Associate Professor of Computer Science
Joined department: 2003
BS, Computer Science
Politehnica University of Bucharest (1995)
MS, Computer Science
Politehnica University of Bucharest (1996)
MSE, Computer Science
The Johns Hopkins University (2000)
PhD, Computer Science
The Johns Hopkins University (2003)
Cristina Nita-Rotaru joined Purdue in 2003, where she conducts her research within the Dependable and Secure
Distributed Systems Laboratory (DS^2).
Cristina Nita-Rotaru's research interests lie in designing distributed systems and network protocols
and applications that are dependable and secure, while maintaining acceptable levels of performance.
Her work is funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and by the National
Science Foundation (NSF).
J. Seibert, HJ. Lee, C. Killian, and C. Nita-Rotaru., "Gatling: Automatic Attack Discovery in
Large-Scale Distributed Systems.", Proceedings of NDSS 2012, Feb. 2012.
J. Seibert, S. Becker, C. Nita-Rotaru, and R. State, "Securing Virtual Coordinates by Enforcing
Physical Laws.", Proceedings of ICDCS 2012, June 2012.
J. Dong, R. Curtmola, and C. Nita-Rotaru., "Practical Defenses Against Pollution Attacks in Wireless
Network Coding.", ACM Transactions on Systems and Information Security, vol. 14 no. 1, May
Cristina Nita-Rotaru, NeTS: Medium: Collaborative Research: Secure Networking Using Network
Coding, National Science Foundation, 9/1/2009-8/31/2013.
Cristina Nita-Rotaru, Verisign Voluntary Support, Verisign, 7/1/2011.
Cristina Nita-Rotaru and Charles Killian, TWC: Small: AutomaticDetection of Protocol Manipulation
Attacks in Large Scale Distributed Systems Implementations, National Science Foundation,
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