SROP: Internet Security

Join our team and address the critical cybersecurity challenges of the future!

For information contact

Prof. Byrav Ramamurthy
Professor in Computer Science & Engineering
402-472-7791
byrav@cse.unl.edu

Faculty and graduate students discussing projects with SROP students.
Faculty and graduate students discussing projects with SROP students.

Application Dates

Nov 15 2016 App opens
February 1 Priority deadline
March 1 App closes
April 1 Decisions complete

Program Dates

June 4 2017 Arrival day
June 5 Program begins
August 9 Program ends
August 10 Departure day

Who should apply


Related fields

  • Computer Science
  • Computer Engineering
  • Other related fields

Eligibility

Participation in the Nebraska Summer Research Program is limited to students who meet the following criteria:
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Current undergraduate with at least one semester of coursework remaining before obtaining a bachelor's degree

See Eligibility for more information.

How to apply

Follow the application steps to submit the following materials.

About the Program

We're a team of Computer science and engineering faculty leading cutting-edge research projects on Mobile malware detection, hardware security, Mobile application security and Future Internet Architecture security.

CSE Faculty (Profs. Ramamurthy, Srisa-An and Yan) with SROP students (Summer 2016).
CSE Faculty (Profs. Ramamurthy, Srisa-An and Yan) with SROP students (Summer 2016).

Benefits

  • Competitive stipend: $5,000
  • Suite-style room and meal plan
  • Travel expenses to and from Lincoln
  • Campus parking and/or bus pass
  • Full access to the Campus Recreation Center and campus library system
  • Wireless internet access

Learn more about academic and financial benefits.

Events

  • Department seminars and presentations
  • Professional development workshops (e.g., applying to graduate school, taking the GRE)
  • Welcome picnic
  • Day trip to Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
  • Canoe and camping trip
  • Research symposium

Mentors and Projects

Prof. Byrav Ramamurthy Computer Science and Engineering

Mobile Application Security

Security of mobile applications for various domains such as Finance and Healthcare.

Prof. Byrav Ramamurthy Computer Science and Engineering

Future Internet Architecture Security

Security for future internet architectures based on content-centric networking and generalized delay tolerant networking. 

Prof. Witty Srisa-An and Prof. Qiben Yan Computer Science and Engineering

Mobile Malware Detection and Mitigation

Detection of mobile malware and developing mitigation approaches to ensure smartphone security.

Prof. Sheng Wei Computer Science and Engineering

Hardware Security

Security using emerging hardware platforms.