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Radu Sion Associate Professor Computer Science College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

363 New Computer Science Bldg

Stony Brook, 11794

631/632-1672

Biography

Radu Sion's research focuses on cybersecurity and he is the director of the University's National Security Institute. He also focuses in large-scale and cloud computing and green computing. Examples of some of his project areas include secure storage and data management, cellular and wireless security, data privacy mechanisms, digital rights management, identity management and applied cryptography.

Education

  • PhD, Purdue University

Research Grants

Award Start End Sponsor Type Amount Status
CT-ISG: N3S: Networked Secure Searchable Storage with Privacy and Correctness Assurances 2006-09-01T00:00:00 2009-08-31T00:00:00 National Science Foundation Federal 300000 Closed
CRI: IAD: Acquisition of a Trusted Hardware Infrastructure for Secure Data Management 2007-09-15T00:00:00 2011-08-31T00:00:00 National Science Foundation Federal 200000 Closed
Collaborative Research: Secure Provenance in High End Computing Systems 2009-09-15T00:00:00 2013-08-31T00:00:00 National Science Foundation Federal 564972 Closed
Regulatory Compliant Document Management 2008-03-01T00:00:00 2009-02-28T00:00:00 Polytechnic Institute of NYU Nonfederal 10000 Closed
III-COR Medium: Collaborative Research: Achieving Compliant Databases 2008-09-01T00:00:00 2013-02-28T00:00:00 National Science Foundation Federal 288066 Closed
CEWIT: The Cloud Benchmarking Project 2010-09-01T00:00:00 2011-08-31T00:00:00 CA Incorporated Nonfederal 38525 Closed
CT-ISG: COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH: Secure WORM: Strong Regulatory-Compliant Storage 2007-08-01T00:00:00 2010-07-31T00:00:00 National Science Foundation Federal 250000 Closed
Cirrus: A Secure Cloud Computing Test bed 2012-08-21T00:00:00 2013-08-20T00:00:00 US Army Research Office Federal 150000 Closed
Center for Information Protection: A Multi-Unversity Industry/University Collaborative Research Center 2007-09-01T00:00:00 2011-08-31T00:00:00 National Science Foundation Federal 148750 Closed
ARRA: CAREER: Practical Privacy for Outsourcing Systems 2009-09-15T00:00:00 2014-08-31T00:00:00 National Science Foundation Federal 400000 Closed
CSR: Small: Collaborative Research: Sensorprint: Hardware-Enforced Information Authentication for Mobile Systems 2015-09-01T00:00:00 2018-08-31T00:00:00 National Science Foundation Federal 250000 Approved
TTP: Small: NFS4Sec: An Extensible Security Layer for Network Storage 2012-09-01T00:00:00 2015-08-31T00:00:00 National Science Foundation Federal 486784 Closed
ARRA: Route 110 Smart Corridor Demonstration Project (SBU in a subcontractor to LIPA) 2010-02-05T00:00:00 2015-05-04T00:00:00 Long Island Power Authority Nonfederal 2932280 Closed
CSR: Small: Collaborative Research: Enabling Cost-Effective Cloud HPC 2013-10-01T00:00:00 2017-09-30T00:00:00 National Science Foundation Federal 149997 Approved
MCloud: Secure Provenance for Mobile Cloud Users 2013-06-14T00:00:00 2016-05-30T00:00:00 Florida International University Nonfederal 119016.49 Approved
CSR: Medium: CloudTracker: Transparent, Secure Provenance Tracking and Security Policy Enforcement in Clouds 2012-08-01T00:00:00 2017-07-31T00:00:00 National Science Foundation Federal 870996 Approved
Smarter Electric Grid Research, Innovation, Development, Demostration, Deployment Center (SGRID3) 2014-01-01T00:00:00 2016-08-31T00:00:00 Brookhaven Science Associates LLC Nonfederal 2185336 Approved
NSFSaTC-BSF: TWC: Small: Practical Plausibly Deniable Encryption through Low-Level Storage Device Behavior 2015-09-01T00:00:00 2018-08-31T00:00:00 National Science Foundation Federal 499999 Approved
REARM: Protecting ARM Binaries via Load-time Reduction and Run-time Read-Protection 2017-03-01T00:00:00 2017-08-28T00:00:00 US Navy Office of Naval Research Federal 170000 Approved

