Sanchita Mal-Sarkar, Dr.
 Title: Associate College Lecturer AAU
 Dept: Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
 Office: FH 224
 Phone: 216-523-7524
 Fax: 216 687 5448
 Email: S.MALSARKAR@csuohio.edu
 Web: http://grail.cba.csuohio.edu/~sanchita/sanchita.html
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. FH 224, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Hardware Security and Trust Uncertainty Management Soft/ Granular Computing and Risk Assessment Rough Set Theory Fault-tolerant Optical Networks Wireless Sensor Networks
 
Education:
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cleveland State University, USA, 2009
M.S., Computer Science, University of Windsor, Canada
M.S., Physics, Benaras Hindu University (BHU), India
B.S., Physics (major), Calcutta University, India
 
Brief Bio:
Prof Mal-Sarkar received M.S. in Physics and M.S. in Computer Science from Benaras Hindu Universiry(BHU), India and  the University of Windsor, Canada, respectively, and the Doctor of Engineering (DRE) degree in Electrical and Computer engineering from Cleveland State University in 2009. She is currently a College Associate Professor in the Department of Computer and Information Science at Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio. She has authored/coauthored several papers in the areas of wireless networking, uncertainty management, and  security and fault-tolerance. Dr. Mal-Sakar is a member of the IEEE and IEEE Computer Society.
 
Honors and Awards:
Recognized as one of the "Top 10 articles published on risk analysis area since 2006" by BioMedLib: Sikder IU, Mal-Sarkar S, Mal TK. "Knowledge-based Risk Assessment under Uncertainty for Species Invasion", Risk Anal, 26(1):239-52, 2006.

University Grants Commission National Scholarship, India.

National Merit Scholarship, India.
 
Creative and Activities:
CIS Curriculum Committee: Helps develop CIS course curriculum

Lab Coordinator: Helps maintain CIS labs

Course Coordinator: Maintains integrity of 8 different sections of Software tools (IST 203) course, administer testouts, arrange student orientation sessions, and develop standard syllabi for face-to-face as well as online sections.

Academic Advisor: 3 years academic advising for MS CIS students and 1 year academic advising for BS CIS students.

Independent Research Advisor:
Graduate students: Sachin Bhardwaj, Aparna Desai, Venkata Chalasani, Mihir Badani, and Hemang Timbadia.
Undergraduate students: Trina C. Jones, Juanita Alexander, Ali Alsalem, Mishal Al-Misnad, and Keith DeLury.

Reviewer:
IEEE Design & Test of Computers
ACM Journal of Emerging Technologies in Computing (JETC).
Handbook of Information Security, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Data & Knowledge Engineering (DKE).
International Journal of Sensor Networks (IJSNET).
Information Systems in Organizations: People, Technology, and Processes by Patricia Wallace, Pearson.
Data Communications and Networking, McGraw Hill.
 
Research Interests:
Hardware Security and Trust
Fault-tolerant Networks
Soft/ Granular Computing and Risk Assessment
Wireless Sensor Networks
 
Teaching Areas:
    Introduction to Programming in C/C++ (Sophomore/Graduate level: CIS 260/CIS 500)
    Data Structures & Algorithms (Senior/Graduate level: CIS 265/506).
    Data Comm. & Networking (Senior/Graduate level: CIS 454/554)
    Computer Networks (Senior level: EEC 484)
    Digital System Lab I (Junior level: EEC 381)
    Object-Oriented Programming C++ (Senior/Graduate level: CIS 459/559)
    Discrete Mathematics (Graduate level: CIS 505)
    IT for Competitive Advantages (Junior level: IST 305 Traditional/Online)
    Mathematics for Liberal Arts (Sophomore level: MTH 118)
    Software Tools (Freshman level: IST 203 Traditional/Online)
    Management Information Systems (Sophomore level: IST 221)
    Special Projects on Networking (Undergraduate/Graduate level)
 
Professional Affiliations:
Dr. Mal-Sarkar is a member of the IEEE and IEEE Computer Society.
 
Professional Experience:
Fall 2011 - Present Associate Lecturer (Full time), Department of Computer and Information Science, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, USA
Spring 2006 - Spring 2011 Term Instructor (Full time), Department of Computer and Information Science, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, USA
Spring 2002 - Fall 2005 Lecturer (Part-time), Department of Computer and Information Science, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, USA
Spring 2000 - Fall 2001 Visiting Instruct(Full time) Department of Computer and Information Science, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, USA
Fall 1995 - Spring 1998 Research Assistant, Department of Computer Science, University of Windsor, Canada.
Fall 1996 - Fall 1997 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Computer Science,
University of Windsor, Canada.
1992 Assistant Teacher, Government Girls High School, Krishnanagar, India.
1991 Assistant Teacher, JMT High School, Jainagar-Majilpur, India.
 
University Service:
CIS Curriculum Committee: Helps develop CIS course curriculum

Lab Coordinator:  Helps maintain CIS labs

Course Coordinator: Maintain integrity of 8 different sections of Software tools (IST 203) course, administer testouts, arrange student orientation sessions, and develop standard syllabi for face-to-face as well as online sections.

Academic Advisor: 3 years academic advising for MS CIS students and 1 year academic advising for BS CIS students.

Independent Research Advisor:

Graduate students: Sachin Bhardwaj, Aparna Desai, Venkata Chalasani, Mihir Badani, and Hemang Timbadia.

Undergraduate students: Trina C. Jones, Juanita Alexander, Ali Alsalem, Mishal Al-Misnad, and Keith DeLury.
 
Research Grants:
NSF Tues proposal entitled, "An Integrative Hands-on Approach to Security Education for Undergraduate Students" funded by NSF (Amount:$200,000.00).
PI: Sanchita Mal-Sarkar