Naga Kandasamy is an Associate Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Drexel University where he teaches and conducts research in the area of computer engineering, with specific interests in embedded systems, self-managing systems, reliable and fault-tolerant computing, distributed systems, computer architecture, and testing and verification of digital systems. He received his Ph.D in 2003 from the University of Michigan under the supervision of Professor John Hayes. Prior to joining Drexel, he was a research scientist at the Institute for Software Integrated Systems, Vanderbilt University, from 2003-2004.

Prof. Kandasamy is a recipient of the 2007 National Science Foundation Early Faculty (CAREER) Award and best student paper awards at the IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing in 2006 and 2008, and the IEEE Pacific Rim Dependability Conference in 2012. He is a senior member of the IEEE.

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