Sachin Shetty is an associate professor in the Department of Modeling, Simulation, and Visualization Engineering at Old Dominion University, and the associate director for the Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center. He also has a joint appointment at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Crane, Indiana.
Prior to joining Old Dominion University, Shetty was an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, the associate director of the Tennessee Interdisciplinary Graduate Engineering Research Institute, and director of the Cyber Security Laboratory at Tennessee State University. Shetty’s research interests lie at the intersection of computer networking, network security, and machine learning. He has published over 150 research articles in journals and conference proceedings and has edited four books on the subjects of blockchain, Internet of Things, moving target defense, and dynamic spectrum access. Two of his research papers were selected for the top 50 Blockchain academic papers in 2018.
His research laboratory has been supported by numerous federal agencies including the National Science Foundation, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, the Air Force Research Lab, the Office of Naval Research, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of Energy; as well as companies including Boeing and Sentara Healthcare. He is the site lead on the Department of Defense's Cyber Security Center of Excellence, the Department of Homeland Security National Center of Excellence, the Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute, and Department of Energy, Cyber Resilient Energy Delivery Consortium. Shetty is the recipient of several awards, including the Fulbright Specialist, EPRI Cybersecurity Research Challenge, DHS Scientific Leadership, and Tennessee State University’s million dollar club. He has chaired several cyber security focused tracks in IEEE and ACM conferences and served on the technical program committees of numerous conferences.
He earned a Ph.D. in modeling and simulation in 2007 from the Old Dominion University, an M.S. in computer science in 2002 from the University of Toledo, and a bachelor's in computer engineering in 1998 from Mumbai University.