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     Nirnay Ghosh

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur - Computer Science and Engineering
Supervisor(s)  Prof. Soumya Kanti Ghosh
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2010 :: Completed in 2016
AddressRoom CS-305, Department of Computer Science, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO 65401, USA.
Phone+15732016484
Emailnirnay.ghosh@gmail.com
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Sc.IIT KharagpurInformation Technology2010
B.Tech.West Bengal University of TechologyComputer Science and Engineering2006
12West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary EducationScience2002
10West Begal Board of Secondary EducationGeneral2000

Research Areas
  • Reliability assessment of participatory sensing systems
  • Smart grid security
  • Modeling trust and reputation system for cloud provider selection
  • Securing networks by modeling correlated attacks using attack graphs
  • Securing multi-domain collaboration in cloud environment through access conflict mediation

Skills
  • R-tool
  • C, Java/NetBeans, Matlab, Protege, Octave, MySQL, XML

Awards
  • Received best paper award in IEEE ADCOM 2012
  • Received Institute (IIT Kharagpur) Overseas Travel Grant to attend and present paper at IEEE CAC 2014, London, 8-12 September, 2014.

Experience
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, MST, US (April 2016 - Till date)
  • TCS Research Fellow (February 2012 - July 2015)
  • Research Consultant, SRIC, IIT Kharagpur (June 2010 - January 2012)
  • Summer Internship at IBM India Storage Lab, Pune, India (May 2011 - July 2011)
  • Junior Project Officer, SRIC, IIT Kharagpur (July 2008 - May 2010)
  • PGDIT Programme Facilitator, IIT Kharagpur Bhubaneswar/Kharagpur Center (July 2006 - June 2008)

Teaching Experience
  • Cloud Computing(L) at School of Information Technology, IIT Kharagpur Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015 (3 terms)
  • Computing Systems Lab(P) at School of Information Technology, IIT Kharagpur Autumn 2014-15 (1 terms)
  • Communication Systems and Networking(L) at School of Information Technology, IIT Kharagpur Autumn 2011-12, Autumn 2012-13 (2 terms)
  • Internet and Web-based Technology(L) at School of Information Technology, IIT Kharagpur Spring 2011 (1 terms)
  • Data Warehousing and Data Mining(T) at School of Information Technology, IIT Kharagpur Autumn 2009-10, Autumn 2010-11 (2 terms)
  • Information and System Design(T) at School of Information Technology, IIT Kharagpur Autumn 2008-09 (1 terms)
  • Information Security(P) at IIT Kharagpur Short-term Course- October 2010 (1 terms)
  • Network Security - Theoretical and Practical Perspective(L) at IIT Kharagpur Short-term Course - August 2010 (1 terms)
  • Advanced Networking and Security(P) at IIT Kharagpur Short-term Couse - May 2009, April 2010 (2 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Received TCS PhD Fellowship for the duration August 2011 to July 2014

Papers Published in Journals
  • SelCSP - A Framework to Facilitate Selection of Cloud Service Providers by Nirnay Ghosh, Soumya K Ghosh, Sajal K Das IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing 3(1), 66-79 (2015)
  • Securing Loosely-coupled Collaboration in Cloud Environment through Dynamic Detection and Removal of Access Conflicts by Nirnay Ghosh, Debangshu Chatterjee, Soumya K Ghosh, and Sajal K Das IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing (TCC) doi - 10.1109/TCC.2014.2361527 (2014)
  • Data and Application Security in Cloud by Rajesh P. Barnwal, Nirnay Ghosh, and Soumya K. Ghosh Bio-inspiring Cyber Security and Cloud Services - Trends and Innovations, Intelligent Systems Reference Library 70, 479-495 (2014)
  • A Planner-based Approach to Generate and Analyze Minimal Attack Graph by Nirnay Ghosh and Soumya K. Ghosh Applied Intelligence (Springer) 36, 369-390 (2012)
  • An Intelligent Approach for Security Management of an Enterprise Network Using Planner by Nirnay Ghosh and S. K. Ghosh Intelligent Autonomous Systems - Foundations and Applications 275, 187-214 (2010)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Enhancing Reliability of Vehicular Participatory Sensing Network - A Bayesian Approach by Rajesh P Barnwal, Nirnay Ghosh, Soumya K Ghosh, Sajal K Das IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing (SMARTCOMP 2016) 10.1109/SMARTCOMP.2016.7501689, 1-8 (2016)
  • A Probabilistic Approach for Filtering out Spam Reports in a Vehicular Participatory Sensing System by Nirnay Ghosh, Rajesh P Barnwal, Soumya K Ghosh, Sajal K Das 8th International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks (COMSNETS), 5-10 January, Bangalore, India. 1-2 (2016)
  • A Statistical Approach to Detect Anomalous User Requests in SaaS Cloud-centric Collaborations by Anant Pushkar, Nirnay Ghosh, Soumya K Ghosh Eleventh International Conference on Information Systems Security (ICISS 2015) LNCS-9478 (2015)
  • NetSecuritas - An Integrated Attack Graph-based Security Assessment Tool for Enterprise Networks by Nirnay Ghosh, Ishan Chokshi, Mithun Sarkar, Soumya K Ghosh, Anil K Kaushik, and Sajal K Das 16th ACM SIGCOMM International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN) (Accepted) (2015)
  • An Efficient Heuristic-based Role Mapping Framework for Secure and Fair Collaboration in SaaS Cloud by Nirnay Ghosh, Debangshu Chatterjee, and Soumya K Ghosh In Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Cloud and Autonomic Computing (ICCAC) 227-236 (2014)
  • Verifying Conformance of Security Implementation with Organizational Access Policies in Community Cloud - A Formal Approach by Nirnay Ghosh, Triparna Mondal, Debangshu Chatterjee, and Soumya K Ghosh In Proceedings of the 11th ICETE International Conference on Security and Cryptography (SECRYPT 2014) 329-336 (2014)
  • Efficient Generation of Exploit Dependency Graph by Customized Attack Modelling Technique by Ishan Chokshi, Nirnay Ghosh, and Soumya K Ghosh IEEE 18th Annual International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communications (ADCOM) 39-45 (2012)
  • Analysis of Attack Graph-based Metrics for Quantification of Network Security by Arkadeep Kundu, Nirnay Ghosh, Ishan Chokshi, and Soumya K Ghosh 2012 Annual IEEE India Conference (INDICON) 530-535 (2012)
  • An Approach to Identify and Monitor SLA Parameters for Storage-as-a-Service Cloud Delivery Model by Nirnay Ghosh and Soumya K Ghosh IEEE Globecom Workshops (GC Wkshps) 724-729 (2012)
  • An ACO based Approach for Detection of an Optimal Attack Path in a Dynamic Environment by Nirnay Ghosh, Saurav Nanda and S. K. Ghosh ACM SIGCOMM International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN) LNCS 5935, 509-520 (2010)
  • An Approach for Security Assessment of Network Configurations using Attack Graph by Nirnay Ghosh and S. K. Ghosh First International Conference on Networks and Communications (NetCoM), IEEE Computer Society 283-288 (2009)
  • An Intelligent Technique for Generating Minimal Attack Graph by Nirnay Ghosh and S. K. Ghosh International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS), First Workshop on Intelligent Security (Security and Artificial Intelligence, SecArt 2009) 42-51 (2009)
  • A Quantitative Approach towards Detection of an Optimal Attack Path in a Wireless Network using Modified PSO Technique by N. Ghosh, S. Nanda, and S. K. Ghosh IEEE International Conference on COMmunication Systems and NETworkS (COMSNETS) 395-404 (2009)

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