Dr. Javed I. Khan is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Science at Kent State University. Dr. Khan's research team specializes in applying multi-are expertise to cross-cutting problems in large scale cyber/network infrastructure, perceptual engineering and modeling of complex systems. Dr. Khan's lab is currently working on network based systems, next generation network architecture, cross-layer communication, and active and programmable networking. His cross area research has been funded by various agencies including the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), the State of Ohio, and the international financial institute, World Bank. Dr. Khan has authored over one hundred reviewed publications and has served as editor for more than one hundred articles in his field, and served on national panels about next generation communications.
In addition to being an active researcher and educator, Dr. Khan is passionately active in international educational modernization for mitigating the digital divide. He helped in the planning and design of two high-speed advanced network infrastructures, BDREN and NgREN, which are now being implemented by national governments. Dr. Khan has also served as the area expert in the Fulbright National Roster as Senior Specialist on high performance education networking and the digital divide. His PhD was earned at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and his B.Sc. from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BLUET). Dr. Khan is a past Open Grants Fellow of East West Center in Hawaii. More information about Dr. Khan's research can be found at medianet.kent.edu.