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Dr. William Enck

Assistant Professor

3260 EB II
Phone: 919-513-7905
Fax: 919-515-7898

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William Enck is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at NC State University. William's research efforts centrally focus on systems security, addressing challenges in smartphones and mobile applications, operating systems, cloud services, telecommunications, and hardware architectures. In particular, his work in mobile application security has lead to significant consumer awareness and changes within the space. William was awarded the National Science Foundation CAREER Award and has served on program committees for top conferences in security such as USENIX Security, IEEE Security and Privacy, ACM CCS, and NDSS. He is serving as associate editor of ACM TOIT and program co-chair of ACM WiSec 2016. He is a co-founder of the ACM SPSM workshop and currently serves on its steering committee. Prior joining NC State, William earned his Ph.D., M.S., and B.S in Computer Science and Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University in 2011, 2006, and 2004, respectively. William is a member of the ACM, IEEE, ISSA, and USENIX.

Research Areas

  • Architecture and Operating Systems
  • Cyber Security
  • Networking and Performance Evaluation


Ph.D., 2011, Pennsylvania State University


  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early CAREER Award - 2013


See William Enck's publication page.