Mandyam D. Srinath
Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering 2009
Mandyam D. Srinath, Professor of Electrical Engineering in the Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering, earned the B.Sc. degree from the University of Mysore in India, the D.I.I.Sc. (E. T.) from the Indian Institute of Science and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Illinois, Urbana. He joined the SMU faculty in 1967 and later served as associate chair and interim chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering. Professor Srinath's research concentrations have included control and adaptive systems, detection and estimation theory, digital signal processing, neural networks, image processing and video coding. He has published numerous papers in these areas and has co-authored two textbooks that have been translated into Chinese, Spanish and Korean. His research was supported by industry and several agencies, including the National Science Foundation, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Defense Communications Agency, Office of Naval Research, Texas Instruments Inc. and Nokia Research Center. A dedicated teacher as well as researcher, he has been honored with the School of Engineering's Outstanding Graduate Professor Award. He has served on the Academic Policies Committee of the Faculty Senate, the University Academic Program Evaluation Committee and several school-wide and departmental committees. He has supervised 45 Ph.D. student dissertations. He retires as Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering.