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Rajiv
Thummala

Cybersecurity IUG Student
Graduate Adviser
Peng Liu
Graduate Cohort
2022
Education
B.S. Cybersecurity Analytics & Operations, Schreyer Honors College at the Pennsylvania State University (Expected May 2023)
M.S. Cybersecurity Analytics & Operations, Schreyer Honors College at the Pennsylvania State University (Expected May 2023)
National Security Agency Certificate of Achievement in Cyber Defense
Biography

Rajiv Thummala is a cybersecurity researcher in the Schreyer Honors College of the Pennsylvania State University. He will be receiving both his B.S and M.S degrees in 4 years due to his enrollment in the integrated undergraduate-graduate program offered by the Schreyer Honors College.

Rajiv's research interests lie in the intersections of space systems and cybersecurity with a particular focus on satellite cybersecurity and space-enabled critical infrastructure. Rajiv is a NASA Space Grant Scholar, an AIAA published author (1st), and an aspiring PhD candidate. 

Contact: rkt5192@psu.edu

Research Interests
  • Space System Cybersecurity
  • Space-Based Asset Cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity of Missile Defense Systems
  • Satellite Cybersecurity
  • Resilient Military Systems
  • Electronic Warfare
  • RF-Cyber Defense
  • CEMA Security
Research Keywords
Cybersecurity
Space Systems
Critical Infrastructure
National Security