Dr. Danda Rawat

No Photo AvailableDr. Danda Rawat
Assistant Professor

Office: Blg 255 Rm 1301
Phone: (912) 478-0539

CV: Website: Faculty Personal Webpage Website: Cybersecurity, Wireless Systems & Networking Innovations (WiNS) Lab

Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia
M.S. in Information and Communication Engineering, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
B.S. in Computer Engineering, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Professional Experience:
Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia. (August 2013 – present)

Assistant Professor, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky. (August 2011 – July 2013)

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia. (January 2011 – May 2011)

Research Interests and Areas of Expertise:
General Areas: wireless communication systems & networks, digital signal processing and information theory

Current Research: design, analysis, and evaluation of cognitive radio networks, vehicular ad hoc networks, wireless sensor networks, network security, and cyber physical systems

Honors and Awards:
IEEE Senior Member, Jan. 2013

Best Paper Award for the paper Provisioning Vehicular Ad hoc Networks with Quality of Service at the Fifth International Conference on Broadband & Wireless Computing, Communication and Applications (BWCCA 2010), November 2010

Outstanding PhD Researcher Award, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Old Dominion University, April 2009

Recent Publications and Patents related to Research Interests:
D. B. Rawat, B. B. Bista and G. Yan (Eds). Security, Privacy, Trust, and Resource Management in Mobile and Wireless Communications. ISBN: 1466646918, IGI Global, October 2013. doi: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4691-9

S. Shetty and D. B. Rawat. Cloud Computing based Cognitive Radio Networking. In Cognitive Radio Technology Applications for Wireless and Mobile Ad hoc Networks. (Eds. N. Meghanathan and Y. B. Reddy), IGI Global, USA. 2013. doi: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4221-8.ch008

D. B. Rawat G. Yan, B. B. Bista and V. Chandra. Wireless Network Security. In Building Next-Generation Converged Networks: Theory and Practice. (Eds. Dr. Pathan et al), CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, USA, pp. 199 – 220, ISBN: 1466507616. doi: 10.1109/SC.2008.5215771

D. B. Rawat and G. Yan. Game Theory for Resource Allocation in Wireless Networks. In Emerging Technologies in Wireless Ad-hoc Networks: Applications and Future Development, (Eds. R. A. Santos, A. Edwards, and V. R. Licea), ISBN 9781609600273, IGI Global, pp. 335-352, October 2010. doi: 10.4018/978-1-60960-027-3.ch016

G. Yan, D. B. Rawat, and S. El-Tawab. Reliable Routing Protocols in VANETs. In Advances in Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks: Developments and Challenges, (Eds. Dr. M. Watfa), ISBN10: 1615209131, IGI Publications, pp. 200 – 213, April 2010. doi: 10.4018/978-1-61520-913-2.ch010

G. Yan, D. B. Rawat and B. B. Bista. Provisioning Vehicular Ad hoc Networks with Quality of Service. The International Journal of Space-Based and Situated Computing (IJSSC), Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 104 – 111, 2012. doi: 10.1504/IJSSC.2012.047467

D. B. Rawatt and D. Popescu. Precoder Adaptation and Power Control for Cognitive Radios in Dynamic Spectrum Access Environments. IET Communications Journal, Special Issue on Cognitive Communications, Volume: 6, Issue: 8, pp. 836 – 844, 2012. doi: 10.1049/iet-com.2010.0585

D. B. Rawat, D. C. Popescu, G. Yan, and S. Olariu. Enhancing VANET Performance by Joint Adaptation of Transmission Power and Contention Window Size. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, vol. 22, no. 9, pp. 1528-1535, Sept. 2011. doi: 10.1109/TPDS.2011.41

G. Yan, W. Yang, D. B. Rawat, and S. Olariu. SmartParking: A Secure and Intelligent Parking System. IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Mag., Vol. 3, pp. 18 – 30, April 2011. doi: 10.1109/MITS.2011.940473

D. C. Popescu, D. B. Rawat, O. Popescu, and M. Saquib. Game Theoretic Approach to Joint Transmitter Adaptation and Power Control in Wireless Systems. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics – Part B, Special Issue on Game Theory. vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 675 – 682, June 2010. doi: 10.1109/TSMCB.2009.2033704

