Dr. Scott Belshaw holds a Ph.D in Juvenile Justice from Prairie View A&M University, a member of the Texas A&M University System. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences and Psychology from the University of Houston. He also holds both a Master of Liberal Arts from Houston Baptist University and a Master of Arts in Criminology from the University of Houston - Clear Lake. Dr. Belshaw’s Ph.D dissertation examined sexually abused females in the juvenile justice system. His dissertation research has been cited and used by numerous advocacy groups and organizations.
Dr. Caragea's research interests are machine learning, text mining, information retrieval, social and information networks, and natural language processing, with applications to scholarly big data and digital libraries.
Dr. Ram Dantu is the director of the Center for Information and Cyber Security at UNT. He has 15 years of industrial experience in the networking industry, where he worked for Cisco, Nortel, Alcatel, and Fujitsu and was responsible for advanced technology products from concept to delivery. He is a full professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas (UNT). During 2011, he was a visiting professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the School of Engineering.
Dr. Fu has research interests in Reliability Modeling and Failure Management, Autonomic Resource Management and Reconfigurable Systems, Virtualization Technologies, Energy Saving in Server Farms, Resource Access Control and Protection Cloud Computing.
Dr. Garcia's research interests were basically on physical layer security. He was the founding Dean of the new College of Engineering, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, during the period from July 2003 – 2008.
Dr. Guynes's areas of expertise are computer security, privacy, and database management. Dr. Guynes has taught numerous information systems courses at the undergraduate, masters, and PhD. level. He has recently been teaching visual methodologies and computer programming courses. Dr. Guynes has published two books and over 70 journal articles. He has published 16 journal articles in the areas of security, privacy, and controls in such journals as Computers and Security, Security, Audit and Control, Computers and Society, and Journal of Systems Management. Dr.
Dr. Huang's research interests include spatio-temporal databases and mining, geo-stream data processing, spatial data integration, and geographic information systems (GIS). She is a recipient of a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards from ORNL Oak Ridge Associated Universities. Her research is supported by Texas Advanced Research Program (ARP), Oak Ridge National Lab, NSF, and Texas Department of Transportation.