Sagar Samtani is an assistant professor and Grant Thornton Scholar in the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University Bloomington. His research centers on AI for cybersecurity and cyber threat intelligence topics, including developing deep learning, network science and text mining approaches for smart vulnerability assessment, scientific cyberinfrastructure cybersecurity,and dark web analytics.
His research has received nearly $1.8 million (in PI and co-PI roles) from the NSF Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure, CISE Research Initiation Initiative, and Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace Education programs. Samtani has won several awards for his research and teaching efforts, including the ACM SIGMIS Doctoral Dissertation award in 2019. He has received media attention from outlets such as Miami Herald, Fox, Science Magazine, AAAS and the Penny Hoarder.
Samtani earned his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona’s AI Lab. He has published over two dozen journal and conference papers on these topics in leading venues such as MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, ACM Transactions on Privacy and Security, IEEE Intelligent Systems, Computers and Security, and IEEE Security and Privacy.
Areas of Expertise
Cybersecurity, explainable AI, AI, dark web, cyber threat intelligence, AI for cybersecurity, data mining, deep learning, network science, scientific cyberinfrastructure.