am an Assistant Professor in the department
of Computer and
Information Sciences at the
Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).
I work in the areas of computer and network security,
and applied cryptography.
My students and I run the SPIES -- Security and
Privacy In Emerging computing and networking
Systems -- research group. I am serving as the Co-Director of UAB's M.S. program in Computer Forensics and Security Management (CFSM). I am also one of the core faculty members of UAB's Center for Information Assurance and Joint Forensics Research (CIA-JFR).
A more colorful 1-page description of my research, teaching and service can be found here.
I obtained my Ph.D. in Information
and Computer Science from UC
Irvine. I hold an M.S. in Computer Science from UC Santa Barbara,
and a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics
and Computing from Indian
Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.
Before joining UAB, I was an
Assistant Professor in the department of Computer
Science and Engineering at Polytechnic Institute
of New York University (NYU-Poly; formerly
Polytechnic University), where I still maintain
a courtesy appointment and continue to advise
Note for Students: I am looking
for several exceptionally bright PhD/MS/BS
students to join my research group. If
interested, please contact me with your CV.
NSF EAGER (Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace) Grant, 2012
The Kevin and Jo Ann Reilly Endowed Award, 2012 (UAB, CIS)
NSF EAGER (Trustworthy Computing) Grant, 2011
NSF Trustworthy Computing Grant, 2011
Google Research Award, 2010
WiSec'13, TDSC'12, TIFS'12, ESORICS'12, Wisec'12, Percom'12, Infocom'12, CCS'11, Ubicomp'11, WiSec'11, TMC'11, CHI'11, Percom'11, TIFS'11, CCS'10,
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