Sajal Das
Missouri University of Science and Technology

Sajal K. Das is a Curators’ Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Daniel St. Clair Endowed Chair at Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA where he was the Chair of Computer Science Department during 2013-2017. Previously, he served the National Science Foundation (NSF) as a Program Director in the Computer and Network Systems Division. His interdisciplinary research interests include cyber-physical systems, IoT, drones, cybersecurity, machine learning, data science, wireless and sensor networks, mobile and pervasive computing, smart environments, edge and cloud computing, and applied graph theory. He has contributed significantly to these areas and published extensively (more than 600 apers) in high quality journals and peer-reviewed conference proceedings, 59 book chapters, and 4 books. A holder of 5 US patents, Dr. Das has directed numerous funded projects over $23 million. According to Google Scholar, his h-index is 99 with more than 41,200 citations. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of Elsevier’s Pervasive and Mobile Computing journal and serves as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, ACM/IEEE Transactions on Networking, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing, ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, and Journal of Paralel and Distributed Computing. A (co)founder of IEEE PerCom, IEEE WoWMoM, IEEE SMARTCOMP, and ACM ICDCN conferences, he served as the General and Technical Program Chair of numerous conferences. He is a recipient of 12 Best Paper Awards in prestigious conferences, such as ACM MobiCom and IEEE PerCom, and numerous awards for teaching, mentoring and research including the IEEE Computer Society’s Technical Achievement award for pioneering contributions to sensor networks and mobile computing, and the University of Missouri System President’s Award for Sustained Career Excellence. He graduated 11 postdoctoral fellows, 50 PhD and 31 MS thesis students. Dr. Das is a Distinguished Alumnus of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, and a Fellow of the IEEE and National Academy of Inventors (NAI), and Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association (AAIA).