Poznan University of Technology (PUT), Poznan, Poland, bestowed an Honorary Doctorate of Science to Dr. S. S. Iyengar, Distinguished University Professor and Ryder Professor of the Knight Foundation School of Computing & Information Science. To formally make this announcement to FIU’s leadership, a delegation of high-ranking university officials, including Rector Professor Teofil Jesionowski, PUT, and Rector Professor Jerzy Lis, AGH University of Science and Technology (AGH UST), Cracow, Poland, who was the reviewer of the honoris causa Ph.D., visited FIU on Thursday, January 19, 2023. The formal conferral of the honorary degree took place at Poznan University of Technology in Poland on May 25, 2023.
As a globally engaged university, this prestigious recognition demonstrates Dr. Iyengar’s 5 decades of profound and enduring contributions to scholarship, science, and improved quality of life in society beyond our national borders. It acknowledges Dr. Iyengar’s scientific advancements in the area of high-performance sensor fusion, digital forensics, design and analysis of efficient algorithmic techniques for various applications and continuous collaboration with NSF, DOD agencies, universities across the world including PUT, where Dr. Iyengar served as a Fulbright Specialist in 2019. For details on his contributions, awards, students supervised and fellowships from various societies,