Samee U. Khan, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, received the 2011 College of Engineering and Architecture Researcher of the Year Award at a ceremony April 21.
Khan was recognized for his contributions to the field of large-scale energy-efficient distributed computing systems (green computing) and is considered an authority on green computing. He serves on the steering committee of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Technical Area of Green Computing and a dozen journal editorial boards. He has been on the technical committees of more than 50 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers International Conferences.
Khan joined NDSU in the fall of 2008. Since then, he has published (accepted or appeared) 52 papers and served as an investigator of projects that have received grants in excess of $1 million. Khan also is an adjunct professor in the NDSU computer science department.