Research Grants (Updated AUGUST 2022)

Research Projects

Currently Active :

  1. CyberCorps Scholarship for Service (Renewal): An Enhanced and Integrated Scholar Experience in Cybersecurity (award 2043324)

    • Principal Investigator: Muhammad Ismail

    • Former Principal Investigator: Ambareen Siraj

    • Co-Principal Investigator: Maanak Gupta, Denis Ulybyshev, Eric Brown

    • Sponsor: National Science Foundation (2021 - 2026)

  2. Artificial Intelligence Assisted Malware Analysis (award 2025682)

    • Lead Principal Investigator: Maanak Gupta

    • Principal Investigators: Sudip Mittal, Mahmoud Abdelsalam

    • Co-Principal Investigator: Sheikh Ghafoor

    • Sponsor: National Science Foundation (2020 - 2023)

  3. Long Range Wirelessly Powered Multi-Variate Sensor Network for Continuous Monitoring of the Soil Health (award 2226612 )

    • Principal Investigator: Charles Van Neste

    • Co-PI: Maanak Gupta, Brian Leckie, Holly Stretz

    • Sponsor: National Science Foundation (2022 - 2025)

  4. Quasi-Wireless Capacitive (QWiC) Surface Power for Adaptive and Reconfigurable Sensor Elements on Space Infrastructure

    • Principal Investigator: Charles Van Neste

    • Co-Principal Investigators: Maanak Gupta, Satish Mahajan, Denis Ulybyshev

    • Sponsor: National Aeronautics and Space Administration - NASA (2020 - 2022)

  5. NSF Project (PI) with Whatcom Community College as Lead: JROTC Cyber Academy Pilot Program, 2022.

  6. Department of Defense Project (PI) with Fordham University as Lead: CEDI CyberSecurity Education Diversity Initiative Coalition Participation, Academic year: 2020-2023.

  7. Department of Defense - NSA GenCyber Camps at Tennessee Tech University (Co-PI): Academic years: 2022, 2023.

  8. Department of Defense- CySP Scholarship Program

    • Principal Investigator: Eric Brown

    • Co-PI: Maanak Gupta

    • Sponsor: Department of Defense (2022-2024)

9. Low-Frequency Metamaterial for High-Power and High-Efficiency Wireless Power Transfer

  • Principal Investigator: Indranil Bhattacharya

  • Co-PI: Maanak Gupta

  • Sponsor: Tennessee Tech University (2022 - 2023)


Completed:

1. DoD - CySP Academic Outreach Capacity Building Proposal

    • Principal Investigator: Ambareen Siraj

    • Former Co-Principal Investigator: Maanak Gupta

    • Co-Principal Investigator: Eric Brown

    • Sponsor: National Security Agency (2020 - 2021)

2. Secure Cloud Assisted Smart Farming Ecosystem

    • Principal Investigator: Maanak Gupta

    • Sponsor: Tennessee Tech University (2020 - 2021)

3. EDGE Creative Inquiry Curriculum Grant

    • Principal Investigator: Maanak Gupta

    • Sponsor: Tennessee Tech University (2019 - 2020, 2020 - 2021)


Projects Supported my PhD research:

  1. CREST Center for Security and Privacy Enhanced Cloud Computing (C-SPECC)

    • Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu

    • Co-Principal Investigators: Nicole Beebe, Guadalupe Carmona, Ram Krishnan, Jeff Prevost

    • Sponsor: National Science Foundation (2017 - 2022)

  2. Attribute Based Access Control for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service

  3. Fine-Grained, Dynamic Virtual Resource Separation in Cloud Platforms for Assured Delivery of Cloud Based Services

    • Principal Investigator: Ram Krishnan

    • Co-Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu

    • Sponsor: U.S Dept of Defense ARL (2015 - 2018)

  4. Supply Chain Security and Quality Control in Business and Social Context

    • Principal Investigator: Wei-Ming Lin

    • Co-Principal Investigators: Ravi Sandhu, Kefeng Xu, Yao Zhao

    • Sponsor: National Science Foundation (2015 - 2018)

  5. Privacy-Enhanced Secure Data Provenance

    • Lead Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu

    • Principal Investigator: Elisa Bertino, Murat Kantarcioglu

    • Sponsor: National Science Foundation (2011 - 2017)