Profile: Shekhar Borkar

Shekhar Y. Borkar is an Intel Fellow, Corporate Technology Group and Director of Microprocessor Technology Lab. Borkar is responsible for directing research in technologies for Intel’s future microprocessors.

Borkar joined Intel in 1981. He worked on the design of the 8051 family of microcontrollers, iWarp multicomputer and high-speed signaling technology for Intel supercomputers. Borkar is an adjunct member of the faculty of the Oregon Graduate Institute. He has published over 60 articles and holds 41 patents.

Borkar was born in Mumbai, India. He received a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame in 1981, and a master and bachelor degrees in Physics from the University of Bombay in 1979.