Dr Prosanta Gope

Lecturer in Cybersecurity

Telephone: +44 (0) 114 222 1897

Member of the Security of Advanced Systems Research Group

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Prosanta Gope is a Lecturer in Cybersecurity at the University of Sheffield since August 2019 and is a member of the Security of Advanced Systems Research Group.

Previously he was a Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Hull. Before joining the University of Hull, he was a Research Fellow in the Department of Computer Science at National University of Singapore (NUS). He was associated with two research projects NETS, and NUS-Singtel Cyber Security Project funded by Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) Singapore, Singtel-Telecom Singapore and Prime Minister Office Singapore, respectively.

He has authored over 60 peer-reviewed articles in several reputable international journals and conferences, and has four filed patents.

Other professional activities

Editorial Board Member of the Following Journals:
• Associate Editor of the IEEE Internet of Things Journal
• Associate Editor of the IEEE Sensors Journal
• Associate Editor of the Security and Communication Networks
• Associate Editor of the Mobile Information Systems Journal


Research Interests

Since 2012, he has been working on the several areas of “Network & Information security, and Cryptography”, where he has done extensive research in designing various security solutions for wireless communication security by considering several practical and challenging issues.

His research interests include Lightweight and Anonymous Authentication, Authenticated Encryption, Access Control, Security in Mobile Communication, Cloud Security, Healthcare Security, Security in Internet of Things, RFID Security, Security in Wireless Sensor Network (WSN), Quantum Cryptography, Security in Smart-Grid, and Hardware Security of the IoT Devices.


Current research grants

Section under development