Education & Honors

Awards and Honors

2016 - Outstanding Reviewer Award - 19th International Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses (RAID 2016)

2015 - Fred C. Davison Early Career Scholar Award - University of Georgia Research Foundation 
("awarded to an early career scholar in the sciences" - "[recognizes] the most promising up and coming researcher/scholar, whose trajectory projects remarkable success")

2014 - M. G. Michael Award for Excellence in Research - University of Georgia, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences

2013 - Outstanding Faculty Research Award - University of Georgia, Department of Computer Science

2013 - Best Paper Award at the 10th Conference on Detection of Intrusions and Malware & Vulnerability Assessment (DIMVA 2013)

2012 - NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award


Education

Aug. 2009 - Aug. 2010 - Post-Doctoral Fellow
College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Jul. 2005 - Mar. 2007 - Research Scholar
GTISC, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Mar. 2007 - Research Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Electronic and Computer Engineering (Grade: Excellent)
DIEE, University of Cagliari, ITALY.

Dec. 2003 - Laurea Degree (M.Sc.) in Electronic Engineering (110/110 summa cum laude)
University of Cagliari, ITALY

Advisors
Prof. Wenke Lee. College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA.
Prof. Giorgio Giacinto, Prof. Fabio Roli. DIEE, University of Cagliari, ITALY.