Dr. Shamik Sengupta

( University of Nevada, Reno )


(775) 784-6953
  • Institution:University of Nevada, Reno
  • Departments: Computer Science And Engineering, Unr Cybersecurity Center
  • Research Fields: Security, Networking, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Game Theory, Computer Engineering
  • Disciplines: Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Computer and Information Sciences, General, Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance, Computer Science, Computer Systems Analysis, Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst, Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications, Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management, Information Technology
  • Funding:NSF - National Science Foundation, Private Industry, UNR - University of Nevada, Reno




Dr. Shamik Sengupta is the Executive Director of the Cybersecurity Center at University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) and a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. His research emphasizes on various cybersecurity issues such as vulnerability assessment and malware analysis, security and privacy in cybersecurity information exchange, anomaly detection in cyber-physical systems, machine Learning, network security, honeypot as well as cognitive radio and DSA networks, game theory, network economics and self-configuring wireless mesh networks. He has authored over 150 international conferences and journal publications including IEEE GLOBECOM 2008 best paper award, International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS) 2017 best paper award and IEEE CCWC 2020 best paper award. He is the recipient of NSF CAREER award in 2012; UNR CSE Best Researcher award in 2015-2016 and 2017-2018; UNR College of Engineering Excellence Award 2018; University of Central Florida CECS Distinguished Alumni Honor award (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering) 2018; and the UNR Ralph E. & Rose A. Hoeper Professorship Award 2019. For more information, please visit: https://www.cse.unr.edu/~shamik/.