Ashis Banerjee selected as Top Engineer of the Year for 2020 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)

01/19/2020 12:00 - United States, Washington, Seattle - (PR Distribution™)

Ashis G. Banerjee, Ph.D, Assistant Professor of Industrial & Systems Engineering and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Washington was just recently selected as Top Engineer of the Year for 2020 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for his ability to inspire trust, clarify purpose, align systems and use his talent to educate others.

While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities. Dr. Banerjee will receive his recognition this year on stage at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. All honorees are invited to attend IAOTP’s Annual Award Gala at the end of the year for a night to honor their achievements. www.iaotp.com/award-gala

As an expert in the field of Engineering, Dr. Banerjee has over a decade of professional experience. He has demonstrated success not only as an Assistant Professor of Industrial & Systems Engineering and Mechanical Engineering for the University of Washington but also as a Research Scientist. Dr. Banerjee’s notable prior roles include: Research Scientist in Complex Systems Engineering Laboratory for General Electric Global Research; Research Scientist for Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory for Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and Postdoctoral Associate in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory for Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Dr. Banerjee received his Bachelor’s in Manufacturing Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in 2004, his Masters of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland. 

Stephanie Cirami, President of IAOTP stated, “Choosing Dr. Banerjee for this honor was an easy decision for our panel to make. He is profound, has tremendous foresight and extensive knowledge in his field. This type of brilliance and leadership is what we seek for our network of professionals.”

Throughout his career, Dr. Banerjee has received many awards, accolades and has been recognized worldwide for his expertise in Engineering. In 2012, he received the Most Cited Paper Award from the Computer-Aided Design Journal and in 2013 he received the Above and Beyond Silver Award from General Electric Global Research. He was nominated for the Big-on-Small Award at the International Conference on Manipulation, Automation and Robotics in 2019 and was also a finalist for the Best QSR Paper Award at the 2019 Annual INFORMS Conference. He has contributed to more than 50 articles in professional journals and conference proceedings.  For 2018, he was selected as Top Engineer of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP).  In 2019, he was featured in TIP (Top Industry Professional) Magazine and is also being considered for IAOTP’s Male Visionary of the Year Award for 2020. 

Aside from his successful career, Dr. Banerjee is a sought-after scientist, researcher and educator who shares his visionary knowledge with colleagues and students alike. He was invited to present his work at the inaugural University of Southern California symposium on the “Futures of Robotics”, the 2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems anniversary workshop on “20 years of Microrobotics: progress, challenges, and future directions”, the Boeing Distinguished Researcher and Scholar Seminar, and the IISE Data Analytics and Information Systems Division Webinar in 2019. He is also a member of the IEEE, the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Looking back, Dr. Banerjee attributes his success to his insatiable curiosity, his mentors in education and his passion for research and science. He hopes that others will consider a career in Engineering. For the future, he wants to “continue making significant impacts on some of the biggest engineering challenges of our times at the intersection of AI, automation, robotics, and human-machine interactions, which can have transformative effects in manufacturing, healthcare, and transportation.” 

For more information on Dr. Banerjee please visit: http://faculty.washington.edu/ashisb/

To view Dr. Banerjee’s Video please visit:  https://youtu.be/HNaiDE2fVps


The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization who handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries.  These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join.  You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview. 

IAOTP's experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires.  IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place.

For more information on IAOTP please visit: www.iaotp.com

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