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Hi. I am a Full Professor of Computer Science in the School of Computing at the University of North Florida. I joined the School of Computing as an Associate Professor in the College of Computing, Engineering, and Construction at UNF in 1999. I was also appointed as Program Faculty to the Biomedical Sciences Program at UNF in 2019. Prior to this I was an Assistant Professor at Grand Valley State University in Michigan. I graduated with my Ph.D in Computer Science and Engineering (1993) from the University of Louisville. I also have an M.S. in Electrical Engineering (1990) from the University of Louisville. I have a B.Engg. in Electronics Engineering (1987) from the University of Bombay. I am active in consulting and technology training . I am a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Besides the IEEE, I am a member of several professional organizations. I am the Faculty Advisor to the UNF chapter of the Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) Computer Science Honor Society. I received the Outstanding Faculty Scholarship Award in Fall 2017 and the Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award in Fall 2003 from the University of North Florida. I am the 2010-2014 FIS Distinguished Professor in Computer and Information Sciences at the University of North Florida. I was voted Students' Choice Outstanding Professor, College of Computing Sciences and Engineering, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, in December 2001. I have been selected as an OFE Faculty Fellow at the University of North Florida for the 2005-2006 academic year. I have 93 refereed research publications in journals and international conferences with Google Scholar reporting 1305 citations for my publications with an h-index of 19 and an i10-index of 34. I established and direct the Cloud Computing Research Group (CCRG) at UNF. I am listed in the Who's Who In Engineering Higher Education and the Who's Who in America, 2009 edition. I am a member of, and represent UNF, at the SPEC Research Group (RG), the SPEC RG Cloud Working Group, and the the SPEC RG Big Data Working Group.

Cloud Computing Research Group (CCRG) at UNF

Dr. Ahuja's interview on Cloud Computing Education in Universities in an article by Clutch, a leading B2B research firm - May 2017. This article was also cited in a report by DataCenter Journal

Dr. Ahuja's article on Cloud Security and Cloud Data Center Certifications in the Jacksonville Business Journal - Feb 2013

Dr. Ahuja's interview on Fiber Backbone Network in Jacksonville in the Florida Times Union - June 2013

Courses taught

· COP 4610: Operating Systems

·  CEN 4083: Intro to Cloud Computing

·  4610/COP 5615: Operating Systems

·  CIS 6302: Distributed and Internet Systems

·  Introduction to Computer Hardware

·  Operating Systems Environments

·  Network Architecture and Client-Server Computing

My research interests include:

·  Cloud and Fog Computing

·  Internet of Things

·  Cyber security education including security of networks and distributed systems with PKI, Public key, and Symmetric key cryptography

·  Performance analysis and capacity planning of high-availability and high-performance distributed systems

·  Reliability and performance analysis, modeling, and simulation of computer networks

·  Applications of the Genetic Algorithm (GA)

Research Publications and Grants

Awards and Professional Activities


Graduate Students

UPE and Other pictures

Contact Information

Dr. Sanjay P. Ahuja, Ph.D
Full Professor
FIS Distinguished Professor in Computing and Information Sciences (2010 - 2014)
Senior Member, IEEE
School of Computing
College of Computing, Engineering, and Construction
University of North Florida
Jacksonville, FL 32224.

Direct phone line: (904) 620-1317
Phone: (904) 620-2985
Fax: (904) 620-2988

Sanjay Ahuja's home page/ sahuja@unf.edu

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