Honors and Awards


  • Elected Fellow, Society of Design and Process Science (SDPS ), 2010

  • ACM Distinguished Scientist, 2008.

  • IEEE Region 5 Outstanding Engineering Educator Runner-Up award, 2008.

  • W. W. Chew Endowed Professor of Computer Science, Louisiana Tech University, 2007.

  • Louisiana Tech COES Faculty Research Recognition Award, 2007.

  • Certificate of Commemoration from Research Foundation of Louisiana Tech University 2009, 2008, 2006, and 2002.

  • University Faculty Circle of Excellence award and Outstanding Research Faculty of the Year 1998, Northeastern State University, Oklahoma.

  • President’s Medal, M.S. in Mathematical Statistics, Kurukshetra University, India.

  • President’s Medal, Post MS Diploma in Numerical Analysis and Automatic Computing, Kurukshetra University, India.




Contact Info
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Dr. Vir V. Phoha
Room 245, Nethken Hall, Arizona Avenue, Ruston, LA 71272
Email: phoha at coes dot latech dot edu
Phone: (318)257-2298
Fax: (318)257-4922