CS Student and Faculty Accomplishments

Academic Year 2016-17

  G. Garg (grad. student) and C. Pollett had a paper "Neural Network CAPTCHA Crackers" accepted to IEEE sponsored Future Technology Conference 2016.
   
  S. Thakur (grad. student) and M. Stamp had an article accepted in the Journal of Computer Virology and Hacking Techniques: “A completely covert audio channel in Android”.    

 

Academic Year 2015-16

  S. Khuri received CSU Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology (CSUPERB) award "Programming for Life Scientists: Preparing Future Workforce" ($15,000).    
  M. Stamp received 2016-17 Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity (RSCA) award "Android Botnet project" ($4,000).    
  K. O'Brien received 2016-17 Course Redesign with Technology award for CS46A "Introduction to Programming".    
  C. Horstmann received 2016 Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity (RSCA) Infusion award "Evaluating Efficacy of Interactive Exercises in Computer Science" ($3,375).    
  Pushkar Umaranikar (Grad. student), and C. Pollett had a paper accepted for publication in the Proceeding of the International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems, 2016: "An Open Source Advertisement System".    
  Pooja Mishra (Grad. student), and C. Pollett had a paper accepted for publication in the Proceeding of the International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems, 2016: "A Scalable Media Job Framework for an Open Source Search Engine".    
  M. Moh, A. Gajjala (Grad. student), and S. Gangireddy (Grad. student) published “On Multi-Tier Sentiment Analysis using Supervised Machine Learning,” in the Proceedings of IEEE/WIC/ACM Web Intelligence Conference,” Singapore, Dec. 2015.    
  M. Moh has been awarded a research gift from Nokia for a one-year project entitled "Managing Software Deployment to Improve Efficiency of Virtualized Random Accessed Networks," Dec. 2015.    
  M. Moh  has been awarded a donation from Datiphy Inc., including hardware, software (DataDNA - a database security software), and research grant, supporting teaching and research in cybersecurity, digital forensics and big data analytics, Dec. 2015.    
  S. Pai (Grad. student),F. Di Troia, V. A. Corrado, T. H. Austin, and M. Stamp had an article accepted in the Journal of Computer Virology and Hacking Techniques: "Clustering for malware classification".    
  S. Vemparala (Grad. student), F. Di Troia, V. A. Corrado, T. H. Austin, and  M. Stamp had an article accepted for presentation in the 2nd International Workshop on Security and Privacy Analytics (IWSPA 2016):"Malware Detection using Dynamic Birthmarks".    
  N. Ganesh (Grad. student), F. Di Troia, V. A. Corrado, T. H. Austin, and M. Stamp had an article accepted for presentation in the 2nd International Workshop on Security & Privacy Analytics (IWSPA 2016): "Static analysis of malicious Java applets"
   
  I. Kaur Makkar (Grad. student), F. Di Troia, V. A. Corrado, T. H. Austin, and Mark Stamp had an article accepted in  International Journal of Security and Networks "SocioBot: A Twitter-based botnet".
   
  A. Damodaran (Grad. student), F. Di Troia, V. A. Corrado, T. H. Austin, and  M. Stamp, had an article accepted in the Journal of Computer Virology and Hacking Techniques: "A comparison of static, dynamic, and hybrid analysis for malware detection".    
  T. Singh (Grad. student), F. Di Troia, V. A. Corrado, T. H. Austin, and M. Stamp, published "Support vector machines and malware detection" in the Journal of Computer Virology and Hacking Techniques.  
  U. Narra (Grad. student), F. Di Troia, V. A. Corrado, T. H. Austin, and M. Stamp, published "Clustering versus SVM for malware detection" in the Journal of Computer Virology and Hacking Techniques.  
  R. Vobbilisetty (Grad student), F. Di Troia, R. M. Low, V. A. Corrado, and M.Stamp, published "Classic cryptanalysis using hidden Markov models" in Cryptologia.  
  A. Kosmatin (Grad. student) and A. Horwege (Undergrad. student) and will present their interdisciplinary research "Using Music to Analyze Protein Sequences" at the CSUPERB Symposium.  The research is supported by the the SJSU Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity (RSCA) award. Aaron Kosmatin is majoring in CS and Alex Horwege in Music.  
  K. Potika has an article accepted for publication in ADHOC-NOW 2015: "Scheduling Connections via Path and Edge Multicoloring" with E. Bampas, C. Karousatou, A. Pagourtzis.  
 
