Dharma Agrawal received the B.E. degree from Ravishanker University, Raipur, India, in 1966, the M.E. degree (with honors) from the University of Roorkee, Roorkee (now IIT Roorkee), India, in 1968, and the D.S. degree from the EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, in 1975. His recent contribution in the form of the coauthored introductory text book Wireless and Mobile Computing has been widely accepted throughout the world and has been reprinted both in China and India and translated into Korean and Chinese languages. His coauthored book Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks is published in the spring of 2006. A new coedited book entitled Encyclopedia on Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing is being published by the World Scientific. He has delivered keynote speech at seventeen different international conferences. He has published over 500 papers and given 22 different tutorials and extensive training courses in various conferences in USA and numerous institutions in Taiwan, Korea, Jordan, UAE, Malaysia, and India in the areas of ad hoc and sensor networks and mesh networks, including security issues. He has also been named as an ISI Highly Cited Researcher in computer science. Professor Agrawal is an IEEE Fellow (1987), ACM Fellow (1998), AAAS Fellow (2003), and WIF Fellow (2004). He is serving as a Professor of computer science at the Department of Computer Science (ECECS till summer 2006), University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. He was a Visiting Professor at CMU. He has been a faculty member at Wayne State University (1977–1982) and NCSU (1982–1998). His recent research interests include resource allocation and security in mesh networks, efficient query processing and security in sensor networks, and heterogeneous wireless networks.
Biography Updated on 18 April 2010