Current Graduate Students

Jinchun Choi Muhammad Saad
PhD Candidate, CS
Started: Fall 2017
Topic: Distributed systems security
Jinchun Choi Afsah Anwar
PhD Candidate, CS
Started: Fall 2017
Topic: Software security
Jinchun Choi Ahmed Abusnaina
PhD Student, CS
Started: Fall 2018
Topic: ML/AI Security
Jinchun Choi Ulku Meteriz
PhD Student, CS
Started: Fall 2018
Topic: Wearables/XR security and privacy
Jinchun Choi Necip Yildiran
PhD Student, CS
Started: Fall 2018
Topic: Wearables/XR security and privacy
Jinchun Choi Sultan Alshamrani
PhD Student, CS
Started: Spring 2019
Topic: Web security
Jinchun Choi A. Alabduljabbar
PhD Student, CS
Started: Fall 2019
Topic: Web security

Former Advised Doctoral Students

Jinchun Choi Dr. Jeff Spaulding
PhD, CS, 2018
Placement: Tenure-track Asst. Prof.
at Niagara University
Jinchun Choi Dr. Ashar Ahmad
PhD, CS, 2019
Placement: Research and Eng. Director
at Clear Village Inc.
Jinchun Choi Dr. Hisham Alasmary
PhD, CS, 2020
Placement: Tenure-track Asst. Prof.
at King Khalid University
Jinchun Choi Jinchun Choi
PhD, CS, 2020
Placement: TBD
Jinchun Choi Rhongho Jang
PhD, CS, 2020
Placement: Tenure-track Asst. Prof.
at Wayne State University
Jinchun Choi Mo Abuhamad
PhD, CS, 2020
Placement: Tenure-track Asst. Prof.
at Loyola University Chicago
Jinchun Choi Jeman Park
PhD, CS, 2020
Placement: TBD

Former Advised Masters Students

Jinchun Choi Ms. S. Upadhyay
M.Sc., CS, 2020
First Position: unknown
Jinchun Choi Ms. Priyanka Gona
M.Sc., CS, 2020
First Position: unknown
Jinchun Choi Mr. Amin Khormali
M.Sc., CS, 2019
First Position: Ph.D. student
at the University of Central Florida
Jinchun Choi Mr. Victor Cook
Ph.D. student (switched adviser)
First Position: Ph.D. student
at U. Central Florida (with D. Dechev)
Joe Joe D'Amato
M.Sc., 2016
First Position: Engineer at MITRE
(attend on SFS program)
Jesse Jesse Freeman
M.Sc., 2016
First Position: Specialist at US DoD
(attend on SFS program)
Jesse Christopher Weeden
M.Sc., 2016
First Position: Cybersecurity SE at NIWCP
(attend on SFS program)
Jesse Woodams Clark
M.Sc., 2016
First Position: Cybersecurity analyst
at US DoD (SFS program)
Jinchun Choi Mr. Pranava Jain
M.Sc., CS, 2016
First Position: Engineer at Qualcomm
Jinchun Choi Mr. Qi Li
M.Sc., CS, 2016
First Position: Software Engineer
at Facebook

Former Undergraduate Students

Mikal Mikal Young
B.Sc. (Flit-Path; 2019)
Topic: Web security
Position: unknown
Mikal Connor Austin
B.Sc. (Flit-Path/RA; 2018--2019)
Topic: Malware analysis
Position: unknown
Mikal Destinee Stephen
B.Sc. (Flit-Path; 2019)
Topic: Network security
Position: unknown
Mikal Coty Tuggle
B.Sc. (Flit-Path/RA; 2018-2019)
Topic: Web security
Position: Student @ UCF
Mikal Gianni Lotz
B.Sc. (RA; 2019)
Topic: Web security
Position: Engineer at FPL

Former Hosted Visitors and Sponsored Postdoctoral Researchers

Kang Dr. Ah Reum Kang
Sponsored Postdoc, 2016
First Position: Postdoc
at University at Buffalo, SUNY
Ibrahim Dr. Omar Al-Ibrahim
Sponsored Postdoc, 2016
First Position: Tenure-track Asst. Prof.
at Kuwait University
Alghamdi Dr. M. Alghamdi
Visiting Professor, 2019
Position: Asst. Prof. @
Um Alqura University (Ph.D., Warwick Uni.)
Alghamdi Dr. DaeHun Nyang
Visiting Professor, 2017, 2018
Position: Prof. @ Ewha Womans University
(Ph.D., Yonsei Uni.)
Alghamdi Dr. Jihoon Lee
Visiting Professor, 2019
Position: Assoc. Prof. @ Sangmyung Univ.
(Ph.D., Korea Uni.)

Interns Hosted at Verisign Labs

  1. Minsuk Kang (Carnegie Mellon University, 2015)
  2. Maliheh Shirvanian (University of Alabama, 2015)
  3. Hesham Mekky (University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, 2014)
  4. Ahmed Kosba (University of Maryland College Park, 2013 and 2014)
  5. Sharath Hiremagalore (George Mason University, 2013 and 2014)
  6. Nektarios Leontiadis (Carnegie Mellon University, 2013)
  7. Md Mansurul Bhuiyan* (Indiana University - Purdue University, 2013)

Doctoral Dissertation Committee

  • An Wang, Ph.D., George Mason University, 2018
  • Amirali Sanatinia, Ph.D., Northeastern University, 2018
  • Hayreddin Ceker, Ph.D., University at Buffalo, 2017