Krishna S. Nayak is a professor of electrical engineering at the University of Southern California (USC), with joint appointments in biomedical engineering and radiology, and he is the director of the Magnetic Resonance Engineering Laboratory. As a Hertz Fellow, Professor Nayak received his PhD in electrical engineering from Stanford University in 2001, and his MS in electrical engineering from Stanford in 1996. As an undergrad, he received his BS degrees in electrical engineering, computer science, and applied mathematics from Florida State University in 1995. Professor Nayak has published 80+ journal papers, 200+ conference papers, and has received 10+ US patents.
2001, Hertz Thesis Prize, Fannie & John Hertz Foundation