Dr. Smriti Bhatt is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science in the Department of Computing and Cyber Security at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. She has received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Texas at San Antonio and did her doctoral research at the Institute for Cyber Security (ICS) and Center for Security and Privacy Enhanced Cloud Computing (C-SPECC). Dr. Bhatt’s research expertise is in the field of Cyber Security, mainly focused on Access Control and Communication Control models, and Security and Privacy in Cloud-Enabled Internet of Things (IoT). Her current research projects focus on developing secure access control and communication control models for Cloud-Enabled Internet of Things architectures. Some of the areas of research involve Smart Home, Smart Health, and Wearable IoT, with a goal of enabling security-enhanced smart communities in the future. Dr. Bhatt teaches computer science and cyber security courses in the department.