation, USA, 2014.