Prerit Datta - Coastal Carolina University
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Prerit Datta

Assistant Professor, Computing Sciences

Contact Prerit Datta

Academic Office and Classroom Building 2 (AOC2) 224


Office Hours Fall 2022

  • Monday 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Friday 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


Prerit Datta earned his doctorate from Texas Tech University in Computer Science in 2022. He also has a background in Information technolgy. Currently, he is an assistant professor of Computing Sciences at Coastal Carolina University. His research interests lie in the application of natural language processing and machine learning to the domain of Cybersecurity.

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor, Computing Sciences, Coastal Carolina University: 2021 to present


Ph.D. in Computer Science, 2022, Texas Tech University, Texas
M.Tech in Information Technology, 2015, Amity University, India
B.Tech in Information Technology, 2012, Kurukshetra University, India

Teaching/Research Interests

Active research involves using natural language processing (NLP) techniques to parse cyberattack descriptions for reasoning and comprehension. Currently, he is teaching introduction to programming in Python. Other research interests include human-computer interaction, human factors, and virtual reality.