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About the Contributors

About the Contributors

Zheng Yan received the B. Eng in electrical engineering and the M. Eng in computer science and engineering from the Xi'an Jiaotong University in 1994 and 1997, respectively. She received the second M. Eng in information security from the National University of Singapore in 2000. She received the Licentiate of Science and the Doctor of Science in Technology in electrical engineering from the Helsinki University of Technology in 2005 and 2007, respectively. She is currently a member of research staff at the Nokia Research Center, Helsinki. Before joining in the Nokia in 2000 as a research engineer and later on a senior research scientist, she worked as a research scholar at the Institute for Information Research from 1997 to 1999 and a software engineer at the IBM partner SingaLab from 1999 to 2000, Singapore. She sole-authored and first-authored about thirty articles and three book chapters. She is the inventor and co-inventor of eight patents and patent applications. Her research interests are in trust modeling and management; trusted computing; mobile applications and services; reputation systems, usable security/trust, distributed systems and digital rights management. Dr. Yan is a member of the IEEE. She also serves as an organization committee member and a program committee member for a number of international conferences and workshops.

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Jemal H. Abawajy is a faculty member in the School of School of Engineering and Information Technology, Deakin University, Australia. Dr. Abawajy has guest edited several journals and served as a chair and program committee of numerous international and national conference. His research interests are in the areas of high-performance distributed computing, pervasive computing, performance modelling and evaluation security. He has published extensively in refereed journals and conference proceedings in these areas. He has given invited talks and chaired several conferences and organized special sessions. He is the director of Pervasive Computing and Network research group at Deakin University.

Pierre E. Abi-Char received a Master Diploma in Physics from the faculty of Sciences at Lebanese University, Beirut Lebanon. He received an M.S. degree in Computer and Communications Engineering from University of Balamand (UOB) in 2000. Moreover, he received a DEA (Diplome D'etudes Approfondies) degree in Network Security in 2004 from University Pierre & Marie Curie (UPMC)-France in collaboration with France telecom (ENST), Lebanese University Lebanese, Faculty of Engineering (Lebanon), and Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS-Telecommunication, Canada). Currently, he is PHD researcher at UPMC & Telecom-SUPPARIS (ex. INT), Paris, France. In 2001, he joined Balamand University as an instructor and IT Security Officer. His research interests are wireless security, context-aware security technologies, cryptography protocols, access control, information theory, privacy, trust management and risk assessment.

Alvaro Arenas is a principal scientist at STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in the UK. His research interests include information security, large scale distributed systems such as Grids and multiagent systems, and the application of formal methods to safety and security critical systems. Dr. Arenas holds a D.Phil in Computation from Oxford University. He is member of the board of the ERCIM WG on formal methods for industrial critical systems, leading the topic on "trust and security in large-scale distributed systems" in the ERCIM WG on Grids, P2P and services, a senior member of the ACM, and a member of the BCS.

Benjamin Aziz holds a M.Sc. in Networks and Distributed Systems from Trinity College Dublin and a Ph.D. in the formal verification of security properties in mobile and cryptographic systems from Dublin City University and is currently a senior research scientist in e-Science Centre, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. Benjamin is the author of over 40 publications in areas related to security and trust management, formal methods, requirements engineering and distributed systems. He is a member of the ERCOM working groups on Security and Trust Management, Formal Methods for Industrial Critical Systems and the CoreGrid group on Grids, P2P and Service computing.

David E. Bakken is an associate professor of computer science in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at Washington State University (WSU). His research interests include middleware, distributed computing systems, fault tolerance, and quality of service frameworks. Prior to joining WSU, he was a scientist at BBN Technologies where he was an original co-inventor of the Quality Objects (QuO) framework. He has consulted for Amazon.com, Network Associates Labs, and others, and he has also worked as a software developer for Boeing.

