David H. Du

University of Minnesota, USA

Dr. David Du is currently the Qwest Chair Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. He has served as a Program Director (IPA) at National Science Foundation CISE/CNS Division from March 2006 to September 2008. At NSF, he was responsible for NeTS (networking research cluster) NOSS (Networks of Sensor Systems) Program and worked with two other colleagues, Karl Levitt and Ralph Wachter, on Cyber Trust Program. Dr. Du received a Ph.D. degree from University of Washington (Seattle) in 1981. He joined University of Minnesota as a faculty since 1981. Dr. Du has a wide range of research expertise including multimedia computing, mass storage systems, high-speed networking, sensor networks, cyber security, high-performance file systems and I/O, database design, and CAD for VLSI circuits. He has authored and co-authored over 195 technical papers including 95 referred journal publications in these research areas. He has graduated 48 Ph.D. and 80 M.S. students in the last 25 years. Dr. Du is an IEEE Fellow (since 1998) and a Fellow of the Minnesota Supercomputer Institute. He is currently serving on the Editorial Boards of several international journals. He has also served as Conference Chair and Program Committee Chair for several major conferences in multimedia, networking, database and security areas. He has had research grants from many federal funding agencies including NSF, DARPA, ONR, and DOE. He has a strong tie with industrial research and has collaborated with a number of companies including IBM, Intel, Cisco, Symantec, Seagate, Sun Micro, etc.

Biography Updated on 15 February 2009

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