Dr. Anu A. Gokhale has completed twenty-nine years of university teaching and is currently a professor and coordinator of the computer systems technology at Illinois State University. She was named Fulbright Distinguished Chair in STEM at the University of Pernambuco, Brazil, 2016-17; was a Fulbright Specialist in Cybersecurity, India, summer 2017; and was a Fulbright Scholar to India in 2002. Dr. Gokhale was honored with the 2011 University Outstanding Researcher Award. Originally from India, she has a master’s in physics‒electronics from the College of William & Mary, and a doctorate from Iowa State University. She 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. The current NSF funded project is in Computing Education for the 21st Century. Dr. Gokhale authored a second edition of her book Introduction to Telecommunications, which also has an international edition in Chinese. She continues to be an invited keynote speaker at various conferences, latest ones include: 2018 International Conference on Frontiers of Educational Technologies, Moscow, Russia; 2017 International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Applications, London, UK; 2015 7th International Conference on Information Technology, Amman, Jordan; 2014 International Conference on Control, Robotics and Cybernetics, Singapore; and 2013 International Conference on Advanced Computer Theory and Engineering, Maldives. She consults for businesses and has delivered multiple workshops. She is an active volunteer in IEEE having served in various roles like R4 Educational Activities Chair, Women in Engineering Coordinator, Chair of International Electro / Information Technology 2010 Conference, and MGA representative to Educational Activities Board. Her service was honored with the IEEE Third Millennium Medal.
390.001Computer Systems Applications
389.001Teaching Computer Science in the Secondary School
291.003Undergraduate Teaching Experience In Industrial Technology