Personnel Directory

Personnel Directory

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Akers, Aaron
Sr. Pre-Award Associate, Program Management Office

Athanas, Peter
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Areas: reconfigurable computing, computer architecture, high-performance signal processing
Bartos, Colleen
Outreach Coordinator, Office of the Executive Director
Areas: national security education, STEM outreach, student engagement
Beex, Louis
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Areas: signal processing, stochastic signals and systems, spectral estimation
BĂ©langer, France
Professor, Accounting & Information Systems
Areas: organizational and individual impacts of communication technologies
Black, Jonathan
Director, Aerospace and Ocean Systems Lab
Areas: space systems, advanced lightweight aerospace structures, autonomous vehicles, advanced sensing technology, novel orbital analysis
Brantly, Aaron
Assistant Professor, Political Science
Areas: cybersecurity policy, cyberwarfare deterrence, counterterrorism
Brothers, Reggie
Distinguished Fellow, Hume Center

Brown, Greg
Lab Manager, Electronic Systems Lab

Buehrer, Mike
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Areas: wireless communications, signal processing, MIMO, geolocation
Butt, Ali
Professor, Computer Science
Areas: cloud computing, distributed systems, HPC storage
Callsen, Christine
Senior Fellow, Hume Center

Canfield, Bob
Technical Director, Virginia Tech Air Worthiness

Chantem, Tam
Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Areas: real-time embedded systems, hardware/software co-design, energy/termal aware systems, cyber-physical systems, intelligent transportation
Chase, Ryan
IT Manager, Office of Operations and Finance
Areas: Systems Administration; IT security and compliance
Clark, Deanna
Program Manager, Program Management Office

Clark, William (Bill)
Research Associate, Electronic Systems Lab
Areas: modulation recognition, signal classification, digital signal processing
Cummiskey, Chris
Senior Fellow, Hume Center

Davis, Bradley
Research Assoicate Professor, Electronic Systems Lab

Deng, Xinwei
Associate Professor, Statistics
Areas: high-dimensional data, covariance matrix estimation, financial services statistical modeling
Diehl, William
Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Areas: Side channel and fault injection resistant lightweight cryptography for reconfigurable platforms
Dietrich, Carl
Research Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Areas: software radio, cognitive radio, antenna arrays, diversity, beam forming
Doyle, Daniel
Research Assistant Professor, Aerospace and Ocean Systems Lab
Areas: computer vision
Florez, Orlando
Senior Program Manager, Program Management Office
Areas: project management
Fowler, Michael
Assistant Director for Autonomous and Multiagent Systems
Areas: autonomous systems & mission orchestration, distributed decision making and machine learning, engineering management
Freeman, Laura
Director and Research Associate Professor, Intelligent Systems Lab

Gaeddert, Joseph
Research Associate Professor, Electronic Systems Lab
Areas: software-defined radio, digital communications, radio environment maps
Gerdes, Ryan
Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Areas: signal and data authentication, hardware and device security, computer and network security, transportation security, applied electromagnetics
Gilbert, John
Research Assistant Professor, Aerospace and Ocean Systems Lab
Areas: Fluid dynamics, computational mechanics, numerical methods, verification, validation, and uncertainty quantification (VV&UQ)
Girardi, Paul
Senior Fellow, Hume Center

Graham, Justus
Research Scientist, Intelligent Systems Lab
Areas: intelligence analysis, data science, machine learning
Harding, Leon
Research Associate Professor, Aerospace and Ocean Systems Lab

Hawthorne, Marianne
Fiscal Technician, Office of Operations and Finance
Areas: TEM, Time Clock Plus, Hokiemart
Hayes, Sarah
CCI Program Manager, Office of the Executive Director
Areas: program management, cybersecurity, partnerships
Headley, William (Chris)
Associate Director and Research Associate Professor, Electronic Systems Lab
Areas: spectrum sensing, machine learning, digital signal processing
Heaslip, Kevin
Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Areas: resilient and secure traffic infrastructure, intelligent transportation systems
Henshaw, Chris
Computer Engineer
Areas: Embedded systems, microcontrollers, and software programming
Henson, Virginia (Reilly)
Lab Project Coordinator, Aerospace and Oceans Systems Lab

Hernandez, Ivan
Faculty, Psychology
Areas: Methodology, Groups and Emergent States, Individual Differences
Hill, Ehren
Associate Director for Outreach, Office of the Executive Director
Areas: education, industry and government partnerships, GIS, information technology
Hiller, Janine
Professor, Finance
Areas: Internet law and policy, commercial law
Hong, Yili
Associate Professor, Statistics
Areas: Reliability Data Analysis; Engineering Statistics; Survival Analysis; Biomedical Statistics; Spatial Data Analysis; Epidemiology
Hsiao, Michael
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Areas: design and verification of hardware and software, embedded system security
Huber, Patrick
Director, Integrated Security Education and Research Center
Areas: theoretical particle physics, security education, neutrinos, counter-proliferation
Jenkins, Derek
Computer Engineer

Johnston, Peter
Information Systems Analyst, Office of Operations and Finance
Areas: website development, database design and implementation, project management, cybersecurity
Kass, Sue
Human Resources Generalist, Office of Operations and Finance

