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

Publications

  • M. Khan, A. Palomino, J. Brugman, J. Giraldo, Sneha K. Kasera, and M. Parvania, “Cyber-Physical Power System Resilience Testbed: Architecture and Applications,” in IEEE Computer, May 2020. Published, 05/2020.
  • R. Gouripeddi & P. Lundrigan, Sneha Kumar Kasera, S. Collingwood, M. Cummins, J.C. Facelli (2020). Exposure Health Informatics Ecosystem. (pp. 233–78). CRC Press. Published, 05/2020.
  • A. Saha, T. Denning, V. Srikumar, and Sneha K. Kasera, “Secrets in Source Code: Reducing False Positives Using Machine Learning,” in Proceedings of COMSNETS, January 2020. Published, 01/2020.
  • A. Baset, C. Becker, K. Derr, S. Ramirez, A. Bhaskara, and Sneha Kumar Kasera, “Towards Wireless Environment Cognizance by Incremental Learning,” in Proceedings of the 16th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Smart Systems (MASS), November 2019. Published, 11/2019.
  • J. Phillip Smith, A. Luong, Shamik Sarkar, Harsimran Singh, N. Patwari, Sneha Kumar Kasera, K. Derr, and S. Ramirez, “Sitara: Spectrum Measurement Goes Mobile Through Crowdsourcing,” in Proceedings of the 16th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Smart Systems (MASS), November 2019. Published, 11/2019.
  • Christopher Becker, Kurt Derr, Samuel Ramirez, Aniqua Baset, Sneha Kasera, “Plug and Play Flexible Signal Classification and Processing System,” in Proceedings of Resilience Week Symposium, November 2019. Published, 11/2019.
  • Jonathon Brugman, Mohammed Khan, Sneha Kasera, Masood Parvania, “Cloud Based Intrusion Detection and Prevention System for Industrial Control Systems Using Software Defined Networking,” in Proceedings of Resilience Week Symposium, November 2019. Published, 11/2019.
  • J. Phillip Smith, A. Luong, Shamik Sarkar, Harsimran Singh, N. Patwari, Sneha Kumar Kasera, K. Derr, and S. Ramirez, “Demo Abstract: Cost-Effective Crowdsensing: Spectrum Monitoring with Sitara,” in Proceedings of the 16th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems Workshops (MASSW), November 2019. Published, 11/2019.
  • P. Lundrigan, N. Patwari, and Sneha Kumar Kasera, “On-Off Noise Power Communication,” in Proceedings of the ACM Sigmobile 25th International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MOBICOM), October 2019. Published, 10/2019.
  • Joe Novak & Sneha Kumar Kasera and Ryan Stutsman (2019). Cloud Functions for Fast and Robust Auto-Scaling. 11th International Conference on COMmunication Systems and NETworkS (COMSNETS). Published, 01/2019.
  • Shobhi Maheshwari (2019). Scheduling Virtual WiFi Interfaces for High Bandwidth Live Video Upstreaming Using Multipath TCP. 20th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking. Published, 01/2019.
  • Aarushi Sarbhai & J. Van der Merwe and Sneha Kumar Kasera (2019). Privacy-Aware Peak Load Reduction in Smart Homes. 11th International Conference on COMmunication Systems and NETworkS (COMSNETS). Published, 01/2019.
  • Phillip Lundrigan & K. Min, N. Patwari, S. K. Kasera, K. Kelly, J. Moore, M. Meyer, S. C. Collingwood, F. Nkoy, B. Stone, and K. Sward (2018). An In-Home IoT Architecture for Epidemiological Deployments. IEEE Workshop on Practical Issues in Building Sensor Network Applications (SenseApp). Published, 10/2018.
  • Anuj Dimri & Harsimran Singh, Shamik Sarkar, Sneha Kumar Kasera, Neal Patwari, Aditya Bhaskara, Kurt Derr, and Samuel Ramirez (2018). Privacy Enabled Noise Free Data Collection in Vehicular Networks. IEEE 15th International Conference on Mobile Ad Hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS). Published, 10/2018.
  • Harsimran Singh & S. Sarkar, A. Dimri, Aditya Bhaskara, Neal Patwari, Sneha Kumar Kasera, Samuel Ramirez, and Kurt Derr (2018). Privacy Enabled Crowdsourced Transmitter Localization Using Adjusted Measurements. IEEE Symposium on Privacy-Aware Computing (IEEE PAC). Published, 09/2018.
