Prakash's picture Atul Prakash


Open Office Hours

I have open open office hours, primarily intended for Ph.D. students in CSE at UM. They can be used for just getting to know better, to bounce off ideas, general career discussion, chat about research, or anything else. To reserve a slot, please book here. Reach me on email or Google chat if needed.


  • EECS 598-007 (Winter 2021): Special Topics course on Adversarial Machine Learning. For more information, see the syllabus .
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    To apply to do independent study or be a member of the research team in my group, fill out the form below, and drop me an email. I am happy to work with both uundergraduate and graduate students. Postdocs may also be available.
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  • Research Interests:

  • Security and privacy, cyber-physical systems, computer-supported cooperative work, distributed systems.
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    IoT Security Research

    See this page for research in our group on IoT and Cyber-Physical Systems. Some recent work includes research on adversarial machine learning (CVPR 2008), defense mechanisms to make OAuth tokens at trigger-action cloud services such as IFTTT less risky (NDSS 2018), security analysis of SmartThings IoT application platform (IEEE S&P 2016), and ContexIoT, an automatic IoT app patching mechanism to help enforce context-based permissions (NDSS 2017). .

    Data Privacy Research

    Recent and Current Ph.D. Students

    Earlier Ph.D. Students

    Contact Info.:

    4741 Bob and Betty Beyster Building, 2260 Hayward Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2121.

    Tel: (734) 763-1585
    Electronic mail ID @ aprakash