Dr. Rahul Banerjee is a Professor of Computer Science at the Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani. He holds a PhD in Computer Science & Engineering and his research interests lie in the areas of Computer Networking, Wearable Computing and Pervasive / Ubiquitous Computing.
He has participated in several funded research projects in the areas of computer networking including those funded by European Commission in the area of Next Generation Networking involving IPv6 (involving France, Spain, Switzerland, Denmark, Luxembourg) , Govt. of India in the area of Technology-enabled Learning, IPv6 and Mobile Ad-hoc Networks, Govt. of France (involving France, India, China, South Korea) in the area of IPv6-enabled Low-Power Wireless Sensor Networking and select industries. In addition, he has provided consulting services to several governmental and private organisations as well as industries. In the past, he has also served on select committees of Government of India in the area of Networking apart from serving on select Standardisation bodies. At BITS Pilani, he has been engaged in wide-ranging activities involving research, teaching and administration. Most recently, he was the Project Leader for the Multi-campus Immersive Telepresence Project known as the BITS-Connect 2.0 at BITS Pilani.
He has also served as a Reviewer for several IEEE / ACM journals and magazines including IEEE Transactions on Computers, IEEE Internet Computing, IEEE Communications as well as many international conferences held around the world. He has published several papers and technical reports apart from writing two books. Earlier, he has also served on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Computer Networks and Distributed Systems.
He is a Member of the IEEE, ACM, ISTE and ISCA.