Anura Jayasumana is a Professor in Electrical & Computer Engineering with joint appointments in Computer Science and Systems Engineering. His research involves Internet of Things, social network analytics, large-scale distributed sensing, distributed weak pattern detection, and computer.
His recent sensor network research projects include weak-distributed pattern detection (AFOSR/Numerica), subsurface plume tracking (US Army), virtual sensor networks (NSF), and detection of domestic radicalization (DoJ). Anura was a IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer in the area of Internet of Things from 2014-17, a member of NSF CASA ERC. He is a member of the Center for Cybersecurity Analytics and Automation, and the Associate Director of the Information Sciences and Technology Center (ISTeC).
He received the B.Sc. (Electronics and Telecommunications) with First Class Hons. From the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Michigan State University.