Dr. Farah Kandah is a UC Foundation Associate Professor in the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) department at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC). He is the recipient of the Outstanding Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Teaching Computer Science and Engineering Award (2017), the Faculty/Teacher of the Year Award, Computer Science and Engineering (2017), the Outstanding Researcher, Computer Science and Engineering Award (2016) and the UC Foundation Professorship (2014). He received his B.S. in Computer Science form the Hashemite University, Jordan in 2002, his M.S. degree in Computer Science from University of Jordan in 2005, and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from North Dakota State University in 2012.
His research interests and expertise span a wide range of topics in networking from stationary wireless networks to mobile ad-hoc networks. He is currently leading the Network Communication Laboratory (NCL) at UTC, which leverages expertise on smart communications to support real-time communications in wired and wireless networks, with a research focuses on urban science, public safety, smart networking design, smart autonomous/connected vehicle networks, smart communications, cybersecurity and Software-Defined Networks.