Faculty Profile

Husnu S. Narman, Ph.D.

Dr. Husnu Narman
Assistant Professor
Division: Computer Science
Office: WAEC 3107
Phone: 304-696-5829
Email: narman@marshall.edu

About Me

Dr. Husnu S. Narman is an Assistant Professor at the Division of Computer Science, Marshall University. Prior to joining Marshall University, Dr. Narman was a post-doctorate fellow at Clemson University. His research interest focuses on Distributed computing, including cloud and edge computing, Internet of things, Cyber-physical systems, Machine learning applications, Social networks, and Content delivery networks. He has over 30 peer-reviewed publications and more than five years of teaching experience in K-12 and higher education. He has extensive experience with teaching computer science-themed summer camps in the past. In the last three years, he organized Computer Science Adventure Zone K-12 Summer Camp to increase Computer Science and Cybersecurity awareness in WV.


  • Ph.D. University of Oklahoma, 2016
  • MS. The University of Texas at San Antonio, 2011
  • BS. Abant Izzet Baysal University, 2006

Teaching Interest

Data Structure, Database, Algorithms, Cloud Computing.

Research Interest, Grant, and Recent Publication

Distributed computing, including cloud and edge computing, Internet of things, Cyber-physical systems, Machine learning applications, Social networks, and Content delivery networks.
  • Journal Publications (10 most recent publications)
    • Abishi Chowdhury, Shital A. Raut, and Husnu Saner Narman: DA-DRLS: Drift Adaptive Deep Reinforcement Learning based Scheduling for IoT Resource Management, (Elsevier Journal of Network and Computer Applications 2019)
    • Sarker, A., Shen, H., Rahman, M., Chowdhury, M., Dey, K., Li, F., Wang, Y., and Husnu Saner Narman: A Review of Intelligent Controller, Sensing and Communication, and Human Factors Aspects for Information-Aware Connected Autonomous Vehicles, (IEEE Transaction on Intelligent Transportation Systems 2019)
    • Kuo-Chi Fang, Husnu Saner Narman, Ibrahim Hussein Mwinyi, and Wook-Sung Yoo: PPHA-Popularity Prediction based High Data Availability for Multimedia Data Center, (WTS 2018 – presentation and IGI – IJITN Journal 2019)
    • Jinwei Liu, Haiying Shen, and Husnu Saner Narman, Wingyan Chung, and Zongfang Lin: A Survey of Mobile Crowdsensing Techniques: A Critical Component for The Internet of Things, (ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems 2018)
    • Jinwei Liu, Haiying Shen, Husnu Saner Narman, Zongfang Lin, and Zhuozhao Li: Popularity-aware Multi-failure Resilient and Cost-effective Replication for High Data Durability in Cloud Storage, (IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems 2018)
    • Jinwei Liu, Haiying Shen, Lei Yu, Husnu Saner Narman, Jiannan Zhai, Jason O. Hallstrom, and Yangyang He: Characterizing Data Deliverability of Greedy Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks, (IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing 2017)
    • Husnu Saner Narman, Mohammed Atiquzzaman, Mehdi Rahmani-andebili and Haiying Shen: Joint and Selective Periodic Component Carrier Assignment for LTE-A, (Elsevier Computer Networks 2016)
    • Husnu Saner Narman, Md. Shohrab Hossain, Mohammed Atiquzzaman and Haiying Shen: Scheduling Internet of Things Applications in Cloud Computing, (Springer Annals of Telecommunications 2016)
    • Husnu Saner Narman, Md. Shohrab Hossain, and Mohammed Atiquzzaman: Management and Analysis of Multi Class Traffic in Single and Multi-Band Systems, (Springer Wireless Personal Communication 2015)


  • Marshall University Research Scholar Award in 2018 and 2019.
  • Marshall University Creative Discovery and Research Award in 2019.
  • Quinlan Endowment Fund for faculty travel in 2018 and 2019.
  • Recipient, Turkish Ministry of National Education Fellowship for ELS, MS, and PhD, Spring 2007 – 2016.
  • Robberson Travel Grant from OU, 2015.
  • Ranked 1st among 2006 graduates of Faculty of Arts and Science.
  • Graduated as High Honor Student from Abant Izzet Baysal University, 2006.
  • Competitive Accommodation scholarship from Abant Izzet Baysal University, 2003 – 2006.
  • Mentorship for NASA Undergraduate Research Fellowship in 2019/2020.
  • Mentorship Marshall University SURE Summer Research Fellowship in 2018/2019;
  • Organizer of Summer CS A-Z camp (https://hsnarman.github.io/summercamp/CSA-Z/)

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