News & Events

August 15, 2023
The New York Times recently published an article about Professor Brian Levine's research on identifing risky apps. He and a team of researchers have built a searchable website called the App Danger Project, which provides clear guidance on the... more
July 26, 2023
A team of ECE faculty, Profs. Burleson, Xia, Goeckel and Lorenzo have started a new research project funded by the Army Research Lab on Cognitive Distributed Sensing in Congested Radio Frequency Environments. The work involves new algorithms,... more
June 20, 2023
Professor Brian Levine, director of the UMass Rescue Lab, is a contributor to a Wall Street Journal investigative report alleging that Instagram's algorithms are helping connect and promote a vast network of accounts devoted to the commission and... more
May 23, 2023
Three members of the UMass Cybersecurity Team were among eight graduating seniors chosen by the UMass Amherst Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) to receive its 2023 Outstanding Undergraduate Achievement Awards.... more
April 12, 2023
Faculty members and students from UMass Amherst participated in the annual New England Hardware Security Day (NEHWS), held in April at Northeastern University. NEHWS serves as a platform for hardware security experts in the New England region to... more
January 31, 2023
Fatima Anwar was awarded a NSF CAREER grant. "Secure Timing Architecture for Untrusted Edge Systems."
December 31, 2022
Professor Brian Levine was the sole author of a 2022 Report to Congress published by the US National Institute of Justice on Increasing the Efficacy of Investigations of Online Child Sexual Exploitation.  The 164-page report covers the challenges... more
November 30, 2022
On 11/19/22, members of the UMass Cybersecurity traveled to New Haven, CT and won New
November 17, 2022
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Healy and Northeastern District Attorney David Sullivan visited the University of Amherst campus in October to kick off a new collaborative effort with the UMass Cybersecurity Institute. The Institute and the... more
November 08, 2022
Amir Houmansadr, professor of information and computer sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, was recently awarded a $1,000,000 Young Faculty Award (YFA) by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for his work on the... more