• January 2019: Two Blockchain papers got awarded as “Top 50 Influential Papers in Blockchain” at BlockchainConnect Conference, San Francisco
  • January 2019: Invited to serve TPC member for IJCAI, 2019


  • Novermber 2018: Invited to serve as TPC member for Cybersecurity Engineering track SpringSim, 2019
  • October 2018: A journal paper titled “A Reliable Data Provenance and Privacy Preservation Architecture for Business-Driven Cyber-Physical Systems Using Blockchain” is accepted by Intl. Journal of Information Security and Privacy (IJISP)
  • August 2018: A conference paper titled “Blockchain Empowered Secure Internet-of-Battlefield Things (IoBT) Architecture” is accepted by Milcom-2018
  • August 2018: Joined as Assistant Professor at Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at El Paso


  • August 2017: A conference paper titled “Consensus Protocols for Blockchain-based Data Provenance: Challenges and Opportunities” is accepted by IEEE UEMCON-2017
  • August 2017: A conference paper titled “Three Layer Game Theoretic Decision Framework for Cyber-Investment and Cyber-Insurance” is accepted by GameSec 2017
  • February 2017: Two papers accepted at IEEE/ACM CCGrid-2017.