Dr. Munindar P. Singh is a professor in the department of computer science at North Carolina State University. From 1989 through 1995, he was with the Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation (MCC). Munindar's research interests include multiagent systems and service-oriented computing, wherein he addresses the challenges of trust, service discovery, and business processes and protocols in large-scale open environments.
Munindar's 1994 book Multiagent Systems, was published by Springer-Verlag. He coedited Readings in Agents, which was published by Morgan Kaufmann in 1998. Munindar edited the Practical Handbook of Internet Computing published by Chapman & Hall / CRC Press in October 2004 and coauthored a text, Service-Oriented Computing published by Wiley in 2005.
Munindar was the editor-in-chief of IEEE Internet Computing from 1999 to 2002. Munindar is a founding member of the editorial boards of IEEE Internet Computing and Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems. He also serves on the editorial boards of ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology and Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research.
Previously, he served on the founding steering committee for the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing and the founding editorial boards of Journal of Web Semantics and Service-Oriented Computing and Applications. Munindar serves on the founding board of directors of IFAAMAS, the International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and MultiAgent Systems. Munindar was general cochair of the 2005 International Conference on Autonomous Agents and MultiAgent Systems and program cochair of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Web Services.
Munindar is a Fellow of the IEEE. Munindar's research has been recognized with awards and sponsorship by (alphabetically) Army Research Laboratory, Army Research Office, Cisco Systems, DARPA, Ericsson, IBM, Intel, Joint Oceanographic Institutions, National Science Foundation, O3C, and Xerox.
Twenty students have received Ph.D. degrees and 27 students have received M.S. degrees under Munindar's direction.
Munindar obtained a B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 1986 and a Ph.D. in Computer Sciences from the University of Texas at Austin in 1993.