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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Secure Embedded Systems Program Overview The Ph.D. in Secure Embedded Systems provides aspiring scholars and researchers with opportunities to expand the field of cybersecurity through in-depth exploration into embedded systems, artificial intelligence, machine learning, cryptography, communications, hardware, and software assurance, digital forensics, and VLSI.   Students work directly with faculty members in the Cybersecurity Assurance & Policy (CAP) Center at Morgan State University to develop their research focus and dissertation and participate in active, experiential learning activities related to their area of study. This new program will commence in the Fall semester of 2021. Core Research Areas Secure Embedded Systems Hardware Reverse Engineering Communications and Wireless Network Security Digital VLSI Systems Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Digital Forensics Software Assurance Hardware Assurance Applied Light-Weight Cryptography Admissions Requirements All applicants to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program in Secure Embedded Systems in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering must meet the admissions requirements for entry. To apply, candidates must provide the following material to the Morgan State University School of Graduate Studies: Go to the online application link at https://morganstate.embark.com/login/ to apply. Official University Transcripts GRE Scores (Not Required) International applicants: TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic scores Three Letters of Recommendation Statement of Purpose Resume/CV Application Fee (Required) Various scholarship opportunities are also available. For additional information, please contact Dr. Kevin Kornegay, kevin.kornegay@morgan.edu, Tel: (443) 885-4869.

2021 Summer Internships Flyer Please visit Science of Security link to apply. Applications Due: 10/31/2020

CAP Scholars Tsion Yimer and Khir Henderson to present at the HOTSOS 2020 Symposium.

CAP Tech Talk OCT 01 Date: 10/01/2020 Time: 11 AM - 12 PM Registration Link  

The following papers from the CAP member have been accepted in IEEE Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition 2020. D. Hamilton, L. Watkins, K. Kornegay, "Autonomous Navigation Assurance with Explainable AI and Security Monitoring," To appear in AIPR 2020. O. Toutsop, P. Harvey and K. Kornegay, "Monitoring and Detection Time Optimization of Man in the Middle Attacks using Machine Learning," To appear in AIPR 2020. MT Arafin, K.Kornegay, "Autonomous Navigation Under Adversarial Attack," To appear in AIPR 2020.

Morgan State University has been selected to join a team of seven academic institutions that will work together on a national research project to increase the security and privacy of high-tech products used in smart homes.

Newest Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace Frontiers awards address pressing issues around cybersecurity and privacy

Dr. Kevin T. Kornegay meets with internet inventor and evangelist Vinton Cerf in Washington, DC.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Secure Embedded Systems Program Overview The Ph.D. in Secure Embedded Systems provides aspiring scholars and researchers with opportunities to expand the field of cybersecurity through in-depth exploration into embedded systems, artificial intelligence, machine learning, cryptography, communications, hardware, and software assurance, digital forensics, and VLSI.   Students work directly with faculty members in the Cybersecurity Assurance & Policy (CAP) Center at Morgan State University to develop their research focus and dissertation and participate in active, experiential learning activities related to their area of study. This new program will commence in the Fall semester of 2021. Core Research Areas Secure Embedded Systems Hardware Reverse Engineering Communications and Wireless Network Security Digital VLSI Systems Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Digital Forensics Software Assurance Hardware Assurance Applied Light-Weight Cryptography Admissions Requirements All applicants to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program in Secure Embedded Systems in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering must meet the admissions requirements for entry. To apply, candidates must provide the following material to the Morgan State University School of Graduate Studies: Go to the online application link at https://morganstate.embark.com/login/ to apply. Official University Transcripts GRE Scores (Not Required) International applicants: TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic scores Three Letters of Recommendation Statement of Purpose Resume/CV Application Fee (Required) Various scholarship opportunities are also available. For additional information, please contact Dr. Kevin Kornegay, kevin.kornegay@morgan.edu, Tel: (443) 885-4869.

2021 Summer Internships Flyer Please visit Science of Security link to apply. Applications Due: 10/31/2020

CAP Scholars Tsion Yimer and Khir Henderson to present at the HOTSOS 2020 Symposium.

CAP Tech Talk OCT 01 Date: 10/01/2020 Time: 11 AM - 12 PM Registration Link  

The following papers from the CAP member have been accepted in IEEE Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition 2020. D. Hamilton, L. Watkins, K. Kornegay, "Autonomous Navigation Assurance with Explainable AI and Security Monitoring," To appear in AIPR 2020. O. Toutsop, P. Harvey and K. Kornegay, "Monitoring and Detection Time Optimization of Man in the Middle Attacks using Machine Learning," To appear in AIPR 2020. MT Arafin, K.Kornegay, "Autonomous Navigation Under Adversarial Attack," To appear in AIPR 2020.

Morgan State University has been selected to join a team of seven academic institutions that will work together on a national research project to increase the security and privacy of high-tech products used in smart homes.

Newest Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace Frontiers awards address pressing issues around cybersecurity and privacy

Dr. Kevin T. Kornegay meets with internet inventor and evangelist Vinton Cerf in Washington, DC.

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