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In Fall 2014 I taught CSC/ECE 774, Network Security.

In summer 2014 I traveled to the University of Adelaide, a strategic international partner, to represent the College of Engineering.

Applications for the graduate program in Computer Science for Fall 2014 smashed the old record; more than 2400 applications were received!

In Fall 2013 I became Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs in the College of Engineering at NC State. I remain a Professor of Computer Science as well.

We will enroll a record number of new PhD students in Fall 2013. More than a third of our admitted masters students are female. Our total enrollment in Fall 2013 is predicted to be around 600 students!

We graduated 222 students in 2012/2013, including 22 PhD students. Our average self-reported graduating student salary was $91,500 this year.

The Computer Science DE program was rated in the top 10 distance degree programs in Information Technology nationally by US News and World Report in 2013.

In spring 2013 we began what will become a regular task of evaluating PhD student academic progress.

Member of Hunt Library Dedication Committee, 2013.

Member of the Program Committee of the IEEE Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing (P2P13).

Member of the Program Committee of the Information Security Practice and Experience Conference (ISPEC), 2013.

Member of the Program Committee of the Intl. Conf. on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS) Security and Privacy Track, 2013.

co-PI with Drs. Peng Ning and Christopher Healey on the project Computer-Aided Human Centric Cyber Situation Awareness.

Chair of the College of Engineering Graduate Studies Committee in 2013/2014.

The Computer Science Graduate Program was rated in the top echelon of the university's programs in October 2012.

Member of the Program Committee of the IEEE Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing (P2P12).

Member of the Program Committee of the 8th Intl. Conference on Information Security: Practice and Experience.

Member of the Program Committee of SecureComm 2012: the ICST International Conference on Security and Privacy for Communication Networks.

Taught CSC467 (Multimedia Technology) in Fall 2012.

My advisee Jung Ki So successfully defended his PhD dissertation in May 2012. The title was "Defending Against Malicious Behaviors in BitTorrent Systems". Congratulations, Dr. So!

In Fall 2011 I taught CSC467 (Multimedia Technology) and CSC574/ECE574 (Computer and Network Security).

In Fall 2011 I was given the University Libraries Faculty Award at N.C. State.

My advisee Chaitanya Kulkarni successfully defended his MS thesis in July 2011. The title of his thesis was "Design and Development of a Smartphone-Based Fall Detection and Alerts Generation System". Congratulations, Chaitanya!

I am on the Program Committee of the Workshop on Advanced Internet Charging and QoS Technologies (ICQT 2011).

I am on the Program Committee of the Security Track for the International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2011).

I co-advised (with Prof. Xiaohui Helen Gu) Juan Du, who successfully defended her PhD dissertation in May 2011. The title was "Service Integrity Assurance in Large-Scale Cloud Systems". Congratulations, Dr. Du!

I stepped down from the editorial board of Telecommunication Systems Journal in 2011.

In May 2011 I was given the Joyce Hatch Service Award by the students of the Department of Computer Science.

I spoke at the Science Cafe on the subject of Cybersecurity for the N.C. Museum of Natural Science in March 2011.

My advisee Young Hee Park successfully defended her PhD dissertation in August 2010. The title was "Network and Host-Based Countermeasures Against Large-Scale Neworked Compromised Systems or Malicious Software". Congratulations, Dr. Park!

I am on the Program Committee for the CAE Workshop on Insider Threat.

My advisee Vikram Mulukutla successfully defended his MS thesis in June 2010. The title of his thesis was "Eliciting Malicious Behavior for Suspicious Software". Congratulations, Vikram!

In May 2010 I was given the Most Receptive Professor Outside the Classroom Award by the students of the Department of Computer Science.

In May 2010 I became the Director of Graduate Programs for the Computer Science Department.

I am on the Program Committee of the Security Track of the International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2010).

I gave an invited talk and participated in a PhD defense at T. U. Delft in February 2010.

I received U.S. Patent No. 7,571,238, with Sam Christie, on "Authorizing Communication Services", in August 2009.

(two years of catching up to do, sorry...)

In spring 2008 Munindar Singh and I again chaired the faculty recruiting committee. Thanks to all who participated, and welcome to Dr. Jiang, who joins the faculty in 2008/2009.

In Fall 2007 I taught CSC230, Software Tools and C. In Spring 2008 I taught CSC/ECE 574, Intro to Computer and Network Security.

In 2008/2009 I am chair of the University Library Committee. The Hunt Library will be built on the Centennial Campus, opening in 2013, and will be the signature building for N.C. State.

In May 2008 Qinghua Zhang successfully defended her PhD thesis and will join Google. Congratulations, Qinghua!

I am chair of the steering committee for the International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing. The next edition is P2P2008, in Aachen, Germany. See you there!

I am a member of the following program committees:

  1. 5th International Workshop on Databases, Information Systems, and Peer-to-Peer Computing
  2. 1st International Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Networks
  3. 8th International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing
  4. HICCS-42 Software Technology Track on Architectures for Distributed Systems

In April 2008 Steve McKinney successfully defended his MS thesis, and has joined Cisco. Congratulations, Steve!

