Security, Privacy, and Advanced Computing Laboratory (SPACL) at KSU

Director
Dr. Donghyun Kim, July 2016 - Present
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX, USA
  • Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, Kennesaw State University, Marietta, GA, USA
    • Senior Member of IEEE/ACM
    • Program Coordinator of Master of Science in Computer Science, KSU
    • Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of FrenDesign (Savannah, GA)

Senior Personals

Dr. Daeyoung Kim, Limited Term Assistant Professor, April 2019 - Present

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, NJ, USA
  • Research Interests: Cybersecurity

Dr. Daehee Seo, Limited Term Assistant Professor, August 2018 - Present

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Soonchunhyang University, Asan, South Korea
  • Research Interests: Cybersecurity



 

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Dr. Seokjun Lee, Limited Term Assistant Professor, January 2018 - Present

  • Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Ajou University, Suwon, South Korea
  • Research Interests: Cybersecurity
Dr. Junggab Son, Limited Term Assistant Professor, September 2014 - June 2018
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Hanyang University, Ansan, South Korea
  • Dr. Son is now an Associate Professor in Department of Computer Science, Kennesaw State University, Marietta, GA, USA

Ph.D. Students / Visiting Ph.D. Students
Bei Liu, Visiting Ph.D. Student, November 2015 - November 2016
  • Ph.D. Candidate, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
  • Ms. Liu is now an Associate Professor in Department of Mathematics, Northwest University, Xi'an, China
  • Publications (with me while visiting)
    1. Bei Liu, Wei Wang, Donghyun Kim, Yingshu Li, Sung-Sik Kwon, Yaolin Jiang, "On Practical Construction of Quality Fault-tolerant Virtual Backbone in Homogeneous Wireless Networks," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), vol. 26, issue 1, pp. 412-421, February 2018.
    2. Wei Wang, Bei Liu, Donghyun Kim, Deying Li, Jingyi Wang, Wei Gao, "A New Constant Factor Approximation To Construct Highly Fault-tolerant Connected Dominating Set," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 18-28, February 2017.
    3. Bei Liu, Wei Wang, Donghyun Kim, Deying Li, Jingyi Wang, Alade O. Tokuta, Yaolin Jiang, "On Approximating Minimum 3-connected m-dominating Set Problem in Unit Disk Graph," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), vol. 24, issue 5, pp. 2690-2701, October 2016.
    4. Bei Liu, Wei Wang, Donghyun Kim, Yingshu Li, Sung-Sik Kwon, "A Simpler Constant Factor Approximation for k-connected m-domination Set Problem in Unit Disk Graph," Proceedings of The 25th International Conference on Computer Communication and Networks (ICCCN 2016), August 1-4, 2016, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA.

Graduate Students / Post-Undergraduate Students



Hongkyu Lee, MS in Computer Science, Fall 2019 - Present
  • Research Interests: Data Science, Cybersecurity
  • Thesis Title: TBA
  • Publications (with me)
    1. TBA
  • TBA

Yongmin Ju, MS in Computer Science, Fall 2019 - Present
  • Research Interests: Data Science, Cybersecurity
  • Thesis Title: TBA
  • Publications (with me)
    1. TBA
  • TBA
Vannel Zeufack, MS in Computer Science, Spring 2019 - Present
  • Research Interests: Data Science, Cybersecurity, Machine Learning, Clustering, Log Correlation Analysis, Unsupervised Learning
  • Thesis Title: A Simple and Fast Unsupervisied Online Log Analyer for Real-time Abnomality Detection (tentative)
  • Publications (with me)
    1. TBA
  • Internship
    • Summer 2019: LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Alpharetta, GA
Jhilakshi Sharma, MS in Computer Science, Spring 2019 - Present
  • Research Interests: Data Science, Cybersecurity, Applied Crytrography
  • Thesis Title: TBA
  • Publications (with me)
    1. TBD
  • TBA
Jiwon Her, MS in Computer Science, Fall 2018 - Present
  • Research Interests: Data Science, System Security
  • Thesis Title: TBA
  • Publications (with me)
    1. TBD
  • TBA
Jaejin Hwang, MS in Computer Science, Fall 2017 - Present
Uday Bhaskar Boyanapalli, MS in Computer Science, Fall 2016 - Summer 2018
  • Research Interests: SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) security, malware detection
  • Thesis Title: Implementation of Secure DNP3 Architecture of SCADA System for Smart Grids
  • Publications (with me)
    1. Junggab Son, Euiseong Ko, Uday B. Boyanapalli,Donghyun Kim, Youngsoon Kim, Mingon Kang, “Fast and Accurate Machine Learning-based Malware Detection via RC4 Ciphertext Analysis," Proceedings of International Workshop on Computing, Networking and Communications (CNC) in conjunction with International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC 2019), February 18-21, 2019, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
  • Award/Honor
    1. The 2nd Place in Best Graduate Research Project Category in the Fall 2017 KSU CCSE Computing & Showcase (C-Day) Event for his project entitled "Secure Protocol in Power Grid".
  • Initial Job: Integration Engineer at Proagrica, part of Reed business information (RBI), subsidiary of RELX inc.
Euiseong Ko, MS in Computer Science, Fall 2016 - Summer 2018

Visiting Scholars
 

Moonsu Jang, July 2019 - June 2020

Chulho Jun, July 2019 - June 2020

Jonghyun Kim, July 2018 - June 2019

Jihye Ha, September 2018 - February 2019

Seulgi Ham, August 2018 - January 2019

Dr. Kang Hong Cho, February 2018 - January 2019

Woonil Baek, July 2017 - June 2018

Dr. Jungsoo Kim, February 2017 - January 2018

Jongwoo Lee, January 2017 - June 2017

Hyunsang Kim, July 2016 - June 2017