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Bogdan Carbunar

Associate Professor & Graduate Program Director

Bogdan Carbunar is an Associate Professor in the School of Computing and Information Sciences at FIU, and directs the Cyber Security and Privacy Research (CaSPR) Lab, where he develops secure and usable systems.  His research interests are at the intersection of security, privacy and distributed systems, where he derives novel insights through the use of machine learning, applied cryptography and user studies. His recent interests include fraud and abuse detection in online systems (e.g., Google, Facebook, Yelp), mobile authentication and cryptocurrency-based censorship resistance. He has published papers in top tier conferences and journals (see link above for details) some of which have received best paper awards. He holds a PhD in computer science from Purdue University and a BS from Politehnica University Bucharest.

Honors and Awards
  • Nicolas D. Georganas Best Paper Award in 2014 by ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing Communications and Applications (ACM TOMM).
  • Best student paper award in the SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM) 2014
Research and Educational Interests

Security, Privacy, and Distributed Systems

Background Education

2005 Ph.D., Computer Science, Purdue University

Selected Publications

Please view my publications page.

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