I am a Professor in the ECE Department at Carnegie Mellon University, with a courtesy appointment in the CS Department.
My research spans networking, security, and systems.
I am affiliated with CyLab

Contact Info:
Office: CyLab CIC 2122
4720 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3891
Tel: 412-268-2853
vsekar at andrew dot cmu dot edu

Recent Papers and Videos

Selected awards and honors

  • Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) Excellence in Teaching Award 2018
  • Visiting Chair Professor, IIT Madras 2018-2019
  • Angel Jordan Early Career Professorship
  • ACM SIGCOMM Rising Star Award 2016
  • NSA Best Scientific Cybersecurity paper 2016
  • NSF Career Award 2016
  • Best papers: ACM SIGCOMM 2012, ACM CoNext 2013, ACM Multimedia 2009
  • Best paper nominee: IMC 2014, Conext 2014, SIGCOMM 2013
  • 2nd place (Nomad) and Finalist (Bohatei) at CSAW 2015 Applied Research Best papers
  • Fast-tracked papers: IEEE Transactions on Networking (twice)
  • Invited CACM Research Highlights
  • President's Gold Medal, IIT Madras