Dr. N. Radhakrishnan
M.Tech., Civil Engg., 1962
He is currently the Vice chancellor for Research at North Carolina A&T State University. With over 40 years of experience in information technology, Dr. Radhakrishnan has been a widely respected leader in the Army, DOD and industry in computational science & engg. From 1999 – 2003, Dr. Radhakrishnan was Director of Computational & Information Sciences Directorate directly with a budget of US$180 million and Chief Information Officer of the US Army's Corporate R&D Laboratory with a research funding of US$ 10 billion. Earlier, he was also the Director of US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.

He is a recipient of several awards, a few of them namely :- Presidential Rank Award for exemplary and sustained performance as a senior executive in the Army – March 2004.
Exceptional Civilian award (twice) and meritorious civilian service award (thrice) from Dept. of Defence.
He was named to the “Federal 100″, a recoginition by Federal Computer Week” magazine of leaders in the federal government for their ability to manage, influence, and shape events in the automation realm – 1993 & 1996