Vijayakumar Varadarajan is currently Professor and Associate Dean at the School of Computing Science and Engineering at VIT University, India. He has more than 16 years' experience working in academia and industry, having served as a Team Leader at companies including Satyam, Mahindra Satyam and Tech Mahindra for several years.
He completed his Diploma, his BE CSE and his MBA HRD all with First Class Honors, and also completed his ME CSE with First Rank Award. He received his PhD from Anna University, India, in 2012, and received his university-level Best Faculty Award for 2015–2016.
His research interests include computational areas covering grid computing, cloud computing, computer networks and big data. He has published many articles in national and international journals, conferences and books, and is a reviewer for various journals published by IEEE Transactions, Inderscience and Springer.
He has initiated a number of international research collaborations with universities in Europe, Australia, Africa and North America, including the University of Missouri, as well as other joint research collaboration between VIT University and industries including FSS.
He is the Guest Editor for a number of journals and has organized several international conferences and special sessions in the USA, Vietnam, Africa and India. He is also a member of several national and international professional bodies including ISTE, IAENG and CSTA.