I am an assistant professor in the School of Computing and Information Sciences at FIU in Miami.
My research interests are in privacy and security issues in online (geo)social networks
(e.g., fake review detection, private location-centric aggregates, location verification),
caching in content distribution networks of video on demand providers, private data and
computation outsourcing, electronic payments.
Seeing is Not Believing: Visual Verifications through Liveness Analysis using Mobile Devices
Mahmudur Rahman, Umut Topkara, Bogdan Carbunar.
Accepted in the 29th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC) [acceptance rate=19%], New Orleans, December 2013.
Towards Safe Cities: A Mobile and Social Networking Approach
Jaime Ballesteros, Bogdan Carbunar, Mahmudur Rahman, Naphtali Rishe, S.S. Iyengar.
Accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), 2013.
Private Badges for GeoSocial Networks
Bogdan Carbunar, Radu Sion, Rahul Potharaju, Moussa Ehsan.
Accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), 2013.