Inhyok Cha has graduated from Seoul National University with a B.S ('88). and an M.S. ('90), and from the University of Pennsylvania ('95) with a Ph.D. in EE. Dr. Cha has worked as a R&D researcher and then as a technical group manager at Lucent Technologies between 1996 and 2003, during which period he made contributions in such as areas as advanced speech codec development, wireless system engineering, UMTS radio access network standards development, baseband and radio resource management algorithm development, and DSP system integration testing. Since 2004, Dr. Cha has been with InterDigital Communications Corporation, first as an engineering group manager and then as a staff in the CTO department of the company. His current research interest includes topics such as machineto-machine communications, wireless and cellular communication security and trusted computing. Dr. Cha is an author of several journal papers, 20+ conference papers, and an inventor with 8 U.S. patents awarded and more than 30 pending patents.

Sudip Chakraborty is an Assistant Professor in the Mathematics and Computer Science Department at Valdosta State University. He joined the faculty of Computer Science at Valdosta State in August 2008. He received his Ph.D in Computer Science from Colorado State University, USA in 2008. He received his M.Tech in Computer Science from Indian Statistical Institute, India in 2001 and his M.Sc and B.Sc in Mathematics from University of Calcutta, India, in 1999 and 1997 respectively. Dr. Chakraborty's teaching at Valdosta State includes various courses, from different levels, in Computer Science. His research interest is in Computer Security, specifically in the areas of trust in security including trust modeling and application of trust in security, access control mechanisms, security in ubiquitous computing, and privacy. He is a member of ACM since 2005.

Soon-keow Chong received her BSc degree with honours in computer science from Deakin University, Geelong, Australia in 2006. She is currently working toward her Ph.D. with a focus on trust management in e-commerce at the School of Engineering and Information Technology, Deakin University, Australia. Her research interests include trust management, e-Commerce, business Intelligence and security. She is a member of the IEEE.

Piotr Cofta is with British Telecom (UK) as a Chief Researcher, Identity and Trust. He is responsible for strategic research in trust, identity and privacy. Previously he has been working for many years for Nokia and more recently for Media Lab Europe, concentrating on the relationship between technology and society. Dr Cofta's has published his book "Trust, Complexity and Control: Confidence in a Convergent World" and has co-authored other books on trust and technology. He is an author of several patents and publications, from areas such as trust management, digital rights management and electronic commerce. Dr Cofta is a contributor to several international standards; he publishes and speaks frequently. Piotr Cofta received his PhD in computer science from the University of Gdansk, Poland. He is a CISSP and CEng and a member of BCS and IEEE. You can contact him at piotr.cofta@bt.com or at http://piotr.cofta.eu

Rafael Timóteo De Sousa Júnior was born in Campina Grande – PB, Brazil, on June 24, 1961. He graduated in Electrical Engineering, Federal University of Paraíba – UFPB, Campina Grande – PB, Brazil, 1984, and got his Doctorate Degree in Telecommunications, University of Rennes 1, Rennes, France, 1988. He worked as a software engineer in the company AQL (Rennes, 1988-1989) and as a network engineer in the company SGA (Brasilia, Brazil, 1989-1996). Since 1996, He is a Network Engineering Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department, at the University of Brasilia, Brazil, and, from 2006 to 2007, sponsored by CNPq – Brazil, He took a sabbatical year in the Group for the Security of Information Systems and Networks, at Ecole Superiéure d'Electricité, Rennes, France, on leave from the University of Brasilia. His field of study is network management and security and his current research interest is trust management for spontaneous self-organized networks.

Robert H. Deng received his B.Eng from National University of Defense Technology, China, his MSc and PhD from the Illinois Institute of Technology, USA. He has been with the Singapore Management University since 2004, and is currently Professor, Associate Dean for Faculty & Research, and Director of SIS Research Center, School of Information Systems. Prior to this, he was Principal Scientist and Manager of Infocomm Security Department, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore. He has 26 patents and more than 200 technical publications in international conferences and journals in the areas of computer networks, network security and information security. He served as general chair, program committee chair and member of numerous international conferences. He received the University Outstanding Researcher Award from the National University of Singapore in 1999 and the Lee Kuan Yew Fellow for Research Excellence from the Singapore Management University in 2006.

Xuhua Ding received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Southern California in 2003. Before that, he received his B.Eng and M.Sc in Computer Science from the Shanghai JiaoTong University in 1995 and 1999, respectively. He is currently an Assistant Professor of the School of Information Systems at the Singapore Management University. His research areas include trusted computing, applied cryptography, and distributed system security.

