Shivakant Mishra is a professor and associate chair in the
Department of Computer Science at The University of Colorado, Boulder. He
is the site co-director of the NSF IUCRC (Industry
University Cooperative Research Center) on Pervasive Personalized
Intelligence. He co-founded The Colorado Research
Center for Democracy and Technology as well as The CU CyberSafety
Research Center at CU-Boulder. He serves as a member of
Honor Code Advisory Board and The Boulder Faculty Assembly. He
was the General Chair of The 47th Annual
IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN
2017) and The First and Second International Workshop on Computational
Methods for CyberSafety (CyberSafety
2016. And CyberSafety 2017) which he co-founded.
He has also served as the Program Committee Chair/Co-Chair of CyberSafety 2020, CyberSafety
2018 and MobiCASE 2014.
He enjoys doing research
in Distributed Computing and Networking as well as in Social Computing. His
current research includes developing system-level support for edge
computing, building socio-technical systems to empower environmental
justice communities, strengthening democracy through technology,
investigating cybersafety issues in social
networks, and multi-player online game analytics. In the past, he has
conducted extensive research in the areas of mobile group recommendations, cyberbullying
in social networks, misbehavior detection in online video chat systems,
secure and intrusion-tolerant sensor networks, delay-tolerant networking,
and group communication systems,
He teaches systems
courses both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. These include
Computer Systems and Operating Systems at the undergraduate level and
Distributed Systems, Computer Networks and Advanced Operating Systems at
the graduate level. In addition, he has taught several special topics
courses including Strengthening Democracy through Technology, Sustainable
Computing and Dependable Distributed Systems.
Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA.
M.S. Computer Science, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL,
B.Tech. Computer Science & Engineering, IIT Bombay, India.
titled Analyzing Twitter Users' Behavior Before and After Contact
by the Russia's Internet Research Agency has been accepted for
publication in The ACM Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous
Technologies (IMWUT) and will be presented in CSCW 2021.
Good news: NSF has just funded our research
project titled Empowering Environmental Justice Communities with Smart
and Connected Technology: Air and Noise Pollution, Wellbeing, and Social
Relations in Times of Disruption under Smart & Connected
Communities program within the CNS division.
Our NSF Industry-University
Cooperative Research Center (IUCRC) on Pervasive Personalized Intelligence
has been officially launched. See the center details at https://www.ppicenter.org/.
If you are working in industry on areas related to AI/ML/system
support/security-privacy for IoT systems, we would love to talk to you and
hold a discovery session with you. Please contact us by email.
multiple opening for Ph.D. students in my research group. If you are
interested in research areas related to systems and networking, IoT or social
computing, please check out my current research and contact me.
See press releases and interviews of our article titled Analyzing
Twitter Users Behavior Before and After Contact by the Internet Research
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