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Born: January 1, 1959
Born Place: Kantio, Sindh, Pakistan
Awards: Pride of Performance Award, Best Teacher Award, National IT Excellence Award, UNESCO/IAEA Guest Science Award, Presidential Izaz-e-Fazeelat Highest academic Distinction Award,JCI Senator Award.
Bhawani Shankar Chowdhry (born 1 January 1959) is a Pakistani ICT Professional and an electronics engineer. He is the Distinguished National Professor, Meritorious Professor, Emeritus Professor and former Dean Faculty of Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering at the Mehran University of Engineering and Technology Jamashoro, Sindh, Pakistan.
Born in Pakistan, Bhawani did B.E. in Electronic Engineering with First Class Honours from Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Jamshoro (MUET) in 1983. At the same time, he was appointed as a lecturer in electronics engineering program in MUET . In 1984, he was awarded Merit Scholarship by Ministry of Science and Technology of Government of Pakistan to gain PhD from University of Southampton United Kingdom.
In 2007–08 he completed a one-year Postdoctoral Fellowship sponsored by HEC from the School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, United Kingdom UK. His research work in the area of Wireless Sensor Networks resulted in a number of publications and is one of the editors of the book “Wireless Networks, Information Processing and Systems”, CCIS 20, published by Springer-Verlag, Germany.,
He is guest Associate Editor of International Journal of Wireless Personal communication published by Springer Germany. Upon return from UK in 2008, after completion of Postdoctoral Fellowship, he was appointed as Director, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies (IICT). He was selected as MUET Lead person for Erasmus Mundus external cooperation Window Project: Mobility of Life at Alborg University Denmark. He also attended Erasmus Fellowship under strongTies program at University of Limerick Ireland in 2013.