Outstanding Volunteer Award for UoH Computer Science Faculty Arun Agarwal Hyderabad: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Asia-Pacific Region, Singapore has announced R10 Outstanding Volunteer Award for the year 2009 to Profesor Arun Agarwal, Head, Department of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Hyderabad. Prof. Agarwal has been selected for furthering the work and promoting the objectives of the IEEE and of Region 10 in general and of the section in particular and for his administrative ability, leadership skills in accomplishing the tasks of the IEEE. IEEE is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through their highly cited publications, conferences, and technology standards, professional and educational activities. Prof. Arun Agarwal did his B.Tech and PhD (Computer Science) from IIT Delhi and started his career as a Senior Research Assistant in IIT Delhi in 1979 and then joined University of Hyderabad in 1984. He is also the Director of the Centre for Modeling Simulation and Design at UoH. He served as a Visiting Scientist at The Robotics Institute, Carnegie-Mellon University, USA and Research Associate at Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA and is on the Editorial Board of International Journal of Pattern Recognition (RBCS); and Engineering Letters of International Association of Engineers.