Refereed Journal Articles


  1. D. M. Rao, J. C. Moler, M. Ozden, Y. Zhang, C. Liang, and J. E. Karro, "PEACE: Parallel Environment for Assembly and Clustering of Gene Expression", Nucleic Acids Research, 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkq470
  2. D. M. Rao, A. Chernyakhovsky, and V. Rao, "Modeling and analysis of global epidemiology of avian influenza", Elsevier Journal of Environmental Modelling and Software, 2008 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2008.06.011
  3. D. M. Rao and P. A. Wilsey, "Predicting Performance Impacts due to Resolution Changes in Parallel Simulations", SCS Transactions: Simulation Journal, Vol. 84, No.10, Pages 535-555, December 2008 http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0037549708096134
  4. D. M. Rao and P. A. Wilsey, "Accelerating ATM Simulations using Dynamic Component Substitution (DCS)", SCS Transactions: Simulation Journal, Vol. 82, No. 4, Pages 235-253, April 2006 http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0037549706067271
  5. D. M. Rao and P. A. Wilsey, "An Active Networks Simulation Environment", SCS Transactions: Simulation Journal, Vol. 78, No. 7, 447-460, July 2002 http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0037549702078007582
  6. D. E. Martin, R. Radhakrishnan, D. M. Rao, M. Chetlur, K. Subramani, and P. A. Wilsey, "Analysis and Simulation of Mixed-Technology VLSI Systems", Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Volume 62, Number 3, Pages 468-493, March 2002 http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/jpdc.2001.1805
  7. D. M. Rao and P. A. Wilsey, "An Ultra-large Scale Simulation Framework", Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Volume 62, Issue 11, Pages 1670-1693, January 2002 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0743-7315(02)00003-5
  8. V. Balakrishnan, R. Radhakrishnan, D. M. Rao, N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh, and P. A. Wilsey, "A Performance and Scalability Analysis Framework for Parallel Discrete Event Simulations", Simulation Practice and Theory, Volume 8, Pages 529-553, 2001 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0928-4869(01)00033-7
  9. S. Subramanian, D. M. Rao, and P. A. Wilsey, "Applying Multilevel Partitioning to Parallel Logic Simulation", Parallel and Distributed Computing Practices , Volume 4, Number 1, Pages 37-59, March 2001 http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/jpdc.2001.1805
  10. D. M. Rao, R. Radhakrishnan, and P. A. Wilsey, "Web-based Network Analysis and Design", ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation, Volume 10, Issue 1, 18-38, January 2000 http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/353735.353737

Refereed Conference Papers


  1. D. M. Rao 2014. "Accelerating parallel agent-based epidemiological simulations", In Proceedings of the 2nd ACM SIGSIM Conference on Principles of Advanced Discrete Simulation (SIGSIM PADS '14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 127-138. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2601381.2601387
  2. Rao D. M. "Enhancing temporo-geospatial epidemiological analysis of h5n1 influenza using phylogeography", Proceedings of the Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference, 2014

  3. Rao D. M."Enhancing epidemiological analysis of intercontinental dispersion of H5N1 viral strains by migratory waterfowl using phylogeography", BMC proceedings 8 (Suppl 6), S1, 2014

  4. D. M. Rao and A. Chernyakhovsky, "Automatic generation of global agent-based model of migratory waterfowl for epidemiological analysis", 2013, Pages 21-28, 27th Annual European Simulation and Modelling Conference, ESM 2013; Lancaster; United Kingdom; 23 October 2013 through 25 October 2013; Code 104385
  5. Yuan Zhang; Rao, D. M.; Ozden, M.; Mueller, J.; Kumar, P.R.; Chun Liang; Karro, J.E., "Poster: De novo expression fragment assembly from Spanning Trees (EAST)," in Computational Advances in Bio and Medical Sciences (ICCABS), 2012 IEEE 2nd International Conference on , vol., no., pp.1-1, 23-25 Feb. 2012 http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICCABS.2012.6182662
  6. Zhang, Y.; Rao, D.M.; Mueller, J.; Ozden, M.; Liang, C.; Karro, J.E., "Workshop: Transcript assembly through a d2-based MST approach," in Computational Advances in Bio and Medical Sciences (ICCABS), 2011 IEEE 1st International Conference on , vol., no., pp.279-279, 3-5 Feb. 2011 http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICCABS.2011.5729933
  7. P. V. Ponangi, P. Kidambi, D. M. Rao, N. Edala, M. Fendley, M. Haas and S Narayanan, "Influencing Cognitive Behavioral Changes using a Suite of Cyber Weapons", International Conference on Applied and Theoretical Information Systems Research (ATISR), Taipei, Taiwan, February 2012

