NPB 2.204.03, 1 UTSA Circle, San Antonio, TX 78249


I am currently a Doctoral Student at the SPriTELab in the University of Texas at San Antonio, USA. Prior to this, I recieved Bachelor of Technology in Computer Engineering from Zakir Hussain College of Engineering and Technology, India.

Research Interests

  • Network Security
  • Game Theory
  • Blockchains and Cryptocurrency
  • Computer Networks

Work Experience

  • Teaching Assistant, University of Texas San Antonio, August 2016 - Present


  • BTech in Computer Engineering, Zakir Hussain College of Engineering and Technology, India

Awards and Honors

  • Recipient of the Open Cloud Endowment Fellowship, Fall 2017

Recent Publications

  • Kavita Kumari, Phillip Rieger, Hossein Fereidooni, Murtuza Jadliwala and Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi, "BayBFed: Bayesian Backdoor Defense for Federated Learning", 44th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P), 2023.
  • Kavita Kumari, Murtuza Jadliwala, Anindya Maiti, and Mohammad Hossein Manshaei, "Analyzing Defense Strategies Against Mobile Information Leakages: A Game-Theoretic Approach", Conference on Decision and Game Theory for Security (GameSec), Stockholm, Sweden, October 2019. [Paper]