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PhD in Progress: 34

  • Patricia Akello

    Info Systems and Cyber Security
    Advisor: Raymond Choo
    Topic: Cloud-based insider threat risk identification and mitigation

  • Abdullah Al-Alaj

    Computer Science
    Advisors: Ram Krishnan, Ravi Sandhu
    Topic: Access control in software defined networks

  • Richard Alvarez

    Info Systems and Cyber Security
    Advisors: Raymond Choo, Nicole Beebe
    Topic: Cheating behavior online and blockchain accountability

  • Safwa Ameer

    Computer Science
    Advisor: Ravi Sandhu
    Topic: Secure smart home IoT

  • Shuvra Chakraborty

    Computer Science
    Advisors: Ravi Sandhu, Ram Krishnan
    Topic: ABAC policy mining

  • John Charlton

    Computer Science
    Advisor: Shouhuai Xu
    Topic: Malware data analytics

  • Huashan Chen

    Computer Science
    Advisor: Shouhuai Xu
    Topic: Cyber security metrics

  • Kyle Everett

    Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Advisor: Jeff Prevost
    Topic: Securing cloud-based IoT infrastructure using software defined networking and deep learning

  • Eric Ficke

    Computer Science
    Advisor: Shouhuai Xu
    Topic: Cyber intrusion data analytics

  • Beatriz A. Galarza

    Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching
    Advisor: Guadalupe Carmona
    Topic: Computational thinking in cyber security and cloud computing

  • Md. Farhan Haque

    Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Advisor: Ram Krishnan
    Topic: Secure cyber threat information sharing

  • John Heaps

    Computer Science
    Advisor: Jianwei Niu
    Topic: A semantic-oriented deep learning language model for software bug detection

  • Sunzhou Huang

    Computer Science
    Advisor: Xiaoyin Wang
    Topic: Automatic reproduction of software incompatibility bugs

  • Johanna Jacob

    Computer Science
    Advisor: Shouhuai Xu
    Topic: Quantitative cyber risk management

  • Peng Kang

    Computer Science
    Advisors: Palden Lama
    Topic: TBD

  • Randy Klepetko

    Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Advisors: Ram Krishnan
    Topic: Malware detection using machine learning

  • Kavita Kumari

    Computer Science
    Advisor: Murtuza Jadliwala
    Topic: Security models and mechanism design

  • Sherifdeen Lawal

    Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Advisor: Ram Krishnan
    Topic: Attribute based access control review

  • Xue Li

    Computer Science
    Advisors: Palden Lama
    Topic: TBD

  • Naiwei Liu

    Computer Science
    Advisors: Ravi Sandhu, Meng Yu
    Topic: Side channel attacks

  • Mohammad Nur Nobi

    Computer Science
    Advisors: Ram Krishnan, Ravi Sandhu
    Topic: Deep learning based access control

  • Mir M. A. Pritom

    Computer Science
    Advisor: Shouhuai Xu
    Topic: Malware data analytics

  • David Rodriguez

    Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Advisor: Ram Krishnan
    Topic: Adversarial machine learning

  • Rosana M. Rodriguez

    Computer Science
    Advisor: Shouhuai Xu
    Topic: Cyber security human cognitive factors

  • Rodney Rodriguez

    Computer Science
    Advisor: Xiaoyin Wang
    Topic: Static analysis of scripts for understanding information flows in file systems

  • Mohd. Amjad Sabra

    Computer Science
    Advisor: Murtuza Jadliwala
    Topic: Web and application security

  • Mehrnoosh Shakarami

    Computer Science
    Advisor: Ravi Sandhu
    Topic: ABAC policies and enforcement models

  • Samir Talegaon

    Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Advisor: Ram Krishnan
    Topic: Access control in Android

  • Van Trieu-Do

    Mechanical Engineering
    Advisor: Yusheng Feng
    Topic: Networking modeling and prediction for cyber security

  • (Brian) Keith Turner

    Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Advisor: Ram Krishnan
    Topic: TBD

  • Nisha Vinayaga Sureshkanth

    Computer Science
    Advisor: Murtuza Jadliwala
    Topic: Human activity recognition

  • Raveen Wijewickrama

    Computer Science
    Advisor: Murtuza Jadliwala
    Topic: Web and application security

  • Bushra Zahed

    Computer Science
    Advisor: Ravi Sandhu
    Topic: Secure cloud computing

  • Xueling Zhang

    Computer Science
    Advisors: Jianwei Niu, Xiaoyin Wang
    Topic: Privacy leaks to 3rd parties & dynamic guided static information flow analysis