Ioanna Dionysiou is an assistant professor of computer science in the School of Sciences at the University of Nicosia. Dionysiou received her PhD, MS, and BS degrees in computer science from Washington State University in 2006, 2000, 1997 respectively and Diploma degree from Higher Technical Institute in 1994. During her PhD work, Dionysiou has worked on projects funded by the National Institute of Technology and the National Science Foundation and served as a reviewer for several scientific conferences and journals. Dionysiou's research focuses on trust modeling and management in collaborative environments.

Yan Dong, born in 1976, received her Bachelor Degree in 1999 and Master Degree in 2003 from department of psychology, Northeast Normal University. She received the Ph.D. in 2006 from the Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academic of Science; major in educational and developmental psychology. From 2006, she is a lecture in the Institute of Psychology, Renmin University of China. Her teaching covers the areas of emotion psychology, health psychology, psychometrics, and psychological statistics. She has published more than 20 papers in journals. Her current research interests are academic emotions, mental health and interpersonal trust, etc.

Jan-Erik Ekberg, M.Sc., got his degree in Computer Science from Helsinki University of technology in 1995. His current affiliation is with Nokia Research Center, Finland as a Principal Member of the Engineering Staff. His recent research interests are in the field of platform security including trusted computing and MTM.

Yasuhiro Fujihara is a lecturer in the Department of Software and Information Science, at Iwate Prefectural University, Japan. His main research fields are educational technology (educational measurement, collaborative learning, and e-learning) and "Anshin" (an emotional part of trust) in information security. He graduated the Faculty of Education of Kobe University in 1993. He received his master's degree in education in 1995 from Kobe University, and Ph.D. in 2007 from the Graduate University for Advanced Studies (SOKEN-DAI). He is a member of IEEE, ACM, IPSJ and IEICE.

Liang Gu received his B.S. in Computer Science and Technology (Software Technology) from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China in 2005. He is now a Ph.D. candidate in School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Peking University, P.R.China. His research interests include: System Security, Trusted Computing, Software Reuse and Software Component Technology.

Felix Halim holds a B.Comp. in computer science from Bina Nusantara University. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Computing at National University of Singapore. His interests include analysis of data structure and algorithm designs, web application development, and self-management in distributed systems. He has published several papers in the area constraint programming, self-adaptive and self-organizing systems, and peer-to-peer systems security. He has been very actively participating in programming contests/competitions like TopCoder and Google Code Jam. He can be reached electronically at halim@comp.nus.edu.sg.

Bachar EL Hassan got his engineering Diploma in 1991 from the faculty of engineering of the Lebanese university, Tripoli Lebanon, his MS in signal and image processing in 1992 for the National polytechnic institute (INPG) of Grenoble, France and his PHD in electronics in 1995 from the INPG France in collaboration with France telecom. Since 1995 till now he is working at the faculty of engineering of the Lebanese university Tripoli Lebanon. He is now an associate professor and chairman of the electrical department since January 2004. His research interests concern digital communications and wireless networks. In 2009 he participated to the implementation of the electronic systems, telecommunications and networking laboratory "LaSTRe" that is associated to the PHD school of the Lebanese university. He is since January 2009 the director of telecommunications and networking research team at "LaSTRe".

Carsten Jacob studied Computer Science at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich). After graduation from the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin in 2006 he started working as a research associate and project manager at the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems (FOKUS). In the area of intelligent content and services his main research activities and publications pertain to context-aware applications, content-centric networking, and Semantic Web technologies. He has been involved in several national and international projects addressing decentralized software architectures, semantics, and future Web applications.

Sampath Kannan is a Professor in Computer and Information Science at the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently on leave and serving as the Director of the Computing and Communications Foundations Division at NSF. His research interests are in algorithms, program reliability, and security. Dr. Kannan received a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. Contact him at kannan@cis.upenn.edu.

