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Danda B.
Rawat

Contact

Office: 
L.K. Downing Room 2120B
Phone: 
202-806-2209
Email: 
Danda.Rawat@howard.edu

Faculty Details

Rank: 
Associate Professor
Education: 
  • Ph.D., Old Dominion University
  • M.S., Tribhuvan University, Nepal
  • B.S., Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Honors/Awards:

  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award
  • US Air Force Visiting Faculty Research Program Award
  • Senior Member, ACM
  • Senior Member, IEEE
  • GSU CEIT Outstanding Research Faculty Award
  • Best Paper Award, BWCCA'10
  • Outstanding PhD Researcher Award
Speciality: 
  • Cybersecurity
  • Big Data Analytics and Machine Learning
  • Wireless Networking and Virtualization
  • Cyber-Physical Systems Security
  • Internet of Things and Security
  • Software-Defined Networks
  • Smart Grid Security
  • Cloud Computing Security
  • Vehicular/wireless ad-hoc networks
Research: 
  • Cybersecurity
  • Blockchain Technology
  • Big Data Analytics and Machine Learning
  • Wireless Networking and Security
  • Cyber-Physical Systems Security
  • Internet of Things and Security
  • Cloud Computing Security
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
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: 

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 and privacy (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 security. Dr. Rawat has secured over $2 million in research funding from US National Science Foundation, US Department of Homeland Security, and private Foundations. Dr. Rawat is the recipient of NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award in 2016, the US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Summer Faculty Visiting Fellowship in 2017, Outstanding Research Faculty Award (Award for Excellence in Scholarly Activity) at College of Engineering and Information Technology of GSU in 2015, Best Paper Award from BWCCA 2010 and Outstanding PhD Researcher Award from Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Old Dominion University in 2009. He has delivered over 5 Keynote and invited speeches at international conferences and workshops. Dr. Rawat has published over 120 scientific/technical articles and 8 books. He has been serving as an Editor/Guest Editor for over 20 international journals. He has been in Organizing Committees for several IEEE flagship conferences such as IEEE INFOCOM 2015-2018, IEEE CNS 2017, IEEE CCNC 2016-2018, ICNC 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 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 ACM, and a member of 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. For more information about my research, please visit my group's webpage www.CWiNs.org and about my personal info, please visit my personal webpage www.Rawat.info

Publications: 

For publications, please visit my personal webpage www.Rawat.info OR ​Google Scholar Author Profile

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