Publications

  1. Author Article IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering Toward Private Joins on Outsourced Data 2011
  2. Author Article IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security Fighting Mallory the Insider: Strong Write Once Read Many Storage Assurances 2011
  3. Author Article ACM Transactions on Information and System Security Practical Oblivious Outsourced Storage 2011 14 2 1 - 28
  4. Author Article IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security Write-Once Read-Many Oblivious RAM 2011 6 4 1394 - 1403
  5. Author Article Lecture Notes in Computer Science Joining Privately on Outsourced Data 2010 6358 70 - 86
  6. Author Article ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks Collaborative location certification for sensor networks 2010 6 4 1 - 26
  7. Author Article Lecture Notes in Computer Science Regulatory Compliant Oblivious RAM 2010 6123 456 - 474
  8. Author Article Lecture Notes in Computer Science The PUF Promise 2010 6101 290 - 297
  9. Author Article ACM Transactions on Storage Preventing history forgery with secure provenance 2009 5 4 1 - 43
  10. Author Article Computers & Security A personal mobile DRM manager for smartphones 2009 28 6 327 - 340
  11. Author Article Distributed Computing Systems, 2008. ICDCS The 28th International Conference on Strong WORM 2008 69 - 76
  12. Author Article Lecture Notes in Computer Science Requirements of Secure Storage Systems for Healthcare Records 2007 4721 174 - 180
  13. Author Article Lecture Notes in Computer Science Personal Digital Rights Management for Mobile Cellular Devices 2007 4886 246
  14. Author Article Lecture Notes in Computer Science Conditional E-Cash 2007 4886 15 - 28
  15. Author Article Future Generation Computer Systems A grid-based approach for enterprise-scale data mining 2007 23 1 48 - 54
  16. Author Article Lecture Notes in Computer Science XG: A Grid-Enabled Query Processing Engine 2006 3896 1115 - 1120
  17. Author Article IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering Rights protection for discrete numeric streams 2006 18 5 699 - 714
  18. Author Article Lecture Notes in Computer Science Uncheatable Reputation for Distributed Computation Markets 2006 4107 96 - 110
  19. Author Article Lecture Notes in Computer Science Evolving Toward the Perfect Schedule: Co-scheduling Job Assignments and Data Replication in Wide-Area Systems Using a Genetic Algorithm 2005 3834 173 - 193
  20. Author Article IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering Rights protection for categorical data 2005 17 7 912 - 926
  21. Author Article Lecture Notes in Computer Science XG: A Data-Driven Computation Grid for Enterprise-Scale Mining 2005 3588 828 - 837
  22. Author Article Lecture Notes in Computer Science QuaSAQ: An Approach to Enabling End-to-End QoS for Multimedia Databases 2004 2992 3913
  23. Author Article IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering Rights protection for relational data 2004 16 12 1509 - 1525
  24. Author Article Lecture Notes in Computer Science Resilient Information Hiding for Abstract Semi-structures 2004 2939 64 - 95

