Krishna Kavi has been on UNT faculty since 2001. He served as the Chair of CSE departement between 2001 and 2009. He was the Director of the NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Net-centric and Clould Software and Systems between 2009-2020. Prior to joining UNT, he was an Eminent Scholar Chair Professor of Computer Engineering at the University of Alabama, Huntsville, and served on the faculty at the University of Texas at Arlington. He also served as a Program Director at the US National Science Foundation during 1993-1995.