Sudip Shekhar awarded Killam Teaching Prize

Dr. Sudip Shekhar, Associate Professor at Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been awarded the Killam Teaching Prize.

This award recognizes excellence in teaching, and is awarded through nomination by students, colleagues and alumni. Recipients are noted for their exceptional leadership, mentorship and engagement and for the positive impact they have made on their students’ lives. “[It’s important to me] to influence students in a positive way.” Dr. Shekhar says, “[and] to provide the big picture as well as explain concepts clearly.”

Dr. Shekhar joined the ECE department in 2013. He is a recipient of the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS) Predoctoral Fellowship, the Intel Foundation Ph.D. Fellowship, the Analog Devices Outstanding Student Designer Award, the Young Alumni Achiever Award by IIT Kharagpur, the IEEE Transactions on Circuit and Systems Darlington Best Paper Award and a co-recipient of IEEE Radio-Frequency IC Symposium Best Student Paper Award. He serves on the technical program committee of IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC) and Optical Interconnects (OI) Conference. His research interests include circuits for high-speed interfaces, silicon photonics, radio-frequency transceivers and sensor interfaces.

Of the award, Dr. Shekhar says, “I am happy and humbled [to receive this prize]. It will serve as an encouragement and a reminder to keep doing better as a teacher.”

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