Personal Details

I am an assistant professor in Department of Computer Science at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), USA.
I am also a member of Big Data Analytics Lab (BDaL) and Cybersecurity Research Center.

Research interests: Databases, security, privacy, and IoT.

I have multiple fully-funded Ph.D. positions. Students interested to work with me can see this and email me.

I was a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Irvine, USA, working in the research group of Prof. Sharad Mehrotra.

I have completed my Ph.D. in Computer Science at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel.
I am blessed to become an academic son of Prof. Shlomi Dolev and to work with Prof. Jeffrey Ullman --- a Turing Award winner --- during my Ph.D. and Post-Doc .

Email: shantanu.sharma[AT]njit[DOT]edu


Four Selected Publications


1. Obscure: Information-Theoretic Oblivious and Verifiable Aggregation Queries [Paper/PDF] [Presentation slides/PPT] [Full version (in IEEE TKDE)]
Peeyush Gupta, Yin Li, Sharad Mehrotra, Nisha Panwar, Shantanu Sharma, and Sumaya Almanee
Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment, Vol. 12, No. 9., 2019.
2. Partitioned Data Security on Outsourced Sensitive and Non-sensitive Data [Paper/PDF] [Presentation slides/PPT]
Sharad Mehrotra, Shantanu Sharma, Jeffrey D. Ullman, and Anurag Mishra
35th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (IEEE ICDE), pp. 650-661, China, April, 2019.
3. Prism: Private Verifiable Set Computation over Multi-Owner Outsourced Databases [Paper/PDF] [Presentation slides/PPT] [YouTube]
Yin Li, Dhrubajyoti Ghosh, Peeyush Gupta, Sharad Mehrotra, Nisha Panwar, and Shantanu Sharma
Proceedings of the International Conference on Management of Data (ACM SIGMOD), 2021.
4. IoT Notary: Sensor Data Attestation in Smart Environment [Paper/PDF] [Presentation slides/PPT]
Nisha Panwar, Shantanu Sharma, Guoxi Wang, Sharad Mehrotra, Nalini Venkatasubramanian, Mamadou H. Diallo, and Ardalan Amiri Sani
(The first two authors have an equal contribution.)
18th IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (IEEE NCA) Cambridge, MA, USA, Sept 26-28, 2019.
Best Paper Award