Dr  Ponnurangam Kumaraguru Digital Library

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Ponnurangam Kumaraguru

Bio:

Ponnurangam Kumaraguru ("PK") Associate Professor, is currently the Hemant Bharat Ram Faculty Research Fellow at the Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Delhi, India. PK is the Founding Head of Cybersecurity Education and Research Centre (CERC). PK is one of ACM Distinguished Speaker and ACM India Eminent Speaker. He received his Ph.D. from the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). His research interests include e-Crime, Online Social Media, Privacy, and Usable Security, in particular, these days he has been dabbling with complex networked systems (e.g. social web systems like Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, etc.). He is also very passionate about issues related to Human Computer Interaction. As Principal Investigator, PK is currently managing research projects of about 2 Crores INR. PK has received research funds from Government of India, National Science Foundation (NSF), USA, industry bodies in India, and International Development Research Centre. PK is part of multiple government initiatives / projects in the space of Cybersecurity. Technology that PK and his students have developed at IIIT Delhi is currently being used by 35+ different State and Central Government agencies in India. PK also has strong collaborations with industry, e.g. EMC / RSA, Adobe, etc. He has been funded by these organizations for conducting research. He is serving as a PC member in prestigious conferences like WWW, AsiaCCS and he is also serving as a reviewer for International Journal of Information Security and ACM's Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT). PK’s Ph.D. thesis work on anti-phishing research at Carnegie Mellon University has contributed in creating an award winning start-up Wombat Security Technologies wombatsecurity.com. PK founded and manages Precog, precog.iiitd.edu.in a research group at IIIT-Delhi. PK can be reached at pk@iiitd.ac.in, Facebook/Ponnurangam.kumaraguru, Twitter/ponguru 

ACM Involvement: PK has been ACM member from 2005. PK is actively involved in the ACM India activities. He was the Technical Program Committee the Chair for the ACM India Annual event 2016. 

 

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