I am an Assistant Professor in CSEE at University of Maryland at Baltimore County (August 2012-) . I was an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science and Computer Engineering department at University of Arkansas, Fayetteville ( August 2009-August 2012). I direct the Mobile, Pervasive, and Sensor Systems lab at CSEE, University of Maryland, Baltimore County and I am a member of the Cybersecurity Center at UMBC. I am a 2011 NSF Career Awardee , a 2013 Microsoft Research Software Engineering Innovations (SEIF) Awardee and have received a set of other research grants from NSF , Microsoft Research , Unity Gaming , and Crop boards . I received the Outstanding Reseacher Award, 2011 from the College of Engineering. I graduated with a Ph.D. from the department of Computer Science at University of Massachusetts, Amherst under the supervision of Prof. Mark Corner in 2009, where I won the Yahoo! Outstanding Thesis award for 2008-09. I did my M.S. from University of Massachusetts, Amherst (received distinction in portfolio -- awarded to 1-2 Grads/year ). Before my Masters, I spend four years earning a Bachelors in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT Kgp), where I won the best undergraduate thesis award in 2004 . I actively collaborate with Prof Sami Rollins (USF, CS), Prof. Christophe Bobda (UA, CSCE), Prof. James P. Parkerson (UA, CSCE), Prof. Prashant Shenoy (UMass, CS), Prof. Ting Zhu (SUNY, CS), Prof. Dharmendra Saraswat (UA, BioAndAgriculture), and Prof. Jackson Cothren (UA, Geoscience). I have collaborated with Prof. Don Towsley , Prof. Mark Corner, Prof. Brian Levine , Dr. Sharad Agarwal (Microsoft Research, Redmond), Prof. Rajeev Kumar (IIT KGP), Prof. Deepak Ganesan, Prof. Lin Zhong , and Dr. Kevin Fall (Intel Research, Berkeley) .