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Teaching

In Fall 2017 I am teaching COMPSCI 190D: Using Data Structures and COMPSCI 391L: Computer Crime Law.

In Spring 2017 I taught COMPSCI 190D: Using Data Structures and COMPSCI 365/590F: Digital Forensics.

In Fall 2016 I taught COMPSCI 190D: Using Data Structures and COMPSCI 391L/591L: Computer Crime Law, and was nominated for a Distinguished Teaching Award.

In Spring 2016 I taught COMPSCI 290NW: A Networked World.

In Spring 2015 I taught CMPSCI 187: Programming with Data Structures and was nominated for a Distinguished Teaching Award.

In Fall 2014 I taught both CMPSCI 290NW: A Networked World and CMPSCI 383: Artificial Intelligence.

I taught CMPSCI 453: Computer Networking in Spring 2014.

Along with Brian Levine, I taught a course on Computer Crime Law (CMPSCI 391LI) in Fall 2011.

I taught classes on Computer and Network Security at Trinity College, Connecticut College and Wesleyan University, where I was a visiting assistant professor. I was the instructor for Architecture and Assembly Language at UMass in the summer of 2001.

Service

In AY 2017–2018, I am the Sophomore Advisor for the Computer Science undergraduate degree program. Students with advising questions should check with ACE for fast, in-person help. For things ACE cannot help with, please email me advising questions at sophadvising@cs.umass.edu. I also serve on the Undergraduate Program Committee.

I help coordinate and administer UMass’s CyberCorps® Scholarship for Service. Eligible students are encouraged to apply!

I administer the UMass Trace Repository. Send us your data!

I have been a member of the UMass Academic Honesty Board since AY 2015.

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The members of the teaching faculty in CICS at UMass are going to the College of St. Rose this Saturday, April 8th, to give a panel presentation on Innovation with Scale at CCSCNE 2017.

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I have been nominated for a 2016–2017 Distinguished Teaching Award (DTA).

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Next semester (Spring 2017) I am teaching two courses: COMPSCI 190D: Using Data Structures and COMPSCI 365/590F: Digital Forensics.

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Next semester (Fall 2016) I am teaching COMPSCI 190D: Using Data Structures.

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Next semester (Fall 2016) I am teaching COMPSCI 391L/591L: Computer Crime Law.

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Selected Publications

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  • Statistical Detection of Downloaders in Freenet

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  • Innovation with Scale

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  • Characterization of Contact Offenders and Child Exploitation Material Trafficking on Five Peer-to-Peer Networks

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  • Discovering Specification Violations in Networked Software Systems

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  • Forensic Identification of Anonymous Sources in OneSwarm

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