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Dr. Lydia Ray

Associate Professor
Computer Science, TSYS School of

Academic Areas

  • Computer and network security
  • Wireless Communications
  • Wireless Sensor Networks


  • Ph.D in Computer Science from Louisiana State University in 2005
  • M.Stat in Statistics from Indian Statistical Institute in 1998

Research Interests

Wireless Sensor Networks

  • Data collection, aggregation and management
  • Secure energy efficient data transmission

Wireless Network Security

  • Radio Frequency Identification Devices and Applications
  • RFID trail marker identification project
  • RFID security and privacy

Computer Forensics Education

Computer Science Education

  • Teaching Java using media computation
  • Lab component for data structures course
  • Virtual network and security lab for online students
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