Dr. Ikjot Saini

I am an Automotive Cybersecurity Researcher, an Educator and a Science Communicator.

Co-Director, SHIELD Automotive Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence.
Assistant Professor, School of Computer Science, University of Windsor.
Academic Director, Automotive Security Research Group (ASRG).

Research Projects

My research interests revolve around Vehicular Ad hoc Networks (VANET), Security and Privacy of Connected Vehicles, Wireless Communication Networks, Privacy-preserving Technologies, Anonymous Authentication, Simulation Modeling, detecting security and privacy vulnerabilities, and Cryptography.


Here is a comprehensive list of my academic publications.
My Google Scholar page.


SHIELD Automotive Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence

  • I lead the initiative for the Automotive Cybersecurity Education and Training
  • I work on industry research projects on cybersecurity of V2X, 5G-V2X technology and privacy in vehicular networks.

Automotive Security Research Group (ASRG)

  • I am leading the ASRG Global Academic Network.
  • I am location lead at Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS)

I am currently serving as Academic Chair on Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS) Ontario Professional Affiliate Board.

University of Windsor