Krishnan, Vyas

Title: Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Department: Department of Computer Science & Information Systems

Phone: 352-588-8512



  • Ph.D., Computer Science & Engineering, University of South Florida
  • M.S. Computer Science, University of South Florida
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, India


Dr. Krishnan is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science in the Tapia School of Business at Saint Leo University. He holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science, a Master’s degree in Physics, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering. His professional and research interests include computer architecture and systems design, nanotechnology, operations research, engineering design optimization, and algorithm design. He has published his research in several peer-reviewed journals and has presented his work at numerous international conferences.

Community Affiliation:

  • Member, Association for Computing Machinery
  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Member, Computer Science Teachers Association

Teaching & Professional Interests:

Dr. Krishnan teaches a variety of subjects in the area of Computer Science and Information Systems. He has taught courses in Computer Programming, Computer Architecture, Information Security, Artificial Intelligence, Design Automation, Digital Systems Architecture, and Digital Logic Design. His areas of research interest include Computer Architecture, Systems Design, Search Based Software Engineering, Nanoscale VLSI architectures, Computer Security, Embedded Systems & Applications, Metaheuristics, Evolutionary Algorithms, Big Data and Data Analytics, ERP and Enterprise Information Systems, Operations Research and Decision Support Systems.

Honors & Awards:

  • Sigma Beta Delta, International Honors Society for Business, Management, and Administration
  • Etta Kappa Nu, National Electrical and Computer Engineering Honor Society
  • Sigma Pi Sigma, National Physics Honor Society


[1] Krishnan, Vyas (2015), “A Decision Support System for Intelligent Project Scheduling and Staffing”, Presented at the Society of Business Research Conference, Orlando.

[2] Dean, Passard C., Krishnan, Vyas and McKenna, Kaitlyn (2012), "Accounting for Human Capital: Is Something Missing from the Balance Sheet?", International Journal of Business and Social Science, 3(12), 61-54.

[3] Krishnan, Vyas and Katkoori, Srinivas (2009) "Simultaneous Peak Temperature and Average Power Minimization during Behavioral Synthesis", IEEE International Conference on VLSI Design, 419-424.

[4] Krishnan, Vyas and Katkoori, Srinivas (2008) "Clock Period Minimization with Iterative Binding Based on Stochastic Wirelength Estimation during High-Level Synthesis," IEEE International Conference on VLSI Design, 641-646.

[5] Krishnan, Vyas and Katkoori, Srinivas (2007), "Minimizing Wire Delays by Net-Topology Aware Binding during Floorplan-Driven High-Level Synthesis," IEEE International Conference on Very Large Scale Integration, 99-104.

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