Information Assurance Research (IAR) Laboratory, UALR

    Current Students:
    • Hadi Rashid (PhD Student, since Aug. 2014)
    • Laxima Niure (PhD Student, since Jan. 2015)
    • Yangyang Tao (PhD Student, since Aug. 2015)
    • Ting Han (PhD Student, since Aug. 2015)
    • Lu Shi, Ph.D. in IGCP, May 2015
      Dissertation: Secure Wearable Systems with Wireless PHY-Layer Information
      Initial Employment: Purdue University Calumet, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, as Visiting Assistant Professor.
    • Jiawei Yuan, Ph.D. in IGCP, May 2015
      Dissertation: Secure and Verifiable Data Storage and Utilization in Cloud Computing
      Initial Employment: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the Department of Electrical, Computer, Software, & Systems Engineeringas, as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor.

Funded Projects
  1. [Role: PI] NSF-ECCS/SaTC, "CCSS: Collaborative Research: Developing A Physical-Channel Based Lightweight Authentication System for Wireless Body Area Networks", National Science Foundation, 9/1/2014 - 8/31/2017. (Current)
  2. [Role: PI] NSF-CNS, "EAGER: Utilizing Contextual Channel Characteristics for Secure Communications in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks", National Science Foundation, 9/1/2013 - 8/31/2015. (Current. Project Link.)
  3. [Role: PI] NSF-CNS, "MRI: Acquisition of a Cloud Computing Infrastructure for Research and Education", National Science Foundation, 9/1/2013 - 8/31/2016. (Current)
  4. [Role: PI] AWS in Education Research Grant, "Secure Cloud Computing Data Services",, Inc., 11/1/2011 - 3/31/2016. (Current)
  5. [Role: PI] "Development of UAMS CLinicAl Research Administrator (CLARA) system", University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 7/16/2011 - 7/15/2013. (Completed)
  6. [Role: Co-PI] "DoD Information Assurance - Information Security Grant Program", Department of Defense, 9/1/2013 - 12/31/2014. (Completed)