Roger Marshall has been teaching and conducting research in computer science for the past 40 years. He has taught at a variety of universities, including Johns Hopkins University, Boston University, Winston-Salem State University, and the University of Rhode Island. He was educated at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (B.Tech.), Dalhousie University (M.S.), and the University of Nebraska (Ph.D.), and did his postdoctoral studies at McGill University. He retired in December 2016 from his position as a Professor of computer science at Plymouth State University, New Hampshire, USA.
Dr. Marshall has published over 120 research articles in refereed journals and international conference proceedings in the areas of distributed databases, computational linguistics, bioinformatics, modeling, and image processing. He is the author of a monograph on natural language processing and the co-author of a book on distributed database systems. He has been a recipient the McConnell Fellowship, the Wachovia Research Award, and the Hanes Sigma Delta Theta distinguished professorship. He has obtained research grants from NASA, NSF, USAID, and the Department of the Navy and has held several NASA/Navy-ASEE summer research fellowships at the Naval Research Laboratory, the Naval Underwater Systems Center, the Goddard Space Flight Center, and the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab. He has also been granted four patents by the US Patent and Trademarks Office and has one patent application currently pending.
At MIIT, Dr. Marshall is in the capacity of a Senior Fulbright Scholar. The Fulbright Scholar Programme is a fellowship run by the US Department of State. Dr. Marshall has been a recipient of the highly prestigious fellowship not just once, but thrice.