Dr. Anu A. Gokhale

Professor of the computer systems technology program at Illinois State University, USA
Dr. Anu A. Gokhale has completed twenty years of university teaching and is currently a professor and coordinator of the computer systems technology program at Illinois State University. Originally from India, she has a master’s degree in physics—electronics from the College of William & Mary, and a doctorate from Iowa State University. Dr. Gokhale presents and publishes her peer-reviewed research, and pursues multi-year projects funded by agencies like the US Department of Education, US Department of State, and National Science Foundation. Dr. Gokhale recently authored a second edition of her book Introduction to Telecommunications, which also has an international edition in Chinese. In recognition of her work over several years, she was honored with the 2011 University Outstanding Researcher Award. Dr. Gokhale has been invited to speak at various conferences; more recently, she was keynote speaker at the IC4E 2011 in Mumbai and ICETC 2010 in Shanghai. She consults for businesses and industries and has delivered multiple workshops and training seminars. Dr. Gokhale is an active volunteer in IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) having served in various roles like Secretary of Central IL Section, R4 Student Activities Chair, R4 Women in Engineering Coordinator, R4 Educational Activities Chair, Conference Chair of International Electro / Information Technology 2010 Conference, and member of the Educational Activities Board, and was honored with the IEEE Third Millennium Medal