NORWOOD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 17, 2018--
Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADI), a global leader in high-performance
semiconductors for signal processing applications, today announced that
its Board of Directors has appointed Anantha Chandrakasan as an
independent director on the Board, effective January 1, 2019. Dr.
Chandrakasan is dean of MIT’s School
of Engineering and the Vannevar Bush Professor of Electrical
Engineering and Computer Science. In addition, Dr. Chandrakasan
co-chairs the MIT–IBM
Watson AI Lab and chairs the MIT-SenseTime
Alliance on Artificial Intelligence and J-Clinic,
the Abdul Latif Jameel Clinic for Machine Learning in Health at MIT.
"We are honored to welcome Anantha to the ADI Board. His impressive work
at MIT and expertise in technologies that are shaping the future of
information and communication, business, and indeed, society will be of
great value to ADI," said Ray Stata, ADI Chairman of the Board. “We look
forward to his contributions to the Company.”
Dr. Chandrakasan joined the MIT faculty in 1994 and was director of the
Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL) from 2006 until he became the
head of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in
2011, a position that concluded with his appointment as dean in July
2017. He is an IEEE fellow, and in 2015 he was elected to the National
Academy of Engineering. In addition, he has received many prestigious
awards including the 2009 Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA)
University Researcher Award, the 2013 IEEE Donald O. Pederson Award in
Solid-State Circuits, an honorary doctorate from KU Leuven in 2016, and
the UC Berkeley EE Distinguished Alumni Award.
Dr. Chandrakasan earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in
Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from the University of
About Analog Devices
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technology company dedicated to solving the toughest engineering
challenges. We enable our customers to interpret the world around us by
intelligently bridging the physical and digital with unmatched
technologies that sense, measure, power, connect and interpret. Visit http://www.analog.com.
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