In April 2008 TJ O'Connor successfully defended his MS thesis, and will continue as an officer in the US Army, serving as an instructor at West Point. Congratulations, TJ!

In 2008 Jung Ki So has joined my group as a PhD student.

In December 2007 Qinghua Zhang presented her work on "Identification of Metamorphic Viruses and Worms" at the Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC).

I am a co-PI (PI: G. Rouskas) on an award from DARPA running May 1, 2008-October 31, 2008 entitled "Edge Reconfigurable Optical Networks (ERONs) for High-Performance Applications"

In 2007/2008 I am again a member of the University Library Committee. Look for a library on Centennial Campus in 2013, where "library" means center for learning and collaboration, not repository for books. If you are in the Computer Science Department, please let me know of any library requests or concerns, as I am your departmental representative.

Young Hee Park's paper "Adaptive Watermarking against Deliberate Random Delay for Attack Attribution through Stepping Stones" has been accepted for presentation at the Ninth International Conference on Information and Communications Security (ICICS 2007) in December. Congratulations, Young Hee Park!

In July 2007 Fang Feng successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis. Congratulations, Fang Feng!

In 2007/2008 Dr. Laurie Williams and I will co-chair the faculty recruiting committee for the Department of Computer Science.

In July 2007 I participated in a DOE Security Workshop in Bethesda, MD.

In June 2007 I gave an invited talk to the Summer Information Assurance Program students at North Carolina A&T University.

The following students have recently decided to do a MS thesis under my direction: T.J. O'Connor, Steve McKinney, and Fernando Barsoba. Welcome to our group.

In spring 2007 Munindar Singh and I chaired the faculty recruiting committee. Thanks to all who participated, and welcome to Drs. Samatova, Anyanwu, and Gu, who joined the faculty in 2007/2008.

Young June Pyun had a paper accepted to Infocom 2007 and another paper accepted to Broadnets 2007. Congratulations, Young June!

In the spring of 2007 I taught CSC/ECE 574 (Computer and Network Security). Grades for the semester may be found here.

I 2007/2008 I will again mentor a number of faculty in the Computer Science Department.

In July 2007 I participated in a DOE Security Workshop in Bethesda, MD.

The following students joined our group in summer 2007 as MS students: T.J. O'Connor, Steve McKinney, and Fernando Barsoba. Welcome to our group.

  • I was a program committee member for the 6th Intl. Workshop on Agents and Peer-to-Peer Computing, held in Honolulu, Hawaii, May 2007.

    In spring 2007 Munindar Singh and I chaired the faculty recruiting committee. Thanks to all who participated, and welcome to Drs. Samatova, Anyanwu, and Gu, who joined the faculty in 2007/2008.

    Young June Pyun had a paper accepted to Infocom 2007 and another paper accepted to Broadnets 2007. Congratulations, Young June!

    Pan Wang and Qinghua Zhang both had AsiaCCS 2007 papers accepted. Congratulations to them!

    In 2006/2007 I was a member of the University Library Committee.

    Pan Wang successfully passed his PhD Defense in January 2007. Congratulations, Pan Wang!

    ICICS 2006 was held successfully in Raleigh in December 2006. Thanks to all who participated.

    Qinghua Zhang and Young June Pyun passed their Oral Prelim exams in Fall 2006. Congratulations to both of you!

    In December 2006 I presented an invited seminar at UNC-CH on "Attack Tracing Using Timing-Based Watermarking".

    In September 2006 I presented at the National Intelligence Community Information Assurance Workshop in Denver, CO.

    I was on the program committee of the IEEE /IST Workshop on Monitoring, Attack Detection, and Mitigation (MonAM 2006), Tuebingen, Germany, September 2006.

    A proposal to NSF entitled "Metamorphic Worm Detection" will be funded for the period 8/16/06--8/15/08.

    A press release about the Cyber Defense Lab can be found here.

    Another good link is infosec@ncstate, part of the e-commerce program

    My former student Xinyuan Wang is featured in a newspaper article about his PhD research. The newspaper is the Star-Ledger. The link is here.

    I have recently stepped down from the Graduate Admissions Committee in the Department of Computer Science.

    I will be the general chair for P2P 2006, to be held in August, 2006.

    I was the technical program co-chair for the IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications in 2005 (June 2005, Cartagena Spain).

    I have been invited to join the Editorial Board of Telecommunication Systems Journal as an Associate Editor.

    Prof. Annie Anton and I were featured in a recent article in Results Magazine.

    I was on the program committee of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing (P2P2005, August 2005, Zurich Switzerland). I also attended, presented a paper, and served as session chair.

    I was on the program committee of the Fourth International Workshop on Agents and Peer-to-Peer Computing (AP2PC 2005) .

    I was on the program committee of the 2nd International Workshop on Security in Distributed Computing Systems (SDCS-2005) (June 2005, Columbus Ohio).

    I finished a two-year term on the University Library Committee in October, 2004. I am beginning another 3-year term in October, 2005.

