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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: 

Dr. 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 and security, cybersecurity and privacy, cyber-physical systems, Internet-of-Things, smart cities, wireless virtualization and software-defined networks, smart grid security, and vehicular network security. His professional career comprises more than 10 years in academia, government, and industry. He 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 GSU in 2015 and the Best Paper Award from BWCCA 2010. He has delivered over 10 Keynotes and invited speeches at international conferences and workshops. Dr. Rawat has published over 150 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 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. 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 from 2013 to 2017.

Publications: 

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

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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 >>

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Mon, August, 29 2016

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