Sriram Chellappan

Associate Professor
Dept. of Computer Science,
Missouri University of Science and Technology

Mailing Address- 500 West 15th Street, 325 CS Bldg,
                                Rolla, MO 65409, USA.

Phone - 573-341-4637
Fax -      573-341-4501
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Brief Bio                 Research                 Publications                 Teaching                 Invited Talks                 Professional Services                 CV                

Brief Bio

    Sriram Chellappan is an Associate Professor in The Department of Computer Science at Missouri University of Science and Technology, where he directs the SCoRe (Social Computing Research) Group. His primary interests lie in many aspects of how Society and Technology interact with each other, particularly within the realms of Smart Health and Cyber Security. He is also interested in Mobile and Wireless Networking, Cyber-Physical Systems, Distributed and Cloud Computing. Sriram's research is supported by grants from National Science Foundation, Department of Education, Army Research Office, National Security Agency, DARPA and Missouri Research Board. Sriram received the PhD degree in Computer Science and Engineering from The Ohio-State University in 2007. Sriram received the NSF CAREER Award in 2013. He also received the Missouri S&T Faculty Excellence Award in 2014, the Missouri S&T Outstanding Teaching Commendation Award in 2014, and the Missouri S&T Faculty Research Award in 2015.

Social Computing Research Group

Current Research Projects


Selected Recent Publications

  • Detecting Sybil Attacks in Vehicular Networks
  •      To appear in Springer Journal of Trust Management, May 2014.

  • An Empirical Study on Symptoms of Heavier Internet Usage among Young Adults
  •      IEEE Int. Conf. on Advanced Networks and Telecommunication Systems (ANTS), Dec 2013.
    Press Release: ScienceDaily, Medical Daily

  • Unified Invariants for Cyber-Physical Switched System Stability
  •      IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol 5/1, January 2014.

  • Differences in Internet Usage Patterns with Stress and Anxiety among College Students
  •      IEEE Intl. Conf. on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (HealthCom), Oct 2013.

  • Leveraging Platoon Dispersion for Sybil Detection in Vehicular Networks
  •      IEEE Intl. Conf. on Privacy, Security and Trust (PST), July 2013.

  • Stability of a Cyber-Physical Smart Grid System using Cooperating Invariants
  •      IEEE Intl. Computer Software & Applications Conf. (COMPSAC), July 2013.

  • Associating Internet Usage with Depressive Behavior among College Students
  •      IEEE Technology & Society Magazine, Volume 31, No. 4, Winter 2012.   [.pdf]
         Press Release: NYTimes, MSNBC, Times of India, The Jerusalem Post, ScienceDaily, Slashdot, ACM TechNews, IEEE News, PC World, CNET, TIME, Forbes, PsychCentral

  • Scaling Laws of Key Pre-distribution Protocols in Wireless Sensor Networks
  •      IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, December 2011.  [.pdf]

  • Providing End-To-End Secure Communications in Wireless Sensor Networks
  •      IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, September 2011.  [.pdf]

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  • CS-3800 Introduction to Operating Systems [Syllabus]
  •     Fall 2014, 2010, 2009, 2008, Spring 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011.

  • CS-2200 Automata Theory [Syllabus]
  •     Fall 2014, 2012, 2011.

  • CS-468 Advanced Network Security [Syllabus]
  •     Spring 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008.

Invited Talks

  • Big-data Techniques for Smarter Mental Health Care
  •      National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), India, July 2014.

  • Internet Forensics for Smarter Health and Cyber Security
  •      University of North Texas, May 2014.

  • Combating Cyber Crimes via Human Behavior Assessment
  •      Interdisciplinary Conference on Cyber Crime at Michigan State University, March 2014.

  • What Secrets can the Internet Reveal About Your Health?
  •      Duke University Center for Personalized and Precision Medicine, Feb 2014.

  • Fingerprinting Human Behavior in Cyber Space
  •      Los Alamos National Laboratory, Feb 2014

  • Experimental Studies on Associating Internet Usage with Mood Disorders
  •      Marquette University, Nov 2013.

Professional Services

  • PhD Forum Chair: IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PERCOM) 2015
  • Finance Chair: IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS) 2010, 2012
  • Publicity Chair: IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS) 2009, 2011
  • PhD Forum Chair: IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM) 2010
  • PC Member: INFOCOM 2015, INFOCOM 2014, CCNC 2013, HuMoComp 2013, MDM 2013, AINA 2012, MSN 2011, NBiS 2011, MASS 2011, MASS 2010, HWISE 2009