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Awards and Publications

By the numbers:
  • Over 60 awards, including:
    • Six NSF career awards
    • Fourteen IEEE best paper awards
    • Three IEEE fellows and two ACM fellows
  • Over 10 teaching awards
  • Over 225 academic papers that have received 100+ Google citations

Department highlights:

  • Among our faculty:
  • We have been awarded more than $30 million in research since 2009.
  • We are a National Security Agency designated Center of Excellence in research, education, and cyber ops—one of the very few schools with all three designations.


Best Paper Awards

Research Awards


Lecture and panel awards

  • IEEE Signal Processing Society; Distinguished Lecturer (Nasir Memon)

Miscellaneous Awards

Staff Awards

Education Awards:

Google citations

These citations, through Google Scholar, are an indication of the originality and necessity of a work of scholarly literature. The following papers were contributed to by members of our faculty.

Over 4,000 citations

  • J. F. Kurose and K. W. Ross, "Computer networking: a top-down approach featuring the Internet," Pearson Education, 2012

Over 2,000 citations

  • Paul A Yushkevich, Joseph Piven, Heather Cody Hazlett, Rachel Gimpel Smith, Sean Ho, James C Gee, and Guido Gerig, "User-guided 3D active contour segmentation of anatomical structures: significantly improved efficiency and reliability," Neuroimage, Vol. 1, Issue 3, 2006

Over 1,000 citations

  • X. Hei, C. Liang, J. Liang, Y. Liu, and K. W. Ross, "A Measurement Study of a Large-Scale P2P IPTV System," IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 2007
  • M. Alexa , J. Behr, D. Cohen-Or, S. Fleishman, D. Levin, and C. T. Silva, “Computing and Rendering Set Point Set Surfaces,” Visualization, 2001
  • X. Wu and N. Memon, "Context-based, adaptive, lossless image coding," IEEE Transactions on Communications, 1997
  • Guido Gerig, Olaf Kübler, Ron Kikinis, and Ferenc Jolesz, "Nonlinear anisotropic filtering of MRI data," IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, Vol. 11, Issue 2, 1992

Over 500 citations from over 20 papers (showing papers published since 2000)

  • A. Nealen, M. Müller, R. Keiser, E. Boxerman, and M. Carlson, "Physically based deformable models in computer graphics," Computer Graphics Forum 25 (4), 2006
  • Sarang Joshi, Brad Davis, Matthieu Jomier, and Guido Gerig, "Unbiased diffeomorphic atlas construction for computational anatomy," NeuroImage, Vol. 23, 2004
  • P. W. Wong, N. Memon, "Secret and public key image watermarking schemes for image authentication and ownership verification," IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 10, Issue 10, 2001
  • L. Moreau, B. Clifford, J. Freire, Y. Gil, P. Groth, J. Futrelle, N. Kwasnikowska, S. Miles, P. Missier, J. Myers, Y. Simmhan, E. Stephan, and J. Van den Bussche, "The open provenance model core specification (v1. 1)," Future Generation Computer Systems, 2011
  • Karl Koscher, Alexei Czeskis, Franziska Roesner, Shwetak Patel, Tadayoshi Kohno, Stephen Checkoway, Damon McCoy, Brian Kantor, Danny Anderson, Hovav Shacham, and Stefan Savage, "Experimental security analysis of a modern automobile," IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, 2010
  • Guido Gerig, et. al, "Magnetic resonance imaging and head circumference study of brain size in autism: birth through age 2 years," Archives of general psychiatry 62 (12), 1366-1376, 2005
  • S. Wiedenbeck, J. Waters, J. C. Birget, A. Brodskiy, and N. Memon, "PassPoints: Design and longitudinal evaluation of a graphical password system," International journal of human-computer studies 63 (1), 102-127, 2005
  • I. Avcibas, N. Memon, and B. Sankur, "Steganalysis using image quality metrics," IEEE transactions on Image Processing 12 (2), 221-229, 2003
  • M. Holliman and N. Memon, "Counterfeiting attacks on oblivious block-wise independent invisible watermarking schemes," IEEE Transactions on image processing 9 (3), 432-441, 2000
  • J. F. Kurose, K. W. Ross, and W. L. Zucchi, "Redes de Computadores ea Internet: uma abordagem top-down," Pearson, 2010
  • C. Huang, J. Li, and K. W. Ross, "Can internet video-on-demand be profitable?" ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review 37 (4), 133-144, 2007
  • J. Kangasharju, J. Roberts, and K. W. Ross, "Object replication strategies in content distribution networks," Computer Communications 25 (4), 376-383, 2002

Over 200 citations from over 100 papers (showing papers published since 2010)

  • Jason J Wolff, Hongbin Gu, Guido Gerig, Jed T Elison, Martin Styner, Sylvain Gouttard, Kelly N Botteron, Stephen R Dager, Geraldine Dawson, Annette M Estes, Alan C Evans, Heather C Hazlett, Penelope Kostopoulos, Robert C McKinstry, Sarah J Paterson, Robert T Schultz, Lonnie Zwaigenbaum, Joseph Piven, and IBIS Network, "Differences in white matter fiber tract development present from 6 to 24 months in infants with autism," American Journal of Psychiatry, 2014
  • Stephen Checkoway, Damon McCoy, Brian Kantor, Danny Anderson, Hovav Shacham, Stefan Savage, Karl Koscher, Alexei Czeskis, Franziska Roesner, and Tadayoshi Kohno, "Comprehensive Experimental Analyses of Automotive Attack Surfaces," USENIX Security Symposium, 2011
  • H. Lam, E. Bertini, P. Isenberg, C. Plaisant, and S. Carpendale, "Empirical studies in information visualization: Seven scenarios," IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 18 (9), 1520-1536, 2012
  • R. Chunara, J. R. Andrews, and J. S. Brownstein, "Social and news media enable estimation of epidemiological patterns early in the 2010 Haitian cholera outbreak," The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 86 (1), 39-45, 2012
  • J. Freire, et. al, "The ALPS project release 2.0: open source software for strongly correlated systems," Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment 2011 (05), P05001, 2011
  • Heather Cody Hazlett, Michele D Poe, Guido Gerig, Martin Styner, Chad Chappell, Rachel Gimpel Smith, Clement Vachet, and Joseph Piven, "Early brain overgrowth in autism associated with an increase in cortical surface area before age 2 years," Archives of general psychiatry 68 (5), 467-476, 2011
  • Damon McCoy, et. al, "A fistful of bitcoins: characterizing payments among men with no names," Proceedings of the 2013 conference on Internet measurement conference, 127-140, 2013
  • J. Togelius, G. N. Yannakakis, K. O. Stanley, and C. Browne, "Search-based procedural content generation: A taxonomy and survey," IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games 3 (3), 172-186, 2011
  • G. N. Yannakakis and J. Togelius, "Experience-driven procedural content generation," IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing 2 (3), 147-161, 2011