The status of Fellow is one of the most prestigious honors of the institute, bestowed upon less than one-tenth of one percent of the annual voting membership of IEEE.
Raman has been on assignment from Virginia Tech to the Microsystems Technology Office of Defense Advance Research Projects Agency (DARPA) since 2007. As a program manager, he leads research on microsystem devices and material integration.
At Virginia Tech, Raman is a member of the Multifunctional Integrated Circuits and Systems (MICS) and Wireless@VT research groups. He established the Wireless Microsystems Laboratory to study integrated microsystems connected to information infrastructure via wireless communications links.
Among his other achievements, Raman has received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award, and the Virginia Tech College of Engineering Faculty Fellow Award.
Raman has served as the associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques and as a member of the technical program committees for the IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium and the IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium.
Raman joined the Virginia Tech faculty in 1998. He received his B.S. in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan.