Professor  Latifur Rahman Khan Digital Library

Based in Plano, TX, United States
Latifur Rahman Khan


Dr. Latifur Khan is currently a full Professor (tenured) in the Computer Science department at the University of Texas at Dallas, USA where he has been teaching and conducting research since September 2000. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Southern California (USC) in August of 2000.  

Dr. Khan is an ACM Distinguished Scientist and received IEEE Big Data Security Senior Research Award, in May 2019, and SIRI (Society of Information Reuse and Integration) award in Aug, 2018. He has received prestigious awards including the IEEE Technical Achievement Award for Intelligence and Security Informatics and IBM Faculty Award (research) 2016. Recently, he has become a Fellow of British Computer Society (BCS), and Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Dr. Latifur Khan has published over 300 papers in premier journals such as VLDB, Journal of Web Semantics, IEEE TDKE, IEEE TDSC, IEEE TSMC, and AI Research and in prestigious conferences such as AAAI, IJCAI, CIKM, ICDE, ACM GIS, IEEE ICDM, IEEE BigData, ECML/PKDD, PAKDD, ACM Multimedia, ACM WWW, ICWC, ACM SACMAT, IEEE ICSC, IEEE Cloud and INFOCOM. He has been invited to give keynotes and invited talks at a number of conferences hosted by IEEE and ACM. In addition, he has conducted tutorial sessions in prominent conferences such as SIGKDD 2017, 2016, IJCAI 2017, AAAI 2017, SDM 2017, PAKDD 2011 & 2012, DASFAA 2012, ACM WWW 2005, MIS2005, and DASFAA 2007. Currently, he is serving as an associate editor of ACM transaction on Internet Technology (TOIT), ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data (TKDD) and IEEE Transactions on Artificial Intelligence.

Currently, Dr. Khan’s research area focuses on big data management and analytics, data mining and its application over cyber security, complex data management including geo-spatial data and multimedia data. His research has been supported by grants from NSF, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), DOE, NSA, NIST, IBM and HPE.  More details can be found at:

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