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Prashanth BusiReddyGari

Prashanth BusiReddyGari is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP). He obtained his degree from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. At UNCP, he directs the Cyber Defense Education Center, which promotes the National Security Agency's (NSA) National Center of Academic Excellence-Cyber Defense Education initiative, coordinates the B.S. in cybersecurity degree program, and advises the ACM student chapter leadership. His research focuses on the information security of state-of-the-art computing systems and future generation wireless technology (FutureG). He has published research papers on applied cryptography, authentication schemes in distributed systems, cybersecurity for the Internet of Things, security analysis of cyber-physical systems (CPS), and blockchain technology. Pedagogically, Prashanth has a penchant for integrating a wide array of instructional technology to enhance the learning experience of students and transforming the learning environment to enhance accessibility and inclusivity for all students.