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Gail-Joon Ahn

Gail-Joon Ahn

Professor, School of Computing, Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

480-965-9007

School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineeirng
Arizona State University
PO Box 878809
Tempe, AZ 85287-8809

Titles

  • Professor, School of Computing, Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Biography

Gail-Joon Ahn has authored more than 150 refereed research papers. Prior to joining ASU in 2008, he was an Associate Professor of College of Computing and Informatics and Founding Director of Center for Digital Identity and Cyber Defense Research at University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

His research foci include security analytics and big data driven security intelligence, vulnerability and risk management, access control and security architecture for distributed systems, identity and privacy management, cyber crime analysis, security-enhanced computing platforms, and formal models for computer security device. His research has been supported by NSF, NSA, DoD, ONR, DoE, DoJ, Bank of America, CISCO, GoDaddy, Hewlett Packard, Google, Microsoft and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

He is currently the information director of ACM Special Interest Group on Security, Audit and Control (SIGSAC) and he is a recipient of US Department of Energy Early Career Principal Investigator Award, Educator of the Year Award from Federal Information Systems Security Educators' Association (FISSEA) and Best Researcher Award from CIDSE. Also, he serves as Associate Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, Associate Editor of ACM Transactions on Information and Systems Security and Editorial Board of Computers & Security. He is also the Steering Committee Chair of ACM Symposium on Access Control Models and Technologies and the General Chair of ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS 2014).