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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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Research, Funding, & Resources

Current Research Projects

Name Description Students

SHARKS

Self-organizing swarms using minimal rule sets.

R. Cooley., S. Wolf, J. Fantl

D-Cubed

Distributed DDOS Detection in Routers 

F. Moss, W. Howard

ARCADE

Advanced Research in Continuous Authentication through Dynamic Evaluation of Multi-modal Interactions

R. Mandahar, S. Wolf, J. Spaulding, A. Tuttle 

Immune System Defenses

Immune System bio-mimicry methods for defending digital infrastructures.

R. Cooley, M. Debroy, J. Brown

Micro:Badge

Creation of a low-cost re-programmable, wearable badge for cybersecurity in K14

G. Burrows, N. Robinson, S. Wolf, R. Cooley, M. Johnson

S-CHIRP

Secure Communication in Heterogeneous IoTs with Round-Robin Protection

S. Wolf, R. Cooley

Consumer Security

Development of a portable ToR Router for increased anonymity.

D. Radesovich, A. Barber, W. Emery

Funding 

Name

Description

PI, (Team)

Duration

Amount

Source / Funding Agency

Status

WySLICE Researcher Practitioner Partnership to assess the integration of CS in K-8 classrooms. Borowczak, Burrows, Kotthoff, Myers 08/2019 - 07/2022 1M

NSF CS for All:RPP

NSF DRL #1923542

Awarded
Microcredential for CS TBA Burrows, Borowczak TBD ~396K WDE Title II Pending
code.org 
Regional Partner
Offering Summer and Year-long Support for K-12 teachers for CS instruction Burrows, Borowczak Aug'19 - July'20 ~150K Microsoft Philanthropies, CEAS, & CoEd Awarded
GenCyber Wyoming: The World Needs More Cyberstars Week long cybersecurity summer camp for K-12 students.  Borowczak, Burrows May'19 - April'20 100K NSA/NSF Awarded
Teacher Extensions in Wyoming Canvas & Beyond Teacher driven creation of CS modules for statewide canvas Burrows, Borowczak Sept'18-Mar'19 75K WDE Title II Concluded
GenCyber COWPOKES Two week long cybersecurity summer camps & professional developments for K-12 teachers and students Borowczak, Burrows May'18 - April'19 100K+10K NSA, NSF
UWYO CEAS
Concluded
RAMPED II: Robotics, Applied Mathematics, Physics, and Engineering Design Two week computer science professional developments for K-12 teachers and students Burrows et al Summer 2018 300K Dept of Ed/WDE Concluded
KEEN Grant Implementation of Elevator Pitches into Senior Capstone Courses Borowczak AY 2017-2018 10K KEEN Concluded

Total

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-

2017-Present

Pending ~.4M
Active ~1.25M
Concluded ~.5M

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During the 2019-2020 Academic Year CEDAR has funding for four (4) PhD students, and three to five (3-5) MS students.
Please reach out to Dr. Borowczak if  interested.

Resources

  1. A community of students and researchers
  2. Lambda Labs Server Blade w/ 8X GPU & 256 GB RAM
  3. NVIDIA Jetson TX2 Development Kits (n=2)
  4. CAN Bus simulator for a Chrysler Vehicle (on loan)
  5. Several Dell R620/730’s + Storage Array 12x2.4 TB Self Encrypting Storage
  6. AWS Credits / Google Cloud Compute Credits / MS Azure Credits
  7. Several Raspberry Clusters (currently max 21 nodes)
  8. MicroBits/Arduinos
  9. Access to a Glowforge Pro 3D Laser Cutter/Engraver
  10. Access to a 3D printer (set of 3 coming Fall 2019)
  11. ICS Systems (coming 2019/2020)
  12. Multi-Drone Environment (coming 2019/2020)
  13. MAME Arcade (Fall 2019)
  14. Physical Lab access (with prior approval)
  15. and more ...

Jorge Cham (creator and artist behind PhDComics) highlights CEDAR research!
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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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