The Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS)

The Center for Education and Research in
Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS)

Deepak Nadig

 Deepak Nadig


Assistant Professor 


KNOY 276 

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Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2021. 

Research Areas

Network Security AI/ML applications to networking Cloud-native Infrastructure 

Notable Awards

2022 FABRIC KNIT5 Workshop Grant, To participate in the FABRIC KNIT5 Work- shop, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award, School of Computing, University of Nebraska- Lincoln, May 2022.

2022 Outstanding Dissertation Award, College of Engineering, University of Nebraska- Lincoln, April 2022.

Purdue Bravo Award, Purdue University, December 2021.

2021 IEEE LANMAN Conference Travel Grant.

Best-In-Session Paper Award, 2019 IEEE INFOCOM Conference, Paris, France, 2019.

Fellow, 2019 Milton E. Mohr Awards Program, College of Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska, USA, 2019.

Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award (2018 - 2019), Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska, USA, 2019.

2019 College of Engineering Graduate Student Conference Travel Grant Recipient, College of Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA, 2019.

Fellow, Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) Program, Graduate Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA, 2018 − 2019.

NSF Student Travel Grant Recipient (2017 − 2019), To participate in the ACM SDN-NFV Sec Workshop.

Best Paper Award, Received the best paper award at the 2017 IEEE ANTS, Conference (Acceptance rate: 30%), Odisha, India, 2017.

NSF GENI/GEC24 Travel Grant Recipient, March 8−9, 2016, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA. 


Deepak Nadig received his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) in 2021. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer and Information Technology (CIT) at Purdue University. He was the Director of Technology and Research at SOLUTT Corporation, India, from 2009 to 2015. At SOLUTT, he was instrumental in leading the networking and wireless operations and responsible for design, development, consulting and training services in 4G/LTE and multi-gigabit wireless technologies.

He has served on the technical program committees of several conferences and as a reviewer for leading journals such as IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (IEEE JSAC), Computer Networks, IEEE INFOCOM, IEEE Globecom, IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Quality of Service (IWQoS), IEEE International Symposium on Local and Metropolitan Area Networks (LANMAN) and IEEE Sarnoff Symposium. He has published in several leading IEEE/ACM conferences and journals. He is a member of the IEEE and the IEEE Communication Society.

Prof. Nadig was the recipient of the 2017 IEEE ANTS best paper award, the 2019 Milton E. Mohr Fellowship, and he was a fellow of the Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) program at UNL. His research interests are computer networks, software-defined networks, network functions virtualization, cloud-native infrastructure, AI/ML applications to networking and network security.