Sukumar Ghosh

Professor Emeritus
Department of Computer Science
201P Maclean Hall
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1419, USA
firstname-lastname at uiowa dot edu


Areas of interest

Distributed Systems, distributed algorithms, self-managing systems, P2P and social networks, blockchain.


Sukumar Ghosh: Distributed Systems: An Algorithmic Approach (Second Edition), CRC Press 2014

Selected Publications

Sikder Huq, Sukumar Ghosh: Locally Self-adjusting Skip Graphs. ICDCS 2017: 805-815

Sikder Huq, M. Zubair Shafiq, Sukumar Ghosh, Amir R. Khakpour, Harkeerat Bedi: Distributed Load Balancing in Key-Value Networked Caches. ICDCS 2017: 583-593

Thamer Alsualiman, Andrew Berns, Sukumar Ghosh: Self-stabilizing Power-law Networks. ICDCN 2015

Andrew Berns, Sukumar Ghosh, Sriram V. Pemmaraju: Building self-stabilizing overlay networks with the transitive closure framework. Theor. Comut. Sc. 512:2-14 (2013)

Thamer Alsulaiman, Andrew Berns, Sukumar Ghosh: Low-Communication Self-stabilizing Leader Election in Large Networks. SSS 2013: 348-350

Anurag Dasgupta, Sukumar Ghosh, Xin Xiao: Fault containment in weakly stabilizing systems. Theor. Comput. Sci. 412(33): 4297-4311 (2011)

Anand Padmanabhan, Sukumar Ghosh, Shaowen Wang: A Self-Organized Grouping (SOG) Framework for Efficient Grid Resource Discovery. J. Grid Comput. 8(3): 365-389 (2010)

Courses taught

Additional Information

Biographical data
22nd International Symposium on Stabilization, Safety, and Security of Distributed Systems (SSS 2020)
22nd International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN 2021)
PEERS Final Report
Distributed Systems: An Algorithmic Approach (Second Edition) 2014
NSF Project Report