Welcome to my page. I am an Associate Professor at the Computer Science (CS
) Department at University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS
My main research interest is in security of networked systems.
At UCCS, I teach: Intro to Computer Security (CS 4910),
Applied Cryptography (CS 4920/5920), and Wireless and Embedded Systems Security (CS 5960), and Computational Linear Algebra (CS 2300).
In addition to the courses at UCCS, I offer MOOC courses in Applied Cryptography
I am also the PI and the Director of the CyberCorps Scholarship for Service (SFS) program at UCCS, the Colorado-Washington Security Scholars Program (CWSSP
I received my PhD and Bachelor's degrees
from the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE
of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in 2013 and 2007, respectively.
Before joining UCCS CS, I was a postdoctoral fellow at Advanced Digital Sciences Center
), a UIUC research center at Singapore.
For Prospective Students
, please see here
for general information and here
for the lab seminar policy. I enjoy working with driven and smart students!
Also, if you are interested in working in the US government sector as a cybersecurity expert after university, please check out our CyberCorps Scholarship for Service (SFS) program, Colorado-Washington Security Scholars Program (CWSSP) for more information: CWSSP