  • Christopher Becker & A. Baset, K. Derr, S. Ramirez, and Sneha Kumar Kasera (2018). Experiences with using GNU Radio for Real-time Wireless Signal Classification. GNU Radio Conference. Published, 09/2018.
  • Jared Plumb & Sneha Kumar Kasera, and R. Stutsman (2018). Hybrid Network Clusters using Common Gameplay for Massively Multiplayer Online Games. Foundations of Digital Games. Published, 08/2018.
  • Phillip Lundrigan & N. Patwari, S. K. Kasera (2018). STRAP: Secure TRansfer of Association Protocol. International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN). Published, 07/2018.
  • Mojgan Khaledi & M. Khaledi, S. Sarkar, S.K. Kasera, N. Patwari, K. Derr, S. Ramirez (2017). Simultaneous Power-Based Localization of Transmitters for Crowdsourced Spectrum Monitoring. Proceedings of ACM Sigmobile 23rd International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MOBICOM). Published, 10/2017.
  • Shamik Sarkar (2017). Enabling WiFi in Open Access Networks. 4th ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Wireless (HotWireless’17). Published, 10/2017.
  • R. Mahindra, A. Banerjee, K. Sundresan, Sneha Kumar Kasera, K. Van der Merwe, and S. Rangarajan, “Orchestrating the Data-Plane of Virtual Core LTE Networks,” accepted to appear in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communications, and Networking (SECON), June 2017. Published, 06/2017.
  • J. Novak and Sneha K. Kasera, “Auto-tuning Active Queue Management,” in Proc. of 9th International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks (COMSNETS), January 2017. Published, 01/2017.
  • Mojgan Khaledi, M. Khaledi, S.K. Kasera, and N. Patwari, “Preserving Location Privacy in Radio Networks Using a Stackelberg Game Framework,” in Proc. of the 12th ACM International Symposium on QoS and Security in Wireless and Mobile Networks,” November 2016. Published, 11/2016.
  • Mojgan Khaledi, M. Khaledi, and S.K. Kasera, “Profitable Task Allocation in Mobile Cloud Computing,” in Proc. of the 12th ACM International Symposium on QoS and Security in Wireless and Mobile Networks,” November 2016. Published, 11/2016.
  • J. Novak, Sneha K. Kasera, and Y. Gong, “Crypto-based Methods and Fingerprints,” Digital Fingerprinting, Springer October 2016. Published, 10/2016.
  • C. Wang, R. Gerdes. Y. Gong, and Sneha K. Kasera, Editors, “Digital Fingerprinting,” Springer, October 2016. Published, 10/2016.
  • P. Lundrigan, Mojgan Khaledi, M. Kano, N.D. Subramanyam, and Sneha K. Kasera, “Mobile Live Video Upstreaming,” in Proc. of the 28th International Teletraffic Congress, September 2016. Published, 09/2016.
  • J. Kunz, C. Becker, M. Jamshidy, Sneha Kumar Kasera, R. Ricci, and K. Van der Merwe, “OpenEdge: A Dynamic and Secure Open Edge Service Network,” in Proceedings of IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS). Published, 04/2016.
  • R. Quinn, J. Kunz, A. Syed, Sneha Kumar Kasera, R. Ricci, and K. Van der Merwe, “KnowNet: Towards a Knowledge Plane for Enterprise Network Management,” in Proceedings of IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS). Published, 04/2016.
  • A. Banerjee, R. Mahindra, K. Sundresan, Sneha Kumar Kasera, K. Van der Merwe, and S. Rangarajan, “Scaling the LTE Control-Plane for Future Mobile Access,” in Proceedings of ACM CoNEXT, December 2015. Published, 12/2015.
  • Sneha Kumar Kasera, J. Phillips, and N. Patwari, “Detecting and Localizing Spectrum Offenders Using Crowdsourcing,” IEEE DySPAN Workshop on Foundations in Spectrum Management Research, September 2015. Published, 09/2015.
