Research


Publications

  • Prem Uppuluri, Jeff Pittges, Robert Phillips, Experiences in Designing and Implementing an Undergraduate Certificate in Information Security, Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education (CISSE), June 2010.
  • Kenny King, Justin Rutherford, Prem Uppuluri, Executing Resource Intensive Applications on Mobile Devices, ACM Southeast, 2010
  • Prem Uppuluri, Alok Tongaonkar, Vivek Diwakara, Vikas Rajegowda, Securing the interactions between X clients, International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, Vol 9(9), pp 205-213, September 2009
  • Prem Uppuluri, Maung Htay, Experiences Using New Technologies in a Computer Organization Course, International Conference on Information Technology, New Generations, IEEE Computer Press, April 2009
  • Prem Uppuluri, Ajay Gupta: Resource Usage Policy Specification for Managing Application Resources. ITNG, IEEE Computer Press, April 2008
  • Sachin Singh, Uday Joshi, Prem Uppuluri, A Lightweight file system for desktop grid computing, IEEE Conference on Information Technology: Next Generations IEEE Computer Press,April 2007
  • Prem Uppuluri, Sachin Singh, Uday Joshi, RemoteFS: A file system extension for grid computing, ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, South Korea, 2007
  • Sanjay Kumar Madria, Kajal T. Claypool, Rajgopal Kannan, Prem Uppuluri, Manoj Madhava Gore, Editors, Distributed Computing and Internet Technology, Third International Conference, ICDCIT 2006, Bhubaneswar, India, December 20-23, 2006, Proceedings Springer 2006
  • Vivek Diwakara, Vikas Rajegowda and Prem Uppuluri, Preventing Information Leaks in Xwindows, Intl. Conference on Communication Network and Information Security (CNIS), Phoenix Arizona, December 2005
  • Prem Uppuluri, Narendra Jabisetti, Yugi Lee and Uday Joshi, P2P Grid: Service Oriented Framework for Resource Management, IEEE International Conference on Service Computing (co-located with International Conference on Web Services), IEEE Computer Press, July 2005.
  • Prem Uppuluri and R. Sekar, A Language for Specifying, Monitoring and Enforcing Security Behaviors, TBP, June 2004,
  • Mayura Vuchuru, Prem Uppuluri, Uday Joshi and Arnab Ray, Security Policies to Detect TOCTOU attacks on File Systems Technical Report, May 2005 (Currently under review).

  • Prem Uppuluri, Arnab Ray and Uday Joshi, Preventing Race Condition Attacks on File Systems, Security Track, ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, Santa Fe, NM, March 2005.[PDF]Errata (AR: 25%)
    An expanded version of this paper, with substantially modified approach is available as a technical report (see the paper above this by Mayura Vuchuru, Prem Uppuluri, Uday Joshi and Arnab Ray). (Currently being reviewed for a Journal). S
  • Yanxin Wang, Johnny Wong, Andrew Miner and Prem Uppuluri, Improving Feature Selection in Anomaly Intrusion Detection Using Specifications, Workshop on Data Mining with Applications to Security, ICDCIT, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS 3347), December 2004 (AR:33%) Errata
  • Prem Uppuluri and Samik Basu, LASE: Layered Approach for Sensor Security and Efficiency, IEEE International Conference on Parallel Processing Workshops (ICPPW-04), IEEE Computer Press, Montreal, August 2004 [PDF] link
  • Prem Uppuluri, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Using Behavior Specification, Ph.D Dissertation, SUNY Stony Brook, August 2003, Errata
    . Please email me for a copy with the errata fixed.
  • Prem Uppuluri, Intrusion Prevention/Detection Using Behavior Specifications, Preliminary Dissertation Proposal, Dept. of Comp. Science, Stony Brook, December 2002
  • Prem Uppuluri and R. Sekar, Experiences with Specification Based Intrusion Detection System, Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection (RAID)  October 2001. [PS]
  • T. Bowen, M. Segal, R. Sekar, T. Shanbhag and Prem Uppuluri, Building Survivable Systems: An Integrated Approach based on Intrusion Detection and Damage Containment, , IEEE DISCEX 2000, Hilton Head Island, SC [PS]
  • R. Sekar and Prem Uppuluri, Synthesizing Fast Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems from High-Level Specifications, USENIX Security Symposium, 1999. [PS]
  • R. Sekar and Prem Uppuluri, Classification of Linux System Calls, Technical Report, Security Lab, SUNY Stony Brook, December 1999 [html]

Current Projects

  • Runtime environment for Desktop Grid Computing, Supported by Radford Internal Research Grant, $16500
  • Execution environment for resource intensive programs on mobile computing platforms.

Past Projects

Grants

Current
  • Co-PI, Bridges and Pipelines to Success and Leadership in STEM, NSF grant of $597427, 2009 - 2013.
Past
  • Senior Investigator, ARROWS: Achieving Recruitment, Rentention and Outreach with STEP, NSF, 2005 - 2010 (left the project in August 2006 due to change in employer).
  • PI, Hybrid System Call Interposition, University of Missouri Research Board, June 2004 - December 2005

Students

Current
  • Justin Rutherford, Senior, Expected graduation date: May 2011
Past
  • Kenneth King, B.S, Worked on a research project. Currently: Technical Analyst, CGI Federal.
  • David Durbin, B.S summer research project, May 2008, Currently:
  • Vivek Diwakara, M.S - worked on a research project, Currently: Microsoft
  • Vikas Rajegowda, M.S - worked on a research project, Currently: AcmePacket
  • Praveen Lella, M.S - worked on a research project, Currently: JP Morgan Chase & Co, Kansas City, MO
  • Uday Joshi, M.S Thesis, December 2005. Currently: Software Engineer, NetAppliance, CA
  • Sachin Singh, M.S Thesis, October 2005. Currently: Software Engineer, Children's Mercy Hospital - Cardiology Dept, Kansas City, MO.
  • Swetha Thummala, M.S Thesis, November 2005. Currently: Software Engineer, SBC Telecommunications, St. Louis, MO.
  • Preethi Naik, M.S Thesis, August 2005, Currently: Software Engineer, Alcatel, CA
  • Saurabh Pathak, M.S Thesis, 2005, Currently: Software Engineer, Ask Jeeves, New York
  • Mayura Vuchuru, M.S Thesis, June 2005. Currently: Software Engineer, Microsoft, Redmond WA

Dissertation Program Committees

  • M.S committee, Nirav Shah (2004), Sushil Puradkar (2004), Madhura Maideo Janardhan (2005)
  • Ph.D committee, Ajay Gupta SUNY Stony Brook, May 2004
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