Lalita Udpa, Ph.D.
The 2020 recipient, Lalita Udpa, received her Ph.D. in
electrical engineering from Colorado State University. She is currently a distinguished
professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at Michigan
State University. Udpa works primarily in the broad areas of nondestructive
evaluation (NDE), signal processing, and analysis. Her research interests
include various aspects of NDE such as development of computational models for
NDE, new sensor design, signal and image processing, data fusion, and inverse