Assistant Professor

Dr. Amit Kr Mandal

Department of Computer Science & Engineering

Interests

  1. IoT Service & Security
  2. Security & Privacy in Mobile Applications
  3. Cloud Computing

Education

2008

The University of Burdwan
India
Bachelors

2010

West Bengal University of Technology
India
Masters

2018

National Institute of Technology, Durgapur
India
Ph.D.

Experience

  • June 2017 to June 2019, Postdoctoral Researcher | Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, Venice, Italy
  • June 2012 to April 2017, Research Scholar | National Institute of Technology Durgapur, India
  • November 2010 to March 2012, Project Assistant, Level II | CSIR – Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur, India

Research Interest

  • IoT Security: Leverage static program analyses technique to detect vulnerabilities of IoT ecosystem in cross-programming & cross-interface scenarios.
  • Thing as a Service: Devising an efficient service model for Things as a Service, address the challenges related to service registry structure, context-aware decentralized service discovery, routing and scheduling etc.
  • Security & Privacy in Mobile Applications: Detection of vulnerabilities such as: malicious inter-app communication, extraneous functionality, Injection, Data Leak, etc. in android applications.

Awards & Fellowships

  • June 2017 – June 2019, Winner of research grant for Postdoc, FSE, European Union.
  • June 2012 – April 2017, Institute Fellowship for PhD, MHRD, Govt. of India.

Memberships

  • Member, IEEE Internet of Things Community
  • Member, IEEE Cloud Computing Community
  • Member, IEEE Computer Society Technical Council on Software Engineering
  • Member, IEEE Standard Association for Big Data Governance and Metadata Management

