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We anticipate several openings for new doctoral students for Fall 2018. Students must apply to the Graduate School by February 1, 2018 to be considered for university support. Women and students of underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply, especially US citizens. Funding covering tuition, fees, health benefits, and a competitive stipend is available for highly qualified applicants. Interested students should contact Dr. Kornegay for information.
Links to media coverage of the CREAM opening ceremony on 10/12/2017 can be found at techical.ly and Baltimore Business Journal. The ceremony was attended by many members of the Department of Defense, intelligence, and defense industry. The keynote address was delivered by Mr. Gilbert Herrera, National Security Agency Director of the Laboratory for Physical Sciences.
On September 14, 2017, CREAM receives Department of Defense (DoD) Information Assurance Scholarship award in the amount of $211,636 for one year to support CREAM Scholars and capacity building. The award provides funds to support undergraduate and graduate students including tuition, fees, books, a laptop computer, and travel to conferences. Ms. Asia Mason, a third year doctorate student in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and CREAM Scholar, is the inaugural recipient of the scholarship sponsored by the National Security Agency (NSA). Capacity building funds are also provided to purchase laboratory instrumentation, as well as, to develop a dashboard that will link CREAM IoT testbeds to Capitol Technology University's Security Operations Center (SOC).
Kornegay gives invited talk at the Intelligence Community Academic Research Symposium (ICARS) at the National Academy of Sciences on September 25, 2017.
Kornegay and Thompson invited to serve on the 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security and Trust (HOST) Technical Program Committee.
On April 14,2017, CREAM receives $100,000 contract from the National Security Agency entitled "Laboratory of Telecommunications (LTS)/Morgan State University Summer Cyber and Telecommunications Research", where one undergraduate and five doctorate CREAM scholars (Devon Booker, Asia Mason, Drew Grant, Denzel Hamilton, Michael Talley, and Tellrell White) interned at LTS for ten weeks during the 2017 summer period to conduct research on internet of things (IoT) and RF communications.
CREAM partners with MIT lead team including Mass General Hospital, and Science Research Laboratory to win IARPA award entitled "Nanoscale X-ray Tomosynthesis for Rapid Assessment of Integrated Circuit Dies (NeXT-RAID) submitted in response to IARPA Broad Agencey Announcement IARPA-BAA-15-12 RAVEN.
CREAM Scholar, Khir Henderson, places 3rd overall in the DEFCON 24 IoT Village Capture The Flag Competition, 08/07/2016.
CREAM Scholar, Denzel Hamilton, wins scholarhip to attend Blackhat USA 2016.
Kornegay appointed to Editorial Board of Springer's new Journal of Hardware and System Security (HaSS), a quarterly publication that lanches in January 2017.
Kornegay invited to serve on the 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security and Trust (HOST) Technical Program Committee.
Morgan State University and Riscure's IoT DeviceHacking using Side Channel Analysis and Fault Injection Workshop, To be determined (likely, Late October or Early November 2016) at Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD. Click tentative program for additional information. Please visit us again for updates.