Shanto Roy

Dept. of Computer Science · University of Houston · Houston, Texas · sroy10@uh.edu

I am working as a Research Assistant and enrolled as a Ph.D. student at the Department of Computer Science, University of Houston. My primary research interest is in Cyber Security, Data Science & ML, SDN, Cloud-IoT ecosystem, etc. Currently, I am researching on Cyber Deception and IoT Remote Attestation under the supervision of Dr. Aron Laszka in the Resilient Network and Systems Lab.


Experience

Research Assistant

Dept. of Computer Science, University of Houston, TX, USA

I am actively researching on Cyber Security in the Resilient Network and Systems (RNS) Lab under the supervision of Dr. Aron Laszka.

September, 2019 - Present

Senior Lecturer

Dept. of CSE, Green University of Bangladesh

Responsibilities include conducting classes, doing research works, mentoring and supervising students, developing course contents and syllabuses, and conducting regular Industrial visits.

September, 2018 - July, 2019

Lecturer

Dept. of CSE, Green University of Bangladesh

Responsibilities include conducting classes, doing research works, mentoring and supervising students, developing course contents and syllabuses, and conducting regular Industrial visits.

May, 2016 - August, 2018

Publications

Articles

  1. Shanto Roy, Nazia Sharmin, Jamie C. Acosta, Christopher Kiekintveld, and Aron Laszka, "Survey and Taxonomy of Adversarial Reconnaissance Techniques [Submitted]"
  2. Jenia Afrin Jeba, Shanto Roy, Mahbub-Or-Rashid, Syeda Tanjila Atique, and Md. Whaiduzzaman, "Towards Green Cloud Computing: An Algorithmic Approach for Energy Minimization in Cloud Data Centers", International Journal of Cloud Applications and Computing (IJCAC), 9(1), 2019, pages: 59-81.
  3. Kaium Hossain, Mizanur Rahman, and Shanto Roy, "IoT Data Compression and Optimization Techniques in Cloud- Current Prospects and Future Directions", International Journal of Cloud Applications and Computing (IJCAC), 9(2), 2019, pages: 43-59.
  4. Md. Jahidul Islam, Md. Mahin, Ayesha Khatun, Shanto Roy, Sumaiya Kabir and Biplab Chandra Debnath, “A Comprehensive Data Security and Forensic Investigation Framework for Cloud-IoT Ecosystem”, Green University of Bangladesh Journal of Science and Engineering (GUBJSE), Volume 1, Issue 1, July 2018.
  5. Ahmedur Rahman Shovon, Shanto Roy, Tanusree Sharma, and Md. Whaiduzzaman, " RESTful E-Governance Application Framework for People Identity Verification in Cloud", International Conference on Cloud Computing - 2018, Seattle, USA.

