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Alum Priya Ranjan's Humanitarian Work Aids Tsunami Victims

Alum Priya Ranjan's Humanitarian Work Aids Tsunami Victims

ECE alum Dr. Priya Ranjan, who earned his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 2003, is also very active in humanitarian work for his native India through his involvement with the group Association for India's Development (AID). Priya's faculty advisor was ECE Professor and Institute for Systems Research (ISR) Director Eyad Abed (ECE/ISR), and he is currently a postdoctoral researcher at ISR.

Most recently, Priya and AID have been active in efforts to assist Indian victims of the tsunami. Priya was featured on local television news, and was quoted in a story in the Washington Post. In August 2004, Priya also was featured in a story published by India Abroad.

January 17, 2005


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