Md Sharif Ullah finished his Ph.D. in the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department at Old Dominion University (ODU). He received the B.Sc and M.Sc. degrees in Applied Physics, Electronics and Communication Engineering from the University of Dhaka in 2012 and 2014, respectively. He has done his Ph.D. under the supervision of Dr. Sachin Shetty in Cyber Security Lab at Virginia Modeling Analysis and Simulation Center (VMASC). Md Sharif is joining as an Assistant Professor in Cybersecurity in the University of Central Arkansas from January, 2022.
His current research is focusing on cyber-physical system resilience, critical infrastructure cyber situational awareness, and intrusion response system. Prior to joining here, he worked as a research assistant in the Cybersecurity, Communication, and Network Innovation (CCNI) lab at ODU. He also has collaborative research experience with other academics and industry R&D, such as Vision Lab, ODU, and Accenture Technological Lab. His research findings have been published in numerous papers in leading journals and conferences, such as Elsevier Computer Networks, IEEE Resilience Week, and SecureComm.
His research interests include cyber-physical systems, machine learning, cyber threat intel analysis, adversarial behavior analysis, network optimization, and systems security and privacy. MdSharif served as coordinator and Instructor of Hampton Roads Radio Spectrum and Wireless Communication Workshop and Summer School (HRSWC) and GenCybersummer camp at ODU. He is also a member of IEEE and IES.