Dr Prosanta Gope

Department of Computer Science

Lecturer in Cybersecurity

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Member of the Security of Advanced Systems research group

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Dr Prosanta Gope
Department of Computer Science
Regent Court (DCS)
211 Portobello
S1 4DP

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. Dr. Gope served as a Research Fellow in the Department of Computer Science at National University of Singapore (NUS). Primarily driven by tackling challenging real-world security problems, he has expertise in lightweight anonymous authentication, authenticated encryption, access control, security of mobile communications, healthcare, Internet of Things, Cloud, RFIDs, WSNs, Smart-Grid and hardware security of IoT devices. He has authored more than 75 peer-reviewed articles in several reputable international journals and conferences and has four filed patents. Dr. Gope has served as TPC member in several international conferences such as IEEE GLOBECOM, ARES, etc. He currently serves as an Associate Editor for the IEEE INTERNET OF THINGS JOURNAL, IEEE SYSTEMS JOURNAL, IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL, the Security and Communication Networks, and 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.


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Professional activities

Editorial Board Member of the Following Journals:

  • Associate Editor of the IEEE Internet of Things Journal
  • Associate Editor of the IEEE Systems Journal 
  • Associate Editor of the IEEE Sensors Journal
  • Associate Editor of the Security and Communication Networks
  • Associate Editor of the Mobile Information Systems Journal