Dr. Mikler has been the director of the Network Research Laboratory in the Department of Computer Science at UNT for the last 5 years. His research interest includes network centric computing, with special emphasis on the mobile agent paradigm applied in Grid Infrastructure. As part of this research effort, Dr. Mikler has supervised several research projects pertaining to communication security, delegation of authority, and contents protection. As instructor of undergraduate and graduate networking courses, Dr.
Brooke Miller is a Lecturer in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of North Texas. Prior to joining the faculty at UNT, she was a faculty University of Phoenix and an associate faculty member at Collin County College. She received her B.S. and M.S. in Criminal Justice from the University of North Texas and her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Dallas. She teaches Computer Crime, Senior Seminar, Crime and Justice in the United States, and Community Corrections both in the traditional and online classroom.
Victor R. Prybutok is Director of the Center for Quality and Productivity, and Doctoral Program Director in the College of Business Administration at the University of North Texas. He received, from Drexel University, his B.S. with High Honors in 1970, a M.S. in Bio-Mathematics in 1976, a M.S. in Environmental Health in 1980, and a Ph.D. in Environmental Analysis and Applied Statistics in 1984. Dr. Prybutok has authored over 60 journal articles, several book chapters, and more than 60 conference presentations in quality control, risk assessment, and statistics.
Dr. Takabi's research interests are in Information Security and Privacy, Cybersecurity and Information Assurance, Computer and Communication Networks Security. Dr. Takabi joined the CSE Department as an Assistant Professor from the University of Pittsburgh, where he completed his Ph.D.
Dr. Tarau has been the director of the Intelligent Distributes Software Systems Laboratory for the last 4 years. His research areas include agent infrastructures, P2P agent communication protocols, agent and mobile code security and knowledge based content scanning of natural language documents. As an instructor of graduate and undergraduate programming languages, compilers and operating system courses, Dr. Tarau has covered a variety of security aspects ranging from code encryption to secure distributed programming. Dr.