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  • CESCA Newsletter : October 2014 

    Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications (Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications, 2014-10)
    Dr. Haibo Zeng has joined the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering as an assistant professor. Zeng will work with the department’s Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications. His research ...
  • CESCA Newsletter : April 2014 

    Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications (Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications, 2014-04)
    Dr. Chao Wang and his Ph.D. student, Hassan Eldib, received the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Formal Methods in Computer Aided Design (FMCAD) in November 2013 for a paper titled “An SMT based method ...
  • CESCA Newsletter : October 2015 

    Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications (Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications, 2015-10)
    CESCA is now on Twitter. If you have a twitter account, we invite you to follow us! If do you do not have a twitter account, you may still view our news feeds on twitter.com/vt_cesca . We plan to make regular updates on ...
  • CESCA Newsletter : January 2011 

    Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications (Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications, 2011-01)
    In today’s day and age, cyber space provides us with a platform for almost real-time, communication and dissemination of information. Since the last newsletter was published, CESCA has created a Facebook group to create a ...
  • CESCA Newsletter : October 2012 

    Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications (Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications, 2012-10)
    The projects carried out by CESCA Faculty and their students represent a valuable resource of intellectual property. CESCA has a model in place that helps industry to benefit from this knowhow and these results - CESCA's ...
  • CESCA Newsletter : September 2010 

    Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications (Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications, 2010-09)
    A new academic year is upon us, and we are at full steam through the fall 2010 semester. Soon the picturesque yellow, red, green foliage will show up on the mountains around Blacksburg. As I was pondering what to write in ...
  • CESCA Newsletter : May 2010 

    Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications (Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications, 2010-05)
    The Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications (CESCA) held its annual workshop titled “CESCA Day” at the Owens Banquet Hall in Blacksburg, Va., on May 6, 2010! Events included keynote, tutorials, poster sessions, ...
  • CESCA Newsletter : April 2009 

    Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications (Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications, 2009-04)
    Congratulations on the inaugural issue of the CESCA newsletter! A handful of faculty members scrambled together and proposed a research group in the summer of 2003 to be a part of the College’s then new research center, ...
  • CESCA Newsletter : September 2009 

    Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications (Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications, 2009-09)
    Within a short few months since our inaugural newsletter, several research grants have been awarded to CESCA members. The hard work of all CESCA members has laid the foundation for these new projects. Many of the projects ...
  • CESCA Newsletter : January 2010 

    Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications (Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications, 2010-01)
    New projects ranging from new evolutionary design of routing algorithms, to secure embedded systems, to fingerprint sufficiency assessment, in addition to several other new projects, have been awarded during the fall ...
  • CESCA Newsletter : February 2013 

    Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications (Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications, 2013-02)
    On 15 March 2013, the Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications is organizing a public event to present its ongoing research projects.. The theme of the symposium is Embedded Security. During the one-day ...
  • CESCA Newsletter : March 2012 

    Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications (Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications, 2012-03)
    Two CESCA members, Dr. Chao Wang and Dr. Yaling Yang, have received Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) awards from the National Science Foundation. These prestigious awards are given to creative junior faculty who ...
  • CESCA Newsletter : September 2013 

    Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications (Virginia Tech. Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications, 2013-10)
    Dr. Chao Wang received the prestigious Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Program (YIP) award in May 2013. The title of his proposal is “Automated Software Model Generation for Identifying and Mitigating ...
  • Network Security Data Analytics Architecture for Logged Events 

    DeYoung, Mark E.; Marchany, Randy; Tront, Joseph (2017-01-04)
    Data-driven network security and information security efforts have decades long history. The deluge of logged events from network mid-points and end-points coupled with unprecedented temporal depth in data retention are ...
  • Designing PhelkStat: Big Data Analytics for System Event Logs 

    Salman, Mohammed; Welch, Brian; Raymond, David; Marchany, Randy; Tront, Joseph (HICSS Symposium on Cybersecurity Big Data Analytics, 2017-01-04)
    With wider adoption of micro-service based architectures in cloud and distributed systems, logging and monitoring costs have become increasingly relevant topics of research. There are a large number of log analysis tools ...
  • Endothelial cell sensing, restructuring, and invasion in collagen hydrogel structures 

    Hosseini, Yahya; Agah, Masoud; Verbridge, Scott S. (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-09-03)
    Experimental tools to model cell-tissue interactions will likely lead to new ways to both understand and treat cancer. While the mechanical properties and regulation of invasion have been recently studied for tumor cells, ...
  • The impact of sphingosine kinase inhibitor-loaded nanoparticles on bioelectrical and biomechanical properties of cancer cells 

    Babahosseini, Hesam; Srinivasaraghavan, Vaishnavi; Zhao, Zongmin; Gillam, Frank; Childress, Elizabeth; Strobl, Jeannine S.; Santos, Webster L.; Zhang, Chenming; Agah, Masoud (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-11-19)
    Cancer progression and physiological changes within the cells are accompanied by alterations in the biophysical properties. Therefore, the cell biophysical properties can serve as promising markers for cancer detection and ...
  • GC-on-chip: integrated column and photoionization detector 

    Akbar, Muhammad; Shakeel, Hamza; Agah, Masoud (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-02-04)
    This paper reports a unique GC-on-chip module comprising a monolithically integrated semi-packed micro separation column (μSC) and a highly sensitive micro helium discharge photoionization detector (μDPID). While semi-packed ...
  • Identifying cancer biomarkers by network-constrained support vector machines 

    Chen, Li; Xuan, Jianhua; Riggins, Rebecca B; Clarke, Robert; Wang, Yue (2011-10-12)
    Background One of the major goals in gene and protein expression profiling of cancer is to identify biomarkers and build classification models for prediction of disease prognosis or treatment response. Many traditional ...
  • Transcriptome-wide functional characterization reveals novel relationships among differentially expressed transcripts in developing soybean embryos 

    Aghamirzaie, Delasa; Batra, Dhruv; Heath, Lenwood S; Schneider, Andrew; Grene, Ruth; Collakova, Eva (2015-11-14)
    Background Transcriptomics reveals the existence of transcripts of different coding potential and strand orientation. Alternative splicing (AS) can yield proteins with altered number and types of functional domains, ...

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