(NOTE: Analog Devices, headquartered in Norwood, has a location in Wilmington at 804 Woburn Street.)WILMINGTON, MA — Analog Devices, Inc., a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal processing applications, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Anantha Chandrakasan as an independent director on the Board, effective January 1, 2019. Dr. Chandrakasan is dean of MIT’s School of Engineering and the Vannevar Bush Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. In addition, Dr. Chandrakasan co-chairs the MIT–IBM Watson AI Lab and chairs the MIT-SenseTime Alliance on Artificial Intelligence and J-Clinic, the Abdul Latif Jameel Clinic for Machine Learning in Health at MIT.“We are honored to welcome Anantha to the ADI Board. His impressive work at MIT and expertise in technologies that are shaping the future of information and communication, business, and indeed, society will be of great value to ADI,” said Ray Stata, ADI Chairman of the Board. “We look forward to his contributions to the Company.”Dr. Chandrakasan joined the MIT faculty in 1994 and was director of the Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL) from 2006 until he became the head of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in 2011, a position that concluded with his appointment as dean in July 2017. He is an IEEE fellow, and in 2015 he was elected to the National Academy of Engineering. In addition, he has received many prestigious awards including the 2009 Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) University Researcher Award, the 2013 IEEE Donald O. Pederson Award in Solid-State Circuits, an honorary doctorate from KU Leuven in 2016, and the UC Berkeley EE Distinguished Alumni Award.Dr. Chandrakasan earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from the University of California, Berkeley.About Analog DevicesAnalog Devices (Nasdaq: ADI) is a leading global high-performance analog technology company dedicated to solving the toughest engineering challenges. We enable our customers to interpret the world around us by intelligently bridging the physical and digital with unmatched technologies that sense, measure, power, connect and interpret.(NOTE: The above press release is from Analog Devices.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.Thank You To Our Sponsor:Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedBUSINESS BRIEF: Analog Devices Recognized For Employee Benefits, Work Culture & Business GrowthIn “Business”BUSINESS BRIEF: Wilmington’s Analog Devices Welcomes Karen Golz To Board of DirectorsIn “Business”SELECTMEN NEWS: Analog Devices Updates Town On $157 Million Campus ExpansionIn “Government”
Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, Patricia ScotlandThe Commonwealth wants to see Bangladesh Nationalist Party participate in the upcoming eleventh national elections. Commonwealth secretary general Patricia Scotland in a letter sent to BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir encouraged the party to participate in the election.Scotland, in her letter, said a participatory election is a must for functional democracy, a BNP source said.A standing committee member of BNP, seeking anonymity, told Prothom Alo that BNP had pointed out the political situation of the country and suppression of opposition parties when Patricia had visited Bangladesh recently. BNP leader also said, perhaps the Commonwealth secretary general also urged the government to hold a free, fair and participatory election.BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam told two journalists that he will reply to the letter soon.
Share Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. HOUSTON (AP) — A school bus has crashed into the front of a house in Houston.A Houston Fire Department spokesman had no immediate reports of anyone hurt in the accident Wednesday morning. The front of the bus smashed into the corner of the house.The bus had First Student written on the side. A message left with First Student, which is a transport company, was not immediately returned Wednesday.The incident occurred about 6:45 a.m. in the 9900 block of Golden Glen Drive, according to the Houston Police Department.