Dimitrios Koukopoulos, born in 1975, obtained his Engineering Diploma from the Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics of the University of Patras, Greece, in 1998. M.Sc. in Communications and Signal Processing from Imperial College, University of London, UK (1999). Ph.D. in Computer Engineering and Informatics from University of Patras, Greece (2003). Currently, he is a Lecturer at the Department of Cultural Heritage Management and New Technologies of the University of Ioannina, Greece. He worked as a researcher at the Computer Technology Institute, Greece (1999-2003). He taught at the Department of Information Technology Applications in Management and Economics of the Technological Education Institute of Ionian Islands, Greece, as an Assistant Professor (2006-08), and at the Department of Cultural Heritage Management and New Technologies of the University of Ioannina, Greece, as Visiting Lecturer (2004-08). His research interests cover Algorithms, Networks, Cultural Technology and Security in Multimedia Networking.

Hazel Lacohée is a Principal Researcher at British Telecom (UK) undertaking qualitative social research for BT Innovate. She is responsible for investigation of the commercial, socio-economic and customer impact of ICT applications and systems and providing thought leadership on social and market implications. She is currently focused on issues concerning privacy, security and trust, and is lead author of the Trustguide report. Prior to joining BT in 1998 she spent two years with Hewlett Packard Laboratories undertaking user needs research in the UK, USA and Denmark followed by appointment as Senior Research Fellow at the University of the West of England for a BT funded project concerning the social aspects of software systems. Hazel Lacohée obtained an ESRC funded PhD in Psychology from the University of Bristol in 1996. She is author of a diverse range of publications and has contributed to a number of patents at BT.

Insup Lee is the Cecilia Filter Moore Professor of Computer and Information Science at the University of Pennsylvania. His research interests include embedded and real-time systems, cyber-physical systems, medical device systems, model-based development, and quantitative trust management. Dr. Lee received a PhD in computer science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Contact him at lee@cis.upenn.edu.

Andreas Leicher received his diploma in computer science at Frankfurt University in 2009. Having his main focus on IT security, he developed a framework for Trusted Computing applications, implementing a Trusted Ticket System by enhancing the Kerberos authentication protocol. He is working as a consultant with novalyst IT, in the areas of Trusted Computing, IT security, privacy, Identity Management, mobile systems and 3GPP.

Mingyan Li is an advanced computing technologist at Boeing Research & Technology (BR&T) and an affiliated assistant professor in the department of Electrical Engineering (EE) at University of Washington (UW). She received her Doctor of Philosophy degree from Network Security Laboratory (NSL) at UW in 2006. Her research interests are in the area of network security and user privacy, with applications to sensor networks, RFID systems, software distribution systems, eEnabled airplane systems, digital healthcare systems, vehicular ad hoc networks (VANET), distributed storage, and secure multicast. She led Boeing-Siemens collaborative projects on wireless and RFID security. She is a recipient of BR&T silver teamwork award 2008, the second author of an IEEE PIMRC best student paper award 2007, a recipient of the UW EE departmental Chair's Award 2006, and the outstanding Society of Women Engineer (SWE) Graduate award 2003.

Shiguo Lian got his Ph.D. from Nanjing University of Science and Technology in 2005. He was a research assistant in City University of Hong Kong in 2004. He has been a research scientist with France Telecom R&D (Orange Labs) Beijing since July 2005. He is the author or co-author of more than 70 refereed international journal and conference papers, and book chapters. He has held 16 patents, authored and co-edited 5 books, e.g., "Multimedia Content Encryption: Techniques and Applications" (CRC Press, 2008), "Handbook of Research on Secure Multimedia Distribution" (IGI Global, 2009), "Intelligent Multimedia Transmission: Techniques and Applications" (Springer, 2009), and "Intelligent Multimedia Analysis for Security Applications" (Springer, 2009), etc. He got the Nomination Prize of "Innovation Prize in France Telecom" in 2006, and "Top 100 Doctorate Dissertation in Jiangsu Province" in 2005. He has co-edited several special issues for international journals. He is the organization member of some conferences, e.g., MINES2009, MobiSec2009 and MUSIC'08. He is the TPC member of refereed conferences, e.g., IEEE ICC2008/2009, IEEE GLOBECOM2008/2009/2010, IEEE CCNC2009, IWDW2008, etc., and invited reviewers of refereed magazines and journals, e.g., IEEE Communications Magazine, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Computer Communications, etc. His research interests include multimedia communication and security, intelligent computing, ubiquitous communication and services.

