Faculty & Research Staff

CERIAS involves over 100 researchers from across Purdue’s four campuses including 7 colleges and 25 departments.
F = CERIAS Fellow


Aeronautical Engineering

  • Dan DeLaurentis F
    Design of Systems of Systems, Situational Awareness
  • Carolin Frueh
    Situational Awareness (satellites, debris and near earth objects, ground surveillance), Object 3D formation from image/video (shape inversion), Satellite Guidance, Navigation and Control, Astrodynamics, Sensor Tasking, Low Observability Systems, Information Quantification and Retrieval.
  • Inseok Hwang
  • Shaoshuai Mou
    Multi-Agent Networks; Distributed Control; UAS Cooperation; Autonomy
  • Dengfeng Sun

Aviation and Transportation Technology


  • Lorraine Kisselburgh F
    Communication and emerging technologies; privacy in social contexts; geolocational privacy; privacy and security policy; social networks; collaboration in networks; gender in STEM careers; digital identities


  • Josh Boyd
    teaches classes in and chairs the area of Public Affairs and Issue Management, and he studies corporate rhetoric
  • Sorin Matei
    Collaborative implications of location aware technologies, On-line social interaction and communities.
  • Howard Sypher

Computer and Information Science (IUPUI)

  • Xukai Zou
    Communication networks and security, Applied cryptography, Security and reliability for Grid Computing, Wireless network security

Computer and Information Technology

Computer and Information Technology (IUPUI)

Computer Graphics Technology

Computer Information Technology and Graphics (Calumet)

  • Ricardo Calix
    machine learning, automatic understanding of human behavior, biometrics, intrusion detection systems, and natural language processing
  • Manghui "Michael" Tu
    Information Assurance, Digital Forensics, Distributed Computing, Sustainable Computing

Computer Sciences

Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Saurabh Bagchi F
    network security, intrusion tolerance, covert channels
  • Peter Bermel
  • Christopher Brinton
  • Jamie Davis
  • Edward Delp F
    Digital forensics, steganography, image and video compression, multimedia security, medical imaging, multimedia systems, communication and information theory.
  • Jing Gao
    Data mining and Machine Learning
  • Arif Ghafoor F
    parallel and distributed computing, and multimedia information systems
  • David Inouye
  • James Krogmeier
  • Milind Kulkarni
  • Xiaojun Lin
    power-grid reliability, renewable integration, demand response and distributed coordination, cyber-physical security for smart grid, communication networks, online algorithms
  • David Love
  • Yung-Hsiang Lu
    Yung-Hsiang Lu is a professor at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Department of Computer Science. His research areas include computer vision, cloud computing, and big data. His research team is building a software infrastructure analyzing the vast amounts of video data from network cameras deployed worldwide. He is an ACM distinguished scientist and speaker. He is the scientific adviser and a co-founder of Perceive Inc, a technology startup for video analytics. He received PhD from Stanford University.
  • Aravind Machiry
    Program analysis, vulnerability detection, IoT, Trustzone, Binary Analysis, general System Security, machine learning
  • Suranjan Panigrahi
  • Philip Paré
  • Vijay Raghunathan
    wireless and ad hoc networks, sensor networks, intrusion detection, reliability
  • Sanjay Rao
    Peer-to-peer System Design, Cloud systems, Security issues in system migration
  • Shreyas Sen
  • Jeffrey Siskind
  • Lu Su
  • Shreyas Sundaram
    Analysis, design, and control of resilient and secure large-scale networked systems
  • Santiago Torres-Arias
    IoT Security, Software Supply Chain Security, Cloud Security, Applied Crypto
  • T.N. Vijaykumar
    computer architecture with emphasis on microarchitectures of general-purpose, high-performance microprocessors.
  • Chih-Chun Wang
    Network coding, Coding Theory, Information and Communication Theory, Signal Processing, Control Theory

Engineering Technology


Industrial Engineering


  • Pascal Meunier
    Vulnerability analysis, virtualization, automated computer security management, intrusion detection, secure testbeds, formal methods


  • Victor Raskin F
    Computational linguistics, Ontological Semantics, Meaning-based search, Steganography

Lyles School of Civil Engineering


  • Bradley Alge
    Human/Technology Interaction, Employer/Employee Rights, Strategic human resources, Individuals as Self-Regulators
  • Alok Chaturvedi
    artificial intelligence applications in manufacturing, machine learning, and stereoscopic and immersive visualization of business data
  • Roy Dejoie
  • Karthik Kannan F
    Economics of Information Security, Vulnerability and Breach Disclosure, Policy Development


Mechanical Engineering

  • Guang Lin
  • Jitesh Panchal
    Decision making in engineering design; Secure Co-Design; Mechanism design for systems engineering; Complex networks; Open innovation; Crowdsourcing.

Nuclear Engineering

Psychological Sciences


  • James Anderson F
    Use of Information technology in health care, E-Healthcare, AIDS/STD Prevention


Technology Leadership & Innovation

Coming Up!

Our annual security symposium will be March 29th and 30th, 2022.
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

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