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Sanjay Misra, Ph.D

Professor of Computer Engineering, Covenant University

The most productive researcher (No 1) in the whole of Nigeria (SciVal-Scopus(Elsevier) analysis) during 2012-2017


Sanjay Misra is a Full Professor of Computer Engineering at Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria. He has 25 years of wide experience in academic administration and researches in various universities in Asia, Europe, and Africa. He is Ph.d. in Information and Knows. Engg (Software Engineering) from the University of Alcala, Spain, and M.Tech.(Software Engineering) from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, India. He has author/coauthor in around 300 papers- (with colleagues from nearly 30 countries) majority the publications are in ISI Web of Sciences and got several awards for outstanding publications e.g. Institute of Engineering and Technology(IET), United Kingdom awarded him ‘2014 IET Software Premium Award’ for Best Paper published in last two years. He is the most productive researcher (No 1) in the whole of Nigeria (SciVal-Scopus(Elsevier) analysis) during 2012-2017.

He has delivered 41 plenary and keynote speeches (IEEE, Springer, Elsevier sponsored conferences) and 40 invited talks (workshops/seminars/lectures) in various universities and institutions around the world (traveled around 60 Countries). He is editor in chief of the book series on Advances in IT Personals and Project management (IGI Global), author of 1 book and editor (one of) in 36 Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Springer), 7 IEEE conference proceedings. He was the General Chair of (IEEE) International Conference on Computing, Networking and Informatics (ICCNI 2017) and 6th IEEE ICAST: 2014 and founder chair of 3 annual international workshops: Software Engineering Process and Applications (SEPA), Springer (2009-continue), Tools and Techniques in Software Development Process, IEEE (2009-continue), Software Quality, IEEE (2009), LNCS (2011-continue) and Software Metrics and Measurement, IEEE (2009). Presently, he is Editor in chief editor of International Journal of Physical Sciences(SCOPUS Indexed), founder EIC of Covenant Journal of ICT and International Journal of Computer Science and Software Technology, and also serving as editor, associates editor and editorial board members of more than 20 journals (Including 3 SCIE) of international repute.

He is a software engineer and previously held academic positions at FUT Minna – Nigeria (as Head Department of Computer Engineering and Head- Department of Cyber Security), Atilim University – Turkey, Subharati University and UP Technical University – India. He is also visiting/Collaborative professor at the University of Alcala – Spain(since 2011-), UCV- Valparaiso – Chile(since 2013-), UNICEN, Tandil – Argentina(since 2011-), and Atilim University – Turkey(since 2011-).

His current researches cover the areas of software quality assurance, software process improvement, software project management, object-oriented technologies, XML, SOA, Web services, cognitive informatics, artificial intelligence, neural network, health Informatics, e-learning, cloud computing, and cybersecurity. Prof Sanjay is coordinating/working/collaborating with several research groups (as visiting/adjunct professor/collaborative researcher) in various universities and industry around the world (Spain, Argentina, Turkey, Singapore, Chili, Brazil, Mexico, Norway, France, South Africa, Malaysia, Nigeria, Myanmar, Vietnam, India).