Dr. Negar Kiyavash

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Inference, Statistical Signal Processing, Information Theory

My research interests are in network forensics, especially learning and inference of causal interaction networks, network flow linking, and study of timing channels.

Negar Kiyavash is Willett Faculty Scholar at the University of Illinois and a joint Associate Professor of Industrial and Enterprise Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering. She is also affiliated with the Coordinated Science Laboratory (CSL) and the Information Trust Institute. She received her Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2006.  Her research interests are in design and analysis of algorithms for network inference and security. She is a recipient of NSF CAREER and AFOSR YIP awards and the Illinois College of Engineering Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research.