Biography

William Enck is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the North Carolina State University where he is director of the Wolfpack Security and Privacy Research (WSPR) laboratory. Prof. Enck’s research interests span the broad area of systems security, with efforts addressing security challenges in mobile applications, operating systems, cloud services, and networking. In particular, his work in mobile application security has led to significant consumer awareness and changes to platforms. Prof. Enck was awarded the National Science Foundation CAREER Award and regularly serves on program committees for top conferences in security such as USENIX Security, IEEE Security and Privacy, ACM CCS, and NDSS. He is serving as department editor for IEEE Security and Privacy Magazine, as associate editor for ACM TOIT, and on the steering committees of the USENIX Security Symposium and ACM WiSec. He was program co-chair of USENIX Security 2018 and ACM WiSec 2016. Prior to joining NC State, Prof. Enck 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. Prof. Enck is a member of the ACM, IEEE, ISSA, and USENIX.

Spring 2019 Office Hours (1/7/2019 to 5/7/2019)

  • Tuesdays 1:30-2:30pm in EBII 3260 (drop-in)
  • By appointment (email to schedule)

Research Areas

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

Education

B.S., 2004, Pennsylvania State University
M.S., 2006, Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D., 2011, Pennsylvania State University

Awards

  • Distinguished Paper Award at the ACM Asia Conference on Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS) - 2017
  • Most Receptive Graduate Professor Outside of the Classroom Award - 2016
  • Google Research Award - 2014
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early CAREER Award - 2013
  • Best Paper at the ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (WiSec) - 2013

Publications

See William Enck's publication page.