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Note: This area is not associated with research occurring at the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department. It is strictly an academic area associated with the MSIT program.

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AT&T Foundation Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Director of the Information and Telecommunication Technology Center
2022 Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Formal Methods, Verification, and Synthesis
  • Trusted Computing
  • System-Level Design Languages and Semantics
  • Specification Languages
Associate Professor
2032 Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests:

  • IoT Security and privacy
  • Adversarial Machine Learning
  • Social network privacy
  • Network security
  • Secure data sharing and publishing

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Bo Luo
2044 Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Information security and privacy, database security
  • Information retrieval, Web and online social networks
  • Security and privacy issues in smart grid systems
  • XML and conventional database systems, data management
Hossein Saiedian
Professor, Associate Chair, Director of IT Graduate Programs
2001 Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Software architecture
  • Formal methods in software engineering
  • Cybersecurity and information assurance
  • Secure software engineering
  • Software process and project management
  • Software engineering education

Program Objectives

The focus area in information security and assurance provides technical knowledge and practical skills in the science and methodologies for identifying important information assets, securing and protecting such assets, and assuring their availability for authorized users.

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Elective Coursework (MS)

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