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Biplab Sikdar

Biplab Sikdar is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the National University of Singapore. He currently serves as the Head of Department for the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and leads the Cisco-NUS corporate research laboratory. He received the B. Tech. degree in electronics and communication engineering from NERIST, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India, in 1996, the M.Tech. degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, in 1998, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA, in 2001. He was an Assistant Professor from 2001-2007 and Associate Professor from 2007-2013 in the Department of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute from 2001 to 2013. He is a recipient of the NSF CAREER award, the Tan Chin Tuan fellowship from NTU Singapore, the Japan Society for Promotion of Science fellowship, and the Leiv Eiriksson fellowship from the Research Council of Norway. His research interests include IoT and cyber-physical system security, network security, and network performance evaluation. Dr. Sikdar is a member of Eta Kappa Nu and Tau Beta Pi. He has served as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, and IEEE Open Journal of Vehicular Technology.

Lecture Topics
  • Cyber Security Challenges and Solutions for the Internet of Things
  • Securing Machine Learning Applications for IoT from Cyber Attacks
  • Securing Smart Grids: Attacks, Countermeasures and Defense Strategies
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