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Distinguished Alumni Award

Ram Kumar Krishnamurthy, MS ’94
A senior principal engineer and research director of the High Performance Research Group at Intel Labs, Krishnamurthy leads research in high-performance, energy efficient and low-voltage circuits for next generation microprocessors and systems-on-chip.

He holds 108 issued U.S. patents with more than 50 patents pending, and has published 150 conference and journal papers. He has twice received Intel’s highest technical award, and numerous honors from the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, the International and European Solid State Circuits Conferences, and the MIT Technology Review, among others. He serves on UB’s electrical engineering department advisory board, as chair of the Semiconductor Research Corp. technical advisory board, and was elected a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. 

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Distinguished Alumni Awards and International Distinguished Alumni Awards

These awards are given in recognition of exceptional career accomplishments, community or university service, and research and scholarly activity.