About Ikhlaq Sidhu
Chief Scientist, Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership
Faculty Director, Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology
Ikhlaq Sidhu is the Founder and Chief Scientist of the Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership in the College of Engineering at UC Berkeley.
Professor Sidhu joined UC Berkeley in 2005 as founding Director of UC Berkeley’s highly successful Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology, which has grown to become the cornerstone of the Fung Institute. In 2009, he received recognition as the 2009 Emerging Area Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at UC Berkeley for his contribution to this new research and teaching area at UC Berkeley. He was awarded 3Com’s “Inventor of the Year” award in 1999, and has been granted over 60 US Patents in networking technology, IP telephony and PDA functionality.