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John Stankovic

John Stankovic

BP America Professor

Phone: (434) 982-2275
Fax: (434) 982-2214
Email: stankovic@cs.virginia.edu
Home Page: John Stankovic

Department of Computer Science
School of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Virginia
151 Engineer‘s Way, P.O. Box 400740
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904-4740

"Almost all computer systems of the future will utilize real-time scientific principles and technology."

Areas Of Interest

Real-time computing, cyber physical systems, wireless sensor networks, and wireless energy and health applications.

Biographical Sketch

John A. Stankovic received his Ph.D. from Brown University and then served on the faculty of University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He came to UVa as BP America Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Science in 1997. Professor Stankovic is a Fellow of the IEEE, a Fellow of the ACM, and he served on the Computing Research Association Board of Directors for nine years. He received an IEEE Award for Outstanding Technical Contributions and Leadership in Real-Time Systems, and an Outstanding Scholar Award from the University of Massachusetts.  He also received a Distinguished Faculty award from the School of Engineering at the University of Virginia. He was Co-Founder and Co-Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal on Real-Time Systems, Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Associate Editor for ACM Transactions on Wireless Sensor Networks, Associate Editor for ACM Transactions on Embedded Systems, and Book Series Editor for Real-Time Systems. He has won 4 Best Paper awards.


Stankovic's primary research interests are in the areas of real-time computing, cyber physical systems, ad hoc wireless sensor networks, and wireless health. He is investigating various approaches to real-time scheduling, including the development of a theory and practice of feedback control real-time scheduling. He is also involved with many research projects in wireless sensor networks (WSN). He is applying WSN to wireless health and saving energy in both residential and commercial buildings.

Selected Publications