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Jeyakesavan Veerasamy

Jeyakesavan Veerasamy

Professor of Instruction - Computer Science
Director, Center for CS Education & Outreach

In addition to teaching Computer Science courses during regular semesters, Dr. Jey Veerasamy runs Summer Research experience for high school students and summer camps for the students of all grade levels. Complete details @


Professional Preparation

PhD - Computer Science
University of Texas at Dallas - 1999
MS - Computer Science
University of Texas at Dallas - 1993
B.E. - Electronics and Communication Engineering
Anna University - 1990

Research Areas

  •  US patent # 7,317,920, Title: System and method for providing fast call set-up in a wireless communication system
  •  US patent # 7,113,793, Title: System and method for identifying coverage holes in a Wireless Network
  •  US patent # 6,236,852, Title: Authentication failure trigger method and apparatus.
  •  US patent # 6,208,865, Title: Cellular telephone system which increases efficiency of reserved channel usage.
  • Measuring User Experience Accurately in Wireless Networks, with Sanjay Kodali, IEEE 2nd Workshop on Performance and Management of Wireless and Mobile Networks, November 2006.
  •  Intelligent Resource Allocation in Wireless Networks through Self-Learning, with Chanakya Bandyopadhyay and Vijayasimman Rajasimman, IEEE/IFIP Network Operations & Management Symposium, April 2006.
  •  Practical approach to optimize Paging Success Rate in CDMA Network, with Sanjay Kodali and John Jubin, IEEE Wireless Communications & Networking conference, March 2005.
  •  Efficient Location Management for Fast call setup, with Sanjay Kodali and John Jubin, IEEE Wireless Communications & Networking conference, March 2005.
  •  Ph.D. dissertation (latest version), Title: Approximation Algorithms for Postman Problems (Dissertation slides), Guide: Dr.Balaji Raghavachari, The University of Texas at Dallas. Received the best Ph.D. dissertation award in Computer Science for 1998-99.
  •  A 3/2 approximation algorithm for the mixed postman problem, with Dr. Balaji Raghavachari, SIAM Journal of Discrete Mathematics, Volume 12, Number 4, 1999.
  •  Approximation algorithms for the Asymmetric postman problem, with Dr.Balaji Raghavachari, Proceedings of the tenth Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA'99) conference, pages 734-741, SIAM-ACM, 1999.
  •  Approximation algorithms for the mixed postman problem (slides), with Dr.Balaji Raghavachari, Integer Programming and Combinatorial Optimization (IPCO'98) conference, LNCS 1412, pages 169-179, Springer, 1998.
  •  A Message Handling System to Simulate an Authentication Center Network Node in a Cellular Telecommunications Network, with Ross Creech, Jeffrey Doss, and Brett Stewart, Proceedings of the 1997 Summer Computer Simulation (SCSC'97) Conference, pages 39-45, 1997.
  •  Spare Capacity Assignment in Telecom Networks using Path Restoration and Further Improvement using Traffic Splitting, with Dr.S.Venkatesan and Dr.J.C.Shah, Journal of Systems and Software, 49 (2-3) (1999), pp. 149-153
  •  Spare Capcity Assignment in Telecom Networks, with Dr.S.Venkatesan and Dr.J.C.Shah, MASCOT'95 Conference.
  •  Effect of Traffic Splitting on Link and Path Restoration Planning, with Dr.S.Venkatesan and Dr.J.C.Shah, IEEE Globecom'94 conference.
  •  On Towers of Hanoi with Multiple Spare Pegs, with Dr.Ivor Page, International Journal of Computer Mathematics, Volume 52, pages 17-22, 1994.

News Articles

Computer Science Advocacy at UT Dallas
Dr. Jey Veerasamy is a senior lecturer in computer science and director of the Center for Computer Science Education and Outreach in the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science. He oversees multiple outreach programs aimed at introducing and encouraging computer programming skills in children in the Dallas area, including coding camps throughout the school year, during holiday breaks and summer. Specialized camps and workshops focus on cyber defense, robotics, game design, coding competitions and app development. The center also offers teacher training workshops and professional development programs for adults.
One-Day Workshops for Business Professionals
One-Day Workshops for Business Professionals Dr. Jey Veerasamy is a Professor of Instruction in the Computer Science (CS) Department at UTDallas.  Most schools and many parents in the Dallas area are familiar with the computer software classes, workshops, and classes he organizes for students of all ages.  These classes are taught by graduate students from the CS Department.  For more information about these classes, go to:  Computer_Science_Classes_K12