Publications

Journals:
  • Pietro Ferrara, Amit Kr Mandal, Agostino Cortesi, and Fausto Spoto, "Cross Programming Language Taint Analysis for the IoT Ecosystem", Electronic Communications of the EASST", TU Berlin, Germany, Vol. 77, 2019 [ISSN 1863-2122] (In Press).
  • Amit Kr Mandal, Federica Panarotto, Agostino Cortesi, Pietro Ferrara, Fausto Spoto, “Static Analysis of Android Auto Infotainment and OBD-II Apps”, accepted in software practice and experience, Vol. 49, No. 7, pp. 1131-1161, 2019, Wiley.
  • Amit Kr Mandal, Anirban Sarkar, “Formal Design Model for Service Oriented System: A Conceptual Perspective”, accepted in International Journal of Business and Systems Research, Inderscience Publishers, [ISSN: 1751-2018] (In Press).
  • Amit Kr Mandal, Anirban Sarkar, “A Flexible and Scalable Meta-Information Management Service for SaaS”, International Journal of Cloud Applications and Computing, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 1 – 21, 2019, IGI Global.
  • Amit Kr Mandal, Anirban Sarkar, “Modeling of Business Processes for Software as a Service”, International Journal of Business Process Integration and Management, Vol. 8, Issue 2, pp. 81 – 101, 2017, Inderscience Publishers.
  • S pal, Amit Kr Mandal, A Sarkar "Application Multi-Tenancy for Software as a Service", ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes, Volume 40, Issue 2, pp. 1-8, 2015, ACM.
  • Amit Kr Mandal, S. Changder, A. Sarkar, N. C. Debnath, “Architecting Software as a Service for Data Centric Cloud Applications”, International Journal of Grid and High-Performance Computing (IJGHPC), Vol. 6, Issue 1, pp. 64-79, 2014, IGI-Global.
Book Chapters:
  • Amit Kr Mandal, A Sarkar, N Chaki, "Flexible Cloud Architecture for Healthcare Applications", Book: Applied Computation and Security Systems, Editors: Rituparna Chaki,Khalid Saeed, Sankhayan Choudhury, Nabendu Chaki, Volume One, Part II, DOI: 10.1007/978-81-322-1985-9_8, Print ISBN: 978-81-322-1984-2, Online ISBN: 978-81-322-1985-9 (pp. 103 - 121), 2015, Springer.
Conferences:
  • Amit Kr Mandal, Yuliy Khlyebnikov, Pietro Ferrara, Agostino Cortesi, and Fausto Spoto, “Taint Propagation Across IoT Ecosystem Interfaces”, communicated in ACM SIGPLAN International Conference on Software Language Engineering (SLE 2019), 21-22 Oct 2019, Athens, Grease.
  • Amit Kr Mandal, Agostino Cortesi, Anirban Sarkar, Nabendu Chaki, “Things as a Service: Service model for IoT”, IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN’19), 22-25 July 2019, Helsinki-Espoo, Finland.
  • Pietro Ferrara, Amit Kr Mandal, Agostino Cortesi, and Fausto Spoto, "Static Analysis for the OWASP IoT Top 2018", SPIoT, The European Joint Conferences on Theory and Practice of Software (ETAPS 2019), 06-11 April 2019, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Pietro Ferrara, Amit Kr Mandal, Agostino Cortesi, and Fausto Spoto, "Cross Programming Language Taint Analysis for the IoT Ecosystem", InterAVT, The European Joint Conferences on Theory and Practice of Software (ETAPS 2019), 06-11 April 2019, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Federica Panarotto, Pietro Ferrara, Agostino Cortesi, Amit Kr Mandal, Fausto Spoto, “Static Analysis of Android Apps Interaction with Automotive CAN”, The 3rd International Conference on Smart Computing and Communication 2018, 10-12 December 2018, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Amit Kr Mandal, Agostino Cortesi, Pietro Ferrara, Federica Panarotto, Fausto Spoto, “Vulnerability Analysis of Android Auto Infotainment Apps”, ACM International Conference on Computing Frontiers 2018, May 8 - 10, 2018, Ischia, Italy
  • Amit Kr Mandal, Anirban Sarkar, Narayan C Debnath, “Context Driven Metadata Representation for SaaS” 2016 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (IEEE INDIN 2016), 18-21 July 2016, Paris, France.
  • Amit Kr Mandal, Anirban Sarkar, “Designing of Service Oriented System: A Domain Specific Modelling based Approach”, World Engineering, Science and Technology Congress (ESTCON2016), [International Conference on Computer & Information Sciences (ICCOINS 2016)] 15-17 August 2016, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia.
  • Megha Gaur, Amit Kr Mandal, Anirban Sarkar, “Interface Driven Service Composition” presented in 2017 International Conference on Recent Advances on Signal Processing, Telecommunications & Computing (SigTelCom), 09-11 January 2017, Da Nang, Vietnam.
  • Megha Gaur, Amit Kr Mandal, Anirban Sarkar, “Interface based Service Discovery: An approach towards service composition” Presented in IEEE TENCON 2016 — Technologies for Smart Nation, 22-25 November 2016, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.
  • Amit Kr Mandal, Anirban Sarkar, Narayan C Debnath, “Case Based Derivation of Business Rules” 2015 International Conference on Computer Science and Information Engineering, DEStceh Publications Inc. pp. 161 – 165, 28-29 June 2015, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Amit Kr Mandal, A. Sarkar, “Formal Representation of Service Interactions for SaaS Based Applications”, in Fifth International Conference on the Applications of Digital Information and Web Technologies (ICADIWT Edition V), pp. 54 – 49, 17-19 February 2014, PRIST University, Chennai, India.
  • Amit Kr Mandal, Anirban Sarkar, Narayan C Debnath, “Implementation of Business Rules for Data Centric Cloud Applications”, The 2nd International Conference on Computing, Management and Telecommunications (ComManTel – 2014), 27-29 April 2014, Duy Tan University, Da Nang, Vietnam.
  • Amit Kr Mandal, Suvamoy Changder, Anirban Sarkar,“Selection of Services for Data-Centric Cloud Applications: A QoS Based Approach”, International Conference on Advanced Computing, Networking and Security (ADCONS'13), pp. 102-107, 15-17 December 2013, Mangalore, India.
  • Amit Kr Mandal, Suvamoy Changder, Anirban Sarkar, Narayan C Debnath, “Modeling Business Rules for Cloud Applications: a Graph Semantic Based Approach”, 22nd International Conference on Software Engineering and Data Engineering (SEDE–2013), pp. 91 – 96, 25-27 September 2013, Los Angeles, USA.
  • Amit Kr Mandal, Suvamoy Changder, Anirban Sarkar, Narayan C Debnath, “A Novel and Flexible Cloud Architecture for Data-Centric Applications”, 2013 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT 2013), PP 1834 – 1839, 25-28 February 2013, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Dip N. Ray, Amit Kr. Mandal, S. Mazumder, S. Mukhopadhay “Humanlike gradual multi-agent Q-learning using the concept of behavior-based robotics for autonomous exploration”, IEEE international conference on robotics and biomimetics 2011 (ROBIO 2011), page no. 2725 – 2732, 07-11 December 2010, Phuket, Thailand.
  • Dip N. Ray, Amit K. Mandal, S. Mazumder, S. Mukhopadhay ,“A Proposed Methodology for Behavior-based Multi-Agent Q-learning for Autonomous Exploration”, 26’th International Conference on CAD/CAM, Robotics and Factories of the Future 2011, (CARs&FOF 2011), Vol. – II, page No. 583 – 593, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2011.
  • Dip N. Ray, Amit K. Mandal, S. Mazumder, S. Mukhopadhay, “Efficient Learning for a Behavior-based Robot for Autonomous Exploration”, International Conference on Computer Applications (ICCA 2010), Computer Applications – II, page no. 137 – 144, 26- 29 March 2010, Chennai, India.
  • Dip N. Ray, Amit K. Mandal, S. Mazumder, S. Mukhopadhay, “Human-like Gradual Learning of a Q-learning based Light Exploring Robot”, IEEE international conference on robotics and biomimetics (ROBIO 2010), Page No. 1411 – 1416, 18-22 December 2010, Tianjin, China.
  • Dip N. Ray, Amit K. Mandal, S.  Mazumder, S. Mukhopadhay, “Application of single agent Q-Learning robot for light exploration”, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Intelligent System 2010 (ICIS 2010), Volume 3, Page No. 84 – 90, 29-31 October 2010, Xiamen, China.
Technical Program Committee Member:
  • The 4th International conference on Smart Computing and Communication (SmartCom 2019), 11-13 Oct, Birmingham, UK.
Reviewer (International Journals & Conferences):
  • Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering, Springer
  • ACM Transaction of Internet Technologies, ACM
  • Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society, Springer
  • International Journal of Fog Computing, IGI Global
  • Recent Advances in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, BENTHAM SCIENCE PUBLISHERS.
  • The 5th International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Data Mining (FSDM 2019), Kitakyushu City, Japan
  • International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Data Engineering 2017, India
  • IEEE IECON 2017, Beijing, China
  • IEEE INDIN 2017, Emden, Germany
  • IEEE TENCON 2016, Singapore
  • 4th International Conference on Frontiers in Intelligent Computing: Theory and Applications, 2015, Durgapur, INDIA.

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