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Vikram Dalal

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Vikram Dalal

Prof. Dalal is the Whitney Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Director of the Microelectronics Research Center at Iowa State University. He holds the B.E.(Elec.Engr.) degree from the University of Bombay, India and Ph.D. in EE from Princeton. He also holds a M.P.A.(Econ.)degree from Princeton. He worked in industrial and academic research institutions for 19 years after getting his Ph.D. in 1969, and then joined Iowa State in 1988. His primary research interests are in photovoltaic materials and devices, and in plasma processing. He is a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Electron Devices Society, and a Fellow of IEEE, American Physical Society and American Association for the Advancement of Science, having been recognized by all three for his research on photovoltaic materials and devices. He has published over 170 papers and holds 12 U.S. patents. Dr. Dalal is also a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (India).