Purdue University - Department of Computer Science - CS Student Wins STEM Scholarship

CS Student Wins STEM Scholarship

01-20-2009

CS PhD student, Nwokedi Idika, is one of five Purdue students awarded the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Career Development scholarship. Scholarship recipients can receive a maximum of $82,800 in three years. Students will attend homeland security events, as well as, submit summaries of their work each semester. Each recipient will also need to complete a year of service work.

Idika's research interests are in network vulnerability assessment (attack graphs), security metrics, and collaborative attacks. He is currently working on extending and developing attack graph analyses for networks with dynamic elements. The primary objective of his work is to assist network administrators make wise network hardening decisions. Idika's faculty advisor is Professor Bharat Bhargava.

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