Cyber Identity and Biometrics (CIB) Lab

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The main goal of the Cyber Identity and Biometrics (CIB) lab is to promote advanced and inter disciplinary research on cyber identity, biometrics, machine learning, and data science.  The research activities in this lab are led by Dr. Kaushik Roy. 

News:

  • 1 conference paper has been accepted, June 18, 2020
  • 1 journal paper has been accepted, June 3, 2020
  • Rushit Dave defended his doctoral dissertation, May 21, 2020
  • Prosenjit Chatterjee defended his doctoral dissertation, May 21, 2020
  • 2 journal papers have been accepted, May 1, 2020
  • 2 Conference papers have been accepted, May 1, 2020
  • 2 journal papers have been accepted, Feb 15, 2020
  • 3 Conference papers have been accepted, Feb 10, 2020
  • Wiggins Shannon Brown defended his thesis proposal, Dec 6, 2019
  • Ahmed Al Hamoud defended his doctoral proposal, Dec 10, 2019
  • Prosenit Chatterjee defended his doctoral proposal, Dec 9, 2019
  • 1 conference paper got accepted, Jan 12, 2019
  • Ali Alwehaibi defended his doctoral proposal Nov 7, 2019
  • Rushit Dave defended his doctoral proposal Oct 9, 2019
  • 3 conference papers got accepted, Oct 20, 2019
  • Emmanuel Nuakoh defended his doctoral dissertation successfully on Oct 16,2019
  • 1 Journal paper has been accepted, 9/23/2019!!!
  • Dr. Roy received CISCO grant on connected IoT Devices
  • 2 Journal papers got accepted!!! Sept 15, 2019
  • Dr. Roy has started working as an interim co-director for Center of Excellence in Cybersecurity Research, Education, and Outreach (CREO) on August 1, 2019
  • Melodee Montgomery defended her MS thesis successfully on July 03,2019
  • Ashkna Dhattan defended his MS thesis successfully on July 03,2019
  • Sara Althubiti defended her doctoral dissertation successfully on June 6, 2019
  • Dr. Roy received the NSF EiR (Collaborative)grant
  • Dr. Roy received the NSF I-Corps grant
  • Dr. Roy received the DURIP 2019 grant
  • Melodee Montgomery received the Chancellor's Distinguished Fellowship to pursue her doctoral studies
  • 1 paper got accepted in ICDLT 2019. Paper will appear in ACM
  • 4 papers got accepted in SpaCCS 2019 and TSP 2019. Papers will appear in Springer LNCS
  • Dr. Roy was the invited speaker at Graduate Seminar Series, Purdue University, April 5, 2019
  • Dr. Roy was the invited speaker at 2019 4th Workshop of Mission-Critical Big Data Analytics (MCBDA 2019), May 14,2019, Prairie View A&M University
  • Dr. Roy was the invited speaker at 2019 Summer Research Symposium and Retreat on Data Science, Big Data Analytics and Statistical & Deep learning, May 23, 2019.
  • Dr. Roy received the 'advisor to university outstanding thesis' award 2019
  • John Jenkins received University and college outstanding thesis 2019 award
  • Zhipeng Liu received outstanding college rising scholar award 2019
  • Prosenjit Chatterjee received the outstanding college GTA award 2019
  • Janelle Mason received the outstanding college GRA award 2019
  • Janelle Mason received the outstanding department GRA award 2019
  • Prosenjit Chatterjee received the department GRA award 2019
  • Rushit Dave received the department GRA award 2019
  • Sara Althubiti received the department GRA award 2019
  • Thomas Danner received the department undergraduate researcher award 2019
  • Emmanuel Nuakoh defended his doctoral dissertation proposal successfully on Dec 3, 2018
  • John Jenkins received university and college outstanding junior researcher 2018 award
Current Projects:

  • Computational Framework and Data Science for Identification
  • Augmented Identity
  • Intrusion Detection
  • IoT
  • Presentation Attack Detection
  • Sentiment Analysis
  • Adversarial Machine Learning
  • Cloud Identity
  • Periocular Authentication
  • Continuous Authentication
  • Cyber Identity Framework
  • Cloud Authentication


Lab Members:

      Current Members (18)

    1. Shannon Brown (PhD Student, Topic: Smart Car Security) [Aug 2020-] 
    2. Karen Schnell (PhD Student, Topic: Data Privacy) [Aug 2019-] 
    3. Steve Chesney(PhD Candidate, Topic: IoT Security) [Aug 2019-] 
    4. Sultan Almalki(PhD Candidate, Topic: User Identification through Behavioral Biometrics) [Aug 2017-] 
    5. John Jenkins (PhD Student, Topic: Anti-Spoofing using Deep Learning) [Aug 2018-]College and University Winner of Outstanding Junior GRA 2018 College and University Winner of Outstanding Thesis 2019  
    6. Zhipeng (Stevie) Liu(PhD Student, Topic: Data Science Enabled Connected IoT Devices) [July 2018-] College Winner of Rising Scholar 2019 
    7. Ahmed Al Hamoud(PhD Student, Topic: Twitter data analytics--Sentiment analysis and Topic Modeling) [Aug 2016-] 
    8. Ali Alwehaibi(PhD Student, Topic: Twitter data analytics--Sentiment analysis) [Jan 2017-] 
    9. Niraj Thapa (PhD Student, Topic: Deep-learning framework for phos-phorylation site prediction) [Jan 2019-] 
    10. Melodee Montgomery (PhD Student, Topic: Behavioral Biometrics and Privacy) [Aug 2017-July 2019] 
    11. Sonya Burroughs (MS thesis, Topic: DeepFake) [Aug 2019-] 
    12. Thomas Danner (MS thesis, Topic: Presentation Attacks Detection) [Jan 2020-] 
    13. Mohammad AbdulWaheb (MS Project, Topic: Presentation Attacks Detection) [Jan 2020-] 
    14. Addision Shaver (MS thesis, Topic: IOT Security) [Aug 2020-] 
    15. Jordan Scott (Ugrad research, Topic: Video Anomaly Detection) [Aug 2019-] 
    16. Shondale Rhodes (Ugrad research, Topic: Multimodal Deep Learning Model) [Aug 2019-] 
    17. Jalen Moore (Ugrad research, Topic: Touch Analytics) [Aug 2019-] 
    18. Christopher Lawson (Ugrad research, Topic: Author Identification) [Aug 2019-] 
    19. Previous Members

    20. Rushit Dave (PhD Completed, Topic: Power Reduction and Prediction: An Android Application) [Jan 2018-June 2020] 
    21. Prosenjit Chatterjee (PhD Completed, Topic: Iris and Face-based Presenation Attack Mitigation using Deep Learning) [June 2017-June 2020] 
    22. Emmanuel Nuakoh (PhD Completed, Topic: Traffic Sign Recognition using Deep Learning) [June 2017-Oct 2019] 
    23. Sara Althubiti(PhD Completed, Topic: Intrusion Detection Using LSTM and Autoencoders) [Aug 2016-June 2019, Received Department Grad RA award] 
    24. Nawaf Awad(PhD Completed, Topic: Authentication based on dynamic password and swipe pattern) [Aug 2014-May 2017, Received Department Grad RA award] 
    25. Dr. Pravin Chopade(Postdoc, Topic: Network Data Analytics) [Aug 2015-Dec 2016] 
    26. Dr. Joseph Shelton(Postdoc, Topic: Mitigating Replay Attack) [Jan 2016-Jan 2017] 
    27. Shannon Brown (MS thesis, Topic: Smart Vehicles-Traffic Sign Detection) [Aug 2018-June 2020] 
    28. Melodee Montgomery (MS Thesis, Topic: Touch-based authentication using deep learning) [Aug 2017-July 2019] 
    29. Ashkan Ghattan (MS Thesis, Topic: Drone-Based Face Recognition using Deep Learning) [Jan 2018-July 2019] 
    30. John Jenkins (MS Thesis, Topic: Anti-Spoofing using Deep Learning) [Jan 2017-June 2018] 
    31. [Received the outstanding junior researcher of the year 2018]
    32. Dylan Gunn (MS Thesis, Topic: Cloud-LSTM for Active Authentication) [Aug 2016-July 2018] 
    33. Anthony Dobson (MS Thesis, Topic: Apache Spark Framework for Intrusion Detection) [Aug 2017-July 2018] 
    34. Christopher Kelley (MS Thesis, Topic: Authentication for wearable devices) [Jan 2017-July 2018] 
    35. Pablo Arias(MS Project, Topic: Biometric antispoofing using deep learning) [Aug 2015-May 2017][Defended MS project, 2 published articles]
    36. Robert Mwaniki (Ugrad research, Topic: Periocular Authentication) [Jan 2018-] 
    37. Sarah Aljbali (MS, Topic: Adversarial Machine Learning) [June 2018-May 2019] 
    38. Thomas Danner (Ugrad research, Topic: Drone-Based Authentication) [Jan 2019-Dec 2020] 
    39. Austin Washington (Ugrad research, Topic: Periocular Authentication) [Jan 2018-Dec 2018] 
    40. Anthony Saqwan (Ugrad research, Topic: Periocular Authentication) [Jan 2018-Dec 2018] 
    41. Eric Jones (Ugrad research (REU), Topic: Anomaly Detection) [June 2018-Aug 2018] 
    42. Alexander Yalcin (Ugrad research (REU), Topic: Presentation Attack Detection) [June 2018-July 2018] 
    43. Shayla Jadae Baldwin(Ugrad research (REU), Topic: Presentation Attack Detection) [June 2018-July 2018] 
    44. Avery Bridges(MS, Topic: Community Detection) [May 2016-Aug 2016] 
    45. Brandon Long (Ugrad research, Topic: Anti-spoofing) [Jan 2018-May 2018] 
    46. Muhammad Hanan (Ugrad research, Topic: Browser Behaviour detection) [Jan 2018-May 2018] 
    47. William Leingang (Ugrad, Topic: Touch dynamics--NSF REU Student) [May 2017-Aug 2017]
    48. Deborah Lawrence(Ugrad, Topic: CNN-based anti-spoofing--NSF REU Student) [May 2017-Aug 2017]
    49. Berry Spencer(Ugrad, Topic: CNN-based anti-spoofing--NSF REU Student) [May 2017-Aug 2017]
    50. Ye Seon Lee(Ugrad, Topic: Touch dynamics using deep learning--NSF REU Student) [May 2016-Aug 2016]
    51. William Hetchily(Ugrad, Topic: Touch dynamics using artificial immune system--NSF REU Student) [May 2016-Aug 2016]
    52. Joel Bloch(Ugrad, Topic: Author Identification--NSF REU Student) [May 2015-Aug 2015]
    53. Alex Sumner(Ugrad, Topic: Biometric based Replay Attack--NSF REU Student) [May 2015-Aug 2015]
    54. Foysal Ahmed (MS Thesis, Topic: Game Theory for Multispectral Iris,Flywing Biometrics) [Aug 2013-July 2014] [8 published articles]Completed
    55. Khary Popplewell (MS,Topic: Multispectral Iris Recognition) [3 published Papers]
    56. Shiva Shata Ainala Reddy [Aug 2014-](MS Project, Big Data)[1 accepted paper] Completed
    57. Brian O'Connor (Ugrad, Topic: Nonideal Iris Recognition) [Jan 2013-May 2014][8 published articles]Completed
    58. Timothy Harmon (Ugrad research, Topic:Authentication and Deep Learning) [Jan 2019-May 15 2019] 
    59. Meenakshi Singh (Early College, Topic: Augmented Identity) [Aug 2018-May 2019] 
    60. Deriech Cummings (Ugrad research, Topic:Spooging Attacks) [June 2019-July 2019] 
    61. Adam Deebs (Ugrad research, Topic:Flying Drone) [June 2019-July 2019] 
    62. Daniel Xie (Early College, Topic: Smart Car) [May 2019-July 2019] 

Contact us:

Cyber Identity and Biometrics Lab
Graham Hall 209
North Carolian A&T State University
1601 E. Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411
Email: kroy@ncat.edu