  • A. Banerjee, B. Nguyen, V. Gopalakrishnan, Sneha Kumar Kasera, S. Lee, and K. Van der Merwe, “Efficient, Adaptive, Scalable Device Activation for M2M Communications,” in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communications, and Networking (SECON), June 2015. Published, 06/2015.
  • S. N. Premnath, J. Croft, N. Patwari, and Sneha K. Kasera, "Efficient High Rate Secret Key Extraction in Wireless Sensor Networks Using Collaboration," in ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, vol. 11, no. 1, pages 2:1 - 2:32. Published, 11/2014.
  • M. Probst, J.C. Park, and Sneha Kumar Kasera, "Exploiting Altruism in Social Networks for Friend-to-Friend Malware Detection," in Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS). Published, 10/2014.
  • B. Nguyen, A. Banerjee, V. Gopalakrishna, S.J. Lee, Sneha Kumar Kasera, A. Shaikh, and J. Van der Merwe, “Towards Understanding TCP Performance on LTE/EPC Mobile Networks,” in 4th ACM Sigcomm Workshop on All Things Cellular: Operations, Applications, and Challenges. Published, 08/2014.
  • N. Patwari, J. Wilson, S. Ananthanarayana, Sneha K. Kasera, D. Westenskow, "Monitoring Breathing via Signal Strength in Wireless Networks,” in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 13, no. 8, pages 1774-1786. Published, 08/2014.
  • S. N. Premnath, P. Lakshmane Gowda, Sneha Kumar Kasera, N. Patwari, and R. Ricci, “Secret Key Extraction Using Bluetooth Wireless Signal Strength Measurements,” in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communications, and Networking (SECON). Published, 06/2014.
  • M. Khaledi, Sneha Kumar Kasera, N. Patwari, M. Bocca, “Energy Efficient Radio Tomographic Imaging,” in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communications, and Networking (SECON). Published, 06/2014.
  • A. Banerjee, D. Maas, M. Bocca, N. Patwari, and Sneha Kumar Kasera, “Violating Privacy Through Walls by Passive Monitoring of Radio Windows,” in Proceedings of 7th ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (WiSec). Published, 06/2014.
  • S.N. Premnath, D. Wasden, Sneha K. Kasera, N. Patwari, B. Farhang-Boroujeny, “Beyond OFDM: Best Effort Dynamic Spectrum Access Using Filterbank Multicarrier,” in IEEE Transactions on Networking, vol. 21, no. 3, June 2013. Published, 06/2013.
  • J. Novak, S. Kasera, N. Patwari, “Preventing Wireless Network Configuration Errors in Patient Monitoring Using Device Fingerprints,” in the 4th IEEE International Workshop on Data Security and Privacy in Wireless Networks. Published, 06/2013.
  • S. N. Premnath, S. Jana, J. Croft, P. Lakshmane Gowda, M. Clark, Sneha K. Kasera, N. Patwari, S. V. Krishnamurthy, “Secret Key Extraction from Wireless Signal Strength in Real Environments,” IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 12, no. 5, May 2013. Published, 05/2013.
  • M. Bocca, S. Gupta, O. Kaltiokallio, B. Mager, Q. Tate, S.K. Kasera, N. Patwari, S. Venkatasubramanian, RF-based device-free localization and tracking for ambient assisted living", Evaluating AAL Systems through Competitive Benchmarking (EvAAL) Workshop, September 24, 2012, Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Published, 09/24/2012.
  • A. Banerjee, M. Maheshwari, N. Patwari, and Sneha K. Kasera, “Detecting Receiver Attacks in VRTI-based Device Free Localization,” in the 3rd IEEE International Workshop on Data Security and Privacy in Wireless Networks, June 2012. Published, 06/25/2012.
  • D. Maas, M. H. Firooz, J. Zhang, N. Patwari, Sneha K. Kasera, “Channel Sounding for the Masses: Low Complexity GNU 802.11b Channel Impulse Response Estimation,” in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 11, no. 1, pages 1-8, January 2012. Published, 01/2012.
  • S. Premnath, S. K. Kasera, N. Patwari, and B. Farhang-Boroujeny, “Beyond OFDM: Best-Effort Dynamic Spectrum Access Using Filterbank Multicarrier,” in Proceedings of COMSNETS, January 2012. Published, 01/2012.
