Soummya Kar received a B.Tech. in electronics and electrical communication engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, in May 2005 and a Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, in 2010. From June 2010 to May 2011, he was with the Electrical Engineering Department, Princeton University as a postdoctoral research associate. He is currently an associate professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. His research interests include decision-making in large-scale networked systems, stochastic systems, multi-agent systems, and data science, with applications to cyber-physical systems and smart energy systems.
2010 Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
2005 BTECH, Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
- computer/storage systems
- control theory
- cyber physical systems security and privacy
- cyberphysical systems (CPS)
- data/network science systems
- energy and critical infrastructure security
- intrusion and anomaly detection and prevention
- multi-agent decision making
- network science
- privacy algorithms
- secure systems
- security of AI and ML
- social networks security and privacy
- statistical signal processing
- stochastic systems
Kar named 2022 IEEE Fellow
Soummya Kar has been elevated to fellow status in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the world’s largest technical professional organization for the advancement of technology.
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Kar named 2022 IEEE Fellow
ECE’s Soummya Kar has been elevated to fellow status in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world’s largest technical professional organization for the advancement of technology.
CyLab Security and Privacy Institute
Third round of Secure and Private IoT Initiative funded projects announced
Carnegie Mellon CyLab’s Secure and Private IoT Initiative (IoT@CyLab) has announced its third round of funding, which will support 12 Internet of Things (IoT)-related projects for one year.
Kar, Nock, and Pileggi named Energy Fellows
ECE’s Soummya Kar and CEE/EPP’s Destenie Nock were named Energy Fellows at the Scott Institute. ECE Head Larry Pileggi was named a Senior Energy Fellow.
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Mohammadi and Kar place in top 10 at grid optimization competition
ECE’s Javad Mohammadi and Soummya Kar’s team placed in the top 10 in all divisions of the Department of Energy's ARPA-E Grid Optimization (GO) Competition.
Carnegie Mellon – CMKL | Thailand
CMKL Tech Summit 2019 on AI for a Sustainable Future
On December 16, 2019, CMKL University held its third tech summit in Bangkok, Thailand, on the topic of AI for a sustainable future.
The College of Engineering is proud to announce the recipients of the 2016 Dean’s Early Career Fellowships. These fellowships will provide the following young faculty members with additional funding for their outstanding research.
The initiatives underway in the College’s departments embody the value we place on progress. Here are some of our current projects and prides.