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administrator , researcher , Engineering educator

Jagdishkumar Keshoram Aggarwal, American Electrical and computer engineering educator, research administrator. Registered profile engineer, Texas. Recipient Outstanding Contribution award Pattern Recognition Society, 1985, 86, Distinguished Alumnus award University Illinois, 1986, Alumni Honor award University Illinois College Engineering, 1987, American Society Engineering Education Senior Research award, 1992.


Aggarwal, Jagdishkumar Keshoram was born on November 19, 1936 in Amritsar, India. Came to the United States, 1960. Son of Keshoram J. and Harkaur Aggarwal.


Bachelor of Science, University Bombay, 1957. Bachelor in Engineering, University Liverpool, England, 1960. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1961.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1964.


Research assistant, Marconi's Research Laboratory, Chelmsford, England, 1959;fellow, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1960-1961;research assistant coordinated science laboratory, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1961-1964;assistant professor electrical engineering, University Texas, Austin, 1964-1968;associate professor electrical engineering, University Texas, Austin, 1968-1972;professor electrical and computer engineering, University Texas, Austin, since 1972;John Jay McKetta Energy professor, University Texas, Austin, 1981-1990;Cullen Trust for Higher Education Endowed professor Northern 2, University Texas, Austin, since 1990. Director Computer and Vision Research Center, Austin, since 1985. Consultant International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, Shell Development Corporation.


  • Registered professional engineer, Texas.


Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (editor Expert journal 1986-1989, editor transactions Parallel and District Systems 1992-1996), American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Association Pattern Recognition (representative 1985-2000, treasurer 1989-1992, president 1992-1994, computer vision program chairman 1990 conference, K.S. Fu prize 2004). Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society (chairman technical committee on pattern recognition and machine intelligence 1987-1989, general chairman conference on computer vision and pattern recognition 1993), Austin Yacht Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: sailing.


Married Shanti Seth, July 1965. Children: Mala, Raj.

Keshoram J.

Harkaur Aggarwal

Shanti Seth

Mala Aggarwal

Raj Aggarwal