Dr. Shiva Sastry

Dr. Shiva Sastry

Title: Associate Professor
Dept/Program: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Office: 364 ASEC South Tower
Phone: 330-972-7646
Fax: 330-972-6487
Email: ssastry@uakron.edu
Website: http://cesl.uakron.edu/
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Ph.D. (Computer Engineering & Science), Case Western Reserve, 1998.
M.S. (Computer Science), University of Central Florida, 1992.
M.S. (Electrical Engineering), Indian Institute of Science, 1987.
B.S. (Electrical Engineering), Bangalore University, 1984.

Courses Taught

     4450:330 Computer Systems
     4450:420/520 Object Oriented Design
     4450:375 Operating Systems Concepts
     4450:620 Real-time Scheduling I
     4450:693 Special Topics: Networked Embedded Systems
     4450:693 Advanced Topics in Real-time Scheduling

Professional Activities

    IEEE, Member
    IEEE Computer Society, Member
    International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, Subject Area Editor (Applications)
    IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Associate Editor

Honors and Accomplishments

     Rockwell Automation Innovation Awards, 2001
     Rockwell Software Outstanding Contribution Award, 2000

Representative Journal Publications and Book Chapters

     Multipath Dissemination in Regular Mesh Topologies, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, August 2009.
     Coordinated Discharge of a Collection of Batteries, Journal of Power Sources, Vol 166, 2007.
     Networked Embedded Automation, Assembly Automation, Vol. 26, 2006.
     Trends in Distributed Real-time Control Systems, Advances in Computers, Vol. 49, 1999.
     On Finding Euler Tours in Parallel, Parallel Processing Letters, Vol. 3, 1993.
     An Application of Functional Dependencies to the Topological Analysis of Power System Networks, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 7, 1992.

Representative Conference Publications

     Profiling the Primitives of Networked Embedded Automation, IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, 2009.
     Evaluating the Reliability of Reconfigurable Conveyor Systems, IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, 2008.
     A Domination Approach to Clustering Nodes for Data Aggregation, IEEE Globecom, 2008.
     IEEE 1588 Style Synchronization over a Wireless Link, IEEE Symposium on Precision Clock Synchronization, 2008.
     Optimal Dissemination in 3-Neighbor Mesh Topologies, Indian Institute of Science Centenary Conference on Managing Complexity in a Distributed World, 2008.

     U.S. Patent Number: 6,104,963, August 15, 2000, System For and Method of Allocating Processing Tasks of a Control Program Configured to Control a Distributed Control System
     U.S. Patent Number: 6,161,051, December 12, 2000, System, Method, and Article of Manufacture for Utilizing External Models for Enterprise Wide Control (with D.R. Haffeman, J.C. Hoskins, and R.E. Brooks, 2 Claims)

Other Interests

    Accomplished Indian classical musician



Automation, Networked Embedded Systems, Graph Algorithms,  
Software Systems Architectures, Modeling, and Verification.


Ph.D. Comp Engineering & Science, Case Western Reserve, 1998; M.S. Comp Science, University of Central Florida, 1992; M.S. EE Indian Institute of Science, 1987; B.S. EE, Bangalore University; 1984.