Kauffman, Danielle
Lab Project Coordinator, Intelligent Systems Lab

Kauffman, Justin
Research Assistant Professor, Aerospace and Ocean Systems Lab

Khan, Tiasha
Program Manager, Program Management Office

Kitchens, Karin
Assistant Professor, Political Science

Krauss, Thomas
Research Associate, Electronic Systems Lab
Areas: Radar Systems, Synthetic Aperture Radar, Systems Engineering
Kusterer, David
Computer Engineer, Aerospace and Ocean Systems Lab
Areas: software development, embedded systems, cybersecurity
L'Afflitto, Andrea
Assistant Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Areas: manufacturing engineering, autonomous robots and unmanned systems, control theory, lightweight robotics
Lanus, Erin
Research Assistant Professor, Intelligent Systems Lab

Leffke, Zachary
Research Associate, Aerospace and Ocean Systems Lab
Areas: wireless signal processing, software radio, satellite communications
Lester, Luke
Department Head, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Lou, Wenjing
Professor, Computer Science
Areas: wireless security, cloud computing security, security in cyber-physical systems
Luther, Kurt
Assistant Professor, Computer Science
Areas: social computing, crowdsourcing, human-computer interaction, creativity support tools
Marchany, Randy
Chief Information Security Officer, Office of the Vice President for Information Technology
Areas: enterprise and internet security, IPv6 security, intrusion detection and prevention
Marzilli, Chris
Senior Fellow, Hume Center

Matthews, Gretchen
Professor, Mathematics
Areas: algebraic geometry, data storage/security, coding theory, cryptography
McCollum, James (Joey)
Research Associate, Electronic Systems Lab
Areas: technical research, software development
McCormack, Luke
Distinguished Fellow, Hume Center

McElroy, Tracy
Operations Manager, Office of Operations and Finance

McGwier, Robert
Research Scientist, Office of the Executive Director
Areas: wireless communications, applied cryptography, satellite systems, machine learning, quantum information processing
Michaels, Alan
Director and Research Professor, Electronic Systems Lab
Areas: digital communications, satcom, LPI/LPD, digital chaos
Murphy, Janet
Senior Finance Manager, Office of Operations and Finance
Areas: financial management, accounting
Neffenger, Peter
Distinguished Fellow, Hume Center

North, Chris
Professor, Computer Science
Areas: data visualization, human computer interaction, large-scale displays
Ogorzalek, Jeremy
Research Associate, Aerospace and Ocean Systems Lab

O'Shea, Tim
Research Assistant Professor, Intelligent Systems Lab
Areas: software radio, high-performance signal processing, machine learning
Park, Jung-min
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Areas: cognitive radio, dynamic spectrum access, wireless and network security
Paterson, Eric
Executive Director (Interim), Hume Center

Paulz, Eric
Computer Engineer, Electronic Systems Lab

Pitt, Jonathan
Associate Director, Aerospace and Ocean Systems Lab
Areas: computational mechanics, numerical analysis, fluid dynamics
Poetter, Alexandra
Associate Director for Program Execution, Program Management Office
Areas: computer architecture, field programmable gate arrays, reconfigurable computing
Ramanathan, Sue
Senior Fellow, Hume Center

Reed, Jeff
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Areas: software define radio, cognitive radio, smart antennas, wireless security, novel security mechanisms
Richardson, Kellye
Executive Assistant, Office of Operations and Finance
Areas: administrative support
Ridge, Devin
Research Associate, Electronic Systems Lab
Areas: FPGA development, digital signal processing
Roediger, Nicholas (Nick)
Systems Engineer, Office of Operations and Finance
Areas: IT systems architecture/engineering/admin, networking, network security, virtualization, storage, datacenter
Ross, Julia
Paul and Dorothea Torgersen Dean, College of Engineering

Saad, John
Senior Fellow, Hume Center

Saad, Walid
Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Areas: game theory, wireless and social networks, cybersecurity, sustainable communications, smart grid
Salado, Alejandro
Assistant Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Areas: systems engineering, space systems, value-driven design
Scales, Wayne
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Areas: electromagnetics, active space experiments, space plasma physics
Schaumont, Patrick
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Areas: embedded system security, secure protocols and cryptography, security countermeasures
Schroeder, Kevin
Research Scientist, Aerospace and Ocean Systems Lab

Sterne, Kevin
Research Associate, Aerospace and Ocean Systems Lab
Areas: RF engineering, radar, wireless communications
Stiles, Ken
Lecturer, Integrated Security Education and Research Center
Areas: geospatial information systems, intelligence analysis, remote sensing
Tilevich, Eli
Associate Professor, Computer Science
Areas: high-performance computation, middleware, cybersecurity, software enigneering
Trease, Harold
Adjunct Research Scientist, Electronic Systems Lab
Areas: high performance computing, big data analytics, statistical data processing
Trent, Stoney
Principal Advisor for Research and Innovation, Office of the Executive Director

Tront, Joseph
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Areas: engineering education, computer and network security, embedded computing
Viswanath, Bimal
Assistant Professor, Computer Science
Areas: machine learning and security
Vondal, Matthew
Senior Research Associate, Intelligent Systems Lab
Areas: signal processing, wireless communications
Walker, Russell
Program Manager, Program Management Office
Areas: STEM education, workforce development, outreach and marketing
Welch, Scott
Research Associate, Intelligent Systems Lab

Williams, Ryan
Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Areas: multi-agent systems, dynamic networks, distributed systems, mobile robotics
Williams, Steven
Computer Engineer, Aerospace and Ocean Systems Lab
Areas: embedded systems, digital design, hardware-software codesign, computer architecture
Yao, Daphne
Associate Professor, Computer Science
Areas: network anamoly detection, digital forensics, collaborative security
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