Ph.D. Computer and Information Science, August 1997. The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
M.S. Computer and Information Science, March 1993, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
M.S. Mathematics, March 1992, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
B.Sc. Mathematics (with special distinction), University of Madras, Madras, India.
1998-Present: Assistant/Associate Professor: Department of Computer Science, University of Kentucky,
Spring 2007: Visiting Faculty: Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology,
1997-98: Visiting Instructor: Department of Computer and Information Science, Temple University, Philadelphia,
Awards and Honors
- NSF CAREER Award, 2000-2004; Senior Member of both IEEE and ACM; Wethington Award,
University of Kentucky (for getting competitive extramural funding).
Journal Editorship: Editorial Board Member for: Wireless Personal Communications, IEEE Communications
Magazine, Information Sciences, International Journal On Advances in Telecommunications, International
Journal On Advances in Networks and Services, International Journal On Advances in Systems and
Reviewed papers submitted to over 25 Journals which include: IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing;
IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems; IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure
Computing; IEEE Transactions on Computers; IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering;
IEEE Computer; Distributed Computing, Springer Verlag; Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing,
Elsevier; ACM Computing Surveys; ACM Journal on Special Topics in Mobile Networking and Applications;
ACM Transactions on Information and System Security; IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications;
IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology;
Reviewed papers submitted to over 30 conferences which include: Conference of the IEEE Communication
Society (INFOCOM). ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing (PODC); IEEE
International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS); IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed
Systems (SRDS); International Symposium on Fault-Tolerant Computing; International Conference
on High Performance Computing(HiPC); International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture
(HPCA); International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (IC3N); International
Conference on Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing; International Conference on
Parallel Processing (ICPP);International Symposium on Distributed Computing (DISC);
National Science Foundation: Served on several proposal review panels of NSF.
Program committee member for (recent conferences): The 8th IEEE International Conference on Computer
Communication and Networking (CCNC), Special Session on Information Dissemination in Vehicular
Networks, January 9-12, 2010, Las Vegas, Nevada;The IEEE International Symposium on Reliable Distributed
Systems (SRDS 2009, 2010); The Fourth International Conference on Systems (ICONS 2009); The
27th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS-2007);
10 Most significant journal publications:
- Yi Luo and D.Manivannan. “Theoretical and Experimental Evaluation of Communication-Induced
Checkpointing Protocols in FE and FLazyE Families”. Performance Evaluation Journal, 68(5): 429-
445, May 2011, Elsevier.
- Jiang Wu, D. Manivannan and Bhavani Thuraisingham. “Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for
Transaction-Consistent Global Checkpoints in a Distributed Database System”. Information Sciences,
179(20):3659-3672, September 2009, Elsevier.
- Qiangfeng Jiang, Yi Luo and D. Manivannan “An Optimistic Checkpointing and Message Logging
Approach for Consistent Global Checkpoint Collection in Distributed Systems”. Journal of Parallel
and Distributed Computing, 68(12): 1575-1589, December 2008, Elsevier.
- Qiangfeng Jiang, R. A. Finkel, D. Manivannan and M. Singhal. “RPSF: A Routing Protocol with
Selective Forwarding for Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks”. Wireless Personal Communications,43(2):411-
436, October 2007, Springer.
- Jianchang Yang and D. Manivannan. “An Efficient Fault-Tolerant Distributed Channel Allocation
Algorithm for Cellular Networks”. IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 4(6):578-587, Nov.-
Dec. 2005, IEEE.
- D. Manivannan and M. Singhal. “An Efficient Distributed Algorithm for Detection of Knots and
Cycles in a Distributed Graph”. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 14(10):961-
972, October, 2003, IEEE.
- D. N. Jayasimha, Loren Schwiebert, D. Manivannan and Jeff A. May. “A Foundation for Designing
Deadlock-free Routing Algorithms in Wormhole Networks”. Journal of the ACM, 50(2):250-275,
March 2003, ACM.
- D. Manivannan and M. Singhal. “Asynchronous Recovery Without Using Vector Timestamps”. Journal
of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Elsevier Science, 62(12):1695-1728, December 2002,
- D. Manivannan and M. Singhal. “Quasi-Synchronous Checkpointing: Models, Characterization, and
Classification”. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 10(7):703-713, July 1999,
- D. Manivannan, Robert H. B. Netzer and M. Singhal. “Finding Consistent Global Checkpoints in
a Distributed Computation”. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 8(6):623-627,
June 1997, IEEE.
Advisees, advisors, and recent collaborators
GRADUATE ADVISOR: Mukesh Singhal, The Ohio State University (currently at University of Kentucky).
CURRENT PH.D ADVISEES: Qiangfeng Jiang and Kiho Lim.
GRADUATED PH.D ADVISEES: Jianchang Yang, Karl Persson, Yi Luo and Jiang Wu .