Dr. Hassan Takabi
joins us as an Assistant Professor from the University of Pittsburgh, where he is completing his Ph.D. in Information Science. Before joining the University of Pittsburgh, he was a research scholar in the e-Security research centre at the London South Bank University. Dr. Takabi completed his M.S. in Information Technology from Sharif University of Technology in 2007 and his B.S. in Computer Engineering (Software) from AmirKabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic) in 2004. Dr. Takabi's research is on access control models, trust management, privacy enhancing technologies, usable security and privacy, and security, privacy, and trust issues in cloud computing environments and online social networks. In 2013-2014 it is expected that Dr. Takabi will teach classes in computer security and privacy. He will also be a member of the Center for Information and Computer Security (CICS).