Computer Science and Engineering Faculty, Students Attend Women in Cybersecurity Conference

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering was well-represented at the Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS) conference held in Dallas March 31st to April 2nd. Parisa Kaghazgaran and Lola Obamehinti presented posters at the conference. Eight of the ten students who attended are Ph.D. students.

Thanks to the CSE department for sponsoring the booth at the conference. Also, the registration was sponsored by the CSE department, Fidelity Investments and NSF SFS grant (PI, Ram Dantu, Co-PIs, Suliman Hawamdeh and Dan Kim).

Dr. Dantu said, "It is interesting to note that around 50% of the PhD students pursuing cyber security at UNT are women. Also, around 30% of the PhD students pursuing cyber security at UNT are from minorities."

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