- Dec 2022 (#3)
I moved from WSU to WSU (SoC@WSU ➞ EECS@WSU)!
- Dec 2022 (#2)
I am invited to serve on the technical program committee of VNC'23.
- Dec 2022 (#1)
One paper rejected from INFOCOM'23.
- Oct 2022
I am serving as a General Chair for the 15th Central Area Networking and Security Workshop (CANSec'22). Consider participating!
- Oct 2022
Two papers (, ) accepted at CPSIoTSec'23. Congrats Vijay and Babar!
- Jun 2022 (#2)
I am honored to receive the NSF CRII award! This grant will support our group in designing secure real-time systems, especially those built using multicore chips.
- Jun 2022 (#1)
I am invited to serve on the technical program committee of RTSS'22 Industry Challenge.
- May 2022
I am invited to serve on the technical program committee of CPSIoTSec'22.
- Feb 2022 (#2)
I got an NSF ERI grant to work on securing real-time schedulers against timing inference attacks. Thank you, NSF!
- Feb 2022 (#1)
I am invited to serve on the technical program committee of RTSS'22.
- Nov 2021
Chidera presented her work on robotic vehicle security at CANSec'21. Although she is just in her sophomore year, Chidera's research performance is phenomenal. Well done, Chidera!
- Oct 2021
The last part of my dissertation work was rejected multiple times by CCS, S&P, and Usenix Security.
- Aug 2021 (#2)
I am invited to serve on the technical program committee of IEEE RTAS'22.
- Aug 2021 (#1)
Babar joins CPS2RL. Welcome!
- May 2021
Proposal rejected from NIST MSE.
- Apr 2021
I am invited to serve on the technical program committee of IEEE VNC'21.
- Mar 2021
Proposal rejected from NASA EPSCoR KNEP/SRI.
- Jan 2021 (#2)
I am serving as an editorial board member (Real-time and Cyber-physical Systems track) of the Journal of Systems Research (JSys).
- Jan 2021 (#1)
I am invited to serve on the technical program committee of RTSS'21.
- Dec 2020
Beginning Spring 2021, I will join the Department of EECS at the Wichita State University as a tenure-track assistant professor.
- Nov 2020
I have successfully defended my PhD thesis!
- Jan–Apr 2020
Multiple rejections from faculty applications.
- Sep 2019
We started a new project in collaboration with Toyota to work on V2X security. [Link] [PDF]
- May 2019
This summer I will join Toyota Motor North America Intefoch Labs as a research intern to work on congestion control mechanisms for vehicular communications.
- May–Sep 2018
Our real-time security papers rejected multiple times.
- Apr 2018
Our outreach activities with middle school kids featured in CSL newsletter. [Link] [PDF]
- May 2018
This summer I will work with Toyota InfoTechnology Center for a project on wireless vehicle-to-vehicle communications.
- Dec 2017
CS@ILLINOIS CLICK! Magazine featured me in the Vol. 2, 2017 issue!
- May 2017
I will join SRI International as a PhD research intern for this summer.
- Apr 2017 (#2)
I received the 2017 C.L. and Jane W.-S. Liu Award.
- Apr 2017 (#1)
Our research is highlighted on UIUC newsletters. [Link] [PDF]
- Jan–Mar 2017
Multiple internship attempts were unsuccessful.
- Dec 2016
Our paper — Exploring Opportunistic Execution for Integrating Security into Legacy Hard Real-Time Systems — has been received the outstanding paper and best student paper award in the 2016 IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS).
- Jul 2015
Our paper — 5G Cellular: Key Enabling Technologies and Research Challenges — has been the top most frequently downloaded document from IEEE Xplore for IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Magazine according to the July 2015 monthly usage statistics. [Full list]
- May 2015
I have successfully defended my M.Sc. thesis! A copy of the thesis is available here.
- Mar 2015
Accepted the Ph.D. admission offer from CS@ILLINOIS! I will start my PhD from Fall 2015.