Brajendra Nath Panda
Professor, Associate Department Head for Graduate Program
College of Engineering
(CSCE)-Computer Science & Computer Engineering
Brajendra Panda obtained his M.S. Degree in Mathematics from Utkal University, India in 1985 after which he taught Mathematics in a four-year college in India. He came to the United States in 1988 to pursue higher education in Computer Science and received his Ph. D. Degree in Computer Science from North Dakota State University in 1994. He taught undergraduate computer science at the College of West Virginia, Beckley from 1993 to 1994. After completion of his Ph. D., he joined the Computer Science Department of Alabama A&M University and in 1997, he moved to the University of North Dakota as a Computer Science faculty. Dr. Panda worked as a research fellow at the Rome Research Site of the Air Force Research Laboratory in Summers of 1997 and 1998. He joined the Computer Science & Computer Engineering Department at University of Arkansas as an Associate Professor Fall Semester 2001.
Dr. Panda's research interests include Database Systems, Computer Security, and Information Assurance. He has published extensively in these areas and has received almost 2.5 million dollars in research funding. Dr. Panda's research has been mostly supported by the National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, and Air Force Research Laboratory.