Vivek Shripad Borkar

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Department of Electrical Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology,
Powai, Mumbai 400076, India

Tel. 91 22 25769405 (office)
91 22 25728619 (residence)
+91 9969066626 (mobile)
Fax.: 91 22 25723707

Research Interests

  • Statistical Learning and Inference



B.Tech. (Elec. Engg., IIT Bombay), 1976, M.S. (Systems and Control, Case Western) 1977, Ph.D. (Elec. Engg. and Comp. Sci., Uni. of California, Berkeley), 1980

Work experience

Visiting Scientist (Uni. of Twente 11/80-10/81), Fellow (TIFR Centre, Bangalore 12/81-9/89), Asst.-Assoc. Professor (Indian Inst. of Science, Bangalore 10/89-3/99), Professor-Distinguished Professor (Tata Inst. of Fundamental Research, 4/99-7/11), Inst. Chair Professor (IIT Bombay 8/11-date)


Fellow of IEEE, AMS, TWAS, INSA, INAE, IASc, NASI, Homi Babha and J. C. Bose Felowships, S. S. Bhatnagar Award, TWAS Award for engineering, Mahalanobis Medal

Participation & Positions:

James L. Massey Research and Teaching Award for Young Scholars Selection Subcommittee (Member, 01/01/17 until 12/31/18)
Publications Committee (Associate Editor for Communication Networks, 12/01/12 until 11/30/15)