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Dr. Sosale Shankara Sastry
Dr. Sosale Shankara Sastry is currently the Professor of EECS, Mechanical and Bio-Engineering. He was the Dean at the University of California, Berkeley, till 2018. He is a B. Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay; M.S. EECS (1979), University of California, Berkeley; M.A. Mathematics (1980), University of California, Berkeley, and Ph.D. EECS, University of California, Berkeley.
His areas of personal research are embedded control, cybersecurity, autonomous software for unmanned systems (especially aerial vehicles), computer vision, nonlinear and adaptive control, control of hybrid and embedded systems, and network embedded systems and software.
He has been concerned with cybersecurity and critical infrastructure protection. He has co-authored over 500 technical papers and 9 books. During his career, the positions held by him include Member of Scientific Advisory Board for Singapore National Research Foundation, and Member of Science and Technology Advisory Board for the Thai Prime Minister.
He has honorary doctorates from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden; University of Waterloo, Canada, and Politecnico di Torino, Italy.