Gail-Joon Ahn, PhD, CISSP

Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
Fulton Entrepreneurial Professor
School of Computing, Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering
Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering , Arizona State University

Brickyard Office
Office: BYENG 486
Phone: (480) 965-9007
FAX: (480) 965-2751

699 S. Mill Avenue
Tempe, AZ 85281
Email: gahn at
           Skysong Office
Office: Skysong 211B
Phone: (480) 884-1572
FAX: (480) 884-1888

1475 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
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Prof. Ahn is Director of Laboratory of Security Engineering for Future Computing (SEFCOM). His principal research and teaching interests are in information and systems security. His research foci include vulnerability and risk management, access control, and security architecture for distributed systems. His research has been supported by NSF, NSA, DoD, ARO, ONR, DoE, Bank of America, Hewlett Packard, Microsoft and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He is a recipient of Department of Energy CAREER Award and the Educator of the Year Award from the Federal Information Systems Security Educators' Association (FISSEA). Prior to ASU, he was an Associate Professor of College of Computing and Informatics and Founding Director of Center for Digital Identity and Cyber Defense Research (DICyDER) and Laboratory of Information Integration, Security and Privacy (LIISP) at UNC Charlotte. Also, he is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

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