Dr. A. Selcuk Uluagac is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Florida International University, where where he leads the Cyber-Physical Systems Security Lab (CSL). He has served as a member of the research faculty as a Senior Research Engineer in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The Georgia Institute of Technology and prior to Georgia Tech, he was a Senior Research Engineer at Symantec.
Dr. Uluagac earned his Ph.D. with a concentration in security and networking from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The Georgia Institute of Technology in 2010. He also received a M.S. in Information Security from the School of Computer Science at The Georgia Institute of Technology and a M.S. in networking from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, respectively.
The focus of his research is on cybersecurity and privacy with an emphasis on its practical and applied aspects. In 2015, he received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and was selected to receive a fellowship from the Air Force Office of Sponsored Research (AFOSR)’s Summer Faculty Fellowship Program. In 2016, he received the Summer Faculty Fellowship from the University of Padova, Italy. In 2007, he received the “Outstanding ECE Graduate Teaching Assistant Award” from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The Georgia Institute of Technology. He is also an active member of IEEE (senior grade), ACM, and ASEE and a regular contributor to national panels and leading journals and conferences in the field. Dr. Uluagac has served on the program committees of top-tier security conferences such as IEEE S&P, NDSS, ASIACCS, inter alia. He was the General Chair of ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (ACM WiSec) in 2019. Currently, he serves on the editorial boards of Elsevier Computer Networks Journal, Elsevier Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA), and the IEEE Communications and Surveys and Tutorials. He has been very active in external funding efforts during his tenure at FIU related to the security and privacy of Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems areas. Specifically, his research was funded by NSF, Department of Energy, Air Force Research Lab, Cyber Florida, Trend Micro, and Cisco.