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Ph.D Students

Aishah Aseeri, ECE (Cotton), starting spring 2020

Fatema Bannat Wala, ECE (Cotton), part-time
  • ECE-MS, "Best Practices in Online User Authentication: An Analysis and Survey," 08/2015.

Rui Bian, ECE (Cotton)

Patrick Cronin, ECE (Cotton, Wang)

Rebekah Houser, ECE (Cotton, Wang)
  • CYBS-MS, "Plug-in Electric Vehicle Fingerprinting - Determining Vehicle Type from Charging Behaviors," 05/2018.
Lin Jin, ECE (Cotton)

John Kacvinsky, ECE (Cotton), part-time

Teddy Katayama, ECE (Cotton, Wang)

Arshiya Khan, ECE (Cotton)
  • CYBS-MS, "A Feature Taxonomy for Network Traffic," 05/2019.

Saleh Makkawy, ECE (Cotton)

Ishaani Priyadarshini, ECE (Cotton)
  • CYBS-MS, "Features and Architecture of the Modern Cyber Range: A Qualitative Analysis and Survey," 05/2018.

Wael Alamri, ECE (Cotton), on Leave of Absence

Masters Students

Daniel May, ECE 4+1 (Cotton)


Michael J. De Lucia, Ph.D. ECE (Cotton), "Machine Learning Enhanced Network Security," 04/2020, Computer Scientist, U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), APG.

Nicholas Zahabiun, ECE Honors BS CE with Distinction (Cotton), "One Time Pad Encrypted Messaging System," 05/2020;  Graduate student, Cornell University.

Hristo Asenov, Ph.D. CIS (Cotton), "A Resilient Redundant Routing Framework for Future Internet Architecture," 05/2016; Research Intern, Cisco Systems Inc., San Jose, CA (2012-2013), (Cyber Range) Software Engineer, Circadence, Boulder, CO., Systems Software Engineer, Rackspace, Blacksburg, Virginia, Adjunct Faculty Champlain College, Burlington, VT. (2017), Adjunct Faculty, Rowan University (2015-2016).

Youngmin Wang, CYBS MS (Cotton), "The use of Local Passive DNS in the Intranet to Detect the Incident Caused by Insider," 08/2018; Captain, Republic of Korea Army (ROKA).
Baegwang Shin, CYBS MS (Cotton), "Security Enhancement in Defense Information System by Active Directory," 08/2018; Captain, Republic of Korea Army (ROKA). 

Dan DeCamillo, MSSE (Cotton), "Standalone System Security Updater (S3U) Framework, Software Design Specification," 05/2017; Chief Engineer, Technical Management Division Chief, PdM Mission Network, PM Tactical Network, U.S. Army CECOM SES (Software Engineering Center), APG.

Ryan Van Antwerp, Ph.D. ECE (Cotton), "Using the Presence of Anti-Reverse Engineering Techniques to Detect Malware," 2013; ECE-MS, "Exfiltration Techniques: An Examination and Emulation," 2011; Principal Security Engineer, Comcast, Philadelphia, PA, University of Delaware, Assistant Professor, Affiliated Faculty Appointment.

Stephen Sigwart, Ph.D. CIS (Cotton), "System IS-IS: A routing based resource registry to support distributed routers," 2012; Chief Technology Officer,

Tyrell Fawcett, ECE MS (Sincoskie), "EXFILD: A Tool for the Detection of Data Exfiltration using Entropy and Encryption Characteristics of Network Traffic," 2010; Lead Security Engineer, Booz Allen Hamilton.

Stephen Janansky, ECE BS CE, 5/2010.