Bharadwaj Veeravalli, Member, IEEE & IEEE-CS, received his BSc in Physics, from Madurai-Kamaraj University, India in 1987, Master's in Electrical Communication Engineering from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India in 1991 and PhD from Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India in 1994. He received Gold Medals for his Bachelor's Degree overall performance and for an outstanding PhD thesis (Sabitha Chowdhary Gold Medal, IISc, Bangalore India) in the years 1987 and 1994, respectively.. He did his post-doctoral research in the Department of Computer Science, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, in 1996.
Dr. Bharadwaj Veeravalli is currently with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Communications and Information Engineering (CIE) division, at The National University of Singapore, Singapore, as a tenured Associate Professor. His main stream research interests include, Cloud/Grid/Cluster Computing, Scheduling in Parallel and Distributed Systems, Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, and Multimedia Computing. He is one of the earliest researchers in the field of Divisible Load Theory (DLT). He had successfully secured several externally funded projects. He has published over 100 papers in high-quality International Journals and Conferences. He has co-authored three research monographs in the areas of PDS, Distributed Databases (Competitive Algorithms), and Networked Multimedia Systems, in the years 1996, 2003, and 2005, respectively. He had guest edited a special issue on Cluster/Grid Computing for IJCA, USA journal in 2004. He is currently serving the Editorial Board of IEEE Transactions on Computers, IEEE Transactions on SMC-A, Multimedia Tools & Applications (MTAP) and Cluster Computing, as an Associate Editor. He was a Visiting Professor with HUST, Wuhan, China, from June 2007-May 2009. He had served (and serving) as a program committee member and as a Session Chair in several International Conferences. In September 2010, he has been invited to deliver keynote speech in fifth IEEE International Conference on Bio-Inspired Computing: Theory and Applications (BIC-TA) September 2010, held in Changsha, PR China.