Abusayeed Saifullah

Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science

Wayne State University

Detroit, Michigan 48202


I am an assistant professor in the Computer Science Department at Wayne State University. I received my PhD under the supervision of Chenyang Lu from the Cyber-Physical Systems Lab at Washington University in St Louis. My research spans Internet of Things, Low-Power Wide-Area Networks, Cyber-Physical Systems, Real-Time Systems, Embedded Systems, and Distributed and Parallel Computing.

Recent News


[Service] Joined the editorial board of Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing


[Service] Co-chair, Wireless LAN, Ad Hoc, and Mesh Networks (WAM) track,

               IEEE ICCCN 2019

[Service] Co-chair, The 1st workshop on Low Power Wide Area Networks for IoT  

                (LPNET), in conjunction with ACM EWSN

[Service] ACM/IEEE IoTDI 2018 poster track Chair.

[Service] IEEE RTAS 2018 Brief Presentation track Chair.

[Service] Guest editor, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics; Special issue  

                on "From Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks to Industrial IoT” 

[Award] BEST PAPER AWARD candidate at SenSys 2016

Research Recognition

Best paper award at IEEE ICII ’18

Best paper award nominee at ACM SenSys ‘16

2014 Turner Dissertation Award of Washington University’s CSE department

The best paper award at RTSS ’14 (The 35th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium)

Best paper award nominee at RTAS ‘12 (The 18th IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium)

The best student paper award at RTSS ’11 (The 32nd IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium)

The best student paper award at ISPA ‘07 (The 5th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing and Applications)

I am looking for self-motivated PhD students! Prospective students with interest and expertise in IoT, CPS, real-time systems, wireless networks, embedded systems, and distributed and parallel computing are welcome to contact me through email. I will respond if there is a strong match.

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Curriculum Vitae


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