School of Computing

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Dr Raj Ranjan

Reader in Computing Science


Dr. Rajiv Ranjan  is a Reader (Associate Professor) in Computing Science at Newcastle University, United Kingdom. At Newcastle University he is working on projects related to emerging areas in parallel and distributed systems (Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, and Big Data). Previously, he was Julius Fellow (2013-2015),  Senior Research Scientist (equivalent to Senior Lecturer in Australian/UK University Grading System) and Project Leader in the Digital Productivity and Services Flagship of Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO – Australian Government’s Premier Research Agency).  Prior to that he was a Senior Research Associate (Lecturer level B) in the School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of New South Wales (UNSW). Dr. Ranjan has a PhD (2009) in Computer Science and Software Engineering from the University of Melbourne. 

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The main goal of his current research is to advance the fundamental understanding and state of the art of provisioning and delivery of application services (web, big data analytics, content delivery networks, and scientific workflows) in large, heterogeneous, uncertain, and emerging distributed systems.

My full research profile can be found at: My Blog


I am available to supervise coursework and research projects on all levels in subjects related to topics in emerging parallel and distributed systems (Cloud Computing, Big Data, and Internet of Things). 

My research interests can be found on: My Blog