Dr. Sai Mukkavilli

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

student on campus

Department of Computer Science
Tennessee State University
3500 John A Merritt Blvd
Nashville, TN 37209

Office McCord Hall 005L (Main Campus)
Email : smukkavi[at]tnstate[dot]edu
Phone : (615) 963-5180
Homepage : N/A

Areas of Interest
Cloud Security, Network Security.

Ph.D., Computer and Information Systems Engineering, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN, 2016.
M.E., Electrical Engineering, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, 2010.
B.Tech, Electronics & Communications, J.N.T.U (C.M.R COLLEGE), Hyderabad, India, 2008.

Biographical Sketch
Received his Ph.D. in August 2016 in Computer and Information Systems Engineering at Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tennessee under the supervision of Dr. Sachin Shetty & Co-advised by Dr. Liang Hong. His research interests include Concept Drifting in Network Traffic (Cloud and other Platforms) and Cyber-security and in developing new models and data-sets for improving security in networks. Topics of interest include the following: Secure Cloud Computing, Mobile Security, Data Security, and Network Forensics. During his Ph.D. he was awarded best presentation award for his paper at ICNGCCT 2015 conference.
Prior to joining Tennessee State University, he completed his Masters in Electrical Engineering from Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia in 2010. He had completed my Undergraduate studies in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (C.M.R College), Hyderabad, India in 2008.

Teaching Interests
Computer Programming, Digital Logic Design, Computer Networking, Network Security.

Selected Publications

  • Sai Kiran Mukkavilli, Sachin Shetty, Liang Hong, "Generation of Labelled Datasets to Quantify the Impact of Security Threats to Cloud Data Centers" Journal of Information Security, Vol.7 No.3, Apr 2016.
  • Sai Kiran Mukkavilli, Sachin Shetty, Liang Hong, "Generation of Realistic Datasets to Evaluate Impact of Attacks on Cloud Data Center" Second International Conference on Next Generation Computing & Communication Technologies, April 22-23, 2015 Dubai, U.A.E.
  • Sai Kiran Mukkavilli, Sachin Shetty, "Mining Concept drifting Network traffic in cloud computing environments" The 12th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing, May 13-16, 2012 Ottawa, Canada.
  • Sachin Shetty, Sai Kiran Mukkavilli, L.H. Keel, "An Integrated Machine Learning & Control-Theoretic method for Mining Concept Drifting Data Streams", IEEE conference on Homeland Security Technologies, Nov 14-17, 2011, Boston, MA, USA.