Bogdan Carbunar Portrait

Bogdan Carbunar

Assistant Professor


Bogdan Carbunar works at the intersection of security, privacy, and distributed systems, with a focus on mobile and social networks. His work was awarded the Nicolas D. Georganas Best Paper Award in 2014 for his article in ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing Communications and Applications (TOMM), the best student paper award in the SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM) 2014, and the best paper award in the IEEE International Workshop on Hot Topics in Peer-to-peer Computing and Online Social Networking (HotPOST) 2013. He has received his Ph.D. in computer science from Purdue University in 2005 and has held various research positions in Motorola Labs. He has joined FIU in 2011.

Research and Educational Interests

Security, Privacy, and Distributed Systems

Background Education

2005 Ph.D., Computer Science, Purdue University