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Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Debopam Acharya
Associate Professor and Head,
Department of Computer Science and Engineering,
School of Engineering
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Education Details
i. Ph. D. Computer Science, University of Missouri, Kansas City, USA, 2006
ii. M.Tech. Computer Science and Technology, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, 2003
iii. B.E. Computer Science and Engineering, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Agra, India, 2000

Professional Experience
i. 2013- Associate Professor, Shiv Nadar University, Gautam Buddha Nagar, U.P. India
ii. 2011-2013, Assistant Professor, NIIT University, Neemrana, Rajasthan, India
iii. 2006-2011, Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, USA
iv. 2005-2006, Software Engineer, Garmin International Inc., Olathe, Kansas, USA
v. 2003-2005, Research Assistant, University of Missouri, Kansas City, USA

Research Interests
Location Aware Computing, Mobile Healthcare Informatics, ICT in Environmental Monitoring, Wireless Sensor Networks, Geosocial Networking, Mobile Data Management.

Teaching Interests
Wireless and Mobile Systems, Mobile Platform Programming, Wireless Sensor Networks and Applications, Data Structures in Java, Algorithm Design and Analysis, Computer Networks, Operating Systems.
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Book Chapter
Discovering and using Web Services in M-Commerce, Book Title: Technologies for E-Services, Springer 2005, page 136-151, ISBN 978-3-540-25049-4 (with Nitin Prabhu and Vijay Kumar).

Debopam Acharya, Vijay Kumar; Mobile Broadband based Healthcare Management: Advantages, Issues and Challenges, International Journal for Computers in Healthcare, Volume 1, Number 3, 2012.

Debopam Acharya, Vijay Kumar; Security of MBAN based Health Records in Mobile Broadband Environment, Procedia in Computer Science (Elsevier), Volume 5, 2011.

Debopam Acharya, Vijay Kumar, Nicholas Garvin and Gary M. Gaddis; SAVE: A Wireless Java Enabled Automobile Accident Reporting System, International Journal of Intelligent Defence Support Systems, Volume 1, Number 3, 2008.

Vijay Kumar and Debopam Acharya; Web Bazaar. A Location-Dependent Secured Mobile Web Service System, Ingénierie des Systèmes d'Information, Networking and Information Systems, Volume 10, Number 5, 2005.

Debopam Acharya, Vijay Kumar; Indexing Location Dependent Data in Broadcast Environment, Journal for Digital Information Management, Volume 3, Issue 2, 2005.

Conference Publications
Debopam Acharya, Vijay Kumar and Hyo-Joo Han; Performance Evaluation of Data Intensive Mobile Healthcare Test-Bed in a 4G Environment, 2nd ACM Mobihoc Workshop on pervasive wireless healthcare (Mobilehealth2012), in conjunction with ACM Mobihoc, June 11 2012, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, USA.

Debopam Acharya, Joseph Lovins and Hyo Joo Han; Peer to Peer Compatibility in Mobile Social Networking based on Tree Matching Algorithms, Information and Communication Network Symposium, US-Korea Conference (UKC 2010), 11- 15 August, 2010, Seattle, WA, USA.

Debopam Acharya, Vijay Kumar, Nicholas Garvin, Ardian Greca and Gary M. Gaddis; A Sun SPOT based Automatic Vehicular Accident Notification System, 5th IEEE International Conference on Information Technology and Applications in Biomedicine (ITAB 2008), 30- 31 May, 2008, Shenzhen, China.

Debopam Acharya, Vijay Kumar and Debargh Acharya; DVD: A Secure Unicast based Pairwise Key Generation Scheme for Wireless Sensor Networks, 2nd IEEE International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications, SENSORCOMM 08, August 25-31, 2008, Cap Esterel, France.

Debopam Acharya, Vijay Kumar & GiChul Yang; DAYS Mobile: A Location based Data Broadcast Service for Mobile Users, 22nd ACM Symposium for Applied Computing, SAC 07, March 11-15, 2007, Seoul, Korea.

Debopam Acharya, Vijay Kumar, Gary M. Gaddis; A Mobile System for Detecting and Notifying Vehicle Rollover Events, 15th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Computing & Communication, ADCOM 2007, 18 - 21 December, 2007, Guwahati, India.

Debopam Acharya & Vijay Kumar; Location based Indexing Scheme for DAYS, Proceedings of the 4th ACM International Workshop on Data engineering for Wireless and Mobile access (MobiDe 2005), in conjunction with ACM SIGMOD, June 12 - 13, 2005, Baltimore, USA.

National and International Recognition
Teaching and Research in mobile platform programming cited in BlackBerry Academic Spotlight Stories.

Research and development of SAVE Technology cited in Science Daily, Wall Street Journal’s Market Watch, UPI International and other leading international agencies.

Executive Summary
Dr. Debopam Acharya is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Shiv Nadar University. His research interests are in various domains of Mobile Computing. Prior to joining SNU, he has worked in the Location Based Services group at Garmin Inc., Olathe, Kansas and Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA. His work on SAVE (Sun-java based automatic vehicular accident reporting system), a sensor based technology to prevent and report an automobile accident has featured in leading international publications. His research and teaching in mobile platform is funded by Research in Motion, which now operates worldwide under the iconic name, BlackBerry.

Dr. Acharya earned his Interdisciplinary PhD in 2006 with major in Computer Sciences (Computer Networking) and minor in Telecommunications from University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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