04/10/2014 -Associate Professor Vitaly Shmatikov has been selected to receive a CNS Teaching Excellence Award for 2014. The College of Natural Sciences Teaching Excellence Award is intended to provide recognition of the College’s many exceptional faculty who are committed to teaching at either the undergraduate or graduate level. He will be presented with this award at the 2014 Celebration of Excellence program in April.
04/14/2012 -UTCS is pleaseed to announce that Suman Jana, a current Ph.D. student working with Associate Professor Vitaly Shmatikov, is the recipient of a Google Ph.D. fellowship. Suman also received the Best Student Paper award at the 2012 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy for the paper he wrote with Vitaly titled "Memento: Learning Secrets from Process Footprints."
With so much information being shared online these days, it’s critical that much of it remains private and anonymous. We trust, for example, that social networking sites such as Facebook remove personally identifiable information when they share our preferences and desires with advertisers.Read more