MEDIA AND professional Service
Press and Media Coverage
Interviewed by NewsNation - a US News Network on Smart Farming security issues - "Farmers are harvesting data to increase yields"
Interviewed by IEEE ComSoc Young Professionals - https://yp.comsoc.org/yp-chat-dr-maanak-gupta-on-cybersecurity/
Our research featured in Rivard Report - "UTSA Researchers Study Cyberthreats for Connected, Smart Cars".
May 2018 : UTSA press release - "UTSA researchers create security framework to stop cyber attacks on internet-connected smart cars" .
May 2018 : Our research featured in Business Journal - "UTSA researchers explore cybersecurity tools for autonomous vehicles".
Conference and Workshop Organizer:
Co-Chair and Co-Founder, ACM Workshop on Secure and Trustworthy Cyber-Physical Systems (SaT-CPS 2021), in conjunction with ACM CODASPY, 2021.
Co-Chair and Co-Founder, Workshop on Smart Farming, Precision Agriculture, and Supply Chain (SmartFarm-2020, 2021), in conjunction with the IEEE Big Data.
Co-Chair, Mini Track -- "AI Influenced Cyber: A friend or a Foe? Both?" at the 16th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security, 2021.
Panel Co-Chair, ACM Conference on Data and Application Security and Privacy (CODASPY), 2021, 2022.
Social Media and Publicity Chair, ACM Symposium on Access Control Models and Technologies (SACMAT), June 08-10, 2022.
Session Chair at the ACM Symposium on Access Control Models and Technologies (SACMAT), June 13-15, 2018, 2020.
Frontiers in Big Data, "Deep Learning for IoT Security", deadline Nov 2021.
Special Issue MDPI Information, "Secure and Trustworthy Cyber–Physical Systems", deadline December 2021.
Regular Reviewer for the following Journals (List is not comprehensive):
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics
IEEE Transactions on Services Computing
IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing
IEEE Transaction on Computers
IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management
ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems
Journal of Cyber Security
Future Generation Computer Systems
Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies
Information Systems Frontiers
IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering
International Journal of Information Security
ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT)
Computers and Electronics in Agriculture
Open Computer Science
Sub-Reviewer, Journal of Computing and Information Technology (CIT), 2016.
Technical Program Committee Member for following Conferences and Workshops:
ACM Conference on Data Application Security and Privacy (CODASPY) 2020, 2021, 2022.
IEEE Big Data, 2021.
ACM Symposium on Access Control Models and Technologies (SACMAT) 2019, 2020.
BigCyber (in conjunction with IEEE International Conference on Big Data) 2019, 2020.
IEEE International Workshop on Security, Trust & Privacy for Software Applications, 2020.
International Conference on Paradigms of Computing, Communication and Data Sciences, 2020.
Computing Conference, 2019, 2020.
RSA Security Scholar Program Committee Member 2018, 2019, 2020.
Sub-Reviewer, European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS), 2016, 2019.
Member, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
Member, IFIP WG 11.3 Working Group on Data and Applications Security and Privacy.
Member, IOT Council European Union.
Life member, Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE).
RSA Security Scholar Program Liaison, Tennessee Tech University.
Judge at 15th Annual Research and Creative Inquiry Day - 2020, Office of Research, Tennessee Tech University.
Judge at “Global Game Jam”, Tennessee Tech University 2020.
UTSA College of Science Dean's Student Board member as a Graduate Computer Science Representative, 2018-19.
Vice President, Computer Science Graduate Student Association, Department of Computer Science at UTSA, 2017- 2018.
Director of Events, Computer Science Graduate Student Association, Department of Computer Science at UTSA, 2015-17.
Panelist at "Graduate Application Preparation Program (GRAD APP): Deconstructing the GRE " session organized by The Graduate School, UTSA, April 16, 2018.
Served as a Judge at "Texas Science and Engineering Fair", San Antonio, 2018.
Executive Member and Treasurer in “Indian Student Association” at UTSA, 2015 - present.
Member of the governing body in the Indian society “Sanskriti” at Northeastern University, 2011-2012.
Active Member and Volunteer at several social outfits including Habitat for Humanity, Red Cross Society etc.