Prinkle Sharma

Prinkle Sharma

Assistant Professor, Information Security and Digital Forensics (ISDF)
Massry School of Business


Massry School of Business BB322

PhD, Computer Engineering, Machine Learning, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, 2020

Prinkle Sharma

Faculty Expertise and Achievement

Prinkle Sharma holds the position of Assistant Professor in the Information Security and Digital Forensics Department at the University at Albany - The State University of New York. She successfully earned her PhD in Computer Engineering with a specialization in cybersecurity networks and artificial intelligence from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in May 2020. Since 2015, Dr. Sharma has been dedicated to fortifying the security of wireless communications in autonomous vehicles through the implementation of Artificial Intelligence. Her research extensively focuses on identifying and addressing security vulnerabilities within automotive systems, showcasing a steadfast commitment to advancing the safety of connected vehicles. Dr. Sharma's research interests span a diverse array, encompassing Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things Security, Cyber Security, Human-Computer Interaction, and Digital Forensics. Her current endeavors involve actively researching and developing methodologies that leverage Artificial Intelligence techniques to enhance the security of wireless communication in autonomous vehicles.

In recognition of her significant contributions, Dr. Sharma is currently serving as an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions of Artificial Intelligence. Her work on connected vehicle safety was featured in the IEEE Xplore Innovation Spotlight in 2018. She has also served as a co-editor on a book titled “A Practical Guide on Security and Privacy in Cyber-Physical Systems” published in 2023. Beyond her research pursuits, she actively contributes to the Society of Women Engineers, exemplifying her dedication to the empowerment and advancement of women in the field of engineering. 

Research Interests

Artificial Intelligence; Wireless Communication; Security and Privacy                                                                    

Research Websites

Teaching Interests and Areas

  • BFOR 100: Introduction to Information System
  • BFOR 306: Database Security and Forensics
  • BFOR 418/618: Reverse Malware Engineering  

Professional Service

  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions of Artificial Intelligence
  • Co-Editor, “A Practical Guide on Security and Privacy in Cyber-Physical Systems” published in 2023
  • Contributor, Society of Women Engineers

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