Mohd Anwar is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science, and Director of Secure and Usable Social Media & Networks Lab. Dr.Anwar has experience and interest in designing usable secure, privacy-preserving, and trusted infrastructures, systems, and applications in different online contexts, specifically in Online Social Networks (OSN), e-Learning, and e-Health domains. His recent publication includes topology-based access control model for social network systems, trust-based approach to mitigate attacks on IP networks, access control policy models, visualization of access control policies for end-users in social network systems, and a privacy-enhancing identity management models for e-Learning.
Dr. Anwarís research incorporates usability and human factor issues in the design and development of security and privacy solutions. His multidisciplinary research approach integrates computer science concepts with theories from social sciences (such as Goffmanís impression management theory, Rogerís protection motivation theory, communication-human information processing theory, Cognitive Behavioral Theory). Dr. Anwar serves as program chair in the IEEE International Workshop on Issues and Challenges in Social Computing and is an editorial board member of the Journal of Privacy & Health Information Management.
James is an undergraduate research assistant, as well as a tutor and teaching assistant for the computer science department. He has programming skills in the languages of Java, C++, and HTML. He has experience with Windows, Linux, and Android platforms. James has aided in varius graduate research studies on the topics of Google+, security and development of operating systems, and social media search algorithms.
Edward is a first year graduate student studying computer science with a concentration in information assurance. His research area is privacy in identity in cloud computing and mobile devices. He obtained his Bachelor's degree in computer science from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Edward has one proceeding publication "Kalico: A Smartphone Application for Health-Smart Menu Selection within a Budget."
Jamone is from Salisbury, North Carolina. He is well rounded in Java, C++, Python, Ruby and he is currently learning Objective-C. His research area is focused in mobile health applications for Android and iOS.
Dejanae is a second semester sophomore computer science student. She is proficient in the languages of: Java, C++, C#, and Visual Basic.
Nohel holds a Bachelorís degree in Business Administration and a Masterís degree in Health Economics from University of Texas at Dallas. He is currently a graduate research assistant under the supervision of Dr. Anwar in the Department of Computational Science and Engineering, and a member of the SUSMaN Lab. His research interests include healthcare social media and health information management.
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