Security, Privacy, and Advanced Computing Laboratory (SPACL)


SPACL aims to develop and apply various theoretical computing technologies to solve important real world problems. Some of the main research topics include

  • Cyber Physical Systems (Mobile Computing, Drone Technology, Wireless Sensor Networking),
  • CyberSecurity (Applied Cryptography, Security, Privacy, Data Science based Techinques),
  • Next Generation Computing and Networking (Cloud Computing, Edge Computing, Fog Computing, Internet of Things, High Performance Computing), and
  • Algorithm Design and Analysis (Combinatorial Optimization, Approximation Algorithm).

SPACL's activities are/were financially supported by US National Science Foundation (NSF), US The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), National Security Research Institute (NSR) of South Korea, Ministry of Education of South Korea, Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning of South Korea, and The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) at Kennesaw State University (KSU). (Total external fund secured since joining KSU (July 2016): $134,926.49)

SPACL is physically located at J220B (Atrium Building) on Kennesaw State University Marietta Campus.