Poras T. Balsara

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor of Electrical Engineering

(972) 883-2557 | poras@utdallas.edu

Poras T. Balsara received the L.E.E. diploma in electronics from The Victoria Jubilee Technical Institute (VJTI), Bombay, India in 1980 and the B.E. (electrical) degree with distinction from The University of Bombay, India in 1983.  He received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Penn State University in 1985 and 1989, respectively.

In 1989 he joined the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas and is currently a Professor of Electrical Engineering. He co-directs research activities within the Integrated Design, Engineering, and Algorithmics (IDEA) and the Renewable Energy and Vehicular Technology (REVT) Labs. His research interests include, power electronics, design of energy efficient circuits and systems, VLSI design, and application-specific architectures. He holds patents and has published extensively in leading peer-reviewed journals and conferences. He is a Fellow of the IEEE.