1. Salvatore J. Stolfo
Air Force Office of Scientific Research Grant
Columbia University, NEW YORK
Dr. Stolfo, Professor of Computer Science, has received a Department of Homeland Security contract to investigate malware and develop intrusion detection and defense systems. His research focus includes anomaly detection, computer security, and machine learning
2. Greg Gogolin
Distinguished Teacher Award
Ferris State University, MICHIGAN
Dr. Gogolin is a professor in the Information Security and Intelligence program offered through the Ferris State University College of Business. He received a Fulbright Scholarship to research aspects of cybercrime in South America.
3. Wei Chen
Research Excellence Award
The University of Texas at Arlington, TEXAS
Dr. Chen is Director of the Center for Security Advances via the Applied Nanotechnology Department of Physics. He is the lead investigator in a five-year project funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to develop methodology and tools to detect nuclear materials brought into the United States.
4. Shrideep Pallickara
Department of Homeland Security Long-Range Program Grant
Colorado State University, COLORADO
Dr. Pallickara serves as an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science. He and two colleagues are conducting research into Homeland Security computer simulation data that forecasts epidemic outbreaks.
5. Hsinchun Chen
UA Regents' Professor
Eller College of Management, University of Arizona, ARIZONA
Dr. Chen, Thomas R. Brown Chair in Management and Technology, is Director of the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. He is the principal investigator in cybersecurity research and oversees the AZSecure program in advanced cybersecurity analytics.
6. Tadayoshi Kohno
National Science Foundation CAREER Award
University of Washington, WASHINGTON
Dr. Kohno researches at the forefront of mobile and cloud computer security. He teaches the Computer Security and Privacy curriculum at the undergraduate and graduate levels at UW.
7. Eugene H. Spafford
Morrill Professor, Purdue University
Purdue University, INDIANA
Dr. Spafford is Executive Director of the Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security at Purdue University. He has served as cybercrime expert to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the National Security Agency, and Department of Energy.
8. Lance J. Hoffman
Principal Investigator for the Department of Homeland Security
The George Washington University, WASHINGTON, D.C.
Dr. Hoffman is credited with developing the first-ever cyber security course in 1970 at the University of California, Berkeley. He founded and directs the Cyber Security Policy and Research Institute at George Washington University.
9. Kevin Butler
2013 National Science Foundation CAREER Award
University of Oregon, OREGON
Dr. Butler is Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer and Information Science at Oregon. His research interests include privacy and applied cryptography, cloud computing, mobile phones, and embedded systems.
10. Thomas Triscari, Jr.
Homeland Security Fellowship
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NEW YORK
Dr. Triscari, Professor and Academic Director of the MBA Program, teaches and conducts research in Systems Analysis and Innovation Management. He has spent a year with the Directorate for Science and Technology at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
11. Sheldon Howard Jacobson
Lifetime Achievement Award, The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
University of Illinois, ILLINOIS
Dr. Jacobson serves on a National Academy of Science committee, conducting research on backscatter x-ray machines at airports and security checkpoints. He is a recipient of the Annual Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Operations Research.
12. Erroll G. Southers
Outstanding Adjunct Professor of the Year
University of Southern California, CALIFORNIA
Dr. Southers serves as Associate Director of Research Transition with the Department of Homeland Security National Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events. Security Magazine named him among the “Top 25 Most Influential Industry Thought Leaders in the United States.”
13. Michael Greenberger
Appointed: Advisory Committee of the Standing Committee on Law and National Security, American Bar Association
The University of Maryland Center for Health & Homeland Security, MARYLAND
Dr. Greenberger, professor at the University of Maryland School of Law, is the founder of the Center for Health & Homeland Security. He teaches courses on emergency response and counter-terrorism.
14. Ronald Calissi
The Pinnacle Award
Fairleigh Dickinson University, Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies, NEW JERSEY
Dr. Calissi, Executive Associate Dean, serves on the United Nations Non-Governmental Organization Committee on Crime and Criminal Justice. Fairleigh Dickinson University offers a certificate program in The Global Security and Terrorism Studies.
15. Michael Wayne Collier
Member: Homeland Security and Defense Education Consortium Association
Eastern Kentucky University, KENTUCKY
A retired U.S. Coast Guard Commander, Dr. Collier serves as Homeland Security Program Coordinator at Eastern Kentucky for on-campus and online courses. He formerly was Professor of National Security and Intelligence Studies at American Military University.
16. Alexander Siedschlag
Member: Austrian Minister’s of Defense Science Commission
Penn State University, PENNSYLVANIA
Dr. Siedschlag, Professor of Homeland Security, directs the Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security at Penn State. He is a former NATO Fellow with scholarly interests in scenario foresight, disaster management, and methods of civil security research.
17. Jeffrey McIllwain
Homeland Security Area Chair for the American Society of Criminology
San Diego State University, CALIFORNIA
Dr. McIllwain is Co-Founder of San Diego State’s graduate-level Homeland Security Program. He directs the SDSU Center for Information Technology Infrastructure research lab for Homeland Security.
18. Michael C.H. McDaniel
Zimbardo Award, Center for Homeland Defense and Security
Thomas M. Cooley Law School, MICHIGAN
Dr. McDaniel, Brigadier General, joined the Cooley Law School faculty in 2010 and was charged to develop the program in Homeland Security Law. He has served on the National Governors Association’s Homeland Security Advisors Council.
19. Dr. James Ramsay
Named: Education Standards Committee, the International Association for Intelligence Education
Daytona College of Aviation, FLORIDA
Professor and Department Chair, Dr. Ramsay teaches courses in homeland security, strategic planning, and environmental security. He is a reviewer for the Journal of Homeland Security Education, Homeland Security Affairs Journal, and the Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
20. Bryan Early
Named: Research Fellow, Harvard University's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
University at Albany, State University of New York, NEW YORK
Dr. Early is an Assistant Professor at the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy. He is an international homeland security consultant on proliferation issues, sanctions and terrorism.
21. Carol Gregory
Participant: National Summit on Preventing Multiple Casualty Violence, Department of Homeland Security.
Baldwin Wallace University, OHIO
Dr. Gregory, Associate Professor of Sociology, is a recipient of the University’s Exemplary Teacher Award. She teaches courses in forensic science, victimology, and crimalitics.
22. L. Jean Camp
$2.4 million Research Grant, U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Cyber Security Division
Indiana University, INDIANA
Dr. Camp, Director of the IU Security Informatics Program, has served as President of the International Financial Cryptography Association and with Harvard University’s National Center for Digital Government. Her grant team will conduct research and develop software to prevent cyber attacks.
23. S. Fernando Rodriguez
Presenter: Counter Improvised Explosive Devices Symposium
The University of Texas at El Paso, TEXAS
Dr. Rodriguez is director of the Criminal Justice Program at UTEP. He mentors researchers in the Open Source Lab project aimed at gathering code information to help intelligence agencies detect and disarm suspected IED devices.
24. Irwin Redlener
Appointed: New York Ready Commission
Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, NEW YORK
Dr. Redlener is director and founder of Columbia University’s National Center for Disaster Preparedness at the Mailman School of Public Health. He is a widely published authority on natural disasters, including Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy.
25. Scott Winegar
Manager: Office of Emergency Management Operations, Portland, OR
Concordia University, OREGON
Professor Winegar is Professor and Program Director of Homeland Security at Concordia’s Department of Homeland Security. He served more than 64 years in the military and in law enforcement. He earned his Master’s Degree at the Center for Homeland Defense and Security at the Naval Postgraduate School.