Samee U. Khan, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, and colleagues from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and China University of Geosciences received the Best Paper Award for their paper, A Simulation Study on the Effect of Individuals Uncertain Behaviors in Indoor Evacuation.
The paper received the award from among 161 submissions at the 12th International Conference on Scalable Computing and Communications, held in Changzhou, Jiangsu, China, Dec. 17-19. The conference was sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, USA.
This is the second best paper award won by Khan since he joined NDSU in 2008. In 2012, he published more than 50 research artifacts, including one book. Khan is an adjunct professor in the NDSU Department of Computer Science and an adjunct professor of computer science with the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan. Khan also is visiting professor of cloud computing at the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
NDSU is recognized as one of the nation's top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.