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Federico Cifuentes-Urtubey

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Federico Cifuentes-Urtubey
Previous degree(s): 
BS, Computer Science, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
PhD start year: 
Award Year: 
Computer Science
Research Advisor(s): 
Robin Kravets
Description of Research: 

Network discovery and communication on Wi-Fi compatible devices requires broadcasting device identifiers, allowing devices to become traceable solely with their presence. Because Wi-Fi is ubiquitous, my research focuses on developing protocols and systems that improve user privacy and security in wireless networking environments. I am also interested in network performance, protocol analysis, and mobile systems.