Balaji Palanisamy is an assistant professor at Pitt’s School of Computing and Information. His research interests include data privacy, privacy-preserving system design, and scalable and privacy-conscious resource management for distributed systems and cloud computing.
Palanisamy codirects research at the Laboratory of Research and Education on Security Assured Information Systems (LERSAIS). He is a recipient of the 2017 IBM Faculty Award, and his work has received Best Paper awards at a number of conferences including the 2017 IEEE BigData Congress, the 2015 IEEE/ACM CCGrid, and the 2012 IEEE CLOUD. He is currently an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, and he serves as the chair of the IEEE Communications Society for the Pittsburgh chapter.