School of Computing

Staff Profiles

Professor Raj Ranjan

Chair Professor in Computing Science and Internet of Things


Dr. Rajiv Ranjan is a Chair and Professor of Computing Science and Internet of Things at Newcastle University (from August 2018), United Kingdom. He is an internationally established scientist with about 250 scientific publications and expertise in cloud computing, big data, and the Internet of Things.  He has secured more than $12 Million AUD (£6 Million GBP) in form of competitive research grants from both public and private agencies. He is an innovator with strong and sustained academic and industrial impact and a globally recognized R&D leader with the proven track record. He serves on the editorial boards of top quality international journals including IEEE Transactions on Computers, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, IEEE Cloud Computing, and Future Generation Computer Systems. 

His full profile can be found at his blog


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