Professor  RK Shyamasundar Digital Library

Based in Mumbai, India
RK Shyamasundar


R K Shyamasundar is a Life Fellow of IEEE a Fellow of ACM, Distinguished ACM Speaker, a Distinguished  Alumnus of Indian Institute of Science, served as IEEE Distinguished Speaker, and was the founding Dean of School of Technology and Computer Science at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research. He has been JC Bose National Fellow at TIFR and IIT Bombay and he is an INAE (Indian National Academy of Engineering) Distinguished Professor at the Department of Computer Science, IIT Bombay. He is an Adjunct Professor, NITIE, Mumbai.  

He directs Information Security Research and Development Centre (ISRDC) sponsored from Ministry of  Electronics and Information Technology (MeiTY) from the Govt. of India and the Centre of Excellence in  Blockchains sponsored by Ripple, at IIT Bombay.   He was awarded the 2014 SN Mitra award for excellence in research by the Indian National Academy of  Engineering. Since 2015, he holds the distinguished position of Scholar-in-Residence at IIT Jodhpur and is a Distinguished Fellow at the Institute of Development and Research for Banking Technology (IDRBT). He has more than 300 peer reviewed publications in Journals and proceedings, 8 patents, 8 books and guided more than 40 PhD students. He has been a visiting faculty at UIUC, UCSD at LaJolla, IBM Research, Max Planck Inst, JAIST, University of Linkoping. He had also been an Adjunct Faculty at School of Computing at NUS, Singapore, had been invited faculty at Technological University of St Petersburg, Russia, and Distinguished Fellow of the UK Royal Academy of Engineering at the Computer Group, University of Cambridge as well as City University of London. He has also been recently honoured with a Fellowship from British Blockchain Association (BBS).  

He is a Fellow of Indian Academy of Sciences, Indian National Science Academy, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, India and a Fellow of the Academy of Sciences of the Developing world (TWAS), Trieste, Italy. He serves on the IEEE Fellow selection committee on Product safety. He is also arecipient of Diamond Jubilee medal from IETE and also its’ Fellow. Currently, he is also Chair of IEEE Computer Society section of Mumbai region.   He has/had been on the Governing Council of IIIT Allahabad, Indian Institute of Information Technology and Design Manufacturing at Jabalpur, CSIR-CMMACS (renamed CSIR Fourth Paradigm Institute) at Bangalore. He serves on various DST, MEITY, SERB, UGC, AICTE, committees, and has been serving as WG member for Cyber Security at MEITY. He also serves/served on the research advisory boards of BSE and IDRBT and serves on the Board of Studies in computer science for various Universities.  He has served on IEEE Esterel Standards Committee. He is serving as Editor-in-Chief for Sadhana-Journal of Engineering Sciences of the Indian Academy of Sciences for Computing and Data Sciences, Subject-Area Editor for IET Blockchain Journal, serves on the Editorial boards of Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, and Journal of Banking and Financial Technology. 

ACM Involvement:  
1. Initiated a series of Annual computer Science conferences in India called Compute sponsored from ACM (for which digital proceedings from ACM are available since 2008. That has become a standard series now.
2. ACM Fellow 2010, ACM DSP
3. Served on the ACM committee for selection of Sr. ACM Member Grade

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