    I was on the program committee for the networking track of the IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference 2005 (January 2005, Las Vegas Nevada).

    Pan Wang and Qinglin Jiang presented papers at the 7th Information Security Conference in September, 2004.

    I presented the paper "Constructing a Balanced, log(N)-Diameter Super-Peer Topology for Scalable P2P Systems" at the 4th IEEE International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing (P2P2004) in Zurich, Switzerland in August 2004.

    In August 2004 I was an invited speaker at ICT'04, part of the US-Korea Conference (UKC) on Science, Technology, and Entrepreneurship, held in Research Triangle Park, NC.

    Yan Zhai's paper, entitled " Reasoning about Complementary Intrusion Evidence", has been accepted for presentation at the Applied Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC 2004).

    Young June Pyun successfully defended his MS thesis, entitled "A Super-Peer Topology for Scalable P2P Systems", on August 9. Congratulations, Young June!

    Xinyuan Wang successfully defended his PhD thesis on July 26. Congratulations, Dr. Wang!

    Prof. Peng Ning (PI) and I received an additional $60,600 from the Army Research Office for a project entitled "Integrating Alerts from Multiple Sources Using Bayesian Networks", running from June 01, 2004 to May 31, 2005.

    Pan Wang's paper "Storage-Efficient Stateless Group Key Revocation" has been accepted for presentation at the 7th Information Security Conference in September, 2004.

    Qinglin Jiang's paper "Certificate Recommendations to Improve the Robustness of Webs of Trust" has been accepted for presentation at the 7th Information Security Conference in September 2004.

    Xinyuan Wang received the 3rd place "Grand Prize" in the ACM Student Research Competition. The award was presented to Xinyuan at the 2004 ACM Awards Banquet in New York City on June 5, 2004. A picture of him with the sponsors and other winners is on page 92 of the August 2004 Communications of the ACM. Congratulations, Xinyuan!

    Young June's paper "Constructing a Balanced, log(N)-Diameter Super-Peer Topology for Scalable P2P Systems" has been accepted for presentation at the 4th IEEE International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing in August 2004.

    I am also a program committee member for ICQT '04 (Workshop on Internet Charging and QoS Technology) (October 2004, Barcelona Spain)

    I am a member of the program committee for the 3rd International Workshop on Agents and Peer-to-Peer Computing (July 2004, New York City).

    Fang Feng presented a paper entitled "Explicit Proactive Handoff with Motion Prediction for Mobile IP" at the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference in March 2004.

    Qinglin Jiang presented his paper entitled "Improving Robustness of PGP Keyrings by Conflict Detection" at RSA-CT (Cryptographer's Track) 2004 in February 2004.

    Xinyuan Wang won second place in the Graduate Division of the Student Research Competition at ACM SIGCSE, on March 5, 2004, in Norfolk Virginia. Congratulations, Xinyuan! Also see the NC State press release.

    Kehang Wu successfully defended his PhD Thesis on Capacity Planning for Multiple Class-of-Service Networks in January 2004. Best of luck to Kehang.

    Ranjana Rao successfully defended her MS thesis on "Integration of Routing and Service Location in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks" in January 2004 . Congratulations, Ranjana!

    Qinghua Zhang successfully defended her MS thesis on "Improved Keyword Search in P2P Systems by Keyword Caching" in December 2003 . Congratulations, Qinghua! Qinghua is continuing on in the PhD program in Computer Science at NC State.

    Peng Ning and I received notification of renewal through March 31, 2004 of our grant "Tracing Attacks Through Non-Cooperative Networks and Stepping Stones with Timing-Based Watermarking", making the total funding to date $584,000. This grant is funded by ARDA, and supports the FootFall Project.

    I appeared and spoke as part of a panel at a meeting organized by the Triangle Research Libraries Network on "Building Usable Digital Libraries" on December 12, 2003.

    Mithun Acharya successfully defended his MS thesis on "NAMONAMAHA: Network Assisted Multicast Overlay Construction Algorithms for Mobile Ad Hoc Applications" in December 2003. Congratulations, Mithun! He is continuing on for his PhD in Computer Science at NC State, with Dr. David Thuente as his advisor.

    I spoke at the Southeast Wireless Forum on December 03, 2003 about the topic of "Wireless Security".

    I presented a talk on "The FootFall Project" at at meeting of the ARDA IAIC (Information Assurance for the Intelligence Community) program on November 18, in Nashville Tennessee.

    Prashant Murthy successfully defended his MS thesis in November 2003. The title was "GTKgREP - Design and Implementation of a Gnutella-based Reputation Management System". Congratulations, Prashant!

    My advisee Xinyuan Wang presented a paper entitled "Robust Correlation of Encrypted Attack Traffic Through Stepping Stones by Manipulation of Interpacket Delays" at the ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS 2003) in Washington, DC on Tuesday, October 28. (For a nice press release about this conference, click here.)

    Groundbreaking for the new Engineering Phase II building on the Centennial Campus took place on Friday, October 24. This building will house the Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering Departments when it is completed in the fall of 2005.

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