Dr. Sanjay Madria, associate professor of computer science at the University of Missouri-Rolla, has been selected as a speaker in the IEEE Computer Society’s Distinguished Visitors Program. Madria will serve a three-year term in the society’s North America region.
Through 2009, Madria will be invited to conduct seminars on his research in local IEEE chapters throughout North America.
A member of the UMR faculty since 2000, Madria specializes in web and mobile data management and teaches courses on database systems, web data management and XML, and mobile computing. He is co-author of “Web Data Management: A Warehouse Approach,” published in 2003 by scientific publishing company Springer as part of its Professional Computing series. It is the first book to focus on the warehouse approach to web data management.
In 2006, Madria served as a visiting scientist with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, the Japanese equivalent of the National Science Foundation. He has published more than 120 journal and conference papers in the areas of mobile and sensor computing, XML data management, web data warehousing, nested transaction management and performance issues. His research is supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, Department of Education and the University of Missouri Research Board, among others. He is a senior member of IEEE.
Madria received a Ph.D. in computer science from Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi, India, in 1995.
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