Prof. Dr. Sitharama S. Iyengar
Professor S.S. Iyengar is the Chairman and Roy Paul Daniels Chaired Professor of Computer Science at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, and is also the Satish Dhawan Chaired Professor at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. His publications include 6 textbooks, 9 edited books and over 380 research papers. His research interests include high performance algorithms, data structures, sensor fusion, data mining, and intelligent systems. He is a world class expert in computational aspects of Sensor networks. He is a Fellow of IEEE, ACM, AAAS and SDPS. He is a recipient of IEEE awards, best paper awards, the Distinguished Alumnus award of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and other awards. His research has been funded by National Science Foundation (NSF), Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Multi- University Research Initiative (MURI Program), Office of Naval Research (ONR), Department of Energy/OakRidge national Laboratory (DOE/ORNL), Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), US Army Research Office (URO) and various state agencies and companies. He has served on US National Science Foundation and National Institute of Health Panels to review proposals in various aspects of computational science and has been involved as and external evaluator (ABET-accreditation) for several computer science and Engineering departments. Dr. Iyengar had 39 doctoral students under his supervision and the legacy of these students can be seen in prestigious Laboratories (JPL, Oak Ridge National Lab, Los Alamos National Lab, Naval Research Lab) and universities worldwide. He has served as program Chairman for various international conferences.