Students

Computer Security Research Group (CSRG)

The Computer Security Research Group (CSRG) pursues research in a mix of foundational and applied aspects of computer and information security. For info on research projects pursued by CSRG, please see the research and publications pages.

Current Students:

  • Md Farhan Haque
    PhD in ECE (joined Fall 2016)
    Topic: Secure Cyber Threat Information Sharing
    Advisor: Ram Krishnan
  • Abdullah Al-Alaj
    PhD in CS (joined Spring 2017)
    Topic: Access Control in Software Defined Networks
    Advisors: Ram Krishnan and Ravi Sandhu
  • Randy Klepetko
    PhD in ECE (joined Spring 2019)
    Topic: Malware Detection using Machine Learning
    Advisor: Ram Krishnan
  • Shuvra Chakraborty
    PhD in CS (joined Spring 2017)
    Topic: ABAC Policy Mining
    Advisors: Ram Krishnan and Ravi Sandhu
  • Sherifdeen Lawal
    PhD in ECE (joined Fall 2016)
    Topic: Attribute Based Access Control Review
    Advisor: Ram Krishnan
  • Mohammad Nur Nobi
    PhD in CS (joined Fall 2019)
    Topic: Deep Learning Based Access Control
    Advisors: Ram Krishnan and Ravi Sandhu
  • David Rodriguez
    Pursuing PhD in ECE (joined Spring 2019)
    Topic: Adversarial Machine Learning
    Advisor: Ram Krishnan
  • Samir Talegaon
    Pursuing PhD in ECE (joined Spring 2016)
    Topic: Access Control in Android
    Advisor: Ram Krishnan

Past Students (PhD):

  1. Mahmoud Abdelsalam, PhD in CS
    Online Malware Detection in Cloud Auto-Scaling Systems using Performance Metrics“, December 2018
    Advisors: Ravi Sandhu and Ram Krishnan
    First employment: Manhattan College
  2. Jiwan Ninglekhu, PhD in ECE
    Attribute-Based Administration of Role-Based Access Control“, Dec 2017
    Advisor: Ram Krishnan
    First employment: InterDigital, Inc.
  3. Navid Pustchi, PhD in CS
    Authorization Federation in Multi-Tenant Multi-Cloud IaaS“, April 2016
    Advisors: Ravi Sandhu and Ram Krishnan
    First employment: Turbonomic
  4. Khalid Zaman Bijon, PhD in CS
    Constraints for Attribute Based Access Control with Application in Cloud IaaS“, May 2015
    Advisors: Ravi Sandhu and Ram Krishnan
    First employment: MosaixSoft
  5. Xin Jin, PhD in CS
    “Attribute-Based Access Control Models and Implementation in Cloud Infrastructure as a Service”, May 2014
    Advisors: Ravi Sandhu and Ram Krishnan
    First employment: Amazon AWS

Past Students (MS Thesis):

  1. Md. Farhan Haque (MS Thesis) “A Framework to Detect “Device Related” Data Collection Violations of Android Apps”, August 2015.
  2. Sanket Lawangare (MS Thesis), “Integrating Kerberos in OpenStack Cloud Infrastructure as a Service”, August 2015.
  3. Sazzad Masud (MS Thesis), “Kerberos-Based Authentication for OpenStack Cloud Infrastructure as a Service”, December 2014.
  4. Jiwan Ninglekhu (MS Thesis), “Securing Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators Using Smartphones”, August 2013.
  5. Nagasaikrishna Narra (MS Thesis), “Fail-Safe Decentralized Architecture for Advanced Metering Infrastructure”, December 2012.
  6. Santhosh Chandana Golagani (MS Thesis, Co-Advised with Dr. David Akopian), “Developing Learning Technologies on Mobile Platforms and Studying Mobile-Server Interactivity”, December 2012.