University Distinguished Professor,
Kansas State University
Anil Pahwa received a B.E. (honors) degree in electrical engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India, in 1975, an M.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Maine, Orono, in 1979, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Texas A&M University, College Station, in 1983. He has been a faculty member in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Kansas State University since 1983, where he is currently University Distinguished Professor and holds the Logan-Fetterhoof Chair. The National Academies selected him for the Jefferson Science Fellowship in 2014. He served as a Senior Scientific Advisor in the Economic Policy Office of the East Asian and Pacific Affairs Bureau of the U.S. Department of State as a part of the fellowship. He served as Program Director for power and energy at the National Science Foundation from 2018 to 2020.