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Bhattacharyya, Shuvra S.

Shuvra S. Bhattacharyya

Research Interests 

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


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). 


Honors and Awards 

  • 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)

Related News 

Bhattacharyya awarded NIH Grant to Explore Real-time Neural Decoding for Calcium Imaging
Bhattacharyya and Rong Chen, University of Maryland Baltimore, are PIs for a $696K NIH grant to develop the RNDC-Lab software platform. October 8, 2018

ECE Alumnus Spivey Promoted
Gary Spivey, advised by Nakajima and Bhattacharyya, is now full professor at George Fox University. August 5, 2013

Clark School graduates ECE/Mtech Team from NSF's Innovation-Corps
ECE Professor and Research Scientist graduate from the NSF Innovation-Corps. August 30, 2012

Wu, Garg, and Varna win UMD's 2012 Invention of the Year
Three ECE research teams recognized at Invention of the Year gala. April 18, 2012

Six ECE Students Named Future Faculty Fellows
Six Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) graduate students will participate in the Clark School's Future Faculty Program (FFP). January 14, 2012

Zaki Receives Best Paper Award
George Zaki awarded for best paper at the 2011 IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Systems. October 24, 2011

ECE Helps Maryland Day Go Green, Welcomes Crowd of Over 97,000 Visitors
ECE Director of Technical Operations Bryan Quinn and the MESA project powered exhibits with solar energy. May 2, 2011

Bhattacharyya, Wu Elected IEEE Fellows
ECE professors elected fellows of world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology. November 24, 2010

Bhattacharyya Publishes New Book on Signal Processing Systems
ECE professor writes complete reference to signal processing systems. October 21, 2010

Baras, Bhattacharyya Receive MIPS Funding
ECE faculty earn tech commercialization funding for satellite communications and energy monitoring projects. August 16, 2010