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Kishor S. Trivedi

Hudson Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Box 90291, Durham, NC 27708-0291
534 Research Drive, 401 Wilkinson, Durham, NC 27708-0291

Awards & Honors

Lifetime Achievement Award

Scholarly Society IEEE Reliability Society · January 2021 Dr. Kishor Trivedi – Lifetime Achievement Award The Recipient has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for recognition of sustained contributions to the methods, tools and education in the reliability assessment of hardwaresoftware systems. Kishor Trivedi holds the Fitzgerald Hudson Chair in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University, Durham, NC. He is the author of a well-known text entitled, Probability and Statistics with Reliability, Queuing and Computer Science Applications, originally published in 1982 by Prentice-Hall. A thoroughly revised second edition of this book has been published by John Wiley in 2002. He has also published several other books: Performance and Reliability Analysis of Computer Systems, published by Kluwer Academic Publishers (1996), Queueing Networks & Markov Chains, John Wiley (1998 and 2006) and Reliability and Availability Engineering, Cambridge University Press (2017). He is a Life Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and a Golden Core Member of IEEE Computer Society. He is the recipient of IEEE Computer Society’s Technical Achievement Award for his research on Software Aging and Rejuvenation. More about this award

Life Fellow

International IEEE · 2017

ONR Faculty Fellow Summer 2015

National ONR · 2015

NordsecMob Scholar

International Norwegian University of Science and Technology · 2014


International Japan Society for the Promotion of Science · 2014

Doctor Honoris Causa

International USMP, Lima, Peru · 2012

Technical Achievement Award

National IEEE Computer Society · 2008

Traditional Fulbright Scholarship

National Council for International Exchange of Scholars · 2002

Highly Cited Researcher

National Thomson Reuters · 2001


National Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers · 1992