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03-04-2009

Edward Sazonov Receives Tenure & Promotion to Associate Professor at Clarkson University

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Clarkson University President Tony Collins has announced that Edward S. Sazonov has been granted tenure and promoted from assistant professor to associate professor of electrical and computer engineering in the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering.

Sazonov received his diploma in systems engineering diploma from Khabarovsk State University of Technology, Russia in 1993 and then continued his career in a number of academic and industrial positions. He obtained his master’s and Ph.D. degrees from West Virginia University in 1999 and 2002, respectively, and has been a faculty member in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Clarkson since 2003.

His research in the area of ambient intelligent systems focuses on applications of biomedical and rehabilitation engineering and applications of structural health monitoring, and involves tight integration of embedded and wearable computing platforms, wireless sensor networks and development of related signal processing, sensor fusion and pattern recognition methods. Sazonov

Sazonov and his collaborators have received research grants totaling over $1.4 million from the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, National Academies of Science, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority and other funding sources. Sazonov is an author on 36 journal and conference publications, and has several pending patent applications.

His research on highway bridge sensors powered by vibration was highlighted in several national and international news media outlets, including PC Magazine, Mechanical Engineering, Material’s World, Science Daily and others. Sazonov has been invited to present his research at universities in other countries across the globe.

Clarkson University launches leaders into the global economy. One in six alumni already leads as a CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. Located just outside the Adirondack Park in Potsdam, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university for undergraduates with select graduate programs in signature areas of academic excellence directed toward the world’s pressing issues. Through 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, sciences and health sciences, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and engineering innovation with enterprise.

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Michael P. Griffin, director of News & Digital Content Services, at 315-268-6716 or mgriffin@clarkson.edu.]

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