Conghui Liu, PhD of psychology, was born in Shijiazhuang city of Hebei province in august, 1977. He graduated from department of psychology in Hebei Normal University in 1999, after graduation, he had been engaged in teaching in second normal school for one year. He received a PhD degree in basic psychology from school of psychology in Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, in 2006. Now, he is a psychological researcher in the Institute of Psychology, Renmin University of China. His main research interests include trust in human-human interaction and human-machine interaction, communication. He has published several papers and research reports in domestic and international public academic journals.

Fabio Martinelli (M.Sc. 1994, Ph.D. 1999) is a senior researcher of IIT-CNR, Pisa, where He is the scientific coordinator of the security group. His main research interests involve security and privacy in distributed and mobile systems and foundations of security and trust. He serves as PC-chair/organizer in several international conferences/workshops. He is the co-initiator of the International Workshop series on Formal Aspects in Security and Trust (FAST). He is serving as scientific co-director of the international research school on Foundations of Security Analysis and Design (FOSAD) since 2004 edition. He chairs the WG on security and trust management (STM) of the European Research Consortium in Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM). He usually manages R&D projects on information and communication security and he is involved in several FP6/7 EU projects.

Hong Mei received the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 1992. Then he joined in Peking University as a post-doctoral research fellow. From 1999 to 2000, he worked at Software Production Research in Bell Labs at Naperville, IL as a visiting Scientist. Currently he is a professor in School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, Peking University, P.R.China. His current research interests include: Software Engineering and Software Engineering Environment, Software Reuse and Software Component Technology, Distributed Object Technology, Software Production Technology, and Programming Language. He also served at various Program Committees of international conferences.

Abdallah M'hamed, Associate professor in Network security and dependability, received his Doctor degree in dependability studies from the Technological University of Compiègne, France. In 1990 he joined the National Institute of Telecommunications, in Evry, France, where he was involved in developing security and dependability courses for engineers. His current teaching activities, are dealing with network security services, cryptographic protocols and access controls. As a member of the Handicom laboratory, his recent research activities are focused on authentication protocols and architectures, security and user privacy in pervasive environments dedicated to dependant people.

Mounir Mokhtari is an Associate Professor at Institut TELECOM (TELECOM SudParis) in France. He recently joined IPAL CNRS Lab (joint lab with Infocomm Institute of Research and National University of Singapore) as a full time research member. Mounir Mokhtari collaborated with University Pierre and Marie Curie and INSERM laboratory to obtain his Ph.D in Computer Science in 1997. Mounir Mokhtari's research activity focuses mainly on Human-Machine interaction, Ambient Assistive living, rehabilitation robotics and health telematics. He obtained his Research Habilitation from the University Pierre and Marie Curie, in Computer Sciences, in 2002. Mounir Mokhtari, who got his first European project in 1996 (FP4), is leading several European and national projects involving research organizations and industrials partners. He contributed actively, since 1994, in the creation of the first technological platform dedicated to people with disabilities (pilot site) within the rehabilitation hospital of Garches (Paris). Mounir Mokhtari is the head and founder of Handicom Lab (Handicap Engineering and Communication Lab) created in 1999. Mounir Mokhtari is the founder of ICOST conference (International Conference on Smart homes and health Telematics – www.icost-conference.org).

Paolo Mori received his M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Pisa in 1998, and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the same University in 2003. He is currently a researcher of the Information Security Group of the Istituto di Informatica e Telematica of the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche. His main research interests involve high performance computing, and security in distributed systems, such as the Grid, and in mobile devices, such as smart phones or PDAs. He is co-author of several papers on international journals and conference/workshop proceedings. He is involved in some european projects on information and communication security.

Yuko Murayama is a Professor in the Department of Software and Information Science at Iwate Prefectural University, Japan. Her research interests include internet, network security and human aspects of security and trust. She has been leading a project on Anshin and Trust funded by Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) since 2005. She had M.Sc. and Ph.D. both from University of London (attended University College London) in 1984 and 1992 respectively. She had been a visiting lecturer from 1992 to 1994 at Keio University, a lecturer at Hiroshima City University from 1994 to 1998. She has been with Iwate Prefectural University since April 1998. Her interests include internetworking and its applications as well as network security. She is a member of IEEE, ACM, IPSJ, IEICE, and ITE.

