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About Suraj Kothari

After starting his undergraduate education in engineering, Suraj "Suresh" Kothari decided to switch first to physics and then to mathematics, and finally got his B.Sc. from Wadia College in Pune, India; M.Sc. from the University of Pune; and Ph.D. from Purdue University with Professor Shreeram Abhyankar.
After 15 years in the Department of Computer Science at Iowa State University, Dr. Kothari joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in January 1999. He led the efforts to build a strong Software Systems Group in the department and start an undergraduate degree program in software engineering. Dr. Kothari has held consulting positions at AT&T Bell Labs; the Tata Research, Design, and Development Center (TRDDC); and the Center for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC).


Present Richardson Professor, Iowa State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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3132 Coover
2520 Osborn Dr
Ames, IA 50011
Phone: 515-294-7212
Fax: 515-294-8432