  • D. Maas, N. Patwari, S. K. Kasera, D. Wasden, and M. Jensen, “Experimental Performance Evaluation of Location Distinction for MIMO Links,” in Proceedings of COMSNETS, January 2012. Published, 01/2012.
  • M. Seth, S. K. Kasera, and R. Ricci, “Emergency Service in WiFi Networks Without Access Point Association,” in Proceedings of the First International Conference on Wireless Technologies for Humanitarian Relief, December 2011. Published, 12/2011.
  • S. Premnath, S. K. Kasera, N. Patwari, and B. Farhang-Boroujeny, “Efficient Dynamic Spectrum Access in Vehicular Networks using Filterbank Multicarrier,” in Proceedings of the First International Conference on Wireless Technologies for Humanitarian Relief, December 2011. Published, 12/2011.
  • M. Maheshwari, S. Ananthanarayanan, A. Banerjee, N. Patwari, and Sneha K. Kasera, “Detecting Malicious Nodes in RSS-based Localization,” in the 2nd IEEE International Workshop on Data Security and Privacy in Wireless Networks, June 2011. Published, 06/2011.
  • Junxing Zhang, S. K. Kasera, N. Patwari, and P. Rai, “Distinguishing Locations Across Perimeters Using Wireless Link Measurements,” in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, April 2011. Published, 04/2011.
  • N. Patwari and Sneha K. Kasera, “Temporal Link Signature Measurements for Location Distinction,” in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 10, no. 3, pages 449-462, March 2011. Published, 03/2011.
  • M. Probst, J.C. Park, R. Abraham, Sneha K. Kasera, “SocialSwarm: Exploiting Distance in Social Networks for Collaborative Flash File Distribution,” in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP). Published, 10/2010.
  • E. Gelal, K. Pelechrinis, I. Broustis, S. Krishnamurthy, S. Mohammed, A. Chokalingam, and Sneha K. Kasera, “On the Impact of MIMO Diversity on Higher Layer Performance,” submitted to the 30th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems. Published, 06/2010.
  • J. Croft, N. Patwari, and Sneha K. Kasera, “Robust Uncorrelated Bit Extraction Methodologies for Wireless Sensors,” in the Proceedings of 9th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks. Published, 04/2010.
  • J. Zhang, Sneha K. Kasera, and N. Patwari, “Mobility Assisted Secret Key Generation Using Wireless Link Signatures,” accepted in IEEE 29th Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM) Mini-conference. Published, 03/2010.
  • S. Jana and Sneha K. Kasera, “On Fast and Accurate Detection of Unauthorized Access Points Using Clock Skews,” in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 9, no. 3, pages 449-462. Published, 03/2010.
  • N. Patwari, J. Croft, S. Jana, and Sneha K. Kasera, “High-Rate Uncorrelated Bit Extraction for Shared Secret Key Generation from Channel Measurements,” in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 9, no. 1, pages 17-30. Published, 01/2010.
  • J.C. Park, Sneha K. Kasera, and N. Patwari, “Cross Layer Multirate Adaptation Using Physical Capture,” in Proceedings of IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM). Published, 12/02/2009.
  • S. Jana, S. Premnath, M. Clark, Sneha. K. Kasera, N. Patwari, and S. Krishnamurthy, “On the Effectiveness of Secret Key Extraction Using Wireless Signal Strength in Real Environments,” in Proceedings of ACM Sigmobile 15th International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MOBICOM), September 2009. Published, 09/21/2009.
  • D. Maas, N. Patwari, J. Zhang, Sneha K. Kasera, and M. Jensen, “Location Distinction in a MIMO Channel,” in Virginia Tech Symposium on Wireless Personal Communications. Published, 2009.
  • J.C. Park and Sneha K. Kasera, “Reduced Packet Probing Multi-rate Adaptation for Multi-hop Ad Hoc Wireless Networks,” in the Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM). Published, 2009.

