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Cybersecurity Education And Research

Computer Science Department

Dept 3315, 1000 E University Ave

Laramie, WY 80721

Email: mike.borowczak@uwyo.edu

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Lab Members

Mike Borowczak

Mike Borowczak

Loy & Edith Harris Assistant Professor of Computer Science & CEDAR Director
4071A Engineering
mike.borowczak@uwyo.edu
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Research Interests: Mike's research interests include secure VLSI design automation, developing algorithms for secure communication originating in streaming and pseudo-streaming data sources (e.g. IoT, autonomous vehicles) while also developing authentic cyber learning experiences for K-20 students.

Rafer Cooley

Rafer Cooley

PHD Student; CS BS'17


Research Interests: Rafer is from Cheyenne, WY and is pursuing a Ph.D. in Cybersecurity with respects to secure distributed systems. His interests include bio-inspired algorithms, Complex Adaptive Systems, and network protocols. He is currently working on artificial immune system approaches to security.

Mason Johnson

Mason Johnson

PhD Student; CS BS'18


Research Interests: Mason is from Star Valley, WY and is working on a BS/MS in Computer Science. He is interested in Computer Science outreach education, systems engineering, and security tool development. He is currently working on CEDAR's virtualized lab and is exploring areas to research.

Danny Radosevich

Danny Radosevich

PhD Student; CS BS'18


Research Interests: Danny is from Laramie Wyoming, and he also decided to stay in Laramie and attend the University of Wyoming. He is in his fourth year there, and will be graduating in December of 2018.

Shaya Wolf

Shaya Wolf

PHD Student; Math BS'17; CS BS'17


Research Interests: Shaya was born in Buffalo Wyoming and moved to Laramie in 2012. After completing Bachelors degrees in Math and Computer Science, she joined the CEDAR lab where she is working on distributed systems, swarm communications, and encryption mechanisms.

Lawrence Struempf

Lawrence Struempf

PhD Student

Fiona Moss

Fiona Moss

MS Student


Research Interests: Fiona Moss is a second-year Computer Science Master's student at the University of Wyoming. She completed her Bachelors in Computer Science in India. Her research interests are machine learning and cyber-security, and she is currently working on her thesis involving the application of machine learning techniques for Network Intrusion Detection.

Rasana Manandhar

Rasana Manandhar

MS Student


Research Interests: Rasana is from Nepal where she completed her undergraduate in Electronics and Communications Engineering. She is working on Continuous Authentication Systems using Keystroke Dynamics.

Joshua Sloan

Joshua Sloan

MS Student, BS CS'18

Lisa Stafford

Lisa Stafford

MS Student


Research Interests: Lisa is from Denver but has lived in Laramie for the past 10 years and works in the IT department at UW. She has a general interest in AI, machine learning and cybersecurity but would like to pear down those interests to find a focus as she continues her coursework. Lisa is having trouble finding a focus because she finds several general areas interesting, but is open to a variety of different projects.

Oyedola Ajao

Oyedola Ajao

BS Student (CS)


Research Interests: Oyedola is from Parker, Colorado and is pursuing a BS in Computer Science. He is interested in software development, AI, and Cyber Security research. On his off time Oyedola enjoys biking, traveling, and reading.

Alejandro Burmudez

Alejandro Burmudez

BS Student (CS)


Research Interests: Alejandro is originally from Venezuela, but has been a Wyoming resident for almost 10 years. He is interested in working with cyber-security in the future.

Jarek Brown

Jarek Brown

BS Student (CS)


Research Interests: Jarek grew up in Wyoming and has been at the University of Wyoming for a few years. He is pursuing a computer science degree, concentrating in big data, minoring in statistics, and hoping to get a certification in cyber security. He is interested in software security and swarm security.

Garrett Burrows

Garrett Burrows

BS Student (ME, Physics/Astronomy)


Research Interests: Garrett is a junior engineering student interested in all things science related. He is involved in CAD, coding, and independent research. In the future, Garrett hopes he can continue learning about and working with computer science.

Maria Debroy

Maria Debroy

BS Student (CS)


Research Interests: Maria is an undergraduate Computer Science student at the University of Wyoming. She is interested in cross disciplinary applications of Computer Science and Security.

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Winston Howard

BS Student (CS)


Research Interests: Winston is from Greenwood Village, Colorado. His primary research interest is in Distributed Denial of Service Attack detection and mitigation. Currently, he is exploring using machine learning techniques to identify attributes of Distributed Denial of Service Attacks. He is interested in writing papers regarding findings for potential publication.

Nicholas Robinson

Nicholas Robinson

BS Student (ME)


Research Interests: Nic is from Casper, WY and is currently working towards a B.S in Mechanical Engineering. Nic is interested in programming. He is currently working on the production and programming of the microbit "badge" for use in outreach activities.

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Omar Sanchez

BS Student (CS)


Research Interests: Omar is from Cheyenne, WY and is studying Computer Science at the University of Wyoming. He is interested in working with cyber-security and is open to other areas of work within Computer Science.

Jared Spaulding

Jared Spaulding

BS Student (CS)


Research Interests: Jared is from Casper, Wyoming. He is interested in software engineering within cybersecurity. He has been working on continuous authentication in the mobile realm.

Andey Tuttle

Andey Tuttle

BS Student (CS)


Research Interests: Andey is a freshman computer science student at the University. His research interests focus primarily on artificial intelligence and securing people within the digital through ideas such as continuous user authentication.

William Bollinger

William Bollinger

BS Student (BUSN)


Research Interests: William Bollinger is a Undergraduate student at the University of Wyoming studying Business management & entrepreneurship with a minor in computer science. He moved from Hawaii to Wyoming for school and has a long lived interest in all things computers. He competed in the 2012 Cyber Patriots & 2018 National Cyber League cybersecurity competitions.

Adrian Barberis

Adrian Barberis

Alumni CS BS'19


Research Interests: Adrian is from both Europe and the US though mainly the latter. He is currently interested in game design and matching learning/AI and is currently working on creating a better file system. In the future, Adrian would like to apply ML and AI in order to create a smart operating system and better AI/User interactions in video games. On his time off Adrian enjoys photography, hiking, biking, learning new languages, and bingeing the occasional Netflix series.

Madison Cooley

Madison Cooley

Alumni CS BS'19


Research Interests: Madi is from Cheyenne, WY. She is interested in cybersecurity research, specifically in using machine learning to predict anomalous behavior (e.g. the Tempest project). She is interested in writing papers for potential publication.

Wyatt Emery

Wyatt Emery

Alumni CS BS'18


Research Interests: Wyatt is from Carpenter, Wyoming. After graduation, Wyatt will work for the DoD at Edwards AFB in California. There, he will be maintaining software that is used to gather data on test flights for new aircraft.

Jacob Wild

Jacob Wild

Alumni CS BS'18


Research Interests: Jake is from Wyoming. He served in the Marine Corps, and is interested in studying networks and their security.

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Potential Future Researcher


Research Interests: If you are interested in becoming a member, send an email to mike.borowczak@uwyo.edu and he will put you in touch with our lab members to discuss potential projects with you.

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Cybersecurity Education And Research

Computer Science Department

Dept 3315, 1000 E University Ave

Laramie, WY 80721

Email: mike.borowczak@uwyo.edu

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