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Bhattacharyya, Shuvra S.

Bhattacharyya, Shuvra S.

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Maryland Energy Innovation Institute
2311 A. V. Williams Building


Shuvra S. Bhattacharyya is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park. He holds a joint appointment in the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS), and is a member of the Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2), and the University of Maryland Energy Research Center (UMERC). He is also a part time visiting professor in the Department of Pervasive Computing at the Tampere University of Technology, Finland, as part of the Finland Distinguished Professor Programme (FiDiPro).

He is an author of six books, and over 250 papers in the areas of signal processing, embedded systems, electronic design automation, wireless communication, and wireless sensor networks. He received the B.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of California at Berkeley. 

Dr. Bhattacharyya has previously held industrial positions as a Researcher at the Hitachi America Semiconductor Research Laboratory (San Jose, California), and Compiler Developer at Kuck & Associates (Champaign, Illinois). He has held a visiting research position at the US Air Force Research Laboratory (Rome, New York). 

Dr. Bhattacharyya is director of the Maryland DSPCAD Research Group. He serves as co-Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Signal Processing Systems. He has previously served as Associate Editor for the EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems, Journal of Signal Processing Systems, and IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing Systems, and as Guest Editor for several other journals.

Dr. Bhattacharyya has served as Director of Membership Services for the IEEE Signal Processing Society (2010-2012), and Chair of the IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Committee on Design and Implementation of Signal Processing Systems (2008-2009). He has also served in chairing roles for many technical conferences. 

Dr. Bhattacharyya is a Fellow of the IEEE "for contributions to design optimization for signal processing." He has been a Nokia Distinguished Lecturer (Finland) and Fulbright Specialist (Austria and Germany). He has received the NSF Career Award (USA). 


  • Fulbright Senior Specialist (Austria 2009 and 2015, Germany 2005) 
  • Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (2011) 
  • FiDiPro Professor, Finland Distinguished Professor Programme,  awarded by TEKES, The Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation (Finland, 2015–2017)
  • Jimmy Lin Award for Entrepreneurship, (University of Maryland, 2012)

Signal processing systems, architectures, and software; biomedical circuits and systems; embedded software; and hardware/software co-design.

Clark School Graduates Team from NSF's Innovation-Corps

Startup accelerator program teaches best practices to the top scientists and researchers in the U.S.

Clark School Faculty Team Wins a UMD Invention of the Year Award

Their novel "natural timestamp" improves security and editing of audio, visual recordings.

Bhattacharyya, Wu Elected IEEE Fellows

ECE professors elected fellows of world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology.

Bhattacharyya Co-Authors New Book

Embedded Multiprocessors explores modeling for multimedia systems, signal processing.

Kedilaya Named Texas Instruments Scholar

M.S. student Soujanya Kedilaya, an advisee of Prof. Shuvra Bhattacharyya, is named TI Scholar.

Bhattacharyya Selected for Fulbright Grant

For consultation on new U. of Salzburg Masters program in embedded signal processing.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)