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Roy, Nirupam

Roy, Nirupam

Assistant Professor
Computer Science
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Maryland Cybersecurity Center
5240 Iribe Center


  • Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • M.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from University of South Carolina 
  • B.E. in Computer Science and Technology from Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur


Nirupam Roy is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science with a joint appointment in the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies. He is also a core faculty member in the Maryland Cybersecurity Center and director of the Networking, Mobile Computing, and Autonomous Sensing (iCoSMos) Lab

Roy's research focuses on sensing, mobile computing, cyber-physical systems, and wireless networking with applications in localization, the Internet of Things (IoT), health care, security, and wearables.

Roy received his doctorate in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in 2018.


  • Best demo award MobiSys (2021) 
  • Best poster runner-up award SenSys (2020)
  • CSL Ph.D. Thesis Award (2019)
  • UIUC Dissertation Completion Fellowship (2018)


  • Wireless Networking 
  • Mobile Computing 
  • Communication 
  • Sensing

MC2 Kicks Off Third Year of Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The fellowships offer an opportunity to work closely with MC2 faculty in multiple areas of cybersecurity.

Roy Receives $150K NSF Award to Expand Wi-Fi Access in Regional Parks

The one-year project will be tested in several recreational areas in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.

UMD Team Receives Best Demo Award for Mobile Sound Localization System

Their innovative design explores the interaction of soundwaves with acoustic structures for spatial sensing.

Maryland Cybersecurity Center Kicks Off Second Year of Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The fellowship offers an opportunity to work closely with faculty and graduate students in the center.

UMIACS Faculty Researcher Asks: Could Your Robotic Vacuum Be Listening to You?

A team of researchers demonstrated that popular robotic household vacuum cleaners can be remotely hacked.

Roy Receives 2019 CSL Thesis Award

The award is bestowed annually to a researcher whose doctoral thesis makes advances in a disciplinary area that has an interdisciplinary angle.