Prof Saurabh Sinha cannot but leave an impression on those who encounter him. As one of South Africa’s great electronic engineers he has obtained his B. Eng, M. Eng and Ph.D. degrees in Electronic Engineering from the University of Pretoria (UP) having achieved both his B. Eng and M. Eng with distinction.
As a published researcher, Prof Sinha has authored or co-authored over 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals, books and at international conferences. His knowledge is further accredited as the managing editor of the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) Africa Research Journal. 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). Prof Saurabh Sinha was also elected and served as the 2014-2015 Vice-President, IEEE – Educational Activities & an IEEE Board of Director.
Combine this with a disposition to wire positive growth in South Africa, Prof Sinha exemplifies the type of South African that will lead this country towards sure footed and positive development. As a teacher, researcher and publisher, he applies his ‘macro’ understanding for the benefit of us South Africans.