SPERG People

 

These are the faculty and students who are actively participated and contributed to the SPERG.

Faculty
McDonald Dr. J. Todd McDonald
jtmcdonald@southalabama.edu
Dr. McDonald is a Professor of Computer Science, School of Computing. He received his Doctorate in Computer Science at Florida State University, is a Member of IEEE and ACM. He has published over twenty five refereed papers, mostly on cyber and software security. Research interests include circuit and hardware protection, malware and vulnerability analysis, and reverse engineering.
Todd Andel Dr. Todd R. Andel
tandel@southalabama.edu
Dr. Andel is an Associate Professor of Computer Science in the School of Computing. He received his Ph.D. from the Florida State University and is a Member of the IEEE and ACM. He has published over 23 papers and journals related to security protocols, network security, formal methods, cyber defense, and systems design. Research interests include network security protocol assessment, electronic voting systems security, and embedded systems protection.
Brad Glisson Dr. William Bradley Glisson
bglisson@southalabama.edu
Dr. William Bradley Glisson is currently an Associate Professor at the University of South Alabama. He has a Ph.D. in Computing Science from the University of Glasgow, Scotland, 2008. His area of research focuses on digital forensics, information assurance, software engineering and applied computing science with specific interest in security, business and healthcare domains. His work has been published in a wide variety of international conferences and journals.
Yampolsky Dr. Mark Yampolskiy
yampolskiy@southalabama.edu
Dr. Mark Yampolskiy is an Assistant Professor in the School of Computing at the University of South Alabama. His research interests include Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS), Security of CPS, Embedded Systems Security, Computer Networks and Network Management, Applied Cryptography, and Graph Theory. He has extensive practical experience in both private ICT industry and in national- as well as international-grade research projects.
Assadi Dr. Waleed K. Al-Assadi
waleed@southalabama.edu
Dr. Al-Assadi is an Assistant Professor in the College of engineering at University of South Alabama. He has over eight years of industrial experience in the major semiconductor companies and spent two years as a Senior Development Design Engineer with Advanced Micro Devices, Texas Microprocessors Division, and six years as Advisory Engineer with IBM PowerPC Embedded Processors, IBM Microelectronics, Research Triangle Park, NC. His research and teaching efforts focus on VLSI design and testing, including design-for-test (DFT) methodologies for asynchronous circuits.
NStakhanova Dr. Natalia Stakhanova
natalia.stakhanova@unb.ca
Dr. Natalia Stakhanova was an Assistant Professor in the School of Computing at University of South Alabama from 2010 to 2012. She had a range of research interests in computer and network security field, but her most recent projects involved various aspects of intrusion detection and response. She had published a number of journal and conference papers and had been the recipient of the ''Nokia Best Student Paper Award'' at The IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA) in 2007
Sruss Dr. Sam Rusk
sruss@southalabama.edu
Dr. Samuel H. Russ is an Associate Professor in the College of engineering at University of South Alabama. His research interests are Consumer Electronics including reliability and design for manufacturability, Signal Integrity and High-speed Digital Design Techniques, Embedded Systems, Sensor Networks, High-performance Computing, Hard disk drive performance and reliability.

Students

    • Joshua Cazalas
    • William Ashbee 
    • David Histing 
    • Lindsey Whitehurst 
    • Tracy Gamble 
    • Charles Hubbard

    • James Cerkovnik
    • Paul Carsten
    • Blake Darden
    • Clay Davidson
    • Adam Brown
    • Tara Brewer