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Nagarajan Kandasamy

Associate Department Head of Undergraduate Affairs

Nagarajan Kandasamy
Office: Bossone 603
Phone: 215-895-1996
Personal site:


B.E., Guindy Engineering College, Anna University, Chennai, India
M.S., University of Connecticut
Ph.D., University of Michigan (2003)

Research Interests

Computer performance management; computer architecture; fault-tolerant systems; dependable computing


Naga Kandasamy is a 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. Prior to joining Drexel, he was a research scientist at the Institute for Software Integrated Systems, Vanderbilt University from 2003 to 2004.

Professor Kandasamy received a 2007 National Science Foundation Early Faculty (CAREER) Award and a best paper award at the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing. He is a member of the IEEE.