Security researcher by profession, technology enthusiast by hobby. Strong advocate of a secure, open, and free (as in freedom) Internet,
ergo I host Tor relays, Bitcoin full nodes,
and secure DNS for public use.
Founder of GeoSNO, a geographically distributed and economically self-sustainable Storj
node operations venture (non-profit).
Co-inventor of CryptoMiner, a Blockchain-inspired educational board game.
When away from computers, I would brew coffee,
fix my beater car,
and hike nearby national parks.
I am an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of Oklahoma (OU),
where I direct the SecretLab.
SecretLab's research focus primarily lies in the areas of privacy and security in cyber-physical systems, information assurance and network security, and applied machine learning and
I collaborate with SPriTELab at UT San Antonio on various projects,
including on the development of a NSF-funded micromobility test-bed.
Note to Prospective Graduate Students: While I do not have any funded positions currently available in my lab, I am open to advising motivated graduate students.
If you are interested to do research with SecretLab, please send me an email with your CV and research interests!