Graduate Student Researcher - UC San Diego
Computer Science and Engineering

About Me

I am a PhD candidate in the SysNet Group at University of California San Diego, working under the advisement of Aaron Schulman. My area of interest is in wireless embedded systems. My research focus is on analyzing urban-scale deployment of wireless systems, with the aim of identifying security and privacy problems in public electronic infrastructure.


Evaluating Physical-Layer BLE Location Tracking Attacks on Mobile Devices
Hadi Givehchian*, Nishant Bhaskar*, Eliana Rodriguez, Héctor Lópéz, Christian Dameff, Dinesh Bharadia, Aaron Schulman
IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P) 2022
(*Co-primary authors)

Century-Scale Smart Infrastructure
Dhananjay Jagtap, Nishant Bhaskar, Pat Pannuto
Hot Topics in Operating Systems (HotOS) 2021
Paper | Talk

A Survey of Techniques in Passive Identification of Wireless Personal Devices and the Implications on User Privacy
Nishant Bhaskar
Research Exam, 2019
Paper | Slides

Please Pay Inside: Evaluating Bluetooth-based Detection of Gas Pump Skimmers
Nishant Bhaskar, Maxwell Bland, Kirill Levchenko, and Aaron Schulman
USENIX Security Symposium (SEC) 2019
Paper | Slides | Talk