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 and Director of the Lab for Intelligent Networking and Computing 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, IoT, and data center networks. He has published about 240 peer-reviewed papers in these areas in top conferences and journals in his field.
Dr. Subramaniam is a co-editor of three books on optical networking. During 2012 and 2013, he served as the Chair of the IEEE ComSoc Optical Networking Technical Committee. He received the 2017 SEAS Distinguished Researcher Award at GWU, and has been selected as an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer from 2018 to 2021. In 2015, he was elevated to the rank of Fellow of the IEEE for contributions to optical network architectures, algorithms, and performance modeling.