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Raj Rajkumar

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering and CyLab


Raj Rajkumar

Research Areas

Mobility, Next Generation Secure and Available Networks, Privacy Protection, Security of Cyber-Physical Systems

Cross Cutting Thrusts

Usable Privacy and Security


Raj Rajkumar (a.k.a. Ragunathan Rajkumar) is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. He also holds a courtesy appointment in the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon. In addition, he serves as Director, Real-Time and Multimedia Systems Lab; Co-Director, General Motors-Carnegie Mellon Information Technology Collaborative Research Lab and Co-Director, General Motors-Carnegie Mellon Autonomous Driving Collaborative Research Lab.


PhD, 1989. Carnegie Mellon University


Research Projects

VMA: Dynamic and Secure Heterogeneous System for Elder Care

Research Area: Next Generation Secure and Available Networks | Mobility | Privacy Protection
Cross Cutting Thrusts: Usable Privacy and Security
Researcher s: Pei Zhang, Martin Griss, Raj Rajkumar, Daniel Siewiorek, Asim Smailagic

Intelligent Video Surveillance Networks for Critical Infrastructures

Research Area: Security of Cyber-Physical Systems | Next Generation Secure and Available Networks
Researcher : Raj Rajkumar

Wireless Sensor Networks for People-Tracking

Research Area: Next Generation Secure and Available Networks | Security of Cyber-Physical Systems
Researcher : Raj Rajkumar

RFMaster: RFID-based Secure Access to Physical Spaces

Researcher : Raj Rajkumar

Secure Access to Buildings using RFID Technologies & Video Logging

Researcher : Raj Rajkumar


On Resource Overbooking in an Unmanned Aerial VehicleNiz, D. D. N., Wage, L., Storer, N., Rowe, A., & Rajkumar, R. (2013). IEEE International Conference on Embedded Software and Systems (IEEE ICESS).

pCOMPATS: Period-Compatible Task Allocation and Splitting on Multi-Core ProcessorsA. Kandhalu, K. Lakshmanan, J. Kim, and R. Rajkumar. 2012.

QoS based Resource Allocation for Next-Generation Spacecraft NetworksA. Kandhalu and R. Rajkumar. IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium, 2012.

SAFER: System-level Architecture for Failure Evasion in Real-time ApplicationsR. Rajkumar and J. Kim. IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium, 2012.

Special Section on Cyber-Physical Systems and Cooperating ObjectsC. Lu, R. Rajkumar, and E. Tovar. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 378-378, 2012.