Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Systems Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Science @ University of Pennsylvania
Rahul Mangharam received the 2016 US Presidential Early Career Award (PECASE) from President Obama for his work on Cyber-Physical Systems. He also received the 2016 Department of Energy’s CleanTech Prize (Regional), the 2014 IEEE Benjamin Franklin Key Award, 2013 NSF CAREER Award, 2012 Intel Early Faculty Career Award and was selected by the National Academy of Engineering for the 2012 and 2017 Frontiers of Engineering. He is the Penn Director for Mobility21 – the $14MM Department of Transportation National University Transportation Center where the focus is on the design and deployment of safe autonomous systems. As such, he has a good understanding of the technical, regulatory and industry challenges to get safe AVs on the road.
Rahul is a Professor in the Dept. of Electrical & Systems Engineering and Dept. of Computer & Information Science at the University of Pennsylvania. His interests are in cyber-physical systems which involves the tight coupling of communication, computation and control with physical systems. His current focus is on applications within medical devices, energy efficient buildings, automotive systems and industrial wireless control networks. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University where he also received his MS and BS in 2007, 2002 and 2000 respectively.