Bharath K. Samanthula, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
College of Science and Mathematics (CSAM)
Montclair State University

Email: samanthulab@mail.montclair.edu
Phone: (973)-655-5161
Office: RI 319
Mailing Address: Department of Computer Science
Montclair State University
1 Normal Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043


Research Interests

My research interests span across applied cryptography, personal privacy and data security, primarily in the fields of social networks, cloud computing, sensor networks, and smart grids. Currently, the main focus of my research is centered on privacy-preserving query processing and data analytics in cloud computing.

Education

Missouri University of Science & Technology
IIIT Hyderabad


Teaching

Montclair State University (all course material is available on Canvas)
Purdue University (all course material is available on Blackboard)

Research Collaborators


Publications

Journal Articles
  1. Bharath K. Samanthula and Wei Jiang, "Secure Multiset Intersection Cardinality and its Application to Jaccard Coefficient", IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC). To appear.
  2. Bharath K. Samanthula, Lei Cen, Wei Jiang and Luo Si, "Privacy-Preserving and Efficient Friend Recommendation in Online Social Networks", Transactions on Data Privacy (TDP), June 27, 2015.
  3. Bharath K. Samanthula, Yousef Elmehdwi and Wei Jiang, "k-Nearest Neighbor Classification over Semantically Secure Encrypted Relational Data", IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), October 19, 2014.
  4. Bharath K. Samanthula and Wei Jiang, "A Randomized Approach for Structural and Message based Private Friend Recommendation in Online Social Networks", State of the Art Applications of Social Network Analysis, Lecture Notes in Social Networks, Springer, May 15, 2014.
  5. Bharath K. Samanthula, Hu Chun, Wei Jiang and Bruce M. McMillin, "Secure and Threshold-based Power Usage Control in Smart Grid Environments", International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed Systems (IJPEDS), Taylor & Francis, November 6, 2013.
  6. Bharath K. Samanthula and Wei Jiang, "Interest-Driven Private Friend Recommendation", Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS), Springer, October 15, 2013.
  7. Bharath K. Samanthula, Yousef Elmehdwi, Gerry Howser and Sanjay Madria, "A Secure Data Sharing and Query Processing Framework via Federation of Cloud Computing", Information Systems, an Elsevier Journal, August 31, 2013.
Refereed Conferences and Workshops
  1. Fang-Yu Rao, Bharath K. Samanthula, Elisa Bertino, Xun Yi and Dongxi Liu, "Privacy-Preserving and Outsourced Multi-User k-Means Clustering", In the IEEE International Conference on Collaboration and Internet Computing (CIC), Hangzhou, China, October 27-30, 2015. To appear.
  2. Bharath K. Samanthula, Fang-Yu Rao, Elisa Bertino and Xun Yi, "Privacy-Preserving Protocols for Shortest Path Discovery over Outsourced Encrypted Graph Data", In the 16th IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI), San Francisco, California, USA, August 13-15, 2015.
  3. Elisa Bertino and Bharath K. Samanthula , "Security with Privacy - A Research Agenda", In the 10th IEEE International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing (CollaborateCom), Miami, Florida, USA, October 22-25, 2014.
  4. Bharath K. Samanthula , Wei Jiang and Elisa Bertino, "Privacy-Preserving Complex Query Evaluation over Semantically Secure Encrypted Data", In the 19th European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS), Wroclaw, Poland, September 7-11, 2014.
  5. Yousef Elmehdwi, Bharath K. Samanthula and Wei Jiang, "Secure k-Nearest Neighbor Query over Encrypted Data in Outsourced Environments", In the IEEE 30th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), Chicago, IL, USA, March 31-April 4, 2014.
  6. Bharath K. Samanthula and Wei Jiang, "Efficient Privacy-Preserving Range Queries over Encrypted Data in Cloud Computing", In the IEEE 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD), Santa Clara Marriott, CA, USA, June 27-July 2, 2013.
  7. Bharath K. Samanthula, Wei Jiang and Sanjay Madria, "A Probabilistic Encryption based Min/Max Computation in Wireless Sensor Networks", In the 14th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM), Milan, Italy, June 3-6, 2013.
  8. Bharath K. Samanthula, Chun Hu and Wei Jiang, "An Efficient and Probabilistic Secure Bit-Decomposition", In the 8th ACM Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS), Hangzhou, China, May 8-10, 2013.
  9. Bharath K. Samanthula, Gerry Howser, Yousef Elmehdwi and Sanjay Madria, "An Efficient and Secure Data Sharing Framework using Homomorphic Encryption in the Cloud", ACM International Workshop on Cloud Intelligence (Cloud-I) in conjunction with VLDB 2012, Istanbul, Turkey, August 31, 2012.
  10. Bharath K. Samanthula and Wei Jiang, "Structural and Message based Private Friend Recommendation", In Proceedings of IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2012), Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey, August 26 - 29, 2012.
  11. Wei Jiang and Bharath K. Samanthula, "A Secure and Distributed Framework to Identify and Share Needed Information", In the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (PASSAT 2011), MIT, Boston, USA, October 9-11, 2011.
  12. Wei Jiang and Bharath K. Samanthula, "N-Gram Based Secure Similar Document Detection", In the 25th Annual WG 11.3 Conference on Data and Applications Security (DBSEC 2011), Richmond, Virginia, July 11-13, 2011.

Technical Reports

  1. Bharath K. Samanthula, Fang-Yu Rao, Elisa Bertino, Xun Yi and Dongxi Liu, "Privacy-Preserving and Outsourced Multi-User k-Means Clustering", eprint, arXiv, December 14, 2014.
  2. Bharath K. Samanthula, Yousef Elmehdwi and Wei Jiang, "k-Nearest Neighbor Classification over Semantically Secure Encrypted Relational Data", eprint, arXiv, March 19, 2014.
  3. Bharath K. Samanthula, Wei Jiang and Elisa Bertino, "Lightweight and Secure Two-Party Range Queries over Outsourced Encrypted Databases", eprint, arXiv, January 15, 2014.
  4. Yousef Elmehdwi, Bharath K. Samanthula and Wei Jiang, "Secure k-Nearest Neighbor Query over Encrypted Data in Outsourced Environments", eprint, arXiv, July 18, 2013.
  5. Bharath K. Samanthula and Wei Jiang, "N-gram Based Secure Similar Document Detection", Dept. of Computer Science, Missouri S&T, Rolla, February 11, 2011.

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