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Dr. Anura Jayasumana

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering


Anura P. Jayasumana is a Professor in Electrical & Computer Engineering at Colorado State University where he holds a joint appointment in Computer Science. He is also affiliated with the Systems Engineering and Biomedical Engineering programs. He is the Director of the Information Science and Technology Center (ISTeC) at CSU, a university wide organization for promoting research, teaching and service in information sciences and technologies. He received a Ph.D. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Michigan State University and B.Sc. in Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering with First Class Honors from University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. His current research interests include mining of network-based data for radicalization detection, machine learning techniques for graphs, Internet of Things, , detection of weak distributed patterns, and GAN based synthetic data generation. His research has been funded by DARPA, NSF, DoJ/NIJ, and industry. He has supervised over 25 Ph.D. and 75 MS students as the major advisor. He served as a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Communications Society (2014-17), and is currently and ACM Distinguished Speaker. He has served extensively as a consultant to numerous companies ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies, and is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, ACM and IEEE.


  • B.S. 1978 University of Sri Lanka in Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering
  • M.S. 1982 Michigan State University in Electrical Engineering
  • Ph.D 1985 Michigan State University in Electrical Engineering

Research Interests

  • Computer and Communication Networks
  • Internet of Things
  • Mining of Social Networks
  • Network Science