Graduate student publications

Pervasive Trust Foundation for Security and Privacy in Opportunistic Resource Utilization Networks.

Authors: Ahmed Al-Gburi, Abduljaleel Al-Hasnawi, Raed Salih, and Leszek Lilien. more

Pushing Data Privacy Control to the Edge in IoT Using Policy Enforcement Fog Module.

Authors: Abduljaleel Al-Hasnawi, and Leszek Lilien. more

Differentiating Security from Privacy in Internet of Things — A Survey of Selected Threats and Controls.

Authors: Ahmed Al-Gburi, Abduljaleel Al-Hasnawi, and Leszek Lilien. more

AtexRace: Across Thread and Execution Sampling for In-house Race Detection.

Authors: Yu Guo, Yan Cai, and Zijiang Yang. more

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Research awards

Research Grant Award - Muaaz Gul Awan

Congratulations on your great success in being awarded a Graduate Student Research Grant....more

Research Grant Award - Mohammed Aledhari

Congratulations on your great success in being awarded a Graduate Student Research Grant....more

Dr. Fahad Saeed Receives Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

Dr. Fahad Saeed, a Western Michigan University assistant professor in the Departments of Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering, was named a recipient of the highly prestigious, 5-year, $500,000 CAREER award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). ... more

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Department announcements

Publication by Ph. D. student wins Best Survey Paper Award

Ph. D. student Mehdi Mohammedi recently has had his paper, entitled “Internet of Things: A Survey on Enabling Technologies, Protocols, and Applications” from IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, selected as winner of the 2018 Best Survey Paper Award by the IEEE Communications Society. more

Dr. Gerry Howser to give talk on the security of cyber-physical systems

An increasing number of modern automobiles are essentially drive-by-wire systems, highly computerized, and connected wirelessly to services such as OnStar or Toyota Safety Connect. This talk will examine the security of drive-by-wire automobile systems. more

Dr. Fahad Saeed elevated to senior member of ACM

Congratulations to Dr. Fahad Saeed, whose nomination to become a senior member of the Association of Computer Machinery has been approved by the ACM Senior Member Committee. more

Graduate students win awards at the Tenth Annual WMU Research, Creative Activities Poster and Performance Day. more

Phd Student Represented WMU in Regional 3MT competition.

WMU Graduate student in the Computer Science doctoral program, Sandino Vargas-Perez, gave a presentation at the regional Three Minute Thesis(3MT) competition. more

Computer Science interactive newsletter

The 2016 Department of Computer Science Newsletter can be found at: CS Newsletter

More Department Announcements


  • December 15th, 2017 - Raed M. Salih "Using Agent-based Implementation of Active Data Bundles for Protecting Privacy in Healthcare Information Systems"

  • December 8th, 2017 - Abdalrahman Alsaedi "An Integrated Machine Learning Approach for the Prediction of Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease"

  • December 8th, 2017 - Ting-Yu Mu "Toward Self-Reconfigurable Parametric Systems: Reinforcement Learning Approach"

  • December 7th, 2017 - Omar Abed Alkarim Mohammad Darwish "Exploring The Use Of Hierarchal Statistical Analysis and Deep Neural Networks to Detect and Mitigate Covert Timing Channels"