Curriculum /Training


Threat Modeling




Video Indexing - inVideo







Professor and Chair, Department of Computer Science, MSU
Professor; TSYS Endowed Chair in Cybersecurity, CSU

NIST/DHS Panel: National Initiative of Cybersecurity Education (NICE)
Director: Center for Security Studies (UMUC)

CIO/CTO: National BioMedical Research Foundation (NBRF)


Research and Grants

Research: Quantum Algorithms, Cybersecurity Curriculum/Training Development, Threat Modeling and Analysis, IoT/SCADA Security, Video Indexing, Cryptography, Secure Architecture, 3D Medical Imaging

Grants Received:

NSF: Quantum Crypto, $309,418, 2020-2023

NSA: viCyber - Intelligent cybersecurity curriculum development tool. $174,146, 2017-18

NSF: Video indexing application - inVideo, $604,661, 2014-17

NSF: Big data and privacy, $279,480, 2014-16
NSF: Shape of Educational Data, $189,144, 2014 -16

DOE: $2,295,450 (09-13), $600,000 (06-09), $400,000 (08-10),

$2,471,670 (06-09), $1,178,627 (04-06)



Introductoin to Cybersecurity
Network and Cloud Management
Modeling and Simulation, Computer Architecture

Fall 2016 and before: Cybersecurity and Cyberspace, Computer Architecture and Security, Modeling and Simulaton, Advanced Computer architecture, Information Security in Healthcare, Computer Graphics, Database Systems.


Invention, Technology Commercialization and Award

Four Patents, Three have been licensed to the industry

Two Tech Transfer Awards; One Best Invention Award

Link Foundation Advanced Simulation and Training Award 
- Financial Award: $25,000 (four awardees in the U.S.)



Book: Computer Architecture and Security, Wiley 2013



ACM Optimize Quantum Circuits for Fast Cryptanalyzing. ICCSP. Jan. 10-12, 2020. Nanjing, China. Keynote Speaker.
ACM Quantum Cryptography and Simulation. ICCSP. Jan. 19-21, 2019. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Keynote Speaker.

NICE viCyber: An AI Assistant to Create Cyber Courses. NICE. Nov. 6-7, 2018. Miami.
NICE viCyber: Building NICE Databases for Gov, Industry & Academia. NICE. Panelist
CISSE IoTCP: A Trusted Computing Protocol. CISSE. June 10-13, 2018. New Orleans.
CISSE Cybersecurity Curriculum/Training Development using AI. CISSE.
NCS Risk Analysis for Financial Processing using AI. NCS June 5-7, 2018. Huntsville.
ACM Decision Support System for Cyber Curriculum Dev. May 2-4, 2018. Cairo Egypt.

ACM-SE17. Cloud Security: A DevSecOps and HiSPO Approach, Gatlinburg.
NICE 2017, Risk Analysis for Financial Banking and Processing, Dayton, OH.
2017, IoTCP - IoT Trusted Computing, June 12-14, Las Vegas
2017, Keynote Speaker, May 22-24, Barcelona, Spain

-SE16. Security be Design. Nov. 10-11, 2016. Gatlinburg, TN
NICE 2016, IoT Architecture Security. Nov. 1-2, 2016, Kansas City, MI
CISSE 2016. SCADA Security Case Study. June 13-15th. Philadelphia, PA
NCS (National Cyber Summit) 2016. SCADA Architecture and Security. June 7-9, Huntsville
NSF Cyberlearning 2016, April 7-8, Fairfax, VA
FISSEA 2016, March 15-16, Gaithersburg, MD - (NIST)
BLN IoT Forum, March 9-10, 2016, Cambridge, UK

NICE/CAE. Threat Intelligence and Risk. Nov 2-5, 2015, San Diego, CA
eLearning, Video Index and Data Analytics. October 19-22, 2015. Kona, Hawaii
IEEE smart cities and ICS, August 5-6, 2015, Shanghai, China.
'15. Threat Analysis and Risk Mitigation. June 15-17, Las Vegas