Y. Satoh and S. Siahpolo (Undergrad. students) received scholarship awards from CIO Scholarship Foundation, which strives to enhance future leadership in the information systems and technology fields throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
 

 

Academic Year 2014-15

  H. Hong (Grad. student) and T. Mohpublished "Effective Topic Modeling for Email" in the Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Simulation (HPCS), Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 2015.  
  I. Cordova (Grad. student) andT. Moh published “DBSCAN on Resilient Distributed Datasets” in the Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Simulation (HPCS), Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 2015.  
  M. Talistu (Grad. student), T. Moh, and M. Moh published “Gossip-based Spectral Clustering of Distributed Data Streams” in the Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Simulation (HPCS), Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 2015.  
  L. Selvan (Grad. student) and T. Moh published “A Framework for Fast-Feedback Opinion Mining on Twitter Data Streams” in the Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS), Atlanta, Georgia, June 2015.  
  M. Munoz (Grad. student), M. Moh, and T. Moh published “Improving smart grid authentication using Merkle Trees” in the Proceedings of the 20th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS), pp. 793-798, Hsinchu, Taiwan, Dec. 2014.  
  F. Indaco (Grad. student) and T. Moh published “Hierarchical Density-Based Clustering Using Level-Sets” in the Proceedings of the 6th IEEE  International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom), pp. 692-695, Singapore, Dec. 2014.  
  M. Moh has been awarded 2015 Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity (RSCA) award for "Improving Diversity in Technology Workforce Through Cyber Security Research for Female and Minority Students" project.  
  A. Kapoor (Grad. student) and M. Moh published “Implementation and Evaluation of the DFF Protocol for Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Networks” in the Proceedings of 11th IEEE International Conference on Design of Reliable Communication Networks, Kansas City, MO, March 2015.  
  J. Huang (Grad. student), K. Wu (grad. student), and M. Moh published  “Dynamic Virtual Machine Migration Algorithms Using Enhanced Energy Consumption Model for Green Cloud Data Centers” in the  Proceedings of the 2014 High Performance Computing and Simulation Conference (HPCS 2014), Bologna, Italy, Jul 2014.  
  S. Khuri has been awarded 2015 Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity (RSCA) award for the "Using music to analyze DNA sequences" project.  
  S. Nerli (Grad. student) will present "Using Statistical Models to Predict Splice Sites and Cryptic Splice Sites" at the 96th Annual Meeting of the AAAS Pacific Division in San Francisco, California. The research was supported by the SJSU Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity (RSCA) award.  
  S. Khuri, F. Rivera, P. Messina, C. Tseng, V. Lehmkuhl Dakhwe, R. Mak, H. Li, K. O'Brien, and N. Khuri will present "A Computer Science Education Certificate for High School Teachers" at the 96th Annual Meeting of the AAAS Pacific Division in San Francisco, California.  
  S. Nerli (Grad. student) has been awarded second place prize in Engineering and Computer Science category in the 29th Annual CSU-wide student research competition that took place at CSU in San Bernardino, May 1 - 2, 2015. The title of her research presentation is "Genome-wide prediction of Splice Sites using Classification Trees". The research was supported by the SJSU Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity (RSCA) award.  
  R. Kham (Undergrad. student) took a second place in the Barracuda/SJSU 2014-15 Programming Contest.  
  M. Moh and four SJSU faculty members played a key role in the establishment of the National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cybersecurity Education for the academic years 2014 to 2019.  
  Kisha Rikhi and Arpi Shah (students) tied the first place in the Fall CS internship poster expo.  
  A. Agrawal (Grad. student) and M. Stamp have an article accepted for publication in International Journal of Security and Networks: Masquerade detection for GUI-based Windows systems.  
  C. Annachhatre (Grad. Student), T. H. Austin, M. Stamp, have an article accepted for publication in Journal of Computer Virology and Hacking Techniques: Hidden Markov models for malware classification.  
  N. B. Brandt (Grad. student) and M. Stamp have just published an article in the Journal of Computer Virology and Hacking Techniques: Automating NFC message sending for good and evil.  
  M. Chi (student) won the first prize in the Silicon Valley Innovation Jam held by Cisco System in October 2014.
 
  R. K. Jidigam (Grad. student), T. H. Austin, and M. Stamp have an article accepted for publication: Singular value decomposition and metamorphic detection, to appear in Journal of Computer Virology and Hacking Techniques.  
  A. Kalbhor (Grad. student), T. H. Austin, E. Filiol, S. Josse, M. Stamp have just had paper accepted for publication in the Journal in Computer Virology and Hacking Techniques:  Dueling hidden Markov models for virus analysis.
 
  M. Musale (Grad. student), T. H. Austin, and M. Stamp have published Hunting for metamorphic JavaScript malware in the Journal of Computer Virology and Hacking Techniques.  

 
S. Nerli (Grad. student) andS. Khuri presented their research: Genome-wide Prediction of Splice Sites using Maximal Dependence Decomposition in a poster session at the 2014 BaMBA and 2015 AAAS conferences. The research is supported by the SJSU Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity (RSCA) award.  
  H. Rana (Grad. student) and M. Stamp, have an article accepted for publication in the Information Security Journal: A Global Perspective: Hunting for pirated software using metamorphic analysis.  
  A. Oza (Grad. student), K. Ross (Grad. student), R. M. Low, M. Stamp collaborated on research: HTTP attack detection using n-gram analysis.  The article appeared in September 2014 issue of Computers & Security.  
  T. Tamboli (Grad. student), T. H. Austin, and M. Stamp published Metamorphic code from LLVM bytecode in the Journal of Computer Virology and Hacking Techniques, 10(3):177–187, August 2014.  
  F. Wu (Grad. student) and S. Khuri presented their research: Using Probabilistic Graphic Models to Solve NP-Complete Puzzle Problems in a poster session at the 2015 AAAS conference. The research is supported by the SJSU Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity (RSCA) award.