Kamrul Hasan

Assistant Professor

Dr. Hasan is an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department. His research interest includes Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS), CPS Security, Computer networks and security; Software enabled network security, Machine Learning (ML), and Artificial Intelligence (AI) empowered automation in cybersecurity. Since 2020,  he has worked as PI/Co-PI for four research projects funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Federal Railway Authority, and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). He authored and co-authored 17 peer-reviewed journal/conference papers, one book chapter, and one US patent.



Office: ET-232 Torrence Hall
Fax: 615-963-2165
: mhasan1@tnstate.edu



2016-2020 Ph.D., Computational Modeling and Simulation Engineering, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA.
2014-2016 M.S., Computer Information and Systems Engineering, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN.
2001-2006 B.Sc., EEE, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh.


Academic Experience

Jan. 2021- present, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN.

Industrial Experience

5/2019-8/2019 PDU Cybersecurity Researcher, Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA.

5/2018- 8/2018 Cybersecurity Researcher, Accenture Cyber Fusion Lab, Arlington, VA.

Grant Awarded

1. Principal Investigator, CISE-MSI: " Enabling Secured and Artificial Intelligence Assisted Cell-Free Communications" NSF, Division of Computer and Network Systems (CNS), 2022-2024, Grant amount: $157,432.00.

2. Principal Investigator, TIP: " Collaborative Cloud-Edge Artificial Intelligence in Cyber-physical Systems" NSF, Division of Equity for Excellence in STEM (EES), 2022-2024, Grant amount: $399,795.00.

3. Co-Principal Investigator, FRA-RSI-001: "Preparing Minority Scholars for Railroad-Highway Safety Workforce (RH-SAW)" Federal Railway Administration, 2022-2027, Grant amount: $ 500,000.00.

4. Co-Principal Investigator, CISE-MSI: "Analytically-based frameworks for AI model verification and improvement in cyber-physical systems" NSF, Division of Computer and Network Systems, 2021-2023, Grant amount: USD 239,848.00.



1. Hassanzadeh, Amin, Kamrul Hasan, and Anup Nayak. "Criticality analysis of attack graphs." U.S. Patent 11,252,175, issued February 15, 2022.


1. Hasan, Kamrul, Sachin Shetty, Md Ullah, Amin Hassanzadeh, and Tariqul Islam. "Criticality-based Optimal Cyber Defense Remediation in Energy Delivery Systems."  EAI Endorsed Transactions on Security and Safety  8, no. 28 (2021).

2. Munir, Md. Shirajum, Sumit Howlader Dipro, Kamrul Hasan, Tariqul Islam, and Sachin Shetty. 2023. "Artificial Intelligence-Enabled Exploratory Cyber-Physical Safety Analyzer Framework for Civilian Urban Air Mobility"Applied Sciences13, no. 2: 755. https://doi.org/10.3390/app13020755

Book Chapter

1. Hasan, Kamrul, Sachin Shetty, Amin Hassanzadeh, Malek Ben Salem, and Jay Chen. "Software‐Defined Networking for Cyber Resilience in Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)." Modeling and Design of Secure Internet of Things (2020): 453-477.


1. Hasan, Kamrul, Sachin Shetty, Tariqul Islam, and Imtiaz Ahmed. "Predictive Cyber Defense Remediation against Advanced Persistent Threat in Cyber-Physical Systems." In  2022 International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN) , pp. 1-10. IEEE, 2022.

2. For more publications: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=KYNWQ1UAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=sra


8/2019           Awarded the first position from EPRI in the CREDC summer research challenge.

5/2018          IEEE Travel grant for Research from IEEE CNS


PMI Certified Project Management Professional (PMP# 1460701)


Ph.D. Student: Al-Amin

M.S. Student: Ekramul Haque, Vasrshini, Daryl, and Anupama

B.S. Student: Tupac and Omar


• Technical committee member of the Journal IEEE Transaction on Network and Service Management (IEEE TNSM).

• Technical Committee member of multiple IEEE conferences.

•  IEEE member, ComSoc member, PMI member


Liang Hong, Lee Keel, M.S. Zein -Sabatto, and  Deo Chimba (Tenn. State Univ.), Imtiaz Ahmed (Howard University), Sachin Shetty and Md. Shirajum Munir (Old Dominion University), Tariqul Islam (Syracuse University)

N.B: Dr. Hasan is still hiring. The prospective graduate student may contact mhasan1@tnstate.edu along with their academic Resume, TOFEL/IELTS, and GRE scores.