Anup Kumar (firstname.lastname@example.org) is currently a Professor of CECS Department at the University of Louisville. He is also the Director of Mobile Information Network and Distributed Systems (MINDS) Lab. His research interests include Big data, web services, wireless networks, distributed system modelling, and simulation. He has co-edited a book titled, “Handbook of Mobile Systems: Applications and Services” published by CRC press in 2012. He is an Associate Editor of Internal Journal of Web Services Research. He was an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Services Computing from 2008-2012. He was Associate Editor of International Society of Computers and Their Application Journal from 2004-2008 and of International Journal of Engineering Design and Automation from 1995-1998.
He was a member of IEEE Distinguished Visitor Program (2006-2008). He was the Chair of IEEE Computer Society Technical committee on Simulation (TCSIM) (2004-2007). He has published and presented over 200 papers. He has served on many conference program and organizing committees such as CyberC-2013-2009, IEEE ISCC 2007, IEEE ICSW-2006, IEEE MASS-2005, IEEE SCC-2005, IEEE ICWS-2005, CIT-2005, IEEE MASCOTS, ADCOM 97 and 98. He has also edited special issues in IEEE Internet Magazine, and International Journal on Computers and Operations Research.