Courses

Term Role Course ID Description
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor CSE 523 Advanced Project in Computer S
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor CSE 593 Independent Study in Comp Sci
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor CSE 593 Independent Study in Comp Sci
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor CSE 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor CSE 700 Dissertation off Campus Domest
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor CSE 523 Advanced Project in Computer S
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor CSE 593 Independent Study in Comp Sci
Spring 2016 Secondary Instructor CSE 659 Seminar in Computer Security
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor CSE 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor CSE 700 Dissertation off Campus Domest
Summer 2016 Primary Instructor CSE 596 M.S. Internship in Research
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor CSE 524 Advanced Project in Computer S
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor CSE 593 Independent Study in Comp Sci
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor CSE 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor CSE 700 Dissertation off Campus Domest
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor CSE 392 Topics in Computer Science
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor CSE 523 Advanced Project in Computer S
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor CSE 524 Advanced Project in Computer S
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor CSE 593 Independent Study in Comp Sci
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor CSE 599 M.S. Thesis Research
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor CSE 698 Practicum in Teaching
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor CSE 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor CSE 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor ISE 331 Computer Security
Summer 2015 Primary Instructor CSE 596 M.S. Internship in Research
Summer 2015 Primary Instructor CSE 696 Internship in Research
Summer 2015 Primary Instructor CSE 800 FT SUMMER RESEARCH
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor CSE 524 Advanced Project in Computer S
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor CSE 593 Independent Study in Comp Sci
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor CSE 593 Independent Study in Comp Sci
Fall 2015 Secondary Instructor CSE 659 Seminar in Computer Security
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor CSE 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Spring 2014 Primary Instructor CSE 496 Sr Honors Research Project II
Spring 2014 Primary Instructor CSE 523 Advanced Project in Computer S
Spring 2014 Primary Instructor CSE 593 Independent Study in Comp Sci
Spring 2014 Primary Instructor CSE 593 Independent Study in Comp Sci
Spring 2014 Primary Instructor CSE 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Summer 2014 Primary Instructor CSE 596 M.S. Internship in Research
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor CSE 523 Advanced Project in Computer S
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor CSE 524 Advanced Project in Computer S
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor CSE 593 Independent Study in Comp Sci
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor CSE 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor CSE 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Spring 2013 Primary Instructor CSE 523 Advanced Project in Computer S
Spring 2013 Primary Instructor CSE 593 Independent Study in Comp Sci
Spring 2013 Primary Instructor CSE 593 Independent Study in Comp Sci
Spring 2013 Primary Instructor CSE 593 Independent Study in Comp Sci
Spring 2013 Primary Instructor CSE 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Summer 2013 Primary Instructor CSE 596 M.S. Internship in Research
Fall 2013 Primary Instructor CSE 495 Sr Honors Research Project I
Fall 2013 Primary Instructor CSE 523 Advanced Project in Computer S
Fall 2013 Primary Instructor CSE 524 Advanced Project in Computer S
Fall 2013 Primary Instructor CSE 593 Independent Study in Comp Sci
Fall 2013 Primary Instructor CSE 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Fall 2013 Primary Instructor CSE 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Fall 2013 Primary Instructor CSE 700 Dissertation off Campus Domest
Summer 2012 Primary Instructor CSE 487 Research in Computer Science
Summer 2012 Primary Instructor CSE 596 M.S. Internship in Research
Summer 2012 Primary Instructor CSE 800 FT SUMMER RESEARCH
Fall 2012 Primary Instructor CSE 409 Computer System Security
Fall 2012 Primary Instructor CSE 509 System Security
Fall 2012 Primary Instructor CSE 524 Advanced Project in Computer S
Fall 2012 Primary Instructor CSE 593 Independent Study in Comp Sci
Fall 2012 Primary Instructor CSE 698 Practicum in Teaching
Fall 2012 Primary Instructor CSE 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Fall 2012 Primary Instructor CSE 700 Dissertation off Campus Domest

Scholarly Activities

Activity Title Date
Seminar “Trusted Hardware”, seminar at the Technical University Darmstadt, Germany, May 2010 2010-08
Colloquia “Security vs. Costs and Energy in Clouds”, CMU CyLab, October 2009 2009-12
Lecture “Cloud Computing”, Politehnica U. of Bucharest CS, November 2009 2009-12
Lecture “Trusting Hardware for Fun and Profit”, North East Security and Privacy Day, December 2009 2009-12
Colloquia “Clouds at the crossroads of Costs, Energy and Security”, UC Berkeley, September 2009 2009-09
Lecture “Let’s Talk About Clouds”, TU Berlin CS, June 2009 2009-08
Colloquia “A Small Latte or a PetaCycle? You Decide. The Economics of Cloud Computing OR why and when deploying to clouds is not a good idea”, U. of British Columbia, November 2010
Colloquia “To Cloud or not To”, Columbia University CS, January 2011
Lecture “Clouds and Cryptography”, talk at the European Network of Excellence in Cryptology (ECRYPT) Workshop on Cryptography and Security in Clouds, Zurich, March 2011
Lecture “Cyber-Security Research in Clouds”, British Consulate General, New York, Nov. 2010
Lecture “The economics of Cloud Computing. Why a Brooklyn Latte buys a million unforgeable signatures”, talk at the 2011 Microsoft Research Faculty Summit, Seattle, July 2011
Lecture Invitational: “Information Management in the Cloud”, Dagstuhl Seminar, August 2011
Lecture Invitational: “Privacy and Security in Smart Energy Grids” Dagstuhl Seminar, December 2011
Lecture Invitational: “Privacy Oriented Cryptography” Dagstuhl Seminar, September 2012 Invitational: “Security and Dependability for Federated Cloud Platforms” Dagstuhl Seminar, July 2012 Invitational: Cyber Security Research Institute Workshop, Lockheed Martin, DC, April 2012 Invitational: “NSF Vision Workshop on Security for Cloud Computing”, March 2012 Invitational: “Secure Cloud Computing” Dagstuhl Seminar, December 2011 Invitational: “Privacy and Security in Smart Energy Grids” Dagstuhl Seminar, December 2011 Invitational: “Secure Architectures in the Cloud” Dagstuhl Seminar, December 2011 Invitational: “Information Management in the Cloud”, Dagstuhl Seminar, August 2011
Lecture Invitational: “Secure Architectures in the Cloud” Dagstuhl Seminar, December 2011
Seminar “Trusted Hardware”, Technical University Darmstadt CS, Germany, May 2010

