Graduates and former members
Xiaodong Yu (Ph.D. ’19).
First job at Argonne National Laboratory.
Thesis title: Algorithms and Frameworks for Accelerating Security Applications on HPC Platforms
External committee member: Michela Becchi, North Carolina State University; Xinming (Simon) Ou, University of South Florida
Long Cheng, (PhD '18).
Tenure-track assistant professor at Clemson University.
Dissertation title: Program Anomaly Detection Against Data-oriented Attacks
External committee member: Raheem Beyah, Georgia Tech
Ke Tian, (PhD '18).
First job at Microsoft.
Dissertation title: Learning-based Mobile App Analysis and Binary Customization for Security
External committee member: Gang Tan, Penn State University
Hannah Roth, (MS '17).
First job at Mitre Corporation.
Thesis title: Smartphone Privacy in Citizen Science
Alexander Kedrowitsch, (MS '17).
First job at West Point Academy.
Thesis title: Deceptive Environments for Cybersecurity Defense on Low-power Devices
Daniel Barton, (MS '16). First job at
Thesis title: Usable Post-classification Visualization for Android Collusion Detection and Inspection
Haipeng Cai, (Postdoc '15). First job as a tenure-track assistant professor at Washington State University.
Xiaokui Shu, (Ph.D. '16). First job at IBM Research TJ Watson Center.
Dissertation title: Threat Detection in Program Execution and Data Movement: Theory and Practice
External committee member: Trent Jaeger Penn State University
Amiangshu Bosu, (Postdoc '15). Tenure-track assistant professor at Wayne State University.
Hao Zhang, (Ph.D. '15). First job at the database security group of Oracle.
Dissertation title: Discovery of Triggering Relations and Its Applications in Network Security and Android Malware Detection
External committee member: Xinming Ou Kansas State University
Karim Elish, (Ph.D. '15). Currently an assistant professor of computer science at Florida Polytechnic UniversitFlorida Polytechnic University.
Dissertation title: User-Intention Based Program Analysis for Android Security
External committee member: Xuxian Jiang North Carolina State University
Kui Xu, Ph.D. '14. Currently at Google, Mountain View.
Dissertation title: Anomaly Detection Through System and Program Behavior Modeling
External committee member: David Evans University of Virginia
Huijun Xiong Ph.D. '13, Currently at Google, Mountain View.
Dissertation title: Secure Data Service Outsourcing with Untrusted Cloud
External committee member: Xinwen Zhang Huawei Research US
Brendan Avent, B.S. '15. Ph.D. student at University of Southern California.
Saman Zarandioon Ph.D. '12, Amazon Cloud Services
Dissertation title: Improving the Security and Usability of Cloud Services with User-Centric Security Models
Yipan Deng M.S. '11, Intel Corp.
Thesis title: DeviceGuard: External Device-Assisted System and Data Security
Vivek Pathak Ph.D. '08, first job at Stevens Institute of Technology, Computer Science Department
Deian Stefan REU '08, on faculty at UCSD's CSE Department
Chehai Wu M.S. '09, Appfolio.com
Nitya Vyas M.S. '10, VMTurbo
Thesis title: Usable Web 2.0 Privacy Management and Medical Imaging Search: An Ontology-Based Approach