Vwani Roychowdhury , Ph.D.

Professor, Electrical Engineering
Member, California NanoSystems Institute

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Vwani P. Roychowdhury received the Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Stanford University in 1989. From 1991 to 1996, he was a faculty member with the School of electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, where he was promoted to Associate Professor in 1995. In 1996, he joined the University of California, Los Angeles, where he is currently a Professor of electrical engineering. He also serves on the faculty of the Biomedical Engineering Interdepartmental Program.

Prof. Roychowdhury's research interests include models of computation, quantum and nanoelectronic computation, quantum information processing, fault-tolerant computation, combinatorics and information theory, advanced statistical processing, and adaptive algorithms. He holds the patent for the methods and apparatus for enhancing gray scale. He has co-authored several books including Discrete Neural Computation: A Theoretical Foundation (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1995) and Theoretical Advances in Neural Computation and Learning (Boston, MA: Kluwer, 1994).

Prof. Roychowdhury was a General Motors Faculty Fellow at Purdue University from 1992 until 1994 and was awarded the Ruth and Joel Spira Outstanding Teacher Award in 1994. He received the 1999 Best Paper Award from the IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks for his paper, "On Relative Convergence Properties of Principal Component Analysis Algorithms".


Thomas Szkopek, Vwani P. Roychowdhury, Dimitri A. Antoniadis, John N. Damoulakis   Physical Fault Tolerance of Nanoelectronics Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 176801, 2011; 106(17): 176801-1-4.
Rezaei BA, Sarshar N, Roychowdhury VP   Distributed Resource Sharing in Low-Latency Wireless Ad Hoc Networks IEEE-ACM TRANSACTIONS ON NETWORKING, 2010; 18(1): 190-201 .
Federico M. Spedalieri, Vwani P. Roychowdhury   Latency in local, two-dimensional, fault-tolerant quantum computing Quantum Physics, 2009; 9(7-8): 666-682.
Boscolo Riccardo, Liao James C, Roychowdhury Vwani P   An information theoretic exploratory method for learning patterns of conditional gene coexpression from microarray data IEEE/ACM transactions on computational biology and bioinformatics / IEEE, ACM, 2008; 5(1): 15-24.
Kong JS, Sarshar N, Roychowdhury VP   Experience versus talent shapes the structure of the Web Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2008; 105(37): 13724-9.
Boscolo Riccardo, Sabatti Chiara, Liao James C, Roychowdhury Vwani P   A generalized framework for network component analysis IEEE/ACM transactions on computational biology and bioinformatics / IEEE, ACM, 2006; 2(4): 289-301.
Gao Jianbo, Hu Jing, Tung Wen-Wen, Cao Yinhe, Sarshar N, Roychowdhury Vwani P   Assessment of long-range correlation in time series: how to avoid pitfalls Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics, 2006; 73(1 Pt 2): 016117.
Sarshar Nima, Roychowdhury Vwani   Multiple power-law structures in heterogeneous complex networks Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics, 2005; 72(2 Pt 2): 026114.
Bridgewater Jesse S A, Boykin P Oscar, Roychowdhury Vwani P   Statistical mechanical load balancer for the web Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics, 2005; 71(4 Pt 2): 046133.
Fan, H. Korepin, V. Roychowdhury, V.   Entanglement in a valence-bond solid state Phys Rev Lett, 2004; 93(22): 227203.
R. Boscolo, H. Pan, and V.P. Roychowdhury   Independent Component Analysis Based on Nonparametric Density Estimation IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, 2004; 15(1): 55-65.
Sarshar, N. Roychowdhury, V.   Scale-free and stable structures in complex ad hoc networks Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys, 2004; 69(2 Pt 2): 026101.
Kao Katy C, Yang Young-Lyeol, Boscolo Riccardo, Sabatti Chiara, Roychowdhury Vwani, Liao James C   Transcriptome-based determination of multiple transcription regulator activities in Escherichia coli by using network component analysis Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2004; 101(2): 641-6.
J.C. Liao, R. Boscolo, Y.-L. Yang, L.M. Tran, C. Sabbati, and V.P. Roychowdhury   Network Component Analysis: Reconstruction of Regulatory Signals in Biological Systems Proc. National Academy of Sciences, 2003; 100(26): 15522-27.
M. Simkin and V.P. Roychowdhury   Read before You Cite! Complex Systems, 2003; 14: 269-274.
Boykin, P. O. Mor, T. Roychowdhury, V. Vatan, F. Vrijen, R.   Algorithmic cooling and scalable NMR quantum computers Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2002; 99(6): 3388-93.

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