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Suresh Borkar, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer

Office: 

3301 South Dearborn, Siegel Hall 142

Phone: 

312.567.3880

Fax: 

312.567.8976

Email: 

Education 

Ph.D., ECE, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1972
M.S., ECE, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1967
B.Tech., EE, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India, 1966

Expertise 

3G Wireless, Computer Architecture, Probability and Random Variables, Switching Theory, Reliability Theory, Hardware Testing

Research 

Dr. Suresh Borkar joined IIT in 2006. He has been on the adjunct faculty in the ECE department since 1982 teaching courses in 3G Wireless, Computer Architecture, Probability and Random Variables, Switching Theory, Reliability Theory, Hardware Testing among others.

Dr. Borkar's primary professional experience has been in Computers, Telecom Networks, and Wireless systems while he was at Lucent Technologies since 1980. In the computers and networking areas, he has contributed to fault recovery, operating system, and networking software, performance, systems engineering, architecture, and product management. In the Telecom Networks, he has been very active in call processing, routing, communications protocols, and real time and distributed Operating systems developments. He has also been responsible for development of packet networks and integration, testing, and delivery of the 3G Wireless systems.

Publications 

3G/4G Wireless – Advances and Challenges, Distinguished Faculty Seminar, IIT, Chicago , 2006

Opportunities and Challenges - Long Distance Communications, Telecomm Conf, New Delhi, India, 1999

Convergence and the Telecom Infrastructure, Telecommunications Conference , India , 1999

Next Generation Telecommunications Networks, CII, India , 1999

R/Evolution of Data Networks, Communications Journal , India , 1999

Wireless Data Access, Comdex Conference, New Delhi , 1999

Communications Scenario in the 21 st Century, Computer Journal , India , 1998

Platform Technology for Multimedia Applications, with P. Bajpai & W. Brouwer, Multimedia Conference , India , 1998

Future Broadband Services and Technology, with C. Liu, CommsIndia Conference, 1997