Prof. Danda B. Rawat

Howard University, Washington, DC

Honors and Awards

  • 2022: Outstanding Editor Award, IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, January 2022.

  • 2021: Provost's Distinguished Service Award, Howard University, Washington, DC, USA

  • 2021: Best Paper Award, IEEE ICC 2021 Workshop on I-CPSaaS: Sensing-as-a-Service for Industrial Cyber Physical Systems, 14-23 June 2021, Virtual/Montreal

  • 2021: Keynote at IEEE International Conference on Computing, Communication and Security (ICCCS - 2021), Las Vegas 04-06 Oct 2021

  • 2021: Keynote at the International Conference on Security, Privacy and Data Analytics, December 13-15, 2021 (virtual)

  • 2021: Outstanding Service Award (TPC Chair), 22nd IEEE IRI'21, August 10 - August 12, 2021.

  • 2020: Best Paper Award, The IEEE International Workshop on Drone-Assisted Smart Backhaul Solutions for 5G and Beyond (IEEE DroneCom), in conjunction with IEEE INFOCOM 2020, 6 July 2020, Toronto, Canada

  • 2020: Best Paper Award (Student), IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference, 10-13 January 2020, Las Vegas, USA

  • 2021: Outstanding Service Award (TPC Co-Chair), 21nd IEEE IRI'20, August 11 - August 13, 2020.

  • 2020: Distinguished Member of the 2020 INFOCOM Technical Program Committee of the IEEE INFOCOM 2020

  • 2020: Keynote on "Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence for Emerging Systems and Applications: The Triumph and Tribulation" at The 2nd International Conference on Machine Learning and Intelligent Systems (MLIS2020), October 25-28, 2020, Seoul, Republic of Korea

  • 2020: Keynote on "Blockchain Technology: Emerging Applications and Use Cases for Smart Systems," at The 5th International Conference on Advanced Engineering and ICT-Convergence 2020 South Korea, Aug 13, 2020.

  • 2020: Keynote on "Blockchain: Emerging Applications and Use Cases for Smart Communities" at IEEE INFOCOM 2020 BlockSecSDN: Blockchain for Secure Software Defined Networking in Smart Communities Workshop on July 6, 2020.

  • 2019: Distinguished Member of the 2019 INFOCOM Technical Program Committee of the IEEE INFOCOM 2019

  • 2019: Best Paper Award (Student), IEEE International Conference on Industrial Internet, November, 2019 (IEEE ICII 2019).

  • ​2019: Howard University Researcher Exemplar Award (University-wide), May 2019

  • 2019: Howard University Graduate Faculty Exemplar Award (University-wide), May 2019

  • 2018: Keynote Speaker, "Security and Privacy in Mobile Networked Systems" at the IEEE MobiSec 2018, an IEEE INFOCOM 2018 Workshop, on April 16, 2018 in Honolulu, HI, USA.

  • 2018: Microsoft Faculty Summit Invited participant

  • 2017: Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Scientific Leadership Award in 2017

  • 2017: The US Air Force Visiting Faculty Research Award Summer 2017

  • 2017: Keynote Speaker, "Wireless Network Virtualization meets Big Data Analytics and Edge Computing for Secure Networked Systems" at International Conference on Telecommunication and Networks, TEL-NET 2017, Noida, India, August 10-11, 2017

  • 2017: Keynote Speaker, "Big Data, Internet of Things and Cloud Convergence towards Smart Networked systems" at International Conference on Advanced Information Technology, Services and Systems (AIT2S-17), Morocco, April 14/15, 2017.

  • 2016: National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (NSF CAREER) Award, 2016

  • 2016: Keynote Speaker/Panelist, Big Data, SDN and Healthcare at 2016 IEEE International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (IEEE BHI 2016), Las Vegas 24-27 Feb. 2016.

  • 2016: Keynote Speaker/Panelist, IEEE INFOCOM 2016 Student Workshop, San Franscisco, 10 April 2016.

  • 2015: Outstanding Research Faculty Award (Award for Excellence in Scholarly Activity) 2015, Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Technology, Georgia Southern University, August 11, 2015

  • 2015: Invited Speaker, The 2015 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS 2015), Atlanta, Georgia, USA, June 2, 2015.

  • 2015: Certificate of Appreciation, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Communications Society, 2015.

  • 2015: Certificate of Appreciation, IEEE SoutheastCon 2015.

  • 2015: Certificate of Appreciation, The 2015 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS 2015), 2015

  • 2014: Certificate of Appreciation, The 2014 International Conference on Broadband and Wireless Computing, Communication and Application (BWCCA 2014), 2014.

  • 2013: IEEE Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

  • 2010: Best Paper Award, 2010 International Conference on Broadband, Wireless Computing, Communication and Applications (BWCCA-2010), Japan.

  • 2009: Outstanding PhD Researcher Award 2009, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, USA.