Ratan Dey

Ratan Dey
Assistant Professor of Practice in Computer Science

Ratan Dey is an Assistant Professor of Practice in Computer Science at NYU Shanghai. Prior to this position, he was an adjunct professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. He has also worked as a software engineer with Teach for America, Bangla Phone Ltd., and Stochastic Logic Ltd. During his PhD studies, he received a GAAN fellowship, CRISSP fellowship, and CATT fellowship. He was one of the finalists in the First International Students’ Conference, “IT Security for the Next Generation” by Kaspersky Lab (2011). Some of his research projects were featured in the New York Times, Huffington Post, Bloomberg TV, Metro, and DigitalTrends. More information on his research can be found at his Google Scholar Page



  • PhD, Computer Science
    New York University Tandon School of Engineering
  • MSc, Computer Science
    Polytechnic Institute of New York University

Research Interests

  • Privacy and Security
  • Protecting Online Privacy
  • Machine Learning
  • Big Data
  • Social Search and Mining

Courses Taught

  • Computer Science Independent Study
  • Databases
  • Data Structures