Karim Elish

Assistant Professor

Office Location
Innovation Science, and Technology Building, Room 2078, 4700 Research Way, Lakeland, FL 33805-8531

 

Education
Ph.D. in Computer Science, Virginia Tech, 2015
M.S. in Computer Science, Virginia Tech, 2011
M.S. in Computer Science, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, 2008
B.S. in Computer Science, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, 2006

 

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About
Dr. Karim Elish is an assistant professor of computer science at Florida Polytechnic University. Before joining Florida Poly in 2016, he was an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and the associate director of the Information Analytics and Visualization (IAV) Center at Purdue University-Fort Wayne.

Elish is directing the development of curriculum in mobile computing security through a $70,500 grant received from the Florida Center for Cybersecurity. He has published several journal and conference papers in his field. One of his journal papers was placed in the top 10 most cited papers by the Elsevier Journal of Systems and Software (JSS). He is serving as a reviewer for many high impact ISI journals such as IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC), IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics & Security, IEEE Transactions on Mobil computing (TMC), IEEE Systems Journal, and others.

 

Expertise

  • Software Security
  • Mobile Security
  • Malware Analysis and Detection
  • Software Engineering
  • Software Quality Predictive Models¬†

 

Professional Activities

  • Panelist, National Science Foundation, Proposal Evaluation Panel for Cybersecurity Education Program
  • Journal reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC)
  • Journal reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC)
  • Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Applications (ICCIA)
  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Member,¬†Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Member, Upsilon Pi Epsilon
  • Member, Phi Beta Delta Honor Society.

 

Awards and Honors

  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Florida Polytechnic University, 2018
  • Top 5 Finalist, Paul E. Torgersen Research Excellence Award, Virginia Tech, 2014
  • Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars, 2014

 

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