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Dr. Sanjay Madria (Director)

Sanjay Kumar Madria received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India in 1995. He is a full tenured Professor, Department of Computer Science, at the Missouri University of Science and Technology (formerly, University of Missouri-Rolla), USA. Earlier he was Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA. He has published more than 230 Journal and conference papers in the areas of mobile computing, sensor networks, security, cloud computing, etc. He won five IEEE best paper awards in conferences including IEEE SRDS 2015, IEEE MDM in 2011 and 2012. He co-authored a book entitled "Web Data Management: A Warehouse Approach" published by Springer-verlag. He guest edited WWW Journal, several Data and Knowledge Engineering Sp. Issues on Web data management and Data warehousing. He was founding Program Chair for EC&WEB conference series. He served as a general co-chair of Mobile Data Management conference in 2010, IEEE Symposium on Reliability in Distributed Systems in 2012 and PC co-chair of MDM 2015. He serves in steering committees of IEEE SRDS and IEEE MDM. He is serving/served as PC member of various conferences such as VLDB, MDM, CIKM, ICDCS, and reviewer for many reputed journals such as IEEE TKDE, IEEE Computer, ACM Internet Computing, IEEE TMC etc. Dr. Madria has given tutorials on mobile data management in many international conferences like Middleware, MDM and SRDS. He is regular invited panelist in NSF, NSERC (Canada), Hong Kong Research Council and Sweden Council of Research. He received UMR faculty excellence award in 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2015, Japanese Society for Promotion of Science invitational fellowship in 2006, and Air Force Research Lab's visiting faculty fellowship from 2008 to 2016. He was honored with NRC fellowship in 2012-2013 by National Academies. His research is supported by multiple grants from several agencies such as NSF, DOE, NIST, AFRL, ARL, UM research board and from industries such as Boeing. He is IEEE Senior Member, served as IEEE Distinguished speaker and currently he is a speaker under ACM Distinguished Visitor program. He is ACM Distinguished Scientist and IEEE Golden Core Awardee.