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About Sajal K. Das

Dr. Sajal K. Das is Daniel St. Clair Endowed Chair Professor at Missouri University of Science & Technology. He was Department Chair 2013-2017. In 2008-11, he was a Program Director in NSF CISE/CNS. In 1999-2013 he was a University Distinguished Scholar Professor of Computer Science & Engineering, and founding director of CReWMan at UT Arlington. In 1988-99, he was a Professor of Computer Science at University of North Texas. He was a visiting professor at University of Pisa, Italy; Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland; IIT-Kanpur, India; Fudan University, Beijing Jiaotong University, and Zhejiang Gongshang University, China.

Dr. Das’ research interests include wireless & sensor networks, mobile & pervasive computing, distributed & cloud computing, cyber-physical systems, smart healthcare, security & privacy, biological & social networks, graph theory & game theory. He has published over 500 papers, 49 book chapters, 5 US patents and three books on Smart Environments: Technology, Protocols, and Applications (2005), Handbook on Securing Cyber-Physical Critical Infrastructure, Foundations and Challenges (2012); and Mobile Agents in Distributed Computing and Networking (2012). He is a recipient of IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award for pioneering contributions in sensor networks and mobile computing; IEEE Region-5 Outstanding Engineering Educator Award; and 9 Best Paper Awards. At UT Arlington, he received Graduate Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentoring Doctoral Students, Lockheed Martin Teaching Excellence Award, Academy of Distinguished Scholars Award, and University Award for Distinguished Record of Research.

Dr. Das is founding Editor-in-Chief of Pervasive and Mobile Computing journal, and Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, and Journal of Peer-to-Peer Networks and Applications. He has also served as General and Program Chair of numerous IEEE and ACM conferences.

Positions

September 2013 - Present St. Clair Endowed Chair Professor, Missouri University of Science and Technology Computer Science
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2012 - Present Investigator, Missouri University of Science and Technology Intelligent Systems Center
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September 2013 - August 2017 Department Chair, Missouri University of Science and Technology Computer Science
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August 1999 - August 2013 Professor, University of Texas at Arlington
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July 1988 - July 1999 Professor, University of North Texas
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Curriculum Vitae


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Professional Service and Affiliations

2015 - Present IEEE Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE),
2008 - Present Member, IEEE Communications Society
2000 - Present Member, IEEE Technical Committee on Communications
2000 - Present Executive Committee, IEEE Technical Committee on Communications
1998 - Present Member, ACM Special Interest Group in Mobile Computing
1992 - Present Member, IEEE Technical Committee on Parallel Processing
1990 - Present Member, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
1990 - Present Member, IEEE Computer Society
2008 - 2014 Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
2006 - 2008 Vice Chair, IEEE Technical Committee on Communications
2005 - 2008 Executive Committee Vice Chair, IEEE Technical Committee on Parallel Processing
1998 - 2001 Executive Committee, ACM Special Interest Group in Mobile Computing
1995 - 2000 Member, IEEE Technical Committee on Supercomputing
1991 - 1995 Member, New York Academy of Sciences
1990 - 1995 Member, Sigma Xi – the Scientific Research Society
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Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Researcher Award, IEEE St. Louis Section (2017)
  • IEEE Fellow for Contributions to Parallel, Distributed and Mobile Computing (Class of 2015)
  • E.T.S. Shelton Professor Award, Science Foundation of Ireland (2012)
  • IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award for pioneering contributions to Sensor Networks (2009)
  • Academy of Distinguished Scholars Award, UT Arlington (2006)
  • University Award for Distinguished Record of Research, UT Arlington (2005)
  • College of Engineering Outstanding Research Award, UT Arlington (2003)
  • Outstanding Faculty Research Award, Dept of Computer Science and Engineering, UT Arlington (2001, 2003)
  • Centennial Scholars Award for Outstanding Research, UNT (1996)
  • ’Fessor Graham Award Nominee and Decker Scholar Award Nominee, UNT (1991)
  • Outstanding Advisor of the Year Award, Missouri University of Science and Technology (2016)
  • Graduate Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring Doctoral Students, University of Texas at Arlington (2011)
  • 2008 IEEE Region 5 Outstanding Engineering Educator Award (2009)
  • Lockheed Martin Teaching Excellence Award, University of Texas at Arlington (2009)
  • Robert Q. Lee Award for Excellence Engineering Teaching Nominee, University of Texas at Arlington (2002)
  • Student Association Honor Professor Award for outstanding teaching, scholarly research, and involvement with student activities, University of North Texas (1991, 1997)
  • J.H. Shelton Excellence Teaching Award Nominee, University of North Texas (1993, 1994)
  • Rising to the Challenge - Chancellor's Innovation Challenge Award, Missouri Univ of Science and Technology (2016)
  • NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Site: Journey to Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Co-PI (2016-2019)
  • Creative Leadership Award, Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro (2015)
  • Academic Leadership Institute Award, University of Missouri System (2014)
  • IEEE Engineer of the Year Award, Ft-Worth Section (2007)
  • Distinguished Alumni Award Nominee for outstanding professional achievements, UCF, Orlando (2011)
  • Recognition of ACM Service Awards for recognition of contributions as a founder and organizer of the ACM International Workshop on Wireless Mobile Multimedia (WoWMoM), 2000–2002
  • IEEE Computer Society’s Appreciation Awards for recognition of contributions and leadership as General Chair of IEEE MASCOTS (2002, 1998)
  • Vice General Chair of IEEE HiPC (2001, 2000)
  • Service Recognition Award, UNT (1998)

Education

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1988 Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Central Florida
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1984 M.S. in Computer Science and Automation, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
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1983 B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering, University of Calcutta
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Contact Information

Missouri University of Science and Technology
315 Computer Science Bldg.
Rolla, MO  65409

573-341-7708

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