I am an assistant professor in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at Fordham University, and am also affiliated with the Fordham Center for Cybersecurity. I am a Fordham-NYU and Fordham-IBM fellow. I received my PhD in Electrical Engineering from New York University (NYU), Tandon School of Engineering in 2020.
Contact: LL610A, 113 W 60th St, New York, NY 10023
[PhD Openings] I am actively looking for self-motivated PhD students in research projects on cyber-physical systems security and resilience, AI, quantum AI and its security. If you are interested, please send me an email with your CV, transcript, language test (if applicable), and a brief description of past research/project experiences.
[Research Opportunity] For masters and undergraduate students interested in gaining research experience in the areas of AI, robotics, smart cities and cybersecurity, feel free to contact me with your CV and a brief description of past research/project experiences (if any).
- Cyber-Physical Systems
- Security and Resilience
- Game and Decision Theory
- Learning and Optimization
- Artificial Intelligence
- Quantum AI and Quantum System Security
- Smart Energy Systems
- Equitable Smart Cities
- Aug. 2023: [Grant] Our proposal is funded by NSF. This NSF grant will support our effort on research and education on system-level quantum computing cybersecurity.
- July 2023: Jason presented his work on security investment over networks with bounded rational agents at SIAM CT.
- April 2023: Received Distinguished Research Award for junior faculty from Fordham University Research Council.
- March 2023: Received a Fordham-IBM research fellowship. This grant will support the collaborative project with IBM researcher on dynamic adversarial AI.
- Feb. 2023: Two works, security of dynamic learning and energy system equitable resilience, are presented at CISS 2023.
- Jan. 2023: Our paper “QoS Based Contract Design for Profit Maximization in IoT-Enabled Data Markets” will appear in IEEE Internet of Things Journal.
- Dec. 2022: Jason presented the paper “Differentially Private ADMM-Based Distributed Discrete Optimal Transport for Resource Allocation” at GLOBECOM.
- May 2022: Navpreet presented her work on Collaborative Learning for Optimal Transport at INFOCOM.
- March 2022: Received a Faculty Research Grant from the Fordham Office of Research. The grant will support the research on promoting Energy Justice using AI.
- Jan. 2022: Navpreet and Jason have a paper, “VaxEquity: A Data-Driven Risk Assessment and Optimization Framework for Equitable Vaccine Distribution”, accepted at CISS 2022.
- Jan. 2022: [Grant] Proposal is funded by NSF. This NSF grant will support the research on enhancing cyber-physical energy systems security and resilience under strategic IoT-based cyberattacks. Link
- Dec. 2021: Received a Fordham-NYU research fellowship from the Fordham Office of Research. This award will support the development of thrustworthy multi-agent autonomous systems.
- July 2021: Our paper “A Dynamic Game Approach to Designing Secure Interdependent IoT-Enabled Infrastructure Network” will be published in IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering (TNSE).
- June 2021: Jason has a paper “Resilient and Distributed Discrete Optimal Transport with Deceptive Adversary: A Game-Theoretic Approach” accepted to be published in IEEE Control Systems Letters.
- June 2021: Our paper “Dynamic Contract Design for Systemic Cyber Risk Management of Interdependent Enterprise Networks” has been published in Springer Dynamic Games and Applications (DGAA).
- May 2021: Received the Alexander Hessel Award for the Best Ph.D. Dissertation in Electrical Engineering from NYU. Dissertation title: Trustworthy Cyber-Physical Networks by Design: Toward a System Scientific Foundation for Security and Resilience in a Connected World.
- April 2021: Our paper “Optimal Curing Strategy for Competing Epidemics Spreading over Complex Networks” will be published in IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Networks (TSIPN).
- April 2021: Our paper “Distributed Stabilization of Two Interdependent Markov Jump Linear Systems with Partial Information” has been published in IEEE Control Systems Letters (Volume: 5, Issue: 2, 2021).
- March 2021: Jason presented our paper “Fair and Distributed Dynamic Optimal Transport for Resource Allocation over Networks” at CISS 2021.
- March 2021: Received a Faculty Research Grant from the Fordham Office of Research for research on equitable, secure and resilient resource allocation over complex networks.
- Serving as the Web Chair of The 10th International Conference on Network Games, Control and Optimization (NETGCOOP), which will be in Corsica, France on September 22 – 24, 2021.
- Sep. 2020: Joined the CIS Department at Fordham University as a tenure-track assistant professor.