Dr. Laurent Michel Elected to the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering
The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering recently announced their Science and Engineering inductees for 2018. Congratulations to Dr. Michel for receiving this honorable lifetime achievement . . .
read more | April 3, 2018
The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering elects Dr. Bing Wang
Congratulations to Dr. Bing Wang for being recognized as one of the leading experts in her field by the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering. Dr. Wang’s professional areas include computer. . .
read more | April 2, 2018
Computer Science Alumnus named Dean at the University of Northern Colorado
Burkhard Englert, Ph.D. has been named as the new dean of the University of Northern Colorado’s College of Natural and Health Sciences starting July 1, 2018. He earned his doctorate in Mathematics a. . .
read more | March 15, 2018
Dr. Rajasekaran Awarded NSF Grant to Transfer Big Data Tools
Dr. Sanguthevar Rajasekaran and his team have been granted $700,000 by the National Science Foundation to transform novel big data tools used in biological research for use in materials science analyt. . .
read more | February 2, 2018
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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.
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Assistant or Associate Professor-in-Residence
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November 27, 2017
PhD Proposal - Abdullah Al-MamunPhD Proposal - Abdullah Al-Mamun
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Title: Novel Algorithms for Some Fundamental Big Data Problems Student: Abdullah-Al Mamun Major Advisor: Dr. Sanguthevar Rajasekaran Associate Advisors: Dr. Reda Ammar, Dr. Ion Mandoiu Date/Time: Monday, Nov 27th, 2017 at 9:30 am Location: ITE 125 Abstract: In this digital era data sets are growing rapidly. Storing, processing, and analyzing large volume of data…
PhD Proposal - Timothy BeckerPhD Proposal - Timothy Becker
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Title: Machine Learning methods for Complex Structural Variation analysis Major Advisor: Dr. Dong-Guk Shin Associate Advisors: Dr. Yufeng Wu, Dr. Ion Mandoiu Date/Time: Monday, November 27, 2017 at 12:00pm in Babbidge 1947 meeting room Abstract: Detecting variations larger than 50 nucleotide bases called Structural Variants (SV) with current DNA sequencing technology remains challenging in normal…
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November 29, 2017
M.S. Defense - Fanghui LiuM.S. Defense - Fanghui Liu
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Major Advisor: Laurent Michel Associate Advisors: Alexander Russell, Benjamin Fuller Title: A Tolerant Algebraic Side-Channel Attack on AES Using CP Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 12:00 PM Location: HBL 1947 Conference Room Abstract: AES is a mainstream block cipher used in many protocols and whose resilience against attack is essential for cybersecurity. In , Oren et…
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December 1, 2017
PhD Proposal - Misagh KordiPhD Proposal - Misagh Kordi
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Title: Inferring Microbial Gene Family Evolution using Duplication-Transfer-Loss Reconciliation: Algorithms and Complexity Major Advisor: Dr. Mukul Bansal Associate Advisors: Dr. Ion Mandoiu, Dr. Yufeng Wu, Dr. Sheida Nabavi Date/Time: Friday, December 1, 2017 at 3:30pm Location: Homer Babbidge Library Class of 1947 Conference Room Reconstructing the evolutionary histories of genes and genomes is an important…
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December 5, 2017
PhD Proposal - Chujiao MaPhD Proposal - Chujiao Ma
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Title: Practicality and Application of the Algebraic Side-Channel Attack Student: Chujiao Ma Major Advisor: Dr. John Chandy Associate Advisors: Dr. Laurent Michel, Dr. Bing Wang Location: ITEB 401 Abstract: Side-channel attacks break cryptographic algorithms by performing statistical analysis on information correlated with the secret key during encryption, such as timing, power consumption or electromagnetic waves.…
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December 7, 2017
PhD Proposal - Mahmoodreza JahanseirPhD Proposal - Mahmoodreza Jahanseir
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Title: Hierarchical Structures for High Dimensional Data Analysis Major Advisor: Dr. Donald Sheehy Associate Advisors: Dr. Thomas Peters, Dr. Sanguthevar Rajasekaran Date/Time: Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 10:00am Location: Homer Babbidge Library Class of 1947 Conference Room Abstract: The volume of data is not the only problem in modern data analysis, data complexity is often more challenging. In many areas such as computational…
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December 14, 2017
PhD Proposal - Jingwen PeiPhD Proposal - Jingwen Pei
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Title: Inferring the ancestry of parents and grandparents from genetic data Student: Jingwen Pei Major Advisor: Dr. Yufeng Wu Associate Advisors: Dr. Ion Mandoiu, Dr. Mukul Bansal Day/Time: Thursday, December 14, 2017 10:00am Location: Babbidge 1947 Conference Room Abstract: Inference of admixture proportions is a classical statistical problem in population genetics. Standard methods implicitly assume…
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Faculty of the Year Award Presented to Dr. Keith Barker
The UConn chapter of the Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society recently awarded Professor Keith Barker the 2017-2018 Faculty of the Year Award. Every year members are asked to nominate a professor that had a profound impact on their career at UConn to receive this prestigious award. Dr. Keith Barker is a Professor of Computer Science & Engineering and of Education in Curriculum & Instruction.