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Research on Security of Mobile Devices and Wireless Networks


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Academic Level:
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Description:
The award establishes a new REU Site focused on the security of mobile devices at New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). Undergraduates will gain hands-on research experiences in simulating the spread of malware on mobile devices, implementing cryptographic algorithms and authentication schemes studying topology control of wireless networks, geolocating smartphones, detecting physical attacks on a network of mobile devices, and developing privacy protected sensing methods using mobile devices. Students will work during the summer with a team of experienced faculty in labs on the NYIT campus. The project includes professional development activities for students and engagement with industry. This project is co-funded by the Office of Cyberinfrastructure.


Participating Institution(s):
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New York Institute of Technology (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Artificial Intelligence
Computer & Electrical Engineering
Computer Sciences
Information Sciences
Robotics
STEM Fields
Telecommunications

Keywords:
Ad hoc Networks
Algorithms
Computer Modeling
Computer Networking
Cryptography
Cyber Security
Mobile Networks
Network Security
Wireless Networks

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)


Page last updated 10/27/2016
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