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Mohamed Eltoweissy

Mohamed Eltoweissy is Chief Scientist for Cyber Security Research at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. He is also Affiliate Professor in The Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech.

Eltoweissy's current research interests crosscuts the areas of cyber resilience, cooperative autonomic systems, secure software engineering, and networking architecture and protocols for large-scale ubiquitous cyber-physical systems and clouds. Recent work and contributions include Cooperative Autonomous Resilient Defense platform (CARD), software as a chameleon for moving target defense (ChameleonSoft), knowledge-enabled networking architecture (SmartNet), biologically-inspired elastic networked sensor systems (BioSense), ubiquitous cloud computing platform (PlanetCloud), dynamic key management for sensor and ad-hoc networks, and trust management in ad hoc networks and service environments.

Education: Ph.D. Computer Science from Old Dominion University; M.S. and B.S Computer Science and Automatic Control from Alexandria University, Egypt.

History: Before joining PNNL in March of 2010, Eltoweissy was a professor in the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech and a professor at James Madison University.

Recognition: Nominated for the Virginia SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Awards, the highest honor for faculty in Virginia.

Publications: Over 150 publications in archival journals and respected books and conference proceedings.

Professional Societies:

  • Serves on the editorial board and is a senior member of IEEE Transactions on Computers
  • A senior member of ACM

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