Vice-Chair, Technical Activities – IEEE Region 8
Prof. & Group Head: Electronics & Microelectronics
University of Pretoria
Prof. Saurabh Sinha is an electrical engineer, a researcher, and an educator. In 2007 Saurabh received the SAIEE (South African Institute of Electrical Engineers) Engineer of the Year Award. More recently, he received the 2010 University of Pretoria Laureate Award, the most esteemed alumni award.
For more than a decade, he has been with the University of Pretoria, where he currently leads the Electronics and Microelectronics Group. Together with his group, he conducts teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, research and associated management tasks. He authored over 50 publications in peer-reviewed journals and at international conferences. Saurabh is the managing editor of the SAIEE Africa Research Journal.
Beyond his academic contributions, Saurabh serves as an industrial consultant for Business Enterprises at University of Pretoria (Pty) Ltd. Saurabh is engaged with a number of large-scale regional and international research projects; among others he is currently leading a national energy harvesting project.