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Suresh Subramaniam

Suresh Subramaniam received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Washington, Seattle, in 1997. He is a Professor in and Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the George Washington University, Washington, DC. His research interests are in the architectural, algorithmic, and performance aspects of communication networks, with current emphasis on optical networks, cloud computing, and data center networks. He has published over 225 peer-reviewed papers in these areas, and has co-edited 3 books on optical networking.

He has served as TPC Chair for several conferences including Globecom 2006 and 2016 ONS, LANMAN 2014, INFOCOM 2013, ANTS 2008, and ICC 2007 ONS. He is or has been on the editorial boards of 7 journals including the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking and the IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking. During 2012 and 2013, he served as the Chair of the IEEE ComSoc Optical Networking Technical Committee. He is a recipient of Best Paper Awards at ONDM 2019, ICC 2006, and 1997 SPIE Conference on All-Optical Communication Systems. He received the 2017 SEAS Distinguished Researcher Award at GWU. He is a Fellow of the IEEE.

Lecture Topics
  • Data center networking
  • Elastic/flex-grid optical networks
  • Performance optimization in cloud computing
Virtual Lecture Topics
  • The evolution of data center network architectures
  • Elastic optical networks
  • Straggler mitigation in cloud computing
Email Address
Lecture Term Date
Washington DC
United States