About

Let me introduce myself


I am a computer science researcher and co-author of the Hands-on Approach books series. My research interests are in the areas of Blockchain, Cryptography, Big Data Analytics, Cloud Computing and Internet of Things.

I have co-authored the "A Hands-On Approach" textbook series including "Cloud Computing - A Hands-On Approach"​, "Internet of Things - A Hands-On Approach"​, "Big Data Science & Analytics - A Hands-On Approach" and "Blockchain Applications - A Hands-On Approach". My books have been widely adopted by universities worldwide for undergraduate and graduate level courses. The Cloud Computing book has been recognized by the ACM Computing Reviews'​ 19th Annual Best of Computing in 2014 list.

I worked as a Research Scientist at Georgia Tech from 2010-2016. I have been the co-instructor for Cloud Computing course (ECE4813A) at Georgia Tech.

I was awarded the Roger P. Webb Research Spotlight Award by Georgia Tech in 2014 for my research in the area of Cloud Computing and Big Data.