About Me

Assistant Professor
Director, Cyber Defense and Security Visualization Laboratory
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Tennessee State University
214D Torrence Hall
Nashville, TN 37209
Phone: (615) 963-2160
Fax: (615) 963-2165
Email: sshetty AT tnstate.edu

Biography:

Sachin Shetty is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Tennessee State University. He received his Ph.D. degree in Modeling and Simulation from Old Dominion University in 2007 under the supervision of Prof. Min Song. His research interests lie at the intersection of computer networking, network security and machine learning. Recently, he has been working on security issues in cloud computing, cognitive radio networks, and wireless sensor networks. Over the years, he has secured funding over $3 million from NSF, AFOSR, DOE, DHS, TBR and local industry for research and educational innovations. He has authored and coauthored over 30 technical refereed and non-refereed papers in various conferences, international journal articles, book chapters in research and pedagogical techniques. He is the director of the Cyber Defense and Security Visualization Laboratory (http://cyberviz.tnstate.edu/)

Recent News:

  • Received over $1.2 million in external funding from NSF IUSE, NSF CRI, DHS SLA and NSF RIA programs in 2014
  • Received NSF S-STEM Grant , June 2013
  • Received NSF SFS Grant for Smartphone Security Education and Training, April 2013
  • Dr. Shetty was the recipient of the 2013 Research Mentorship award for serving as the advisor to the greatest number of winning student research entries during the 35th Annual University-Wide Research Symposium at Tennessee State University.
  • Four students (Kimberly Gold, Manu Misra, Husam Adas, and Heather Housel) from the CyberViz lab won prizes at the 35th Annual University-Wide Research Symposium at Tennessee State University.
  • A paper entitled "Security Risk Assessment of Cloud Carrier" accepted in 2013 IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid)
  • New Boeing and AFRL contracts received for cyber physical system and smartphone security projects, Nov 2012
  • Heather Housel and Cornel Zlibut won first and second place prizes at the 122nd meeting of the Tennessee Academy of Science. Heather and Cornel's undergraduate research is supported by DHS Scientific Leadership Award grant.
  • An invited talk entitled "IP Geolocation for locating data in cloud data centers" deilvered at AFRL, Rome, July 2012.
  • Dr. Shetty was the recipient of the 2012 Research Mentorship award for serving as the advisor to the greatest number of winning student research entries during the 34th Annual University-Wide Research Symposium at Tennessee State University.
  • Four students (Husam Adas, Hellen Maziku, Swetha Lenkala Reddy, and Nicholas Luna) from the CyberViz lab won prizes at the 34th Annual University-Wide Research Symposium at Tennessee State University.
  • Hellen Maziku won first plac in the graduate oral presentation (Technology and Engineering session), NSF sponsored Emerging Researchers Network Conference at Atlanta. Feb 23-25, 2012
  • Nicholas Luna and Mostafa Shamsuddin won first and second place respectively in the undergraduate oral presentation (Technology and Engineering session), NSF sponsored Emerging Researchers Network Conference at Atlanta. Feb 23-25, 2012
  • Sai Kiran's dissertation research entitled "Mining Concept drifting Network traffic in cloud computing environments" accepted as a poster in CCGRID 2012.
  • 8 graduate and undergraduate students will be presenting at the NSF sponsored Emerging Researchers Network Conference at Atlanta. Feb 23-25, 2012
  • A cloud computing education grant funded by AWS in February 2012.
  • The paper "Assessing Security Vulnerabilities in Routers for Secure Cloud Computing" accepted in 2012 ICC Workshop on CloudNetsDataCenters.
  • A collaborative cloud security project entitled "Heterogeneous VM Replication: A New Approach to Intrusion Detection, Active Response, and Recovery in Cloud Data Centers" is funded by ARO, February 2011.
  • An invited presentation on secure IP Geolocation for cloud auditing  delivered in the Assumption Buster Workshop: “Current Implementations of Cloud Computing Indicate a New Approach to Security,” sponsored by NCO, NITRD, and NSF, October 2011
  • Fellow of the AFRL Summer Faculty Research Program, summer 2011.
  • A presentation on secure IP Geolocation delivered in the Assuring the Cloud-Summer Workshop, Griffiss Institute, July 2011.