Ajay Gupta is currently the Department Chair and Professor of Computer Science at Western Michigan University. Dr. Gupta received his Ph.D. in CS from Purdue University in 1989 after his M.S. from the University of Cincinnati, and his B.E. (Honors) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from BITS, Pilani, India. His research interests include high-performance computing, data analytics, parallel and distributed computing, and the internet of things.
He has served in various capacities in IEEE-CS, the main ones being TMRC member since 2013, TAC Vice-Chair in 2015-16, T&C Executive Committee member in 2015, and two-term Chair of TCPP from 2011-2015. He brings experience in strategy formulation, in policy discussions for technical committees, and extensive experience in conference organization from his various roles which include steering committee member, general co-chair, finance co-chair, TPC co-chair, and advisory boards in major international conferences such as IPDPS, HiPC, PaaP, PDCAT, IACC, etc. He is involved in the global efforts to revise undergraduate and graduate computer science and computer engineering curriculums to keep pace with technological advances. Browse www.cs.wmich.edu/gupta for more details.