Loyola University Chicago

Department of Computer Science

Full-Time Faculty

Chandra N. Sekharan

Title/s:  Professor and Chairperson of Computer Science

Office #:  Doyle 310

Phone: 773.508.3572


External Webpage: http://csekharan.com/


After completing his PhD at Clemson University and earning an MS from the Indian Institute of Science, Dr. Sekharan served as an Assistant Professor at the Center for Parallel Computation, Department of Computer Science, University of Central Florida. He joined Loyola's faculty in the summer of 1993. He got promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in 1995 and to the rank of Professor in 2002. He also consults frequently for local industry, and government. He is currently consulting for the US Army via Battelle in Multi-Agent Architecture for the Future Force and Data Mining.

Research Interests

Dr. Sekharan's main research interests include performance engineering and benchmarking in parallel and distributed computing environments, network optimization, relational databases, and WWW. He has published over 50 papers in the above areas. His current research is being supported by two NSF grants "Community Information Technology Entrepreneurial Project" and "End-to-End Performance Measurement in High-Performance Networks".