Dr. Prasant Mohapatra

Dr. Prasant Mohapatra

Vice-Chancellor for Research, University of California, Davis, USA

Dr. Prasant Mohapatra is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and is serving as the Vice-Chancellor for research of at University of California, Davis. He served as an Associate Chancellor during 2014-16, and the Interim Vice-Provost and CIO of UC Davis during 2013-14. He was the Department Chair of Computer Science during 2007-13, and held an Endowed Chair Professorship during that period. In the past, he has been on the faculty at Iowa State University and Michigan State University. He has also held Visiting Scientist positions at Intel Corporation, Panasonic Technologies, Institute of Infocomm Research (I2R), Singapore, and National ICT Australia (NICTA). He has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Padova, Italy and Yonsei University, and KAIST, South Korea.

Dr. Mohapatra received his doctoral degree from Penn State University in 1993, and received an Outstanding Engineering Alumni Award in 2008. He is also the recipient of Distinguished Alumnus Award from the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela. He received an Outstanding Research Faculty Award from the College of Engineering at the University of California, Davis and the HP Labs Innovation Awards in 2011, 2012, and 2013. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and a Fellow of AAAS. Recently in Aug 2017, he received the Biju Patnaik Award for Scientific Excellence from Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik .

Dr. Mohapatra’s research interests are in the areas of wireless networks, mobile communications, cybersecurity, and Internet protocols. He has published more than 350 papers in reputed conferences and journals on these topics. Dr. Mohapatra’s research has been funded through grants from the National Science Foundation, US Department of Defense, Army Research Labs, Intel Corporation, Siemens, Panasonic Technologies, Hewlett Packard, Raytheon, Huawei Technologies, and EMC Corporation. Dr. Mohapatra has consulted for many companies and organizations in USA, Australia, Korea, Ireland, and India.

News ic SAI IN THE NEWS

  • news icon
    Vice President of India delivers the Decadal Lecture at SAI International School

    1st April, 2019

    It was an honour for SAI International School to witness His Excellency Shri M Venkaiah Naidu,Hon’

  • news icon
    British Scientist Asher Minns visits SAI

    6th March, 2019

    Eminent Scientist Mr Asher Minns, Executive Director, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, Un

  • news icon
    SAI becomes a Round Square Candidate School

    5th March, 2019

    SAI International School is delighted to become a Round Square Candidate School. This membership wil

  • news icon
    QCI bestows SAI International School with the QCI-D.L.Shah Award

    12th February, 2019

    The Quality Council of India (QCI) instituted the QCI-D.L.Shah Award to promote quality excellence f

  • news icon
    SAI International School Now a Proud Owner of AFS Membership

    8th February, 2019

    Yet another foot in the global arena in 2019 for SAI International School for certified membership o

  • news icon
    SAI becomes a ‘Kindness Certified School’ yet again…

    8th February, 2019

    This is the fifth year in a row that SAI International School has received the coveted award by Kids

WINGS OF INSPIRATION

Bharat Ratna

Late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam shares his wisdom with SAIoneers

LEADING THE FUTURE

President

Shri Ram Nath Kovind shares his vision on school education

Virtual Tour

×

SAI Angan virtual tour

×

SAI International School Refresh

×

Activities

×

Career Guidance Calendar

×

Appointment

×