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Vijay K. Arora


Professor of Electrical Engineering and  Engineering Management
 IEEE-EDS Distinguished Lecturer
 Division of Engineering and Physics
 Wilkes University
Phones: (570)408-4813 (O),  (570)868-3625 (H),  (800)WilkesU (toll-free),
 (570)408-7881 (Fax)



Vijay K. Arora, a tenured Professor of Electrical Engineering and Engineering Management at Wilkes University, held distinguished visiting appointments at the University of Illinois, the University of Tokyo, National University of Singapore,  Nanyang Technological University, the University of Western Australia, and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). He continues to be a Distinguished Visiting Professor at UTM.  He is recipient of the Brain Gain fellowship of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM). In addition to his long-term visiting appointments, Professor Arora has visited several international institutions on short-term consulting assignments and enjoys the privilege of knowing the cultures and educational methods being practiced around the globe.  In recognition of his research, he was invited to give presentations at several international scientific gatherings.  His research interests include mobility limiting mechanisms in high-speed devices, including quantum and high-field effects.  Professor Arora has authored or co-authored over 150 papers on scientific, managerial and educational issues. As past chair of the International Division of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), he organized several international events. As chair of the 1996 ASEE Mid-Atlantic Conference, he edited and published the proceedings entitled Re-Engineering Education and Training for a Competitive Global Economy.  Professor Arora chaired NanoSingapore2006 Conference and is a designated Chair of NanoMalaysia2011 to be held January 4-7, 2011. Professor Arora is on the Distinguished Lecturer Program of the IEEE Electron Devices Society and APS Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics.  He is listed in Greatest Geniuses of the 21st Century, Leading Educators of the World 2005, Leading Scientists of the World 2005, Great Minds of the 21st Century, Leading Intellectuals of the World, Millennium Hall of Fame, Five Thousand Personalities of the World, International Man of the Year 1998/99, Outstanding People of the 20th Century, International Who’s Who of 20th Century Achievement, International Directory of Distinguished Leadership, Who’s Who in the World, American Men and Women of Science, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the East, Who’s Who Among Asian Americans, Dictionary of International Biographies, Man of the Year—1996, and Most Admired Men and Women of the year  (1994-95).











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