Mr. Vinayak Tanksale
Mr. Vinayak Tanksale
<b>Department: </b>Computer Science<br><b>Research Area: </b>Cybersecurity<br>

Department: Computer Science

Research Focus: Cybersecurity is an fast-developing research area. Threats and challenges to cyber-physical systems are always evolving. Students will choose a topic from cybersecurity and conduct background research, identify a problem, and propose solution(s).

Potential Student Project(s):

  • Cryptocurrency: Basics, Management, Privacy
    Secure medical/financial/personal records

Attributes/skills/background sought in undergraduate:

  • Cybersecurity
    Software development
    Problem-solving skills

Mentoring Plan: Student will meet with me once a week for updates and future guidance. At the beginning of the semester, I will present multiple open problems in cybersecurity to the student. The student will choose a problem that interests them and then conduct background research. They will explore solutions proposed by others and possibly design and create their own solution(s). The deliverable will be either a journal/conference paper or functioning software.

Contact: 765-285-2962, RB 373