D. B. Rawat, Y. Zhao, G. Yan and M. Song. CRAVE: Cognitive Radio Enabled Vehicular Communica-tions in Heterogeneous Networks. In Proceedings of the IEEE RWS’2013. Austin, TX, USA, pp. 190 – 192 Jan 20 – 23, 2013.doi: 10.1109/RWS.2013.6486684

D. B. Rawat, B. B. Bista and G. Yan, “CoR-VANETs: Game Theoretic Approach for Channel and Rate Selection in Cognitive Radio VANETs,” In Proceedings of the BWCCA-2012. Victoria, Canada, pp. 94 – 99, November 12-14, 2012. doi: 10.1109/BWCCA.2012.26

D. B. Rawat, S. Shetty and K. Raza. Secure Radio Resource Management in Cloud Computing Based Cognitive Radio Networks. In Proceedings of the CloudSec 2012. pp. 288 – 295, September 12, 2012, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. doi: 10.1109/ICPPW.2012.43

D. B. Rawat, B. B. Bista, G. Yan and M. C. Weigle. Securing Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks against Malicious Drivers: A Probabilistic Approach. In Proceedings of the CISIS-2011, pp. 146-151, June 30th-July 2nd, 2011, Seoul, Korea. doi: 10.1109/CISIS.2011.30

D. B. Rawat, D. Treeumnuk, and D. C. Popescu. Predictive Vector Quantization for Wireless Transmitter Adaptation with Limited Feedback. In Proceedings of the IEEE ICASSP 2011, pp. 3408 – 3411, May 22 – 27, 2011, Czech Republic. doi: 10.1109/ICASSP.2011.5947117

G. Yan, D. B. Rawat, and B. B. Bista. Provisioning Vehicular Ad hoc Networks with Quality of Service. In Proceedings of the BWCCA 2010, pp. 102 – 107, Nov. 4-6, Japan. doi: 10.1109/BWCCA.2010.55

D. B. Rawat and D. C. Popescu. Joint Precoder and Power Adaptation for Cognitive Radios in Interference Systems. In Proceedings of the 28th IEEE IPCCC 2009. pp. 425 – 430, Dec. 14 – 16, 2009, Phoenix, AZ. doi: 10.1109/PCCC.2009.5403847

D. B. Rawat, G. Yan, D. C. Popescu, M. C. Weigle, and S. Olariu. Dynamic Adaptation of Joint Transmission Power and Contention Window in VANET, In Proceedings of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC) Fall 2009, pp. 1 – 5, September 2009, Anchorage, AK. doi: 10.1109/VETECF.2009.5378793

D. B. Rawat and D. C. Popescu. Joint Codeword and Power Adaptation for CDMA Systems with Multipath and QoS Requirements. In Proceedings of 2008 IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference – GLOBECOM’08, pp. 4050-4054, December 2008, New Orleans, LA. doi: 10.1109/GLOCOM.2008.ECP.777

Journal Editorship:
Guest Editor: Special Issue on Network Protocols and Algorithms for Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks, in MONET (Mobile NETworks & Applications), ACM/Springer, 2012/2013.

Lead Guest Editor: Special Issue on Recent Advances in Vehicular Communications and Networking, Elsevier Journal of Ad Hoc Networks, 2011/2012.

Guest Editor: Special Issue on Recent Advances in Mobile Ad Hoc and Wireless Sensor Networks of InderScience’s International Journal of Wireless and Mobile Computing (IJWMC), ISSN: 1741-1084, 2012.

Executive Editor: Wiley’s Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies (ETT), Publisher: Wiley, 2011 – present.

Editor: Ad Hoc & Sensor Wireless Networks: An International Journal (Old City Publishing), 2012 – present.

Editorial Board Member: International Journal of Peer-to-Peer Networks (IJP2P), ISSN: 2229 – 5240, Publisher: AIRCC, 2010 – present.

Editor: Advances in Network and Communications (ANC), ISSN: 2093-4734, 2012 – present.

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