Sriram Chellappan

Associate Professor
Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering
University of South Florida

Mailing Address- 4202 E. Fowler Avenue
                                Tampa, FL 33620, USA.

Phone - 813-974-1379
Fax -      813-974-5456
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Brief Bio                 Research                 Publications                 Teaching                 Invited Talks                 Professional Services                 CV                

Brief Bio

Social Computing Research Lab

Current Research Projects


Selected Recent Publications

  • Multimodal Wearable Sensing for Fine-Grained Activity Recognition in Healthcare
  •      in IEEE Internet Computing, Vol 19/5, Sep-Oct 2015.

  • Ranging Explosion Events Using Smartphones
  •      Proc. of IEEE Intl. Conf. on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob), Abu Dhabi, Oct 2015.

  • On the Feasibility of Leveraging Smartphone Accelerometers to Detect Explosion Events
  •      Proc. of Intl. Conf. on Mobile Data Management (MDM), Pittsburgh, June 2015.

  • Detecting Self-harming Activities with Wearable Devices
  •      Proc. of Workshop on Sensing Systems and Applications Using Wrist Worn Smart Devices (WristSense) in conjunction with IEEE Intl. Conf. on Pervasive Computing and Communications (Percom), St.Louis, March 2015.

  • Detecting Sybil Attacks in Vehicular Networks
  •      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, Jaunary 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), May 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

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  • CSE 6930 - Information Security and Privacy [Syllabus]
  •     Fall 2015

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