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Teaching

In Spring 2017 I am teaching 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 2016–2017, 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.

Fine people that I’ve supervised, advised, or read theses for in the past include:

  • Pinar Ozisik (Ph.D. candidate)
  • Keen Sung (Ph.D. candidate)
  • Robert Walls (Ph.D., September 2014)
  • Ryan Hurley (M.S., May 2013)
  • Jingyi Guo (M.S., May 2013)
  • Swagatika Prusty (M.S., May 2012)
  • Sharon Santana (REU, Summer 2011)
  • LaTia Jefferson (REU, Summer 2011)
  • Craig Darmetko (B.S., May 2010)

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.

Outside of the University, I am on the PETS program committee (as I have been in many past years). Send us your research on privacy technologies!

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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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I will be joining the CICS faculty as a lecturer in Fall 2016.

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Selected Publications

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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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  • Sybil-Resistant Mixing for Bitcoin

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  • Efficient Tagging of Remote Peers During Child Pornography Investigations

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