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Professor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Research and Internationalisation, University of Johannesburg, University of Johannesburg

Saurabh Sinha, PhD(Eng), Pr Eng, FIEEE, FSAIEE, FSAAE, MASSAf, Prof Sinha obtained his B. Eng (with distinction), M. Eng (with distinction), and Ph.D. degrees in Electronic Engineering from the University of Pretoria (UP). As an established researcher, rated by the National Research Foundation (NRF), he has authored or co-authored over 130 publications in peer-reviewed journals and at international conferences. Prof Sinha served UP for over a decade; his last service being as Director of the Carl and Emily Fuchs Institute for Microelectronics, Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering. On 1 October 2013, Prof Sinha was appointed as Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (FEBE) at the University of Johannesburg (UJ). As of 1 Dec. 2017, Prof Sinha is the UJ Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Research and Internationalisation. Among other leading roles, Prof Saurabh Sinha also served the IEEE as a Board of Director and IEEE Vice-President: Educational Activities.

Experience

  • 2017–present
    Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Research and Internationalisation, University of Johannesburg
  • 2013–2017
    Extraordinary Professor, University of Pretoria
  • 2013–2017
    Executive Dean, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, University of Johannesburg
  • 2011–2013
    Group Head: Electronics and Microelectronics, University of Pretoria
  • 2012–2013
    Prof. & Director, Carl and Emily Fuchs Institute for Microelectronics, University of Pretoria
  • 2002–2011
    Various academic roles (research assistant, lecturer, senior lecturer, associate professor, etc), University of Pretoria

Education

  • 2008 
    University of Pretoria, Doctorate - Electronic Engineering
  • 2005 
    University of Pretoria, Masters - Microelectronics (with distinction)
  • 2001 
    University of Pretoria, Bachelor's - Electronic Engineering