Conference Proceedings

  1. Afiya Ayman, Shanto Roy, Amin Alipour and Aron Laszka, "Smart Contract Development from the Perspective of Developers: Topics and Issues Discussed on Social Media", 4th Workshop on Trusted Smart Contracts, (WTSC 2019).
  2. Ahmed Iqbal Pritom, Mehrab Zaman Chowdhury, Joy Protim, Shanto Roy, Md Rashedur Rahman, and Sadia Mehnaz Promi, "Combining Movement Model with Finger-Stroke Level Model Towards Designing a Security Enhancing Mobile Friendly CAPTCHA", 9th International Conference on Software and Computer Applications (ICSCA 2020).
  3. Md. Jahidul Islam, Md. Mahin, Shanto Roy, Biplab Chandra Debnath, and Ayesha Khatun, "DistBlackNet: A Distributed Secure Black SDN-IoT Architecture with NFV Implementation for SmartCities", International Conference on Electrical, Computer and Communication Engineering (ECCE 2019).
  4. MD. Mahmudur Rahman, Shanto Roy, and Mohammad Abu Yousuf, "DDoS Mitigation and Intrusion Prevention in Content Delivery Networks using Distributed Virtual Honeypots", International Conference on Advances in Science, Engineering and Robotics Technology (ICASERT 2019).
  5. Ahmedur Rahman Shovon, Shanto Roy, Arnab Kumar Shil, and Tanjila Atik, "GDPR Compliance: Implementation Use Cases for User Data Privacy in News Media Industry", International Conference on Advances in Science, Engineering and Robotics Technology (ICASERT 2019).
  6. Suranjan Talukder, Shanto Roy, and Tamim Al Mahmud, "A Distributed Antivirus Database Management System using BlockChain", 11th International Conference on COMmunication Systems & NETworkS- BlockChain Workshop, Bengaluru, India (COMSNETS 2019).
  7. Shanto Roy, Md. Ashaduzzaman, Mehedi Hassan, and Arnab Rahman Chowdhury, "BlockChain for IoT Security and Management: Current Prospects, Challenges and Future Directions", International Conference on Networking, Systems and Security (NSysS 2018).
  8. Abdur Rahman, Shanto Roy, M Shamim Kaiser, and Md. Shahidul Islam, "A Lightweight Multi-Tier S-MQTT Framework to Secure Communication between Low-end IoT Devices", International Conference on Networking, Systems and Security (NSysS 2018).
  9. Ahmedur Rahman Shovon, Shanto Roy, Tanusree Sharma, and Md. Whaiduzzaman, "A RESTful E-Governance Application Framework for People Identity Verification in Cloud", International Conference on Cloud Computing - 2018, Seattle, USA.
  10. Kaium Hossain, and Shanto Roy, "A Data Compression and Storage Optimization Framework for IoT Sensor Data in Cloud Storage", International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT) - 2018.
  11. Shahriar Setu, Shanto Roy, Farhana Sunny, Md Whaiduzzaman, "IoLT: An IoT based Intelligent Blended Learning and Research Platform in Higher Education", International Conference on Innovations in Engineering and Technology (ICIET 2018).
  12. Nishat Farjana, Shanto Roy, Md. Julkar Nayeen Mahi, and Md. Whaiduzzaman, "An Identity Based Encryption Scheme for Data Security in Fog Computing", International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence (IJCCI 2018).
  13. Shanto Roy, Ahmedur Rahman Shovon, and Md. Whaiduzzaman, "Combined Approach of Tokenization and Mining to Secure and Optimize Big Data in Cloud Storage", IEEE R10 Humanitarian Technology Conference (R10 - HTC 2017).
  14. Shanto Roy, Abdur Rahman, Masuk Helal, M Shamim Kaiser, and Zamshed Iqbal Chowdhury, "Low Cost RF based Online Patient Monitoring using Web & Mobile Applications", International Conference on Informatics, Electronics & Vision (ICIEV 2016).

Education

University of Houston, TX, USA

Ph.D. in Computer and Information Science (Est. 2023)

    Department: Computer Science

    Concentration: Cyber Security

    Publications: 02

    Projects: 02

August 2019 - Present

Jahangirnagar University, BD

MS and BSc in Information Technology

    MS Thesis: Efficient Data Confidentiality in Cloud (Data Privacy)

    BSc Project: Low Cost Online Patient Monitoring (Embedded System)

    Publications: 02

December 2011 - December 2016

Skills

CS Skills

    Base Skill: Cyber Security, Server and Network Administration, Data Science.

    Programming Languages: Python, C, R.

    Web Language: HTML, CSS, JS, PHP.

    Database: MySQL.

    Documentation: Latex.

Certifications

Red Hat Certification Number : 160-034-344
Valid till : February 24, 2020

    Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)

    Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)

    RHCSA in Red Hat Openstack

Other Skills

    Teaching: Course Content Creation, Presentation, Conducting Course, Mentoring

    Documentation: Research Paper Writing, Blogging

    Leadership: Communication, Motivation, Positivity, Creativity, and Feedback


Interests

Research Work
80%
Documentation (Technical Writing)
90%
Networking with People
75%
Mentoring (Teaching and Motivation)
65%
Blogging (Content Creation/Sharing)
60%
Travel
60%
Sports
40%
Photography
35%
Music, Books, and Movies
30%

Awards

Research Fellowship and Grant


    Information & Communication Technology Research Fellowship June, 2016 - May, 2017

Received from Ministry of Information & Communication Technology (MOICT) for my MS Thesis at Institute of Information Technology, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh.

Mentorship Appreciation


    Appreciation as a Faculty Mentor Moderator 2019
    Appreciation as a Faculty Mentor Moderator 2018

Received from Green University of Bangladesh for my endeavors for the Student Mentorship Program.

Undergrad Contest Awards


    Net-War, 3rd position Telco Warfare 2014, EWU, BD
    IT Noesis Quiz, 1st Runner Up IT Fest 2014, DU, BD
    ICT Olympiad, 1st position ICT Fest 2014, IUT, BD
    ICT Olympiad, 3rd position ICT Fest 2013, IUT, BD