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Cristina Nita-Rotaru

Adjunct Professor of Computer Science

Joined department: 2003


BS, Politehnica University of Bucharest, Computer Science (1995)
MS, Politehnica University of Bucharest, Computer Science (1996)
MSE, The Johns Hopkins University, Computer Science (2000)
PhD, The Johns Hopkins University, Computer Science (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).

Selected Publications

H. Lee, J. Seibert, E. Hoque, C. Killian. and C. Nita-Rotaru., "Turret: A Platform for Automated Attack Finding in Unmodified Distributed System Implementations.", ICDCS 2014
A. Newell, D. Obenshain, T. Tantillo, C. Nita-Rotaru, and Y. Amir., ". Increasing Network Resiliency by Optimally Assigning Diverse Variants to Routing Nodes", DSN 2013
R. Potharaju, N. Jain, and C. Nita-Rotaru, "Juggling the Jigsaw: Towards Automated Problem Inference from Network Trouble Tickets.", USENIX NSDI 2013

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