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Raj Jain

Jolley Hall, Room 208

PhD, Harvard University, 1978
ME, Indian Institute of Science, 1974
BS, A.P.S. University, 1972

Raj Jain

Barbara J. & Jerome R. Cox, Jr. Professor of Computer Science


Professor Jain’s research interests include Inter-Cloud and Multi-Cloud Computing, Architecture for the Next Generation Internet, Wireless for Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Wireless Emergency Communications, Aeronautical Wireless Datalink, Energy and Sustainability, Resource Management in Wireless Networks, Mobile Video Modeling, Network Security, Congestion Control and Traffic Management, Energy Efficient Protocols, Performance analysis, and Modeling and simulation.


Raj Jain is a Fellow of IEEE, a Fellow of ACM, a Fellow of AAAS, a winner of ACM SIGCOMM Test of Time award, Center for Development of Advanced Computing - Advanced Computing and Communications Society (CDAC-ACCS) Foundation Award 2009, WiMAX Forum Individual Contribution Award 2008, 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award from Indian Institute of Science Bangalore Alumni Association, and ranks among the top 90 in CiteSeerX's list of Most Cited Authors in Computer Science. Previously, he was the CTO and one of the co-founders of Nayna Networks, Inc – a next generation telecommunications systems company in San Jose, CA. He was a Senior Consulting Engineer at Digital Equipment Corporation in Littleton, Mass. and then a professor of Computer and Information Sciences at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.

He is the author or editor of 12 books including "Art of Computer Systems Performance Analysis,'' which won the 1991 "Best-Advanced How-to Book, Systems'' award from Computer Press Association and "High-Performance TCP/IP: Concepts, Issues, and Solutions," published by Prentice Hall in November 2003. He is a co-editor of "Quality of Service Architectures for Wireless Networks: Performance Metrics and Management," published in April 2010.

Prof. Jain has 14 patents, and has written 16 book chapters, 65+ journal and magazine papers and 110+ conference papers. Google Scholar lists over 21000+ citations to his publications. He is a co-inventor of the DECbit scheme, which has been implemented in various forms in DECnet, OSI, Frame Relay, and ATM Networks.

​Google Scholar lists 21000+ citations to his publications