Valtteri Niemi received a PhD degree from the University of Turku, Finland, Mathematics Department, in 1989. After serving in various positions in the University of Turku, he was an Associate Professor in the Mathematics and Statistics Department of the University of Vaasa, Finland, during 1993-97. He joined Nokia Research Center (NRC), Helsinki in 1997 and in 1999 he was nominated as a Research Fellow. During 2004-2006, he was responsible for Nokia research in wireless security area as a Senior Research Manager. During 2007-2008, Dr. Niemi led the Trustworthy Communications and Identities team in the Internet laboratory of NRC, Helsinki. He recently moved to the new NRC laboratory in Lausanne, Switzerland, where his main focus is on privacy-enhancing technologies. He was also nominated as a Nokia Fellow in 2009. Dr. Niemi's work has been on security issues of future mobile networks and terminals, the main emphasis being on cryptological aspects. He has participated 3GPP SA3 (security) standardization group from the beginning. Starting from 2003, he has been the chairman of the group. Before 3GPP, Niemi took part in ETSI SMG 10 for GSM security work. In addition to cryptology and security, Dr. Niemi has done research on the area of formal languages. He has published more than 40 scientific articles and he is a co-author of three books.

André Paul studied Computer Science at the Technische Universität Berlin. After graduation in 2008, he started to work as research associate at the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems (FOKUS). His main research areas comprise the design and modeling of middleware interaction frameworks for mobile networks as well as the realization of future community applications focused on privacy and recommendation dependencies between users. Also, he is involved in ongoing internet standardization activities and industry projects that especially focusing on the evolution of fields of applications for mobile devices and Web platforms.

Marinella Petrocchi received her M.Sc. in Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Pisa in 1999, and her Ph.D. in Information Engineering from the same University in 2005. She is currently a researcher of the Information Security Group of the Istituto di Informatica e Telematica of the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche. Her main research interests involve formal models and analysis of security and trust, particularly focused on bio-inspired and distributed systems, and on techniques for context-awareness information sharing. She is co-author of several papers on international journals and conference/workshop proceedings. She is involved in both FP6 and FP7 European projects on information and communication security. She also serves as PC-chair/organizer in several international conferences/workshops.

Heiko Pfeffer studied Computer Science at the Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn and the Université Claude Bernard Lyon I. After graduation, he started to work as scientific researcher at the group of Open Communication Systems (OKS) at the Technische Universität Berlin and the Fraunhofer Institut FOKUS. He is now project manager and group leader at the Competence Center for Future Applications and Media at Fraunhofer FOKUS. His main research areas comprise the modeling of service collaboration and interaction within service oriented computing environments and the mobile Web. He has been involved in and led multiple national and international projects within the area of service oriented architectures, mobile computing, and technologies for future Web applications.

Radha Poovendran received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 1999. He is an Associate Professor and founding Director of the Network Security Lab (NSL), Electrical Engineering Department, University of Washington, Seattle. His research interests are in the areas of applied cryptography for multiuser environment, wireless networking, and applications of information theory to security. He is a coeditor of the book Secure Localization and Time Synchronization in Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks (Springer-Verlag, 2007). Dr. Poovendran was a recipient of the NSA Rising Star Award and Faculty Early Career Awards, including the National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2001, the Army Research Office YIP Award in 2002, the Office of Naval Research YIP Award in 2004, PECASE in 2005 for his research contributions to multiuser security, and a Graduate Mentor Recognition Award from the University of California San Diego in 2006. He co-chaired the first ACM Conference on Wireless Network Security (WiSec) in 2008.

Ricardo Staciarini Puttini was born in Brasilia – DF, Brazil, on April 05, 1974. He graduated in Electrical Engineering, Federal University of Brasilia – UnB, Brazil, 1995, and got his Master of Science and Doctorate Degrees in Electrical Engineering from University of Brasilia, 1997 and 2004. He developed part of his doctorate studies in Ecole Superiéure d'Electricité, Rennes – France, where he worked from 2001 to 2002. Since 1997, he is a Network-Engineering Professor at University of Brasilia. He was responsible for the development of the Unique Identification System, which defines the new smartcard based document for Brazilian Citizens. Prof. Puttini is member of the Brasilia Institute for Technological Innovation's Council and coordinates the deployment of the research infrastructure for the Digital Capital Technological Park in Brasilia. His field of study is network management and security and his current research interest is security for spontaneous self-organized networks.

