Sukumaran Nair

A headshot of Sukumaran Nair, a member of the Lyle School of Engineering Faculty.

Vice Provost for Research and Chief Innovation Officer
Director AT&T Center for Virtualization
University Distinguished Professor

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


Phone: 214-768-2856

Educational Background

B.S., University of Kerala, India, 1984; M.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1988; Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1990


  • Network Security and Reliability
  • Fault-tolerant Computing
  • Reliable Human Computer Interfaces