Nisha Panwar

Assistant Professor

Nisha Panwar

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

School of Computer and Cyber Sciences
Department of Computer & Cyber Sciences

The Graduate School


Dr. Nisha Panwar is assistant professor at School of Computer and Cyber Sciences (SCCS) at Augusta University. Prior to joining SCCS she was a postdoc (2017-2019) at Department of Computer Science, University of California Irvine. She did PhD 2016 at Department of Computer Science, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel and Master’s Degree in at Computer Engineering at NIT Kurukshetra India. Her primary research interests include data security and privacy issues in cloud-assisted user-centric Internet of Things domain such as smart homes, smart building scenarios, smart vehicle communication scenarios. Her work on trusted computing in smart spaces won Best Paper Award in IEEE NCA in 2019. She got scholarship to participate and outreach CS researchers at events ACM WomENcourage, CyberW and NSF-sponsored Women in data Sciences (WiDS).

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  • MS, Computer Engineering. National Institute of Technolo, 2017

  • Ph.D., Computer and Information Syste University Kreitman School of, 2017

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • CSCI 3410

    Database Systems
  • CSCI 8940

    Dissertation Research

Teaching Interests

Past experience: Introductory programming in python, Computer Networks
Potential plan to teach: Database, Operating Systems, Cryptography

Research Interests

Data privacy and security
Trust in IoT domains such as Vehicle Networks, Smart Homes, Smart Buildings

Department Service

  • Faculty Search Committee 2022 - 2022

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty selection 2020 - 2020

    Role: Other
  • Faculty Assembly 2020 - 2020

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • New Faculty Mentoring Workshop 2020 - 2020

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

Professional Service

  • ACM Transactions on Internet-of-Things 2019 - 2020

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article

Public Service

  • CSCML 2020 -Entrepreneurship track 2020 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member