3619 Engineering Hall
1415 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706
E-mail: parmesh dot ramanathan at wisc dot edu
- Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1989
- M.S.E., Computer Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1986
- B.Tech, Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, 1984.
- Associate Dean for Graduate Education, Graduate School, University of Wisconsin, Madison (present)
- Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison (present)
- Chairperson, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison (2005-2009)
- Consultant for Hewlett Packard Laboratories (2011-2013), Telcordia Technologies (1998-2001), and AT&T Laboratories (1997-1998).
- Visiting Researcher, Microsoft Research, Redmond, Washington (2011)
- Visiting Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (2004)
Honors and Awards
- Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for contributions to real-time systems and networks
- Fellow of Committee of Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Academic Leadership Program (2006-2007)
- Keynote speaker at International Conference on Heterogeneous Networking for Quality, Reliability, Security, and Robustness, 2010
- Keynote speaker at the International Conference on Communications Systems and Networks, 2009
Professor Ramanathan leads research projects in applications for ultrafast networks, millimeter wave wireless networks, and smart electric grid technologies. More recently, his research group has also started working in the area of genomic networks.
Professor Ramanathan teaches courses in the general area of Computer Engineering such as computer networks, real-time systems, digital systems design, and fault-tolerant computing.