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About Amit Jain

Dr. Amit Jain joined the faculty of the Department of Computer Science at Boise State University in 1994. After earning a B. Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi, he went on to earn a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the School of Computer Science at the University of Central Florida. Dr. Jain's research interests include parallel systems and languages, Beowulf clusters, parallel system hardware/software design, parallel application development, and parallel algorithms and data structures. In addition to his teaching and research, he is a member of the Software Alliance board of the Idaho Technology Council.


1994 - Present Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Boise State University Department of Computer Science


Research Interests


2018 - Present CSP Hatchery Project
National Science Foundation
NSF Award
Role: Co-investigator
Colleague(s): Tim Andersen, Noah Salzman, Carl Siebert, Don Winiecki, and Dianxiang Xu
2020 - 2020 Establishment of the Idaho Election Cybersecurity Center (INSURE)
Idaho Secretary of State
Role: Co-Investigator
Colleague(s): Hoda Mehrpouyan, Gaby Dagher, and Jaclyn Kettler
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  • COMPSCI 125: Intro to Computer Science I
  • COMPSCI 342: Data Structures and Algorithms
  • COMPSCI 410: Databases
  • COMPSCI 430: Parallel Computing
  • COMPSCI 441: Computer Architecture
  • COMPSCI 453/552: Operating Systems
  • COMPSCI 455/555: Distributed Systems
  • COMPSCI 557: Artificial Intelligence
  • COMPSCI 591/593: Masters Project/Thesis

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