Director of ACyD Lab

Mohammad Ashiqur Rahman

Assistant Professor in the Dept of ECE

Office: EC 3955
Phone: (305) 348-3724

Website: https://rahman.eng.fiu.edu/


 

Ph.D./MS Students

Nur Imtiazul Haque

PhD Student

Haque joined the lab in Fall 2019. In this research, he primarily focuses on the security and dependability of healthcare and transportation systems.

Office: EC 3753 (ACyD Lab)

Alvi Ataur Khalil

PhD Student

Khalil joined the lab in Fall 2020. His primary research areas include intelligent system design and blockchain security.

Office: EC 3753 (ACyD Lab)

Muneeba Asif

PhD Student

Asif has joined the lab in Fall 2021. Her research focuses on power electronics and critical infrastructure security.

Office: EC 3753 (ACyD Lab)

Maurice Ngouen

PhD Student

Ngouen has joined the lab in Spring 2022. His research focuses on the security of smart devices and IoT systems.

Office: EC 3753 (ACyD Lab)

Alvaro Alva Chavez

MS Student

Alva joined the lab in Fall 2021 as an undergraduate student. Currently, he is pursuing an MS degree. He researches the application of artificial intelligence to solve constraint satisfaction problems.

Office: EC 3753 (ACyD Lab)

Yuliana Mendoza-Carmona

MS Student

Mendoza joined the lab in Fall 2022. She researches various security problems in cyber-physical systems, particularly smart grids. She is co-supervised by Drs. Rahman and Paudyal.

Office: EC 3753 (ACyD Lab)

 

Undergraduate Students

Annabella Christopher

Undergraduate Researcher

Christopher joined the lab in Spring 2022. She researches UAV hardware security.

Office: EC 3753 (ACyD Lab)

 

Faculty Collaborators

Sumit Paudyal, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Office: EC 3914
Phone: (305) 348-8017

Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sumitpaudyal


Md Tauhidur Rahman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Office: EC 3942
Phone: (305) 348-5061

Website: https://scholars.fiu.edu/display/person-rahman-md-tauhidur


Kemal Akkaya, Ph.D.

Professor

Office: EC 3915
Phone: (305) 348-3017

Website: http://web.eng.fiu.edu/kakkaya/


Selcuk Uluagac, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Office: EC 3141
Phone: (305) 348-3710

Website: http://web.eng.fiu.edu/selcuk/


 

Graduated Ph.D./MS Students

Mohamadsaleh Jafari

PhD Student

Dissertation Title: Impact-based Analytics of Cascaded False Data Injection Attacks on Smart Grids

Graduated: Spring 2022

First Appointment after Graduation: Senior Engineer, California ISO

Office: Folsom, California

Rahat Masum

M.S., Department of Computer Science at Tennessee Tech University [Graduated in Spring 2019]

Thesis Title: Continuous Surveillance Design for Critical Smart Grid Infrastructure using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Graduated: Spring 2019 [Remotely Supervised by Dr. Rahman]

First Appointment after Graduation: Software Engineer, Infosys

Office: Infosys, Seattle, WA

A H M Jakaria

Ph.D., Department of Computer Science at Tennessee Tech University

Dissertation Title: Formal Techniques for Automated Design of Adaptive Networked Systems based on Security and Resiliency Requirements

Graduated: Spring 2020 [Remotely Supervised by Dr. Rahman]

First Appointment after Graduation: Senior Scientist, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Office: EPRI, Knoxville, TN

Md Hasan Shahriar

MS Student

Thesis Title: Deception Defense against Stealthy Attacks in Power Grids

Graduated: Fall 2020

First Appointment after Graduation: TBD

Office: TBD

 

Past Undergraduate Students

Gianluca Bacigalupo

Undergraduate Researcher

Bacigalupo was in the lab from Summer 2020 to Fall 2021. He explored various controls, security issues, and simulation tools in smart buildings.

Office: TBD
Email : TBD

Alexander Byrne

Undergraduate Researcher

Byrne worked in the lab from Summer 2020 to Summer 2021, as an REU scholar.  His primary research domain was collaborative unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV).

Office: TBD

Eloy Beaucejour

Undergraduate Researcher

Beaucejour joined the lab in Fall 2020 as an HOURS Scholar and worked here till he graduated in Fall 2021. He studied various control systems in smart buildings and their security.

Office: TBD

Nicolas Contreras

Undergraduate Researcher

Contreras worked on smart building-related topics and testbed implementation.

Office: EC 3925 (Lab)

 

Past Visiting Researchers

Mohammad Hossein Manshaei

Visiting Faculty

Manshaei was a visiting faculty at the ACyD Lab from January 2019 to May 2020. He is an Associate Professor at the Isfahan University of Technology.

Office: EC 3925 (Lab)

Website: http://www.manshaei.org/


 

Other Alumni

  • Samara Ruiz Sandoval (FIU OURS Scholar; Undergraduate Researcher; Spring 2020 – Summer 2020)
    [Continuing her undergraduate study at Florida International University, FL]
  • Nuria Pacheco (NSF REU Scholar; Undergraduate Researcher; Summer 2019)
    [Continuing her undergraduate study at Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico]
  • Anquan Gamble (NSF REU Scholar; Undergraduate Researcher; Summer 2019)
    [Continuing his undergraduate study at Francis Marion University in Florence, SC]

 

Important Links:

Potential venues the team may publish their works:

  1. List of Conferences
  2. List of Journals: TBD