Ratnesh Kumar, Harpole Professor, Fellow IEEE, Fellow AAAS, and Distinguished Lecturer IEEE
Computer Engineering and Computer Sciuence
Ratnesh Kumar was born in Ranchi, India. He received the B.Tech. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, in 1987, and the M.S. and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, Texas, in 1989 and 1991, respectively. From 1991-2002 he was on the faculty of University of Kentucky, and since 2002 he is on the faculty of the Iowa State University, where he is currently a Ruth and Murray J. Harpole Professor. He is also a Professor of Computer Science at the Iowa State University. He has held visiting positions at the Institute of Systems Research at the University of Maryland (1992,1994), the NASA Ames Research Center (1996), the Applied Research Laboratory at the Pennsylvania State University (1997-1998), the Idaho National Laboratory (formerly, Argonne National Laboratory West) (2001), the United Technologies Research Center (2008), and the Wright-Patterson Air Force Research Lab (2015-16).
He is an elected Fellow of the IEEE for distinguished contributions to
discrete event system modeling, control, diagnosis and applications,
and also an elected Fellow of the AAAS for distinguished contributions to
discrete-event and cyberphysical systems, embedded software, and agri-, bio-
and environmental sensors, and energy harvesting. He was a recipient of
the Microelectronics and Computer Development (MCD) Fellowship and Best PhD
Dissertation from the
He is or was an Associate Editor of ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems, IEEE Transactions on SMC: Systems, MDPI Sensors, IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, IET Cyberphysical Systems: Theory and Applications, Journal of Discrete Event Dynamical Systems, IEEE Control Systems Society, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, IEEE Systems, Man & Cybernetics Society. He regularly serves on the program committee for the IEEE CDC (Conference on Decision and Control), IEEE/IFAC ACC (American Control Conference), IEEE SMC (Systems, Man & Cybernetics), IEEE CASE (Conference on Automation Science and Engineering), IEEE/IFAC WODES (International Workshop on Discrete Event Systems), IEEE/IFAC ADHS (Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems), IEEE COMPSAC (Conference on Computers, Applications and Software), and IWSC (International Workshop on Software Cybernetics). He has served as General Co-Chair for WODES and Program Committee Co-Chair for IWSC, and has been a plenary speaker at IWSC and WODES.
For distinguished contributions to discrete-event and cyberphysical systems, embedded software, and agri-, bio- and environmental sensors, and energy harvesting
IEEE Control Sytems Society Distinguished Lecturer
Last updated on 06/02/2020