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Author: Dr. Rajiv Ranjan
Dr. Rajiv Ranjan is a Research Scientist in the CSIRO ICT Center, Information Engineering Laboratory, Australian National University, Canberra, where he is working on projects related to cloud and service computing. Previously, he was a Senior Research Associate (Lecturer level B) in the School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of New South Wales (UNSW). Dr. Ranjan has a PhD (2009) in Computer Science and Software Engineering from the University of Melbourne. He completed Bachelor of Computer Engineering from North Gujarat University, India, in 2002. Dr. Ranjan is broadly interested in the emerging areas of cloud, grid, and service computing. The main goal of his current research is to advance the fundamental understanding and state of the art of provisioning and delivery of application services in large, heterogeneous, uncertain, and evolving distributed systems.
Dr. Ranjan has 35 refereed publications in journals with high impact factor (according to JCR published by ISI), in proceedings of IEEE’s/ACM’s premier conferences and in books published by leading publishers (4 scholarly books, 10 journals, 13 conferences, 5 book chapters, and 3 journal editorials). Dr. Ranjan has often served as Guest Editor for leading distributed systems and software engineering journals including Future Generation Computer Systems (Elsevier Press), Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience (John Wiley & Sons), and Software: Practice and Experience (Wiley InterScience). He was the Program Chair for 2010 and 2011 Australasian Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing and 2010 IEEE TCSC Doctoral Symposium. He serves as the editor of IEEE TCSC Newsletter. He has also recently initiated (as chair) IEEE TCSC Technical on Cloud Computing.