Rajiv Ramnath is currently an Associate Scientist in Temasek Laboratories, National University of Singapore. He joined Temasek Laboratories in 2007 after completing his bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering at the National University of Singapore. His interests are in computer security, operating systems and biometrics. He can be reached electronically at tslrr@nus.edu.sg.

Indrakshi Ray is an Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department at Colorado State University, which she joined in August 2001. Prior to that she was an Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Science at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. She received her Ph.D. in Information Technology from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA in 1997. Indrakshi's main research interests are in the areas of access control policy and modeling, formal methods, trust models, database systems, and privacy. She has published over 70 peer-reviewed technical articles in internationally renowned journals and conferences. She has been the advisor to several master's and doctoral students. She is on the editorial board of 2 journals – Computer Standards and Interfaces and Journal of Autonomic and Trusted Computing. She has served as the guest editor of several special issues of journals, as program co-chairs of several conferences, on program committees, and on several grant review panels. She is a member of IEEE-CS, ACM, ACM SACMAT and IFIP WG 11.3.

Indrajit Ray is an Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department at Colorado State University, which he joined in August 2001. Prior to that he was an Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Science at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. He received his Ph.D. in Information Technology from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA in 1997. Indrajit's main research is in the areas of computer and network security, trust modeling, privacy, database systems, and digital forensics. He has published over 60 peer-reviewed technical articles in internationally renowned journals and conferences. He has supervised a number of master's and doctoral students. He is currently on the editorial board of 3 journals – the International Journal of Security and Networks, the Digital Investigations Journal and the International Journal of Digital Crime and Forensics. He has served and is currently serving on several conference program committees. He has served as external reviewers for faculty at other institutions and also as reviewer for different research projects. He was one of the founding members and the first chair of the IFIP TC-11 WG 11.9 group on Digital Forensics. He is a member of the IEEE, IEEE-CS, ACM, ACM SACMAT, IFIP WG 11.3 and IFIP WG 11.9.

Krishna Sampigethaya received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Washington, Seattle, in 2007. He is currently an Advanced Computing Technologist with Boeing Research & Technology, Bellevue, WA. He is also an Affiliate Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and co-director of the Network Security Lab (NSL) at the University of Washington. He is serving as the technical chair for aviation cyber-physical security area at the 2009 SAE AeroTech conference and as a technical co-chair for trustworthy aviation systems area at the 2010 AIAA Infotech@Aerospace conference. His research interests include e-enabled airplane security, high confidence cyber-physical systems, vehicular networks, privacy, and electronic voting.

Andreas U. Schmidt received his doctorate in mathematics at the University of Frankfurt/Main in 1999. After research stays in Durban South Africa and Pisa, he worked as a senior researcher in the Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology SIT, Darmstadt, Germany. He was a team leader in the FP5/FP6 European research project, and led the security workpackage in the FP7 STREP NanoDataCenters. He further worked in numerous industry-funded research projects. He now is the head of the security area of CREATE-NET, and leads a private research consultancy, novalyst IT AG. Andreas is the coordinator of the Trusted Computing activities of CREATE-NET. His current research foci are: Applications of Trusted Computing with focus on mobile domain, Identity management, privacy, Security and electronic signatures for Voice-over-IP, Theoretical questions in information economy, Long-term security of, and secure transactions with, digital data. Andreas has produced over 50 publications in his various fields of research, works as reviewer for renowned journals in security and served as a program committee member for numerous conferences. He actively participates in the Trust, Security, and Dependability working group of the NESSI technology platform. He organizes as general chair the conference MobiSec on mobile security.

Oleg Sokolsky is a Research Associate Professor of Computer and Information Science at the University of Pennsylvania. His research interests include application of formal methods to model-based development and real-time systems, quantitative trust management, and runtime verification. Dr. Sokolsky received a PhD in computer science from Stony Brook University. Contact him at sokolsky@cis.upenn.edu.

