Rajat Mehrotra

( Desert Research Institute )


(775) 673-7609
  • Institution:Desert Research Institute
  • Departments: Earth and Ecosystem Sciences
  • Research Fields: Distributed Computing Systems, Autonomic Computing Systems, Cloud Computing Systems, Model Integrated Computing, Component-based Management Frameworks, Cyber Physical Systems, Cyber Security, Predictive Modeling, Big Data Systems, Energy-Aware HPC Systems, Machine Learning
  • Disciplines: Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Computer Science, Critical Infrastructure Protection, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation
  • Location:Washoe County
  • Funding:EPSCoR - Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research


Dr. Rajat Mehrotra is an Innovation Fellow at the Applied Innovation Center. His primary responsibilities include closely working with AIC director, business and computational lead, and various divisional directors within DRI to establish priorities and develop intellectual properties in the areas of cyber physical systems, high performance computing, and data science. Dr. Mehrotra received his PhD at Mississippi State University in electrical & computer engineering. His research has been aimed to develop state-of-the-art innovative techniques for designing advanced software systems and novel algorithms to solve complex problems of large scale Distributed Computing Systems (DCS) in the discipline of computer engineering. Dr. Mehrotra’s key research interests include performance management and security of DCS, Energy-Aware HPC Systems, Big Data Systems, and cyber physical systems.