Associate Professor of Computer Science,
Chair, Department of Business Administration,
School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Business
Dr. Sajid Hussain is the Chair of the Department of Business Administration at Fisk University since 2010. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Fisk University since 2009. He worked as Associate Professor and Assistant Professor in the Jodrey School of Computer Science, Acadia University, Canada, 2005-09. He received Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Manitoba, Canada, 2004.
Dr. Hussain is investigating energy efficient communication protocols and security techniques for mobile, ubiquitous, and pervasive applications. He is interested in smart homes, telehealth, and industry automation. He is also interested in e-commerce and mobile-commerce applications.
He has published more than 70 refereed journal, conference, and workshop papers. His research is financially supported by several grants and contracts, such as UNCF/Google, NSERC, NRC, AIF/ACOA, and NSHRF. He has co-organized several journal special issues, conferences, and workshops. He has served on many technical program committees and reviewed papers for several journals. Further, he has reviewed grant proposals for NSERC's Discovery, SPG, and RTI grants. He is a senior member of IEEE.