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Xinming (Simon) Ou

S. Ou

Associate Professor

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Biography:
Dr. Xinming (Simon) Ou is associate professor of Computer Science and Engineering at University of South Florida. After receiving his PhD from Princeton University in 2005, he worked as a post-doctoral research associate at Purdue University's Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS), and a research associate at Idaho National Laboratory. He joined Kansas State University as an assistant professor in 2006, where he was tenured and promoted to associate professor in 2012. He joined University of South Florida in 2015.

Research Interests:
Cyber defense technologies, especially human-centered approaches to understanding/improving security operations, intrusion/forensics analysis, cloud security and moving-target defense, mobile system security, and cyber physical system security

Teaching Interests:
Computer system security; practical cybersecurity; human-centered approaches to computing

Education:
PhD in Computer Science, Princeton University (2005)
ME in Computer Science, Tsinghua University (2000)
BE in Computer Science, Tsinghua University (1998)

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