4th Annual CyberSEED Conference at UConn
The Cybersecurity Competitions & Conference will be held October 19-20, 2017 in the Rome Commons Ballroom. Hosted by the Comcast Center of Excellence for Security Innovation (CSI), CyberSEED bri. . .
read more | October 2, 2017
CSE Welcomes New Faculty
Dr. Alexander Schwarzmann is pleased to announce the addition of 5 new faculty to the departments growing list of accomplished scholars. Dr. Amir Herzberg joins the department as a Full Professor and . . .
read more | September 1, 2017
Sanguthevar Rajasekaran Named Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor
The Board of Trustees has named Sanguthevar Rajasekaran a University of Connecticut Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, the highest honor that the institution bestows on its faculty. Establishe. . .
read more | August 11, 2017
Jinbo Bi Receives NIH Mid-Career Independent Scientist Award
Congratulations to Dr. Jinbo Bi on winning an NIH Mid-Career Independent Scientist Award for her research project “Classifying Addictions Using Machine Learning Analysis of Multidimensional Data. . .
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Full Professor & Synchrony Financial Chair for Cybersecurity
The Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) Department at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at full professor level. The position has an expected start date of August 23, 2018. This position is in cybersecurity, with responsibilities to advance education and research in computer security and possibly drawing from closely related or emerging fields. In addition, the successful candidate is eligible for the Synchrony Financial Chair for Cybersecurity, an endowed chair in cybersecurity to advance education and research in cryptography, security engineering, security architecture, secure coding, network and cloud security, malware detection and other emerging security fields.
More information here.
Tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in Machine Learning or Data Mining with applications in manufacturing.
More information here.
Colloquia and Events
- 10:00 am – 11:00 am, December 14, 2017 – PhD Proposal - Jingwen Pei
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September 25, 2017
Doctoral Proposal Presentation- Sudipta PathakDoctoral Proposal Presentation- Sudipta Pathak
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Title: Applied Algorithms in Bioinformatics Student: Sudipta Pathak Major Advisor: Dr. Sanguthevar Rajasekaran Associate Advisors: Dr. Reda Ammar, Dr. Swapna Gokhale Date/Time: Monday, September 25th, 2017 at 9 am Location: ITE 125 Drug-Target Interaction Prediction Drug-Target Interaction (DTI) prediction is an active area of research. It has big impact on pharmaceutical research and drug…
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October 6, 2017
Doctoral Dissertation Defense - Michael FaganDoctoral Dissertation Defense - Michael Fagan
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Title: Emotionally and Socially Aware Approaches to Understanding and Changing Users' Cybersecurity Behavior Ph.D. Candidate: Michael Fagan Defense Date: October 6th 2017 Location: ITE 336 Time: 3:30pm Major Advisor: Mohammad M. H. Khan Associate Advisors: Steven Demurjian and Ross Buck Abstract: Security is a priority to most, but studies show that users commonly fail to adopt recommended cybersecurity…
Storrs/Mansfield, Connecticut 06269
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October 9, 2017
Doctoral Proposal Presentation - Stephen ThompsonDoctoral Proposal Presentation - Stephen Thompson
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Title: Linear Algebraic Methods in RESTART Failure Problems in Markovian Systems Student: Stephen Thompson Major Advisor: Dr. Robert McCartney Associate Advisors: Dr. Lester Lipsky, Dr. Swapna Gokhale Date/Time: Thursday, October 5th, 2017 at 11:30 am in Babbidge 1947 meeting room Abstract: Consider a task with ideal execution time T such as the transmission of information on…
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October 22, 2017
Redesigning the Theory of Computation CourseRedesigning the Theory of Computation Course
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Presented by Professor P. S. Duggirala Who will discuss the challenges associated with the redesign, present some of the feedback from previous iterations, and some of the new steps he has taken to overcome the challenges. Suggestions and discussions are welcome. More info here.
Laurel Hall 305
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October 30, 2017
Doctoral Proposal - Mohammed BaihanDoctoral Proposal - Mohammed Baihan
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Title: A Framework for Secure and Interoperable Cloud Computing with RBAC, MAC, and DAC for Securing Unified Services in the Cloud Student: Mohammed Baihan Major Advisor: Dr. Steven A. Demurjian Associate Advisors: Dr. Reda Ammar, Dr. Swapna Gokhale, and Dr. Thomas Agresta Date/Time: Monday, October 30th, 2017 at 3:00 pm in Babbidge 1947 meeting room Abstract: …
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November 1, 2017
PhD Proposal - Timothy BeckerPhD Proposal - Timothy Becker
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Title: Machine Learning methods for Complex Structural Variation analysis Student: Timothy Becker Major Advisor: Dr. Dong-Guk Shin Associate Advisors: Dr. Yufeng Wu, Dr. Ion Mandoiu Date/Time: Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 at 11:30am in Babbidge 1947 meeting room Abstract: Detecting variations larger than 50 nucleotide bases called Structural Variants (SV) with current DNA sequencing technology remains…
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Dr. Nabavi and Fatima Zare Win Best Poster Competition
Congratulations to Professor Sheida Nabavi and Fatima Zare for winning the best poster award at the recent Association for Computing Machinery Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics held in Boston.