Ujan Mukhopadhyay

Assistant Professor - 9

Dr. Ujan Mukhopadhyay joined Florida Polytechnic University in October 2021 as a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Data Science and Business Analytics. He now serves as an assistant professor of computer science, is a member of the Computer Science Curriculum Committee, and is the advisor for the Cybersecurity Club. 

Mukhopadhyay earned his Ph.D. in computer science from Auburn University where his dissertation was on alternative implementations of blockchain. While at Auburn, he served as  a graduate research assistant and a graduate teaching assistant. 

Mukhopadhyay is originally from Kolkata, India and is fluent in three languages: Bengali, Hindi, and English. 

  • Received Woltosz Fellowship for distinguished research at Auburn University from 2015 – 2018
  • Received Ministry of Human Resource Development scholarship for post-graduate research in NIT Karnataka, India
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Auburn University, 2021
  • M.S. in Information Security, NIT Surathkal, Karnataka, India, 2014
  • B.S. in Computer Science, St. Thomas College of Engineering and Technology, 2012
  • Blockchain
  • Cybersecurity – (Applied Cryptography, Web and Network Security, Digital Forensics)
  • Data Provenance, Version Control
  • U. Mukhopadhyay, A. Skjellum, O. Hambolu, J. Oakley, L. Yu and R. Brooks, "A brief survey of Cryptocurrency systems," 2016 14th Annual Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust (PST), Auckland, New Zealand, 2016, pp. 745-752, doi: 10.1109/PST.2016.7906988.
  • Worley, C. et al. (2020). Scrybe: A Second-Generation Blockchain Technology with Lightweight Mining for Secure Provenance and Related Applications. In: Choo, KK., Dehghantanha, A., Parizi, R. (eds) Blockchain Cybersecurity, Trust and Privacy. Advances in Information Security, vol 79. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-38181-3_4
O. Hambolu, L. Yu, J. Oakley, R. R. Brooks, U. Mukhopadhyay and A. Skjellum, "Provenance threat modeling," 2016 14th Annual Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust (PST), Auckland, New Zealand, 2016, pp. 384-387, doi: 10.1109/PST.2016.7906960.

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