SNEHA Kumar KASERA portrait
  • Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College Of Engineering
  • Adjunct Professor, Elect & Computer Engineering
  • Professor, School Of Computing

Professional Service

  • National Science Foundation. Review Panel. 03/2021 - 03/2021
  • IEEE, WoWMoM Conference. Technical Program Committee Member. 01/2021 - 03/2021
  • National Science Foundation. Review Panel. 04/2020 - 05/2020
  • ACM SIGSAC. WiSec Conference, Technical Program Committee Member. 01/2020 - 04/2020
  • National Science Foundation. Review Panel. 01/2020 - 02/2020
  • IEEE. Technical Program Committee Member, Conference of Communications and Network Security (CNS), 2020. 12/2019 - 04/2020
  • ACM/IEEE. Technical Program Committee Member, International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN), 2020. 10/2019 - 02/2020
  • IEEE. Program Co-Chair – IEEE 21st International Symposium on A World of Wireless, Mobile, and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM), Cork, Ireland, June 2020. 08/2019 - 06/2020
  • IEEE Conference of Communications and Network Security (CNS). Area Technical Program Committee Chair. 01/2019 - 04/2019
  • 4. ACM Sigsac 12th Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (WiSec). Technical Program Committee Member. 01/2019 - 03/2019
  • National Science Foundation. Review Panel. 11/2018 - 11/2018
  • ACM Sigmobile. Technical Program Committee Member. International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MOBICOM). 03/2018 - 07/2018
  • ACM SIGSAC. Technical Program Committee Member. Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (WiSec). 02/2018 - 05/2018
  • ACM Sigmobile. Role: Technical Program Committee Member. International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MOBICOM). 03/2017 - 07/2017
  • ACM SIGSAC. Role: Technical Program Committee Co-Chair. 10th Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (WiSec), Boston, 2016. 09/2016 - 07/2017
  • ACM Sigmobile. Role: Technical Program Committee Member. International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MOBICOM). 03/2016 - 07/2016
  • ACM SIGSAC. Role: Technical Program Committee Member. Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (WiSec), 2016. 03/2016 - 06/2016
  • ACM SIGSAC. TPC Member - ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (WiSec), 2015. 03/2015 - 06/2015
  • ACM Sigmobile. TPC Co-chair - ACM Sigmobile 21st Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MOBICOM), Paris, France, 2015 . 09/2014 - 09/2015
  • ACM. Technical Program Committee Member, ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MOBIHOC). 01/2014 - 05/2014
  • IEEE. Technical Program Committee Area Chair, IEEE Conference on Sensor, Mesh, and Ad Hoc Communications, and Networks (SECON). 12/2013 - 06/2014
  • ACM. Technical Program Committee for Posters/Demos - ACM Sigcomm Conference. 03/2013 - 06/2013
  • ACM. Technical Program Committee Member - Sigmobile International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MOBICOM). 01/2013 - 07/2013
  • IEEE. Technical Program Committee Member - IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP). 01/2013 - 07/2013
  • ACM. Student Poster/Demo Technical Program Committee, ACM Sigcomm Conference. 04/2012 - 06/2012
  • ACM. Technical Program Committee Member - Sigmobile International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MOBICOM). 03/2012 - 07/2012
  • IEEE. Steering Committee Member - IEEE Conference on Sensor, Mesh, and Ad Hoc Communications, and Networks (SECON). 02/2012 - 02/2015
  • IEEE. Technical Program Committee Area Chair, IEEE Conference on Sensor, Mesh, and Ad Hoc Communications, and Networks (SECON). 12/2011 - 03/2012
  • IEEE. Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS). 12/2011 - 02/2012
  • IEEE. Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. 04/2011 - 03/2015
  • IEEE. TPC Chair, 19th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols . 01/2011 - 10/2011
  • IEEE. TPC Chair, 9th Annual IEEE Communications Society Conference on Sensor, Mesh and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks (SECON) . 01/2011 - 06/2011
  • ACM. Technical Program Committee Member, International Conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems (SIGMETRICS). 01/2010 - 12/2010
  • IEEE. Student Poster Co-Chair - International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP). 01/2010 - 10/2010
  • ACM. Technical Program Committee Member, Sigmobile International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MOBICOM). 01/2010 - 09/2010
  • IEEE. Technical Program Committee Member, Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM). 01/2010 - 04/2010

