Vikram Patil

ALPS Lab, Department of Computer Science, 4th floor UAB,
1215 Western Avenue,
Albany, NY, 12222
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Research interests

My research interests are data compression, security and privacy in GPS trajectory data, cloud computing, machine learning and cryptography.
The core idea of our research is to design algorithms to provide location based services (LBS) without revealing users location. In this way, the safety of users information can be ensured while service providers can still offer services. Along with this, we are also working on detecting phishing attacks, GPS data collection, and encryption.

I am currently a PhD student working with Prof. Pradeep Atrey at the University at Albany, SUNY, NY and I also work as Senior Programmer Analyst at UAlbany.
  • Ph.D. Computer Science , University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany , NY (August 2016 to present )
  • MS Computer Science,University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany , NY (Aug.2010-Dec 2012)
  • BE Electronics Engineering, University of Mumbai, India, (Aug 2005-Aug 2009).

Work Experience
  • UAlbany, Senior Programmer Analyst, Albany, NY
Past Experience
  • Health Research Inc, Programmer, Albany, NY
  • Cerner Corporation, Software Engineer, Kansas City, MO
  • NYS Senate, Programmer, Albany, NY
  • NYS Education Department , Intern, Albany, NY
  • Research Foundation of SUNY, Research Assistant, Albany, NY
  • eClerx Services Ltd., Analyst, Mumbai , India

  • A. C. Pasera, V. Patil, and P. K. Atrey. Secured computing of GPS trajectory similarity: A review . The 2nd ACM SIGSPATIAL Workshop on Recommendations for Location-based Services and Social Networks (LocalRec'2018), Seattle, WA, USA, November 2018. (To appear)
  • V. Patil, P. Singh, S. Parikh,and P. K. Atrey. GeoSClean: Secure Cleaning of GPS Trajectory Data using Anomaly Detection ,1st IEEE International Conference on
    Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval (IEEE MIPR), Miami, FL, USA, April 2018
  • V. Patil, S. Parikh, P. Singh and P. K. Atrey. GeoSecure: Towards secure outsourcing of GPS data over cloud. The 3rd IEEE Workshop on Security and Privacy in the Cloud (SPC 2017) in conjunction with IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS 2017), Las Vegas, NV, USA, October 2017.(pdf)
  • Jonathan Muckell, Vikram Patil, Fan Ping, Jeong-Hyon Hwang, Catherine Lawson and S.S. Ravi. SQUISH: An Online Approach for GPS Trajectory Compression. 2nd International Conference on Computing for Geospatial Research and Application (Com.Geo 2011). Washington, DC. May 23-24 2011.

Professional Activities
  • Reviewer for IEEE Sensors Journal
  • Reviewer for IEEE Potentials Magazine
  • Reviewer for EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2018 (Reputed conference in Higher Education IT)
  • Served as Judge at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair(ISEF) 2018
  • Served as Judge at Hack AE hackathon, at UMass Lowell, Nov 2017 (Link )
  • Reviewer at INF showcase at UAlbany, December 2017
  • Evaluator at INF Mini showcase at UAlbany, December 2016

  • NSF Student Travel Award, for ACM SIGSPATIAL Conference, November 2018.
  • NSF Student Travel Grant, for IEEE MIPR Conference, March 2018.

  • Sigma Xi
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer (IEEE)
  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)