Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Nilanjan Banerjee is a Professor at University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He is also an Associate Director of Cybersecurity in Manufacturing at UMBC. He is an expert in mobile and sensor systems with focus on designing end-to-end cyber-physical systems with applications to physical rehabilitation, physiological monitoring, and home energy management systems. He is also an expert in cybersecurity for embedded and cyber-physical systems. Presently his research focuses on two broard areas: (1) Wearable Sensing and Analytics for Physiological Sensing; and (2) Cybersecurity for Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management. His research is funded by the National Science Foundation, National Insitutes of Health, Office of Naval Research, Army Research Lab, Microsoft, Department of Defense, and the Technology Development Corporation. He has published more than 60 peer-reviewed conference and journal articles in top conferences including MobiSys, IPSN, Mobicom, Ubicomp, RTSS, Sensors, IEEE Transactions on Networking, IEEE Transactions on Multi-scale Computing, and IEEE Sensors. He is a National Science Foundation CAREER awardee and has received a Microsoft Research Software Engineering Innovations Award, UMBC Up and Coming Inventor, a UMBC Innovation Collaborative, a UMBC Mid-Career Excellence Awardee, a Yahoo! Outstanding Dissertation Award, and a Best Undergraduate Thesis award.
He is interested in commercializing his reseach products. He is the co-founder and CEO of Tanzen Medical, Inc. and he is the CSO of LifePlus, Inc. His research and commercialization effort has been highlited in several news outlets including the Baltimore Sun, the Washington Post, and the MIT technology review.
He holds a PhD and a MS in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a BTech. (Hons.) from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.