Nisha Panwar is currently a post-doctoral scholar at University of California, Irvine. She did her Ph.D. within the Department of Computer Science, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. She received her M.Tech. in computer engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, India in 2011. Her research interests include security and privacy in IoT, smart homes and buildings, vehicular networks, computer network and communication, and distributed algorithms.