MukeshSinghalMukesh Singhal, Ph.D.

Member of the Board of Directors

Dr. Singhal is Professor and Gartner Group Endowed Chair in Networking in the Department of Computer Science at The University of Kentucky. From 1986 to 2001, he was a faculty in Computer and Information Science at The Ohio State University. 

Dr. Singhal’s current research interests include distributed systems, cloud computing, wireless and mobile computing systems, computer security, and performance evaluation. He has published over 220 refereed articles in these areas. He has coauthored books titled ``Advanced Concepts in Operating Systems", McGraw-Hill, New York, 1994, "Distributed Computing Systems", Cambridge University Press 2007, ``Data and Computer Communications: Networking and Internetworking", CRC Press, 2001, and ``Readings in Distributed Computing Systems", IEEE Computer Society Press, 1993. He is a Fellow of IEEE. Dr. Singhal was a recipient of 2003 IEEE Technical Achievement Award.

Dr. Singhal has served in the editorial board of "IEEE Trans. on Parallel and Distributed Systems", "IEEE Trans. on Data and Knowledge Engineering", and ""IEEE Trans. on Computers". From 1998 to 2001, he served as the Program Director of Operating Systems and Compilers program at the National Science Foundation.

Dr. Singhal received a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering with high distinction from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India, in 1980 and a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from University of Maryland, College Park, in May 1986.