Stephan Steglich is director of Competence Center Future Applications and Media (FAME) at Fraunhofer FOKUS. He received his M.Sc. in computer science (1998) and PhD (2003) in Computer Science from the TU Berlin. His fields of interest include, e.g., context-awareness, user-interaction, and adaptive systems. In 1998 and 1999 he has worked intensively in the research area of Intelligent Mobile Agents. Since 1999 he has started research activities in the area of user-centric communication. He has been involved in many international projects that were related to Service Front-ends. Stephan is managing international and national level research activities and has been an organizer and a member of program committees of several international conferences. He has actively participated in standardization activities in these research areas and gives lectures in 'Mobile Telecommunication Systems', 'Advanced Communication Systems' at the TU Berlin.

Sufatrio holds a B.Sc. from University of Indonesia and a M.Sc. from National University of Singapore, both in computer science. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Computing and an Associate Scientist in Temasek Laboratories at National University of Singapore. His interests include Intrusion Detection System (IDS), infrastructure for secure program execution, Public-Key Infrastructure, and formal methods. He has published several papers in the area of IDS, vulnerability management, resource monitoring infrastructure, authentication logic, and network security. He can be reached electronically at tslsufat@nus.edu.sg.

Yan Wang is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computing at Macquarie University, Australia. He received his B. Eng, M. Eng and Doctorate Degree of Engineering in computer science and technology in 1988, 1991 and 1996 respectively from Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), P.R. China. He was a visiting scholar at the City University of Hong Kong in 1997, 1999 and 2007 respectively. Prior to joining Macquarie University, he was a Research Fellow at the Department of Computing Science, the National University of Singapore from 1999 to 2003. He has served as a PC member of 30 international conferences. He is on the editorial board of the International Journal of Web Engineering and Technology (IJWET), Inderscience Publisher, and the guest co-editor of the special track on e-commerce of IEEE Internet Computing in 2008. His research interests include trust computing, ecommerce, software agent and security.

Andrew G. West is a second-year PhD student in the Department of Computer and Information Science at the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA). Mr. West did his undergraduate study at Washington & Lee University (Lexington, VA) where he received a B.S. in computer science in 2007. His research interests include reputation management, quantitative trust management, and computational number theory. Contact him at westand@cis.upenn.edu.

Michael Wilson is a principal scientist at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory which provides UK researchers with access to large scientific facilities including satellites, synchrotrons, telescopes, and lasers. Michael holds a PhD in psycholinguistics from Cambridge University and held a visiting professorship in computer science at Queen Mary, University of London. Michael's research has produced over 100 academic publications in HCI, knowledge engineering and distributed systems, and has influenced several technical standards and product designs. Since 2001 he has been manager of the UK and Ireland Office of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) as a result of which Internet Magazine included him in its 2002 list of the 50 "movers and shakers" in the UK Internet industry.

Yongzheng Wu holds a B.Comp. in computer science from National University of Singapore. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Computing at National University of Singapore. His interests include systems security and operating system. He has published several papers in the area of software security auditing, program confinement, resource monitoring infrastructure on Microsoft Windows, and peer-to-peer systems security. He can be reached electronically at wuyongzh@comp.nus.edu.sg.

Bing Xie received his Ph.D. degree from National University of Defense Technology (NUDT) in 1998. He then worked in PKU as postdoctoral researcher, Associate Professor and Professor, in School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), Peking University (PKU), P.R.China. Currently he is a Professor and Vice-director of the Software Institute in EECS, PKU. His main research interests include Software Engineering, Distributed Systems and Computer Theory. He also served at various Program Committees of international conferences.

Lu Yan is a senior lecturer at the School of Computer Science in University of Hertfordshire, UK. Dr. Yan previously worked at the Department of Computer Science in University College London, UK, the Computer Laboratory in University of Cambridge, UK, the Department of Information Technologies in Âbo Akademi, Finland and the Turku Centre for Computer Science, Finland. He also held adjunct faculty positions in École Supérieure d'Ingénieurs généralistes, France and École Supérieure de Commerce de Rouen, France.

Roland H.C. Yap obtained his Ph.D. from Monash University. He is currently an associate professor in the School of Computing at National University of Singapore. His interests include programming languages, artificial intelligence, systems security, operating systems, and distributed systems. He can be reached electronically at ryap@comp.nus.edu.sg.

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