Sajal K. Das
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Sajal K. Das
|Alma mater||University of Central Florida|
Wireless and Sensor Networks
Mobile and Pervasive Computing
Applied Game Theory
|Institutions||Missouri University of Science and Technology|
|Thesis||Some Optimally Adaptive Parallel Graph Algorithms on EREW PRAM Model (1988)|
|Doctoral advisor||Narsingh Deo|
Dr. Sajal K. Das is currently a Professor of Computer Science and the Daniel St. Clair Endowed Chair at Missouri University of Science and Technology (S&T), where he was the Chair of Computer Science Department during 2013-2017. Prior to that he was a University Distinguished Scholar Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and the founding director of the Center for Research in Wireless Mobility and Networking (CReWMaN) at the University of Texas at Arlington. During 2008-2011 he served the US National Science Foundation as a Program Director in Computer Networks and Systems division of the CISE Directorate. During 1988-1999 he was a faculty at the University of North Texas. His research interests include wireless and sensor networks, mobile and pervasive computing, parallel and cloud computing, smart and connected communities (smart city, smart home, smart grid, smart health, smart transportation, and smart agriculture), cyber-physical systems, Internet of Things (IoT), cyber-physical security, machine learning and data analytics, biological and social networking, applied graph theory and game theory. His research on wireless sensor networks and pervasive and mobile computing is widely recognized as pioneering. He is a Fellow of the IEEE.
Biography and education
- B.S. degree in Computer Science and Engineering, Calcutta University, 1983
- M.S. degree in Computer Science and Automation, Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, 1984
- Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, University of Central Florida, 1988
Founding Editor-in-Chief: Pervasive and Mobile Computing journal (Elsevier, 2004–present);
- ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (2014–present);
- IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (2018–present);
- IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (2003–2011, 2014–present);
- Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (Elsevier, 1997–2003, 2009–present);
- Computer Communications (Elsevier Science, 2009–present);
- ACM/Springer Wireless Networks Journal (2002–present);
- Journal on Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications (Springer, 2007–present);
- Journal on Self Computing (2013–present)
Publications, patents and books
Das has published 350+ high quality journal articles and 475+ peer-reviewed conference papers, gathering 34,300+ citations according to Google Scholar and 50 invited book chapters. He is one of the most prolific authors in computer science according to DBLP His current h-index is 91.
- S. Roy and S. K. Das, Principles of Cyber-Physical Systems: An Interdisciplinary Approach, Cambridge University Press, 2020.
- S. K. Das, K. Kant and N. Zhang, Handbook on Securing Cyber-Physical Critical Infrastructure: Foundations and Challenges, Morgan Kaufmann, 2012.
- J. Cao and S. K. Das, Mobile Agents in Networking and Distributed Computing (Wiley Series in Agent Technology), John Wiley, 2012.
- D. J. Cook and S. K. Das, Smart Environments: Technology, Protocols and Applications, John Wiley, 2005.
- IEEE Fellow (2015), for "contributions to parallel and distributed computing".
- E.T.S. Shelton Professor Award, Science Foundation of Ireland.
- IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award for pioneering contributions in Sensor Networks and Mobile Computing.
- Academy of Distinguished Scholars Award, UT Arlington.
- University Award for Distinguished Record of Research, UT Arlington.
- College of Engineering Outstanding Research Award, UT Arlington.
- Outstanding Faculty Research Award, Dept of Computer Science and Engineering, UT Arlington.
- Centennial Scholars Award for outstanding research, UNT.
- ’Fessor Graham Award Nominee and Decker Scholar Award Nominee, UNT.
- Graduate Dean's Award for Excellence in Doctoral Students Mentoring, UT Arlington.
- 2008 IEEE Region 5 Outstanding Engineering Educator Award.
- Lockheed Martin Teaching Excellence Award, UT Arlington.
- Student Association Honor Professor Award for outstanding teaching, scholarly research, and involvement with student activities, UNT.
- IEEE Engineer of the Year Award, Ft-Worth Section.
- Distinguished Alumni Award Nominee for outstanding professional achievements, UCF, Orlando.
- Recognition of ACM Service Awards, for contributions as a founder and organizer of the ACM International Workshop on Wireless Mobile Multimedia (WoWMoM).
- IEEE Computer Society's Appreciation Awards, in recognition of contributions and leadership as General Chair of IEEE MASCOTS (2002, 1998); Vice General Chair of IEEE HiPC.
- Service Recognition Award, UNT.