Meet the Editor-in-Chief for Discover Internet of Things

New Content ItemDr. Ishfaq Ahmad, Editor-in-Chief

"The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming the whole spectrum of computing-based applications and services. The goal of Discover IoT is to rapidly publish cutting edge research, taking advantage of new ideas about online data sharing and state-of-the-art IoT concepts at the component, software and system level.”


Dr. Ishfaq Ahmad is a professor of Computer Science and Engineering, and Director of Advanced Computing Systems Labs at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) which he joined in 2002. He earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Syracuse University, New York, U.S.A., in 1992. Prior to joining UTA, he was an associate professor in the Computer Science Department at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He has authored 260-plus publications, related to software for supercomputing systems, parallel optimization algorithms, digital video compression and analysis, assistive technologies and sustainable computing. Professor Ahmad has received numerous international research awards, including five best paper awards at leading conferences and top-tier journals. His research work, according to the Google Scholar, is widely cited with over 20,000 citations of his papers. A senior visiting scientist at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory in Rome, New York, and a visiting lecturer at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX, he also holds honorary professorships at several universities around the world. Dr. Ahmad is a Fellow of the IEEE.