Associate Professor Computer Science Department Wayne State University
Associate Editor ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems
Area Editor Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing
Guest Editor IEEE Internet of Things 2020-21 IEEE Transac. on Industrial Informatics, 2016-18
Workshop & Tutorial Chair ACM EWSN 2024
Program Chair IEEE ICESS 2020
Track Chair IEEE ICCCN 2019
RTSS, RTAS, SenSys, IoTDI, ICCPS, INFOCOM, MobiHoc, SECON, RTCSA, EWSN, DCOSS, IWQoS, MASS, RTNS, BigData
PhD, Washington University in St Louis, 2014
Abusayeed Saifullah is an associate professor of Computer Science at Wayne State University. He received PhD in Computer Science and Engineering with Turner Dissertation Award under the supervision of Chenyang Lu from Washington University in St Louis. His research concerns Internet-of-Things, cyber-physical systems, real-time and embedded systems, and wireless networks. His h-index is 31 and he has a total citations of 5,800 according to Google Scholar. He received ten Best Paper Awards and nominations in highly competitive conferences including ACM SenSys (2016), IEEE RTSS (2019, 2014, 2011), IEEE ICII (2018), IEEE RTAS (2012), and ACM EWSN (2021). He also received NSF CAREER award (2019) and Wayne State University's College of Engineering Faculty Research Excellence Award (2020). He served as a program chair of IEEE ICESS 2020, as a track chair of IEEE ICCCN 2019, and as a TPC member of ACM SenSys, IEEE RTSS, ACM/IEEE IoTDI, IEEE RTAS, ACM/IEEE ICCPS, ACM MobiHoc, and IEEE INFOCOM. He is an associate editor of ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems and an area editor of Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing.
Abusayeed Saifullah's areas of interest and expertise include Internet of Things, Real-Time and Embedded Systems, Wireless Networks, and Cyber-Physical Systems. His research addresses the grand challenges pertaining to timeliness, energy-efficiency, reliability, scalability, and performance optimization in these areas considering applications in autonomous and connected systems, industrial process control, smart city, smart farming, smart manufacturing, data center management, and wide-area monitoring through novel theory and system design.
[04/2023] ESL graduate Dali will join State University of New York - Binghamton as a tenure-track assistant professor in August 2023. Congratulations to Dali!
[01/2023] Received a new three-year grant ($302,308) from Department of Defense (ONR).
[10/2022] Elisabeth defended her Masters thesis successfully. Congratulations to Elisabeth!
[08/2022] Our CNS medium proposal with UNLV on cache-aware parallel scheduling has been funded (total $1.2M) for four years by NSF.
[01/2022] Received a new ONR grant ($303,631). Thanks to US Navy!
[07/2021] PPoSS planning proposal has been funded ($163,796) by NSF.
[6/2021] Ashik has successfully defended his PhD dissertation. Congratulations to Dr. Ashik!
[6/2021] Dali has successfully defended his PhD dissertation. Congratulations to Dr. Dali!
[02/2021] Nominated for the Best Paper Award at ACM EWSN 2021. Congratulations to Dali!
[02/2021] Wayne State University ranks 6th in the US and 9th in the world in the embedded and real-time systems area in CS Rankings.
[02/2021] IEEE Internet of Things journal, Special Issue on Emerging Safety, Efficiency, and Security of Embedded Software and Systems on IoT .
[07/2020] Received a new NSF CNS grant of $500,000 as single PI.
[07/2020] Prashant will join University of Nevada, Las Vegas as an assistant professor in Fall 2020.
[07/2020] Mahbub will join City University of New York as an assistant professor in Fall 2020.
[07/2020] Mahbub has successfully defended his PhD dissertation on 7/20/2020. Congratulations, Dr. Mahbub!
[07/2020] Prashant has successfully defended his PhD dissertation on 7/20/2020. Congratulations, Dr. Prashant!
[Award] Received Faculty Research Excellence Award 2020 of the College of Engineering, Wayne State University [News Link].
PhD candidate Venkata wins Michael Conrad Award 2020 of the Department of Computer Science.
[Award] BEST STUDENT PAPER AWARD at IEEE RTSS 2019.
Due to COVID-19, ICESS 2020 is postponed to December. New submission deadline is Jul 26.
[Call for Paper] ICESS 2020 (The 16th IEEE International Conference on Embedded Software and Systems).
[Award] Outstanding Paper Award at IEEE RTSS 2019
[Service] Will serve as the program co-chair of IEEE ICESS 2020.
[Call for Paper] Organizing a Special Issue of Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing on mobile and social sensing. Please submit your work!
[Award] Thrilled to receive NSF CAREER Award (2019) with a grant of $550,531 [News link].
PhD candidate Mahbubur wins Michael Conrad Award 2019 of the Department of Computer Science.
[Award] BEST PAPER AWARD at IEEE ICII 2018.
[Service] Co-chair, Wireless LAN, Ad Hoc, and Mesh Networks (WAM) track, IEEE ICCCN 2019.
Best paper award candidate at ACM EWSN ’21
Faculty Research Excellence Award 2020 of the College of Engineering.
Best Student Paper Award at IEEE RTSS 2019
NSF CAREER Award 2019
Outstanding Paper Award at RTSS '19
Best paper award at IEEE ICII ’18
Best paper award candidate (one of the three best papers) at ACM SenSys ’16
NSF CRII Award 2016
2014 Turner PhD Dissertation Award of Washington University’s CSE department
The best paper award at RTSS ’14 (The 35th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium)
Best paper award candidate (one of the three best papers) at RTAS ‘12 (The 18th IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium)
The best student paper award at RTSS ’11 (The 32nd IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium)
The best student paper award at ISPA ‘07 (The 5th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing and Applications)