Balaji Palanisamy

  • Associate Professor

Balaji Palanisamy an Associate Professor in the School of Computing and Information at the University of Pittsburgh. His research broadly spans the areas of Distributed Systems and Data Privacy. At Pitt, he co-directs research in the Laboratory for Education and Research on Security Assured Information Systems (LERSAIS). He is also an Affiliate Scholar at the Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security. Prior to joining the University of Pittsburgh, he received his PhD degree in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Institution of Highest Degree

  • Georgia Institute of Technology, Ph.D.

Representative Publications

Qingyang Wang, Shungeng Zhang, Yashuhiko Kanemasa, Calton Pu, Balaji Palanisamy, Lilian Harada and Motoyuki Kawaba, "Optimizing N-Tier Application Scalability in the Cloud: A Study of Soft Resource Allocation," ACM Transactions on Modeling and Performance Evaluation of Computing Systems (ACM TOMPECS 2019).

Chao Li and Balaji Palanisamy, "Reversible Location Perturbation Mechanisms for Protecting Multi-level Location Privacy," Elsevier Computer Communications, 2018.

Chao Li and Balaji Palanisamy, "Privacy in Internet of Things: from Principles to Technologies," IEEE Internet of Things Journal (IEEE IoT-J 2018).

Research Interests

Privacy-aware Computing and Data sharing
Location Privacy Protection Mechanisms
Resource Management Techniques for Cloud and Outsourced Computing