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Many Android Vulnerabilities Can Be Traced to Manufacturer Modifications

Dr. Xuxian Jiang and his team of researchers have determined that 60 percent of the vulnerabilities found in the smartphone models they evaluated were due to vendor customizations.

Research That Has Gone to the Dogs!

Humans and dogs have lived and worked together for thousands of years. In a collaborative study with ECE and the College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. David Roberts will work to develop tools and techniques to take communication and training to a new level.

Writing the Book on ‘Big Data’

Dr. Nagiza Samatova and four Ph.D. students are co-editors of a book released this month that is a how-to guide for anyone interested in learning how to analyze big data!

Computer Science Research

Our key research areas are in Theory (Algorithms, Theory of Computation), Systems (Computer Architectures and Operating Systems, Embedded and Real-Time Systems, Parallel and Distributed Systems, Scientific and High Performance Computing), Artificial Intelligence (Intelligent Agents; Data-Mining, Information and Knowledge Discovery, Engineering and Management; eCommerce Technologies; Information Visualization, Graphics and Human-Computer Interaction), Networks (Networking and Performance Evaluation), Security (Software and Network Systems Security, Information Assurance, Privacy), Software Engineering (Requirements, Formal Methods, Reliability Engineering, Process and Methods, Programming Languages), and Computer-Based Education. Our 2013 funding level was $49,125,704. The department has a number of teaching and research laboratories, centers and other facilities that support its educational and teaching mission.

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