Meet Raj Jain -
Raj Jain

Raj Jain

Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Washington University in St. Louis


Dr. Jain is currently the Barbara J. and Jerome R. Cox Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Washington University in Saint Louis. Previously, he was the CTO and one of the Co-founders of Nayna Networks, Inc - a next-generation telecommunications systems company in San Jose, CA. He was a Senior Consulting Engineer at Digital Equipment Corporation in Littleton, Mass and then a professor of Computer and Information Sciences at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.

Raj Jain serves on the advisory board of Bluesage Communications, Inc. In the past, he has served on the Board of Technical Advisors to a dozen Silicon Valley startups including Nexabit Networks, Westborough, MA acquired by Lucent Corporation. (March 1997-1999), Amber Networks, Fremont, CA acquired by Nokia (1999-2001). Based on his active participation in the computer industry, Dr. Jain was awarded the 1999 siliconindia Leadership Award for Excellence and Promise in Business and Technology.

Professor Raj Jain is a Fellow of IEEE, a Fellow of ACM, a recipient of the 2017 ACM SIGCOMM lifetime achievement award, 2015 A. A. Michaelson Award from Computer Measurement Group, 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award from Indian Institute of Science, 2006 ACM SIGCOMM Test of Time award, CDAC-ACCS Foundation Award 2009, and ranks among the Most Cited Authors in Computer Science.

Prof. Jain has authored or edited 10 books, 15 book chapters, 14 patents, 55+ journal and magazine papers and 95+ conference papers. Google Scholar lists over 15000+ citations to his publications. He is a co-inventor of the DECbit scheme, which has been implemented in various forms in DECnet, OSI, Frame Relay, and ATM Networks.

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