Grant, Awards and Scholarships

    Total career Level Funding = $8.6M as PI and Co-PI (as PI $3.6M, as Co-PI $5M)
  1. NSA Grant on secure cyberinfrastructure, $250K, Oct 2020-Sept 2022(Multi-PI)
  2. NSA On Ramp II Program (Training and Education Grant) (Co-PI)
  3. SemiSynBio-II:DNA Mutational Overwriting Storage (DMOS), Funded by NSF, Aug 2020-Aug 2023, Funded Amount $1.5M, (Senior-Personnel)
  4. DoE NNSA STEP2NLs, Successful Training and Effective Pipelines to National Laboratories with STEM Core, Sept 2020-Aug 2023, $3.0M (Co-PI)
  5. CISCO Funding, Year 1 and Year 2,Total Amount: $155k (PI)
  6. Building Secure AI Models and Analyzing Threats using Ensemble Techniques for IoT Devices, May 2021- Aug 2022, Amount $77k (Year 2), Data science enabled and secure framework for connected IoT devices, Jan 2020- Aug 2021, Amount $78k (Year 1)
  7. NSF Collaborative Research: Computational Framework and Data Science for Identification, Aug 2019- July 2022, Total Amount $1M (NCAT Portion $700k) (Lead PI)
  8. NSF I-Corps,June 2019-Jan 2021, $50K (PI)
  9. Center of Excellence in Cybersecurity Research, Education and Outreach (CREO) Grant, Aug 2019-July 2020(Investigator)
  10. DURIP 2019 Grant, funded by ARO, to Develop a Biometric Testbed at NCAT, June 2019-June 2021, $200K (PI)
  11. Beacon Grant (NSF Supported Sub award)on Ensemble and Neural Network Topological Evolution for Touch-Based Authentication, May 2017-Dec 2018, $58K (PI)
  12. NSA REU grant on data science,Aug 2018-July 2019(Co-PI)
  13. DoD grant on cyber identity framework,Aug 2015-July 2019, $596K(PI)
  14. DoD grant on large data network,Apr 2013-Dec 2016, $570K(PI)
  15. BEACON grant (NSF supported sub award from MSU) on cyber identification,Aug 2015-July 2016, $37K(PI)
  16. NSF REU in Cyber Identity, March 1, 2015-Feb 28, 2020, $300K(PI)
  17. NSF Targeted infusion project on social computing,Sept 2013-Aug 2016,$300K(PI)
  18. Title III HBGI Program,$34K(PI)
  19. BEACON (NSF supported sub award from MSU) Grant on nonideal iris recognition, 2014 May-2015 Aug, 58K (PI)
  20. The Center for Advanced Studies in Identity Sciences (CASIS) [Worked as a Co-PI, February 2013-Aug 2016]. 
  21. Awards and Scholarships

  22. Advisor to University Outstanding Thesis Award 2019
  23. College of Engineering Winner, "Rookie of the Year 2014"
  24. College of Engineering Winner, "Outstanding Junior Researcher of the Year 2017"
  25. NSERC Visiting fellowship 2011-2012 [Prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowship]. 
  26. Le Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la nature et les technologies (FQRNT) [Post Doctoral B3 Fellowship 2010/2011, Committee 15, From March 2011 to Feb 2013. [Prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowship]. 
  27. Hydro Quebec Award 2009 (Jan 2010-Aug 2010)
  28. Teaching Fellow, Jan 2009-May 2009
  29. Doctoral Thesis Completion Award 2009 (Jan' 2010-April 2010)
  30. Graduate Awards Office Conference Funding for the Academic year 2008-2009.    
  31. Power Corporation of Canada Graduate Fellowship.
  32. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) [Prestigious Doctoral Scholarship]. 
  33. Le Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la nature et les technologies (FQRNT) [Post Graduate Level]: Ranked 4-Programme B2, Committee 05A. [Prestigious Doctoral Scholarship]. 
  34. Graduate Awards Office Conference Funding for the Academic year 2007-2008.
  35. Concordia University Graduate Fellowship- Duration: Sept, 2007-Aug 2009.
  36. International Partial Fee Remission Award- Duration: Sept’2006-Aug’2007, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada.
  37. International Full Fee Remission Award- Duration: Sept’2006-Aug’2007, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada.
  38. Faculty of Science Award for MSC Results, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh, 2001
  39. Faculty of Science Award for BSC Results, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh, 2000
  40. Faculty of Science Merit Scholarship (based on 1st year result), University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh
  41. Faculty of Science Merit Scholarship (based on HSC results), University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh