Husain Husna comes from the Indian city that never sleeps, Mumbai. He completed the Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) in Computer Science course, from Mumbai University, graduating in May 2006, with Honors [GPA (4.0)]. He got accepted at UNT with a Graduate School scholarship for his excellent performance at Mumbai University. During his stay at UNT, he worked as a Research Assistant with Dr. Ram Dantu in the Network Security Laboratory (NSL).
College of Engineering Dean Oscar N. Garcia (L) shakes the hand of Prakash Kolan (R) who received his Ph.D. in Computer Science at the December 2007 graduation. His major professor, Dr. Ram Dantu, is in the center. Prakash defended his dissertation "System and Methods for Detecting Unwanted Voice Calls" in July 2007.
Santi Phithakkitnukoon, a CSE doctoral student in Dr. Ram Dantu's Network Security Lab (NSL), received one of two Toulouse Scholarship Awards at the 30th Annual Seminar sponsored by the Federation of North Texas Area Universities held at Texas A&M University in Commerce, TX in October 2007. The Federation of North Texas Area Universities is a consortium of three universities-Texas A&M University-Commerce, Texas Woman's University, and the University of North Texas-that coordinates various graduate programs and activities among the institutions.
Srikanth Palla comes from a sleepy town called Vizayanagaram in Southern India. During his stay at UNT, he worked as a Research Assistant with Dr. Ram Dantu in Network Security Laboratory (NSL) which is very active in researching network security. He published research papers in prestigious conferences and journals. Notably, in 2006, he went to MIT (MIT Spam Conference 2006) to present a paper on detecting phishing attacks in emails. In the same year, Srikanth and Dr.
According to the website, ScienceDirect, Dr. Ram Dantu's article "EAP Methods on Wireless Networks" published in the Journal of Computer Standards and Interfaces was the number one article downloaded in the list of the Top 25 Hottest Articles. Dr. Dantu's co-authors for this article were Gabriel Clothier and Anuj Atri. The ScienceDirect website showing this article in first place is located HERE.
Ram Dantu, Assistant Professor, is the Principal Investigator of a $600,000 multi-university grant from the National Science Foundation. UNT is the lead institution in collaboration with Columbia University, Purdue University, and the University of California at Davis to develop a geographically distributed, secure test bed to analyze vulnerabilities in Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
Dr. Ram Dantu, Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, will chair the VoIP security workshop on December 3, 2004, in conjunction with Globecom, an IEEE conference to be held in Dallas at the Hyatt Regency Dallas at Reunion Hotel. The event will facilitate the exchange of key issues and solutions between universities, government agencies, service providers and equipment manufacturers, and may result in the publication of a book on the topic.
Dr. Ram Dantu, Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has prepared a survey for hospitals in the United States to assist in researching and identifying solutions for security gaps in hospitals' networks.