Danda B. Rawat, PhD, SMIEEE
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Director of Cybersecurity & Wireless  Networking Innovations (CWiNs) Lab  
Howard University, Washington, D.C., 20059, USA.
Office: LKD 2120B
Phone: (202) 806-2209
Web: www.Rawat.info
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Brief Bio: Danda B. Rawat is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at Howard University, Washington, DC, USA. Dr. Rawat's research focuses on wireless networks, cybersecurity for networked systems, cyber-physical systems, Internet of Things, Machine learning and big data analytics, smart cities, 5G, wireless virtualization, software-defined networks, smart grid security, and vehicular/wireless ad-hoc networks. His research is supported by US National Science Foundation,  University Sponsored Programs and Center for Sustainability grants. Dr. Rawat is the recipient of NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award in 2016 and US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Summer Faculty Visiting Fellowship in 2017. Dr. Rawat has published over 100 scientific/technical articles and 8 books. He has been serving as an Editor/Guest Editor for over 10 international journals. He has been in Organizing Committees for several IEEE flagship conferences such as IEEE INFOCOM 2015/2016/2017/2018, IEEE CNS 2017, IEEE CCNC 2016/2017/2018, IEEE AINA 2015/2016, and so on. He served as a program chair, general chair, and session chair for numerous international conferences and workshops, and served as a technical program committee (TPC) member for several international conferences including IEEE INFOCOM, IEEE GLOBECOM, IEEE CCNC, IEEE GreenCom, IEEE AINA, IEEE ICC, IEEE WCNC and IEEE VTC conferences. He is the recipient of Outstanding Research Faculty Award (Award for Excellence in Scholarly Activity) 2015, College of Engineering and Information Technology, GSU among others. He is the Founder and Director of the Cyber-security and Wireless Networking Innovations (CWiNs) Research Lab. He received the Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia. Prior to Howard University, he was with the College of Engineering & Information Technology of Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA as a faculty member. Dr. Rawat is a Senior Member of IEEE and member of ACM and ASEE. He served as a Vice Chair of the Executive Committee of the IEEE Savannah Section and Webmaster for the section from 2013 to 2017.

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