Honors & Awards

  • Christopher Becker, Kurt Derr, Samuel Ramirez, Sneha Kasera, Aniqua Baset, for “Wireless radio Frequency signal Identification and protocol Reverse Engineering—WiFIRE,” R&D 100 Award, December 2019. 12/2019
  • Made a Senior Member. IEEE, 05/2018
  • Commended by the Dean of College of Engineering, University of Utah, for being among the top teachers based on student evaluations for Fall 2017. College of Engineering, 04/2018
  • 2nd EvAAL Competition 2012, Spain – 1st place in tracking accuracy, 2nd place award overall. Evaluating AAL System Through Competitive Benchmarking, 09/2012
  • Student Research Poster Competition - My student Matthew Probst won the second prize. School of Computing, 02/2012
  • IEEE Computer Society 2011 Golden Core Award for leadership and service. IEEE Computer Society, 12/2011
  • In the SoC Student Research Poster Competition in 2011, my student Matthew Probst won the first prize. School of Computing, University of Utah, 03/2011
  • Commended by the Dean of College of Engineering, University of Utah, for being among the top teachers based on student evaluations for Spring 2009. College of Engineering, 2009
  • In the SoC Student Research Poster Competition in 2009, the first prize was won by my student Junxing Zhang. School of Computing, University of Utah, 2009
  • S. Premnath, Sneha K. Kasera, and N. Patwari, “Secret Key Extraction in MIMO-Like Sensor Networks Using Wireless Signal Strength,” Poster paper, in the 15th ACM Sigmobile International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MOBICOM), September 2009. Won the third prize in the Student Research Competition, also selected as a finalist for ACM-wide Student Research Competition to be held in April 2010. ACM, 2009
  • In the SoC Student Research Poster Competition in 2008, three out of five prizes were won by my students. The first prize was won by my student Jun Cheol Park. School of Computing, 03/07/2008

Internal Service

  • University of Utah Presidential Search Committee. Member, 02/2021 - 07/2021. University service.
  • Cybersecurity Hiring Committee. Chair, 01/2021 - 05/2021. Department service.
  • Course Fee Audit. Lead (with H. James De St. Germain), 08/2020 - 10/2020. College service.
  • Committee Member, Ad hoc Academic Policy Advisory Committee, Graduate School. 06/2020 - present. University service.
  • Committee Member, Computing Building Committee. 01/2020 - present. University service.
  • Committee Member, Utah Informatics Initiative. 10/2019 - present. University service.
  • Chair, SoC Director Hiring Committee. 09/2019 - 04/2020. Department service.
  • Faculty Hiring Committee Co-Chair. 10/2018 - 04/2019. Department service.
  • Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. 08/2018 - present. College service.
  • Teaching Faculty Hiring Committee. Member, 12/2017 - 04/2018. Department service.
  • Security Hiring Committee. Chair, 12/2017 - 04/2018. Department service.
  • Security Hiring Committee Chair. 12/2016 - 05/2017. Department service.
  • School of Computing Executive Committee. Member, 09/2016 - 08/2018. Department service.
  • Founding Director of the Master of Software Development Program. 01/2016 - 06/2019. Department service.
  • "Gemstone" Faculty Search Committee. 12/2015 - 06/2016. Department service.
  • Teaching Faculty Hiring Committee. 12/2015 - 05/2016. Department service.
  • "Gemstone" Faculty Search Committee. 12/2014 - 04/2015. Department service.
  • Director of Networked Systems Track. 08/2014 - 08/2015. Department service.
  • Director of Graduate Studies. 04/2014 - 12/2015. Department service.
  • School of Computing Executive Committee. 01/2014 - 12/2015. Department service.
  • Computer Security Faculty Search Subcommittee. Chair, 12/2013 - 04/2014. Department service.
  • Director of Networked System Track in Computing. Director, 08/2013 - 08/2014. Department service.
  • Computer Security Faculty Search Subcommittee. 12/2012 - 04/2013. Department service.
  • Director of Graduate Admissions. 08/2012 - 07/2013. Department service.
  • Co-Director of Graduate Admissions. 11/2011 - 07/2012. Department service.
  • Member of Computing Facilities Committee, School of Computing. 01/2010 - 06/2010. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • Discussing potential collaboration opportunities in Telemedicine delivery with Prof. Krishna Sundar of the Sleep Wake Center at the University of Utah. 03/2013 - 08/2015

Outreach

  • Co-organized a High School Summer Camp. 06/2011 - 06/2011
  • Judge, Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair. 03/2011 - 03/2011
  • Co-organized a two-day Summer Camp for high school students. 06/2010 - 06/2010

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