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Samee Khan

Samee KhanSamee U. Khan received a B.S. degree from Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Topi, Pakistan, in May 1999, and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Texas, Arlington, TX, USA, in August 2007. Currently, he is Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, USA. Moreover, he is Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Operations Research at the North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, USA. Furthermore, he also is an Adjunct Professor of Computer Science, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan.


Khan's research expertise encompasses topics, such as (a) Sustainable Computing: High and low level {data, task, and communications} schedulers, workflow managers, and application-level dynamic fine-tuning. (b) Social Networking: Disaster management, search and rescue, classroom instructional use, and malicious behavior detection. (c) Robust Backbone Networks for Cyberinfrastructures: Resource provisioning, system recovery from catastrophic anomalies, and inter-layer/inter-domain protocols. (d) Reliability: Robustness, trust, and security. In the aforementioned areas, he has published over 125 papers.


Khan is an associate editor of: (a) Cluster Computing, (b) International Journal of Communication Systems, and (c) Security and Communication Networks. He also serves on the editorial boards of: (a) Informatica, (b) Information Systems, (c) Interdisciplinary Sciences, (d) International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems, (e) International Journal of Distributed Systems and Technologies, (f) International Journal of Green Computing, (g) International Journal of Grid and Utility Computing, (h) Journal of Information Technology Research, and (i) Multiagent and Grid Systems.


Khan is the recipient of the Chinese Academy of Sciences Young International Scientist Fellowship, 2011-2012, the Researcher of the Year Award, College of Engineering and Architecture, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, USA, 2011, the Best Paper Award of the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Green Computing and Communications (GreenCom), Hangzhou, China, December 2010, the John Steven Schuchman Memorial Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, University of Texas, Arlington, TX, USA, 2007, and the Nortel Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award, University of Texas, Arlington, TX, USA, 2008. He is the 2007 inductee of Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the Computer Science Honors Society. For more information, please visit: