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Dakshnamoorthy (Mani) Manivannan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


(859) 257-9234
231 James F. Hardymon Building (JFHB)



1998-Present: Assistant/Associate Professor: Department of Computer Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.

Spring 2007: Visiting Faculty: Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.

1997-98: Visiting Instructor: Department of Computer and Information Science, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.


Ph.D. Computer and Information Science, August 1997. The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

M.S. Computer and Information Science, March 1993, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

M.S. Mathematics, March 1992, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

B.Sc. Mathematics (with special distinction), University of Madras, Madras, India.

Research Description

Dr. Manivannan's research lies in the following areas: Computer and network security, Fault-tolerance in distributed systems, Security and fault-tolerance in Cloud Computing systems, Privacy-preserving authentication and secure message dissemination in Vehicular ad hoc networks.