Palvi Aggarwal

CCSB 3.1014
Chemistry and Computer Science Building
El Paso Texas, 79968
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Palvi Aggarwal
Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Dr. Palvi Aggarwal is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science department at the University of Texas, El Paso. Prior to that, she was a post-doctoral fellow at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh. She earned her Ph.D. in cybersecurity from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi, India, and a master’s in Information Security from Thapar University, India.Dr. Aggarwal joins UTEP from Carnegie Mellon University with a research focus in cybersecurity, human-machine teaming, human factors, cognitive modeling, and decision-making. She is interested in adversarial decision-making and developing cognitive models of hackers, defenders, and end-users.


  1. Cybersecurity
  2. Human-Machine Teaming
  3. Human Factors
  4. Cognitive Modeling
  5. Decision Making
  6. Computer science