Abhijit Kumar Nag Profile

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Dr. Abhijit Kumar Nag

  • Department: Computer Information Systems
  • Assistant Professor
  • Room: FH-323I

Dr. Abhijit Kumar Nag is an assistant professor in the Computer Information Systems department at Texas A&M University-Central Texas since 2017. He obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Memphis. Previously he received his master’s in Computer Engineering from the University of Memphis. His primary research interest includes various authentication approaches, mainly continuous authentication and multi-factor authentication systems. His other research interests include evolutionary algorithms, the internet of things, cloud computing, bio-inspired/nature-inspired computing, and big data. He is an inventor of two issued utility patents based on an Adaptive Multi-factor Authentication system. He is a co-author of a graduate-level textbook- Advances in User Authentication. Dr. Nag serves as a reviewer for many reputable peer-reviewed journals, conferences, presentations, and textbooks. Dr. Nag provided a tutorial talk on Computational Intelligence in User Identity Management at the IEEE SSCI conference. He received a TEES grant as a lead PI for the project titled "Powering up: Cybersecurity Education for a Dispersed Workforce." He also received another TEES grant as a Co-PI for the "A Deep-Defense Approach for Next-Gen Cyber-Resilient Interdependent Critical Infrastructure Systems" project.

  Areas of professional expertise: Cybersecurity, big data, high-performance computing, evolutionary computation, optimization, online cybersecurity education, workforce development.

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