V.N. Venkatakrishnan

    Email Address: venkat@uic.edu
    College: Engineering Department: Computer Science
    Title: Associate Professor of Computer Science
    Office: SEO 1131 Phone: 6-4860
    Webpage: http://www.cs.uic.edu/~venkat
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Software Security, Web Application Security, Web Browser Security, Privacy

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 10

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Good programming expertise. Expertise in any of C / Java, HTML, JavaScript, PHP, Flash would be helpful. Any security background would be a plus.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    The project involves securing web based applications with defense mechanims that will prevent injection attacks. Original concept development, design and implementation will be done as part of this project.

    At least 10 hours of work per week, reading research papers, attending group meetings on a regular basis.

    Contact researcher via URE Email Webform

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