Professor Hamid R. Arabnia

Prof. of Computer Science at University of Georgia (USA)

Hamid R. Arabnia received a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Kent (Canterbury, England) in 1987. He is currently a Professor of Computer Science at University of Georgia (USA), where he has been since October 1987. His research interests include Parallel and distributed processing techniques and algorithms, supercomputing, Big Data Analytics and applications in medical imaging, knowledge engineering, security and surveillance systems and other computational intensive problems. Most recently, he has been studying ways to promote legislation that would prevent cyber-stalking, cyber-harassment, and cyber-bullying. 

Dr. Arabnia is Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Supercomputing (Springer); Transactions of Computational Science & Computational Intelligence (Springer); and Emerging Trends in Computer Science and Applied Computing (Elsevier). He is also on the editorial and advisory boards of 28 other journals. Dr. Arabnia is an elected Fellow of International Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine (ISIBM). He has been a PI/Co-PI on $8M funded initiatives. During his tenure as Graduate Coordinator of Computer Science (2002-2009), Dr. Arabnia secured the largest level of funding in the history of the department for supporting the research and education of graduate students (PhD, MS).