Graduates and former members

Fang Liu, (PhD '17). First job at Palo Alto Networks.
Dissertation title: Mining Security Risks from Massive Datasets
External committee member: Dongyan Xu Purdue University

Hannah Roth, (MS '17). First job at Mitre Corporation.
Thesis title: Smartphone Privacy in Citizen Science

Alexander Kedrowitsch, (MS '17). First job at West Point Academy.
Thesis title: Deceptive Environments for Cybersecurity Defense on Low-power Devices

Daniel Barton, (MS '16). First job at Lockheed Martin.
Thesis title: Usable Post-classification Visualization for Android Collusion Detection and Inspection

Haipeng Cai, (Postdoc '15). First job as a tenure-track assistant professor at Washington State University.

Xiaokui Shu, (Ph.D. '16). First job at IBM Research TJ Watson Center.
Dissertation title: Threat Detection in Program Execution and Data Movement: Theory and Practice
External committee member: Trent Jaeger Penn State University

Amiangshu Bosu, (Postdoc '15). First job as a tenure-track assistant professor at Southern Illinois University.

Hao Zhang, (Ph.D. '15). First job at the database security group of Oracle.
Dissertation title: Discovery of Triggering Relations and Its Applications in Network Security and Android Malware Detection
External committee member: Xinming Ou Kansas State University

Karim Elish, (Ph.D. '15). Currently an assistant professor of computer science at Florida Polytechnic UniversitFlorida Polytechnic University.
Dissertation title: User-Intention Based Program Analysis for Android Security
External committee member: Xuxian Jiang North Carolina State University

Kui Xu, Ph.D. '14. Currently at Google, Mountain View.
Dissertation title: Anomaly Detection Through System and Program Behavior Modeling
External committee member: David Evans University of Virginia

Hussain Almohri Ph.D. '13, Assistant Professor at Kuwait University
Dissertation title: High Assurance Models for Secure Systems
External committee member: Michael Hsiao VT ECE

Huijun Xiong Ph.D. '13, Currently at Google, Mountain View.
Dissertation title: Secure Data Service Outsourcing with Untrusted Cloud
External committee member: Xinwen Zhang Huawei Research US

Brendan Avent, B.S. '15. Ph.D. student at University of Southern California.

Saman Zarandioon Ph.D. '12, Amazon Cloud Services
Dissertation title: Improving the Security and Usability of Cloud Services with User-Centric Security Models

Yipan Deng M.S. '11, Intel Corp.
Thesis title: DeviceGuard: External Device-Assisted System and Data Security

Vivek Pathak Ph.D. '08, first job at Stevens Institute of Technology, Computer Science Department

Deian Stefan REU '08, on faculty at UCSD's CSE Department

Chehai Wu M.S. '09, Appfolio.com

Nitya Vyas M.S. '10, VMTurbo
Thesis title: Usable Web 2.0 Privacy Management and Medical Imaging Search: An Ontology-Based Approach