Prof. Sandeep Kumar Shukla

Prof. Sandeep Kumar Shukla

Department of CSE, IIT Kanpur

Prof. Sandeep Kumar Shukla is a professor (HAG) of Computer Science and Engineering department of IIT Kanpur (IITK). He headed the department between 2017 and 2020, and was the Poonam & Prabhu Goel Chair Professor between 2016-2019, along with being a joint director of the National Interdisciplinary Centre for Cyber Security & Cyber Defense of Critical Infrastructures (C3i Centre) at IIT Kanpur. He is also a joint director of the National Blockchain Project funded by the PMO. He is a program director of the C3i Hub, a Technology Innovation Hub on Cyber Security created by the DST, Government of India.

Prof. Shukla completed his Bachelors in Computer Science & Engineering at Jadavpur University, Kolkata and his Masters and PhD degrees from the State University of New York, Albany. He has worked at GTE Labs as a principal member of Technical Staff, as Senior Staff Design Engineer at the Intel Corporation, as research faculty at the University of California, Irvine and as professor of Computer Engineer at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg USA.

Prof. Shukla received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers from President George W. Bush, the Wilhelm Friedrich Bessel Award from the Humboldt Foundation, a distinguished alumnus award, technology from the State University, New York and the Ramanujan Fellowship from SERB, India. He was AFOSR Summer Faculty awardee, and ONR Summer faculty awardee several times, a fellow of IEEE and ACM distinguished Scientist and Speaker.

Prof. Shukla served in the RBI Ad Hoc committees on the cyber security of card-based payment, and mobile payment and serves in the High-Powered committee on Cyber Security of SEBI, the standing committee as well as High-Powered Committee on Cyber Security of the Ministry of Power. He has been serving on cyber security committee of the Central Power Authority (CEA) and the CII Committee on Cyber Security.

His major research areas are cyber security, cyber-resilient system design, risk assessment, and critical infrastructure security. and Blockchain Technology. Prof. Shukla published over 300 peer-reviewed conference papers, journal articles, book chapters, 10 books, and worked as editor for several noted Journals and Technical publications.