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Engineering educator

Dharma Prakash Agrawal, Indian engineering educator. Recipient Harry Goode Memorial award, 2008.


Agrawal, Dharma Prakash was born on April 12, 1945 in Balod, India. Son of Saryoo Prasad and Chandra K. Agrawal. came to the United States, 1976.


Bachelor of Engineering, Ravishankar University, Raipur, India, 1966. Master of Engineering with honors, Roorkee University, India, 1968. Doctor of Science, Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1975.


Lecturer M.N.R. Engineering College, Allahabad, India, 1968-1972, Roorkee University, 1972-1973. Assistant Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, 1973-1975. Instructor, postdoctoral work Southern Methodist University, Dallas, 1976-1977.

Assistant professor, then associate professor Wayne State University, Detroit, 1977-1982. Associate professor North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1982-1984, professor, 1984-1998. OBR Distinguished professor University Cincinnati, since 1998.

General co-chair Advanced Computing Conference, 1997—2000. Fulbright senior specialist, since 2002. Keynote speaker International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 1997.

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Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (chair technical committee on computer architecture, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society 1991-1994, chair McDowell Award and Harry Grode Award committees 1991-1999, chair Eckerdt Mauchley award in computer architecture, program chair international conference on parallel processing 1994, chair distinguished visitor program, workshop chair international conference on parallel processing 1995, general chair 4th international workshop on modeling analysis and simulation of computer and telecommunications system 1996, 2001, editor journal 1992-1996, Harry Good memorial award), Association Computing Machinery, World Innovation Foundation. Member American Institute of Management, International Conference on Mobile Adhoc Sensor Systems (general chair), Sigma Xi.


Married Purnima Agrawal, June 7, 1971. Children: Sonali, Braj.

Saryoo Prasad

Chandra K. Agrawal

Purnima Agrawal

Sonali Agrawal

Braj Agrawal