Shivakant Mishra


Associate Professor

Department of Computer Science

University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA.


B.Tech. Computer Science & Engineering, IIT Bombay

Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Arizona

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Research Interests

Mobile Social Networks

Pervasive Computing

Dependable Systems

Distributed Computing

Wireless Sensor Networks


Recent Publications


K. Alanezi and S. Mishra. Enhancing Context-Aware Applications Accuracy with Position Discovery. In the 10th IEEE/EAI International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services (MobiQuitous 2013), Tokyo, Japan (December 2013).


L. Tian, S. Li, J. Ahn, D. Chu, R. Han, Q. Lv and S. Mishra. Understanding User Behavior at Scale in a Mobile Video Chat Application. In the 2013 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2013), Zurich, Switzerland (September 2013).


B. Dixon and S. Mishra. Power Based Malicious Code Detection Techniques for Smartphones. In the 12th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (IEEE TrustCom-13), Melbourne, Australia (July 2013).


J. Navas Molina and S. Mishra. Addressing Memory Exhaustion Failures in Virtual Machines in a Cloud Environment. In the 3rd International Workshop on Dependability of Clouds, Data Centers and Virtual Machine Technology (DCDV 2013). To be held in conjunction with the 43rd Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN 2013), Budapest, Hungary (June 2013).


M. Al-Mutawa and S. Mishra. Preserving Data Privacy Through Data Partitioning in Mobile Application. In the 14th ACM International Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile 2013), Jekyll Island, GA (February 2013). (demo)


L. Jeter and S. Mishra. Identifying and Quantifying the Android Device Users' Security Risk Exposure. In the IEEE International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC 2013), San Diego, CA (January 2013).


M. J. Davis, S. Thokala, X. Xing, N. T. Hobbs, D. P. Walsh, R. Han and S. Mishra. Developing a Data Transfer Model for a Novel Wildlife Tracking Network. Wildlife Society Bulletin. Vol. 36, No. 4, Pages: 820-827, December 2012.


Y. Jiang, A. Jaiantilal, X. Pan, M. Al-Mutawa, S. Mishra, L. Shi. Personalized Energy Consumption Modeling on Smartphones. In the 4th EAI International Conference on Mobile Computing, Applications and Services, (MobiCASE 2012), Seattle, WA (October 2012).


X. Xing, Y. Liang, S. Huang, H. Cheng, R. Han, Q. Lv, X. Liu, S. Mishra and Y. Zhu. Scalable Misbehavior Detection in Online Video Chat Services. In the 18th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD'12), Beijing, China (August 2012).


T. Kooh, Q. Lv and S. Mishra. Attribute Based Content Sharing in Mobile Adhoc Networks of Smartphones over WiFi. In the 21st IEEE International Conference on Computer, Communication and Networks (ICCCN 2012), Munich, Germany (August 2012).


L. Tian, J. Ahn, H. Cheng, X. Xing, Y. Liang, R. Han, Q. Lv, S. Mishra, D. Chu, X. Liu. MVChat: Flasher Detection for Mobile Video Chat. In the10th International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications and Services (Mobisys'12), Lake District, UK (June 2012). (demo)


A. Mahdian, H. Gu, S. Thokala and S. Mishra. Location Based Routing Using Smartphones in an Infrastructureless Environment. In the 27th ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (ACM SAC 2012), Riva del Garda, Italy (March 2012).


H. Cheng, Y. Liang, X. Xing, R. Han, X. Liu, Q. Lv and S. Mishra. FGC: Fine-Grained Cascaded Classification for Efficient Misbehaving User Detection in Online Video Chat Services'. In the 5th ACM Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2012) (February 2012).


                 CSCI 3753: Operating Systems

                 CSCI 7000/CSCI 4830: Special Topics: Sustainable Computing


Contact Information
            Office Hours: Monday: 10:30 – 11:30 AM, Tuesday: 1 – 2 PM, and Thursday: 1 – 2 PM
            Phone: (303)492-4686.
            Fax: (303)492-2844.