Dragoljub Pokrajac

Assistant Professor
Computer and Information Science
Delaware State University

Delaware State University

305D Science Center North
1200 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901

Email: dpokraja@desu.edu
Phone: 302-857-7053
Fax: 302-857-6552

  • Ph.D., Computer Science, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 2002
    M.S., Telecommunication systems, University of Nis, Serbia, 1997
    B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Nis, Serbia, 1993

Research Overview:

Dr. Pokrajac’s research interests include databases, machine learning, neural networks, statistics and applied mathematics. Dr Pokrajac has been engaged in development and application of data mining methods in different areas, including classification of medical images, bioinformatics, video surveillance systems, homeland security, geoscience and business applications. Also, he is currently engaged in developing data-base supported system for undergraduate student advising.

Dr Pokrajac has designed and taught research-oriented bioinformatics and data-mining courses at Delaware State University. In addition, he has taught telecommunications, computer networks, database systems, advanced databases, operations research, artificial intelligence, survey of computer science and algorithmics. As a lecturer at University of Nis, Serbia, Dr Pokrajac was among pioneers of introducing the Internet in undergraduate curricula and successfully administered a lab network.

Dr. Pokrajac is an author or a coauthor of one book, eight journal papers, more than 25 conference papers and 1 patent. His current grants include:

  • Co-PI, Delaware State University Applied Mathematics Research Center, DOD/DoA
  • Co-PI, MRI, Acquisition of a High Performance Computational Cluster at an HBCU for the Support of a Research and Research Training in Computer Science, Engineering and Physics, NSF
  • Senior personnel, Seeds of Success: A Comprehensive Program for the Retention, Quality Training, and Advancement of STEM Students, NSF
  • Affiliated faculty, Delaware IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence, NIH