Khwarizmi Science Society

 


UCC Chair Professorship in Electrical Engineering

Head of UCC Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering

& Associate Academic Member, Tyndall National Institute

University College Cork (UCC)

Ireland

 


UCC Chair Professorship in Electrical Engineering

Head of UCC Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering

& Associate Academic Member, Tyndall National Institute

University College Cork (UCC)

Ireland

Born in Karachi, 1962, Dr. Riza attended secondary school at St. Anthony’s High School (SC 78) and Aitchison College (HSC 80). He received his BS (EE 84) degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and his MS (EE 85) and PhD (EE 1989) degrees from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). In 2001, he received the International Commission for Optics ICO Prize and the E. Abbe Medal from Carl Zeiss Foundation-Germany, considered the world’s top prizes for optical scientists under 40 years of age.  His other notable awards include the 1998 International Optical Society Fellow Award, 2007 IEEE Fellow Award, 2009 Ireland Science Foundation Walton Award, and the 2010 IEEE Distinguished Lecturer Award. Dr. Riza has been awarded 42 Patents and has 300 international publications to his credit.