ECE Illinois - Professor Rao

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N. Narayana Rao

Professional Career

Period

Position

Duties and Responsibilities

9/06 - Present

Professor, ECE Department, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

8/87 - 9/06

Professor and Associate Head, ECE Department, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

Primary responsibilities consisted of (a) graduate and undergraduate instructional programs of the department involving up to 600 graduate students (including 45 FTE TAs), 1600 undergraduate students, up to 100 faculty, and 16 undergraduate instructional laboratory facilities, (b) graduate admissions and financial aid involving up to 2000 applications, and (c) ABET evaluation. Other contributions include authorship of five textbooks and software.

March 1985; 8/85 - 8/86; Summer 1987

Consultant under the MUCIA (Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities) - Indonesia World Bank IX Education Project, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

Work consisted of (a) developing a new curriculum, (b) specifying modern laboratory facilities and equipment, (c) planning for staff development and utilization, and (d) teaching a course and evaluating student performance, for the EE Dept.

9/75 - 8/87

Professor, ECE Department, UIUC

Teaching, research, and committee and special assignments. Specific contributions include (a) course direction and development of introductory electromagnetics course, involving up to 600 students per year, (b) authorship of two textbooks, (c) chairmanship of curriculum-related committees, and (d) graduate coordinator during 1985-87.

9/69 - 8/75

Associate Professor, EE Department, UIUC

Teaching, Research, and committee duties. Specific contributions include (a) authorship of a textbook, and (b) numerous research publications.

9/65 - 8/69

Assistant Professor, EE Department, UIUC

Teaching, research, and committee duties. Specific contributions include a number of research publications.

12/64 - 8/65

Acting Assistant Professor, EE Department, U. of Wash.

Teaching courses and conducting research.

4/61 - 12/64
1/61 - 4/61
9/58 - 12/60

Acting Instructor
Teaching Assistant
Research Assistant EE Department, U. of Wash.

Teaching courses and pursuing graduate studies toward the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees.

Summer 1960
Summer 1961

Associate Research Engineer, Boeing Airplane Company

Miscellaneous research projects.

4/56 - 8/58

Research Assistant, Electronics Faculty, Madras Inst. of Technology, India

Conducting research and teaching courses.