  8. D. M. Rao and A. Chernyakhovsky, "Parallel Simulation of the Global Epidemiology of Avian Influenza", Proceedings of the 2008 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC'08), Miami, USA, December, 2008 http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/WSC.2008.4736241
  9. D. M. Rao, A. Chernyakhovsky, and V. Rao, "SEARUMS: Studying Epidemiology of Avian Influenza Rapidly Using Simulation", Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference in Modeling Health Advances (ICMHA'07), Berkeley, CA, October, 2007, Pages 667-673 (best paper nominee) http://www.iaeng.org/publication/WCECS2007/WCECS2007_pp667-672.pdf

  10. D. M. Rao and P. A. Wilsey, "Applying Parallel, Dynamic-Resolution Simulations to Accelerate VLSI Power Estimation", Proceedings of the 2006 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC'06), December 2006, Pages 694-702 http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/WSC.2006.323148
  11. D. M. Rao and P. A. Wilsey, "Predicting Performance of Resolution Changes in Parallel Simulations", Proceedings of the 20th ACM/IEEE/SCS Workshop on on Principles of Advanced and Distributed Simulation (PADS'06), Singapore, May 2006, Pages 45-54 (best paper nominee) http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PADS.2006.30
  12. D. M. Rao and P. A. Wilsey, "Accelerating Spatially Explicit Simulations of Spread of Lyme Disease", Proceedings of the 38th Annual Simulation Symposium, San Diego, California, Pages 251-258, April 2005 http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ANSS.2005.10
  13. D. M. Rao and P. A. Wilsey, "Performance Prediction of Dynamic Component Substitutions", Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference, Pages 816-824, December 2002 http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/WSC.2002.1172965
  14. D. M. Rao and P. A. Wilsey, "Multi-Resolution Network Simulations through Dynamic Component Substitution", In Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS'01), Pages 142-149, August 2001 http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MASCOT.2001.948863
  15. D. M. Rao and P. A. Wilsey, "Modeling and Simulation of Active Networks", In the Proceedings of the 34th Annual Simulation Symposium, Pages 177-184, April 2001 http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SIMSYM.2001.922130
  16. D. M. Rao, H. W. Carter, and P. A. Wilsey, "Optimizing Costs of Web-based Modeling and Simulation" First International Workshop on Internet Computing and E-Commerce (ICEC'01), April 2001 http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IPDPS.2001.925167

  17. D. M. Rao and P. A. Wilsey, "Dynamic Component Substitution in Web-based Simulation", In Proceedings of the 2000 Winter Simulation Conference, Pages 1840-1848, December 2000 http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/WSC.2000.899177
  18. D. M. Rao and P. A. Wilsey, "Parallel Co-simulation of Conventional and Active Networks", Proceedings of the Eighth International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS 2000), Pages 291-298, August 2000 http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MASCOT.2000.876551
  19. S. Subramanian, D. M. Rao, and P. A. Wilsey, "Study of a Multilevel Approach to Partitioning for Parallel Logic Simulation", International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2000), Pages 833-838, May 2000 http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IPDPS.2000.846071
  20. D. M. Rao, V. Chernyakhovsky, and P. A. Wilsey, "WESE: A Web-based Environment for Systems Engineering", 2000 International Conference On Web-Based Modelling & Simulation (WEBSIM 2000), January 2000

