Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan

Assistant Professor

Department of Computer and Information Sciences 

Fordham University

JMH 328A, 441 E Fordham Road, Bronx NY, 10458 USA 


  • IEEE Senior Member
  • IEEE TCSC Award for Excellence --IEEE TCSC Award for Excellence in Scalable Computing for Early Career Researchers, 2016-2017 (a prestigious award given to 3-4 people selected from around the world)
  • Best Paper Award, IEEE MASS 2016
  • IEEE Outstanding Leadership Awards, 2016

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Workshop/Publicity Chair: CyberSciTech 2017IEEE CSCloud 2016, IEEE CPSCom 2017 (UK), GPC-2017 (italy), SGIoT 2017 (Canada), IEEE CIT 2016 (Finland)


Research Interests
  • System Dependability 
    • Dependable cyber-physical system design and development in multi-disciplinary research fields 
    • Networked and distributed sensing systems, monitoring software/tool design, big data, data mining, and security
    • Applications: Mobile event monitoring, healthcare monitoring, structural health monitoring, ubiquitous mobile-based rescue operation 
  • Cyber Security
    • Cloud computing, sensor-cloud computing and security, cyber security


    Dr. Alam is currently an Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Sciences at the Fordham University, NY, USA. Prior to joining Fordham, he was an Assistant Professor of Temple University and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Central South University (CSU), China. His research interests lie in system dependability, cyber security, big data, and cloud computing.

    Dr. Alam won the IEEE TCSC ECR Award (Early Career Researchers Award for Excellence in Scalable Computing), the IEEE Outstanding Leadership Award, the "Young Scientist" award (China), Provincial "Best PhD Thesis Award", and the Best Paper Awards (IEEE MASS 2016, IEEE ISPA 2013), He has more than 50 publications that have appeared in the prestigious journals/conferences in the domain, including IEEE TII, IEEE TC, IEEE TPDS, IEEE TDSC, ACM CS, ACM TOSN, ACM TAAS, IEEE SECON, IEEE/IFIP DSN, IEEE SRDS, IEEE DCOSS, IEEE MASS, IEEE DASC, and so on. Dr. Bhuiyan has served as an associate/lead guest editor for key journals including IEEE Transactions on Big Data, ACM Transaction on Cyber-Physical Systems, Information Sciences, IEEE IoT Journal, FGCS, and so on. He has also served as the general chair, program chair, workshop chair, publicity chair, TPC member, and a reviewer of various international journals/conferences. He is a member of IEEE, and a member of ACM.

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