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Danda B.


L.K. Downing Room 2120B

Faculty Details

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Old Dominion University
M.S., Tribhuvan University, Nepal
B.S., Tribhuvan University, Nepal


Wireless Networking and Wireless Virtualization
Networked Systems Security
Cyber-Physical Systems
Internet of Things
Software-Defined Networks
Smart Grid Security
Secure Cloud Computing
Vehicular/wireless ad-hoc networks


Wireless Networking and Wireless Virtualization
IoT and Networked Systems Security
Software-Defined Networks
Secure Cloud Computing

Subjects Taught: 

Cybersecurity for Networked Systems, Wireless Communication Networks, Wireless Network Security, Advanced Network Security, Communication Systems, Computer Programming, Mobile App Development, Advanced Digital Signal Processing

Detailed Information

About Me: 

Dr. Danda B. Rawat is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at Howard University, Washington, DC, USA. Prior to Howard University, he was with the College of Engineering & Information Technology of Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA as a faculty member until 2016. Dr. Rawat's research focuses on wireless communication networks, cyber security, cyber physical systems, Internet of Things, big data analytics, wireless virtualization, software-defined networks, smart grid systems, wireless sensor networks, and vehicular/wireless ad-hoc networks. Dr. Rawat is the recipient of NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award. He has been serving as an Editor/Guest Editor for over 15 international journals. He serves as a Web-Chair for IEEE INFOCOM 2016/2017, served as a Student Travel Grant Co-chair of IEEE INFOCOM 2015, Track Chair for Wireless Networking and Mobility of IEEE CCNC 2016, Track Chair for Communications Network and Protocols of IEEE AINA 2015, 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 at College of Engineering and Technology, GSU among others. Dr. Rawat was nominated for the Faculty Award of Excellence in Teaching in 2016 at College of Engineering and Technology of GSU. He is the Founder and Director of the Cyber-security and Wireless Networking Innovations (CWiNs) Research Lab at Howard University. Dr. Rawat is a Senior Member of IEEE and member of ACM and ASEE. Detailed Information about Dr. Rawat can be found at www.Rawat.info and his research lab at www.CWiNs.org


Innovation and Entrepreneurship Workshop (Wed. Nov. 16th @ 6:30p - HUIRB 1st Floor)

Tue, November, 15 2016

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Workshop (Wed. Nov. 16th @ 6:30p - HUIRB 1st Floor) Serious about launching your own startup! This is one of several workshops that will be offered throughout the year. For those students who participate in all the workshops, they will receive up to $3K to fund their venture. Read More >>

Dr. Burge to speak at TedX Howard University

Mon, August, 29 2016

TEDx brings together bright minds to give idea-focused talks that range from a wide scope of subjects, which foster learning, inspiration and provoke impactful conversations. Read More >>


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