Joy Prabhakar

Adjunct faculty



  • M.S. (Michigan Technological University)

Joy did his B.Tech in E&ECE from IIT Kharagpur (84-88) and MS in EE from Michigan Tech (88-89). At different stages of his career he has been a teacher, an entrepreneur and has also worked for various companies. Joy has worked in diverse areas of technology and he is passionate about finding synergies between these areas. Lately, his work has been in the areas of mobile technologies, multimedia, printer firmware, aerospace hardware systems and building control technologies. His likes to work at the system conceptualization level and also at the algorithm/logic level. Joy holds two patents granted by the USPTO and also holds a six sigma green belt.

Research Interests

  • Image compression and video distribution over the internet