Sayonnha Mandal

Assistant Professor

Dr. Mandal teaches courses in Computer Networks and Security Policies. Her specialization is in the areas of Quantum cryptography, Cybersecurity, Regulatory compliance and Ontological frameworks.

Some of her research includes developing a method for designing modular norm models for legal statements encountered in the context of software-intensive systems. She has also performed a requirements analysis of NIST Software Assurance controls and understanding mapping between controls and Common Weakness Enumeration (CWEs).

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Education and Training

  • PhD, University of Nebraska Information Technology
  • MS, University of Nebraska Cybersecurity
  • MS, University of Oklahoma Telecommunications Engineering

Ambrose Hall is my favorite place on campus. It gives me a sense of an amalgamation of the old traditions and new advancements all in one place.

Sayonnha Mandal

Recent Publications

Sayonnha Mandal, Robin Gandhi, Harvey Siy. Can I Copy this Code? Extracting Norms from Software Licenses using Frame Semantics. NL+SE Workshop at FSE 2016, Seattle, United States.

Sayonnha Mandal, Robin Gandhi, Harvey Siy. Semantic Web Representations for reasoning about Applicability and Satisfiability of Federal Regulations for Information security. RELAW Workshop at RE 2015, Ottawa, Canada.

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Course Taught
  • Computer Networks and Data Communications
  • Advanced Computer Networks and Data Communications
  • Computers in Society


Sayonnha Mandal

Computer and Information Sciences
Ambrose Hall 428
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803

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