Research Keywords

  • Network Security
  • Mobile and Wireless Networks
  • Computer Networks

Presentations

  • ML-Enhanced Spectrum Security, in Army Research Office Workshop on Proactive and Autonomous Defenses in Wireless Networks, December 2019. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/2019.
  • POWDER Platform - short presentation at the Resilience Week Symposium, November 2019. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/2019.
  • POWDER Platform - Invited Poster/Demo at ACM MobiCom Conference, October 2019. Other, Presented, 10/2019.
  • Measurements and Applications of Unique Device Characteristics and Spatio-temporal Wireless Channel Variations, in the ARO/ONR MURI Grantees Meeting. Other, Presented, 10/23/2012.
  • Sneha K. Kasera, “Topics in Network Security,” at Infosys Labs, December 2011. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/22/2011.
  • Sneha K. Kasera, “Wireless Network Security,” tutorial in the First International Conference on Wireless Technologies for Humanitarian Relief, December 2011. Other, Presented, 12/19/2011.
  • Sneha K. Kasera, "Securing Wireless Networks Using Unique Device and Link Characteristics,” in the First International Conference on Wireless Technologies for Humanitarian Relief, December 2011. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/01/2011.
  • Sneha K. Kasera, “Securing Wireless Networks Using Unique Device and Link Characteristics,” in USA Korea Conference, August 2011. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/11/2011.
  • Sneha K. Kasera, “Advances in Wireless Network Security Using Unique Device and Link Characteristics,” in ARL/ONR MURI Review meeting, August 2010. Other, Presented, 08/2010.
  • Sneha K. Kasera, “Robust Networks Overload Control During Disasters,” in IEEE Workshop on Telecommunications Infrastructure Protection and Security (TIPS), held with IEEE Globecom Conference. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 12/04/2009.
  • Sneha K. Kasera, “Enhancing Wireless Network Security Using Unique Device and Link Characteristics,” in ARL/ONR MURI meeting (attended by faculty from University of Maryland, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne, University of California at Davis, University of California at Irvine, University of California at Riverside, Pennsylvania State University, University of Pittsburgh, and Brigham Young University). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 2009.
  • S. Jana and Sneha K. Kasera, “On Fast and Accurate Detection of Unauthorized Access Points Using Clock Skews,” accepted to appear in ACM Sigmobile 14th International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MOBICOM), September 2008. Acceptance rate ~ 12%. Conference Paper, Other, 2008.
  • J. Zhang, M.H. Firooz, N. Patwari, and Sneha K. Kasera, “Advancing Link Signatures for Location Distinction,” accepted to appear in ACM Sigmobile 14th International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MOBICOM), September 2008. Acceptance rate ~ 12%. Conference Paper, Other, 2008.
  • S. Pichumani and Sneha K. Kasera, “On Implementing Security at the Transport Layer,” In the Third International Conference on Communication System Software and Middleware (COMSWARE), January 2008. Conference Paper, Other, 2008.
  • J.C. Park and Sneha K. Kasera, “Reduced Packet Probing Multirate Adaptation For Multihop Ad Hoc Wireless Networks,” submitted to IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks, December 2008. Conference Paper, Submitted, 2008.
  • Sneha K. Kasera, “Enhancing Wireless Network Security Using Unique Device and Link Characteristics,” in ARL/ONR MURI meeting (attended by faculty from University of Maryland, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne, University of California at Davis, University of California at Irvine, University of California at Riverside, Pennsylvania State University, University of Pittsburgh, and Brigham Young University), September 2008. Invited Talk/Keynote, Other, 2008.

Research Groups

  • Ayaz Mahmud, Graduate Student. 10/2018 - present. Awards/Scholarships/Stipends: RA.
  • Aarushi Sarbhai, Graduate Student. School of Computing. 08/2018 - present. Awards/Scholarships/Stipends: RA.
  • Pavithra Chidambaram, Graduate Student. School of Computing. 08/2017 - 05/2019. Awards/Scholarships/Stipends: TA, RA (after first semester).
  • J. Philip Smith, Graduate Student. School of Computing. 08/2017 - present.
  • Anuj Dimri, Graduate Student. School of Computing. 08/2017 - 05/2018. Awards/Scholarships/Stipends: RA.
  • Aakanksha Saha, Graduate Student. School of Computing. 08/2017 - 08/2019. Awards/Scholarships/Stipends: TA, RA in final two semesters.
  • Harsimran Singh, Graduate Student. School of Computing. 01/2017 - 05/2018. Awards/Scholarships/Stipends: RA.
  • Shobhi Maheshwari, Graduate Student. School of Computing. 01/2017 - 07/2018. Awards/Scholarships/Stipends: RA.
  • Shamik Sarkar, Graduate Student. School of Computing. 07/2016 - present.
  • Aniqua Baset, Graduate Student. School of Computing. 05/2016 - present.
  • Naveen, D.S., Graduate Student. 08/2013 - 05/2014. Awards/Scholarships/Stipends: Teaching Assistant.
  • Christopher Becker, Graduate Student. School of Computing. 07/2013 - present. Awards/Scholarships/Stipends: Research Assistant.
  • Chaitanya Achan, Graduate Student. 01/2013 - 08/2016. Awards/Scholarships/Stipends: Self-funded.
  • Mojgan Khaledi, Graduate Student. School of Computing. 08/2012 - 08/2017. Awards/Scholarships/Stipends: Research Assistant.
  • Phil Lundrigan, Graduate Student. School of Computing. 08/2012 - 09/2018. Awards/Scholarships/Stipends: RA.
  • Prarthana Lakshmane Gowda, Graduate Student. 08/2010 - 07/2012. Awards/Scholarships/Stipends: Research Assistant.
  • Robert Ricci, Graduate Student. 09/2008 - 05/2010.
  • Suman Jana, Graduate Student. 08/2007 - 05/2009. Awards/Scholarships/Stipends: Research Assistant.
  • Siddharth Ramesh, Graduate Student. 08/2004 - 09/2006. Awards/Scholarships/Stipends: Research Assistant.
  • Jun Cheol Park, Graduate Student. 01/2004 - 10/2008. Awards/Scholarships/Stipends: Research Assistant.
  • Swaminathan Pichumani, Graduate Student. 08/2003 - 08/2005.

Languages

  • English, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Canada
  • China
  • Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Singapore