  21. D. M. Rao, and P. A. Wilsey, "An Object Oriented Framework for Parallel Simulation of Ultra-large Communication Networks", The Third International Symposium on Computing in Object-Oriented Parallel Environments (ISCOPE '99), (LNCS 1732), S. Matsuoka, R. R. Oldehoeft, and M. Tholburn (eds), Pages 37-48, December 1999

  22. D. M. Rao and P. A. Wilsey, "Simulation of Ultra-large Communication Networks", Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS '99), Pages 112-119, October 1999 http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MASCOT.1999.805046
  23. N. V. Thondugulam, D. M. Rao, R. Radhakrishnan and P. A. Wilsey, "Relaxing Causal Constraints in PDES", 13th International Parallel Processing Symposium (IPPS'99), Pages 696-700, April 1999 http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IPPS.1999.760551
  24. D. M. Rao, R. Radhakrishnan, and P. A. Wilsey, "FWNS: Framework for Web-based Network Simulation", 1999 International Conference On Web-Based Modeling & Simulation (WEBSIM'99), January 1999

  25. R. Radhakrishnan, D. E. Martin, M. Chetlur, D. M. Rao, and P. A. Wilsey, "An Object-Oriented Time Warp Simulation Kernel", The Second International Symposium on Computing in Object-Oriented Parallel Environments (ISCOPE'98), Pages 13-23, December 1998

  26. D. M. Rao, N. V. Thondugulam, R. Radhakrishnan, and P. A. Wilsey, "Unsynchronized Parallel Discrete Event Simulation", Proceedings of the 1998 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC'98), Pages 1563-1570, December 1998 http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/WSC.1998.746030
  27. D. M. Rao, K. Swaminathan, R. Radhakrishnan, P. A. Wilsey, and P. Alexander, "ANSE: An Active Networks Simulation Environment", Workshop on Distributed and Parallel Systems (DAPSYS'98), September 1998


Book and Book Chapters


  1. D. M. Rao, A, Chernyakhovsky, and V. Rao, "Analyzing Global Epidemiology of Diseases Using Human-in-the-Loop Bio-Simulations", book chapter in "Human-in-the-Loop Simulations: Methods and Practice", Springer, September 15, 2011, ISBN-10: 0857298828 | ISBN-13: 978-0857298829

  2. D. M. Rao, A. Chernyakhovsky, and V. Rao, "Computational-Evolutionary Methodologies for Knowledge Discovery and Forecasting in Epidemiology and Medicine", book chapter in Current Themes in Engineering Technologies: World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science: Selected Papers, ISBN: 978-0-7354-0526-4, 223-234

  3. D. M. Rao, D. D. Hodson, M. Stieger, C. B. Johnson, P. Kidambi, and S. Narayanan, "Design and Implementation of Virtual and Constructive Simulations Using OpenEaagles", ISBN: 1-60797-019-8


Other Articles and Technical Reports


  1. D. M. Rao, "Computing Efficiency in Education," in Computer , vol.48, no.7, pp.76-79, July 2015 http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MC.2015.199
  2. D. M. Rao, "Study of Dynamic Component Substitutions", Doctoral Dissertation, University of Cincinnati, August 2003

  3. D. M. Rao, "Improving Efficiency of Simulation Studies using Dynamic Component Substitution", Doctoral Dissertation Proposal, September 2001

  4. D. M. Rao, "Estimating Changes to Model and Simulation related Parameters induced by Component Aggregation and De-Aggregation", A Report submitted to the Division of Research and Advanced Studies, University of Cincinnati, Fall 2001

  5. D. M. Rao, "A Network Simulation Toolkit", Master's Thesis, August 2000

  6. D. M. Rao and P. A. Wilsey, "Validation of Ultra-Large Active Networks Simulations", DARPA Workshop on Active Networks, April 2000. Washington D.C.

  7. D. M. Rao, "Study of Over-Optimistic Parallel Discrete Event Simulation", A Report submitted to the Division of Research and Advanced Studies, University of Cincinnati, Summer 2000

Research Assistants Needed

I am looking for committed and enterprising graduate and undergraduate students to work on research projects.

Science News

Genome Sequencing: Search for Pore-fection
CERN press release about long-sought Higgs boson

Course Links

Coming soon: online HPC course