Bhargava Honored at Inventors Reception
On Wednesday, November 2, 2011, the Purdue Research Foundation hosted its annual Inventors Recognition Reception to honor Purdue researchers whose discoveries were patented during the 2010-2011 fiscal year.
Among those being recognized this year was Computer Science Professor Bharat Bhargava for his patent titled Method and System for Providing Cellular Assisted Secure Communications of a Plurality of Ad Hoc Devices.
Credited to Professor Bhargava, Jeffrey D. Bonta, Hong-Yon Lach, and Xiaoxin Wu, the patent is for (according to its abstract) "A method for providing secure communications among a plurality of ad hoc devices includes authenticating one or more first devices within a first network; authenticating one or more second devices within a second network; transmitting a group key to the authenticated first devices and to the authenticated second devices; establishing an ad hoc network by at least one of the authenticated first devices and at least one of the authenticated second devices using the group key; and communicating within the ad hoc network among the at least one of the authenticated first devices and the at least one of the authenticated second devices."
Congratulations to Professor Bhargava on receiving this recognition!
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