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Debzani Deb

Position: Associate Professor Department: Computer Science

Contact Info

Office: 3211, Elva J. Jones Computer Science Building Phone: 336-750-2496 Fax: 336-750-2499

Educational Background

  • PhD, Montana State University Bozeman, Montana, USA, 2008
  • MCompSci, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia, 2001
  • MS, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh
  • BS, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh

Research and Project Interests

  • Big Data Analytics
  • Distributed and High Performance Computing
  • Cloud Computing
  • Computer Science Education
  • PI, NSF Research Initiation Award (RIA): “Improving Research and Education of Big Data and Cloud Computing at Winston-Salem State University”, Award Number: 1600864, $307,802.00, 2016 – 2019.
  • PI, WSSU RIP Award: “Utility-based Resource Provisioning of Big Data Applications on Cloud Environment”, $9,690.00, 2016 – 2017.
  • PI, WSSU Office of Science Initiatives (OSI) Teaching Innovation Award: “Using Peer Instruction to Improve Student Engagement”, 2,500.00, 2016 – 2017.
  • Contributor, Google Community Tech Grant: “Increase awareness of computer science and technology among the under-resourced community of East Winston-Salem”, $83,000.00, 2016 – 2017.
  • PI, NSF TCPP/CDER Center Early Adopter Award for Curriculum Initiative on Parallel and Distributed Computing, $2500.00, 2015-2016.
  • Co-PI, NSF Targeted Infusion Grant: “Use of Mobile Application to Improve Active Learning and Student Participation in the Computer Science Classroom”, Award Number: 1332531, $235,091.00, 2013-2017.
  • PI, Indiana University of Pennsylvania(IUP) senate Fellowship Grant, “Preliminary Investigation on Utilizing Smartphones in Higher Education”, $12,000.00, 2010-2011.
  • Awarded $5000.00 by Indiana University of Pennsylvania to acquire research instruments, September, 2009.