Tennessee State University

Graduate Students
  • Yashesh Satyaprasad Gurrala, M.S. (Joined: Spring 2019)
    Topic: Securing Cybersystems by Maintaining Redundancy and Diversity of Components

  • Qasem Abu Al Haija, Ph.D. (Joined: Fall 2018)
    Topic: Security of Mission Critical Systems

  • Satyaki Nan, M.S. (Joined: Summer 2018)
    Topic: Towards a Strategic Deception Framework for Cybersecurity

  • Ruslan Mardugalliamov, M.S. (Graduated: 2018; Now with Credit Suisse)
    Topic: Prospect Theory based Behavioral Hypothesis Testing
Undergraduate Students
  • Reginald Woods, Khalil Almuanni (Joined: Fall 2018)
    Topic: Cross-Layer Congestion Control Mechanism Design for Wireless Sensor Networks

  • Armando Mpembele, Andargachew Gebeheyu, and Elliot Davy (Joined: Spring 2018)
    Topic: Diversity-based Resource Allocation for Network Security

  • Hussam Alahmadi, Othman Alahmadi, and Mohannad Bahattab (Joined: Fall 2017)
    Topic: Location-aware Service Development in iOS
Syracuse University
  • Baocheng Geng, Ph.D. (Joined: Fall 2016)
    Topic: Game Theory based Resource Allocation for Distributed Inference
    Major Advisor: Prof. Pramod K. Varshney

  • Raghed El-Bardan, Ph.D. (Graduated: 2016; Now with Apple Inc., CA)
    Dissertation Title: Resource Allocation for Interference Management in Wireless Networks
    Major Advisor: Prof. Pramod K. Varshney

  • Bhavya Kailkhura, Ph.D. (Graduated: 2016; Now with Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA)
    Dissertation Title: Distributed Inference and Learning with Byzantine data
    Major Advisor: Prof. Pramod K. Varshney

  • Venkata Sriram Siddhardh Nadendla, Ph.D. (Graduated: 2016; Now Asst. Prof., Missouri Univ. of Science and Technology)
    Dissertation Topic: On the Design and Analysis of Secure Inference Networks
    Major Advisor: Prof. Pramod K. Varshney

  • Nianxia Cao, Ph.D. (Graduated: 2016; Now with APTIV Advanced Engineering Center, CA)
    Dissertation Title: Equilibrium based Sensor Management in Wireless Sensor Networks
    Major Advisor: Prof. Pramod K. Varshney