Assistant Professor Computer Science Department Wayne State University

Email: saifullah@wayne.edu Phone: (313) 577-2831 Fax: (313) 577-6868 Address: 5057 Woodward Ave, Suite# 14110.2, Detroit, MI 48202

Curriculum Vitae

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Editor, Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing, 2018 --

Guest Editor, IEEE Internet of Things, 2020--21

Guest Editor, IEEE Transac. on Industrial Informatics, 2016-18

Program Chair, IEEE ICESS 2020

Track chair, IEEE ICCCN 2019


Research Areas:

Internet of Things, Cyber-physical systems, Real-time & embedded systems, Low-power wide-area network, and Parallel and distributed computing.


Education:

PhD, Washington University in St Louis, 2014

Abusayeed Saifullah is an assistant 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. He published 60 papers in top-tier conferences including ACM SenSys, IEEE RTSS, IEEE RTAS, and ACM/IEEE IoTDI, and journals including ACM/IEEE Trans. on Networking, ACM Trans. on Sensor Networks, IEEE Trans. on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Trans. on Computers, and ACM Trans. on Embedded Computing Systems. He has a total citations of 3,350+ according to Google Scholar. He received eight 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 is serving as a program chair of IEEE ICESS 2020, served 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 editor of Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing journal.


Recent News

  • Nominated for the Best Paper Award at ACM EWSN 2021. Congratulations to Dali!

  • [CS Ranking] Wayne State University ranks 7th in the US and 11th in the world in the embedded and real-time systems area in CS Rankings.

  • [Call for Paper] IEEE Internet of Things journal, Special Issue on Emerging Safety, Efficiency, and Security of Embedded Software and Systems on IoT . Submission deadline: 2/15/2021

  • [Grant] Received a new NSF CNS grant of $500,000 as single PI [July 2020].

  • [Opening] I have openings for multiple PhD students with full funding. Prospective students are welcome to contact me through email.

  • Prashant will join University of Nevada, Las Vegas as an assistant professor in Fall 2020.

  • Mahbub will join City University of New York as an assistant professor in Fall 2020.

  • Mahbub has successfully defended his PhD dissertation on 7/20/2020. Congratulations, Dr. Mahbub!

  • 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.


Awards

  • 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)