About Sanjay Madria


  • Indian Inst of Tech., India, Doctor of Philosophy, 1995

Sanjay Madria

Curators distinguished profess
Computer Science
319 Computer Science

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  • Indian Inst of Tech., India, Doctor of Philosophy, 1995


Sanjay K Madria is a Curators’ Distinguished Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the Missouri University of Science and Technology (formerly, University of Missouri-Rolla, USA. He has published over 285 Journal and conference papers in the areas of mobile and sensor computing, cloud and cybersecurity. He won five IEEE best paper awards from IEEE sponsored conferences. He has co-authored two books based on his research work, more recently being on Secure Sensor Cloud published by Morgan and Claypool. He has served/serving in International conferences as a general co-chair, pc co-chair, and steering committee members, and presented several keynotes/invited at several venues. NSF, NIST, ARL, ARO, AFRL, DOE, Boeing, ORNL, Honeywell, and others have funded his research projects worth over $10M. He has been awarded JSPS (Japanese Society for Promotion of Science) invitational visiting eminent scientist fellowship and ASEE (American Society of Engineering Education) fellowship. In 2012 and 2018, he was awarded NRC Fellowship by National Academies, US. He is ACM Distinguished Scientist, and served/serving as an ACM and IEEE Distinguished Speaker, and is an IEEE Senior Member as well as IEEE Golden Core Awardee.


Research interests

mobile data management, Cloud computing, Cyber Security, Wireless computing and Data Analytics.

Research grants

  • Sole PI: BDD: Efficient and Scalable Collection, Analytics and Processing of Big Data for Disaster Applications, NSF, $347K, 4/2015-9/2020
  • Sole PI, Machine Learning for Secure & Resilient Information Management in Combat Cloud, Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), $500K.
  • Sole PI: Secure Dynamic Multi-Group for Cloud Computing AFRL-UNT, 50K.
  • Co-PI, Research Technology and Human Interventions for Self-escape in Underground Mine Emergencies, NIOSH-CDC, 2020-2023, $955K.
  • Sole PI, Digitally Secure Data Protection for Smart Manufacturing II, Honeywell $190K, 12/2019- 09/2021.
  • PI, Big Data and Machine Learning for Security and Safety, DoE, 10/2018-9/2022, $650K.


  • "M-Grid: A Distributed Framework for Multidimensional Indexing and Querying of Location Based Data." Distributed and Parallel Databases 35, no. 1 (2017): 55-81.
  • "QoS Guaranteeing Robust Scheduling in Attack Resilient Cloud Integrated Cyber Physical System." FutureGenerationComp. Syst. 75 (2017): 145-157.
  • "Risk Assessment in a Sensor Cloud Framework Using Attack Graphs." IEEETrans.Services Computing 10, no. 6 (2017): 942-955.
  • Efficient Photo Crowdsourcing with Evolving POIs under Delay-tolerant Network Environment in Pervasive and Mobile Computing journal, July, 2020
  • Application Design Phase Risk Assessment Framework Using Cloud Security Domains, in Journal of Information Security and Applications, 2020
  • Efficient Data Collection in IoT Networks using Trajectory Encoded with Geometric Shapes, in IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing, 2020

Course information

Distance courses

2022 Fall Semester
2022 Spring Semester