Professional Service

Service Title Date
Referee IEEE Security and Privacy Symposium (Oakland) 2013, PC Member IEEE ICDCS 2013 Intl. Conf. on Distributed Computing Systems, PC Member Network and Distributed System Security Symposium NDSS 2013, PC Member Very Large Databases Conference (VLDB/PVLDB) 2013, PC Member/Editor Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium (PETS) 2013, PC Member ACM Cloud Computing Security Workshop (CCSW) at CCS 2012, PC Member ACM CCS 2012 Computer and Communications Security Conference, PC Member ACNS 2012 Intl. Conf. on Applied Cryptography and Network Security, PC Member ACM SIGMOD 2012, Intl. Conf. of the SIG on Management of Data, PC Member IEEE Security and Privacy Symposium (Oakland) 2012, PC Member Intl. Conf. on Trends in Theory and Practice of CS (SOFSEM) 2012 (Security), PC Member Intl. World Wide Web Conference (WWW) 2011, PC Member ACM SIGMOD 2011, Intl. Conf. of the SIG on Management of Data, PC Member IEEE Security and Privacy Symposium (Oakland) 2011, PC Member Network and Distributed System Security Symposium NDSS 2011, PC Member 2011 - 2012
Service on Editorial Boards Associate Editor, ACM Transactions on Information and System Security 2011 - 2012
Service on Editorial Boards Cloud Computing Security Workshop (CCSW) at CCS 2011-13, Steering Group Chair 2011 - 2012
Service on Editorial Boards Network and Distributed Systems Security Symposium NDSS 2012, Program Chair 2011 - 2012
Referee ACM SIGMOD 2011, Intl. Conf. of the SIG on Management of Data, PC Member 2010 - 2011
Referee ACM SIGMOD 2012, Intl. Conf. of the SIG on Management of Data, PC Member 2010 - 2011
Referee IEEE ICDCS 2010 Intl. Conf. on Distributed Computing Systems, PC Member 2010 - 2011
Referee IEEE ICDE 2010 Intl. Conf. on Data Engineering, PC Member 2010 - 2011
Referee IEEE Security and Privacy Symposium (Oakland) 2011, PC Member 2010 - 2011
Referee IEEE Security and Privacy Symposium (Oakland) 2012, PC Member 2010 - 2011
Referee IEEE Security and Privacy Symposium 2010, PC Member 2010 - 2011
Referee Intl. Conf. on Trends in Theory and Practice of CS (SOFSEM) 2012 (Security), PC Member 2010 - 2011
Referee Intl. World Wide Web Conference (WWW) 2011, PC Member 2010 - 2011
Referee Network and Distributed System Security Symposium NDSS 2010, PC Member 2010 - 2011
Referee Network and Distributed System Security Symposium NDSS 2011, PC Member 2010 - 2011
Service on Editorial Boards Associate Editor, ACM Transactions on Information and System Security (TISSEC) 2010 - 2011
Service on Editorial Boards Cloud Computing Security Workshop (CCSW) at CCS 2010, Steering and Program Co-Chair 2010 - 2011
Service on Editorial Boards Cloud Computing Security Workshop (CCSW) at CCS 2011, Steering Group Chair 2010 - 2011
Service on Editorial Boards Financial Crypto 2010, Program Chair 2010 - 2011
Service on Editorial Boards Network and Distributed System Security Symposium NDSS 2012, Program Chair 2010 - 2011
Other 1. Network and Distributed System Security Symposium NDSS 2012, Program Chair 2. IEEE Security and Privacy Symposium 2011, PC Member 3. Network and Distributed System Security Symposium NDSS 2011, PC Member 4. Cloud Computing Security Workshop (CCSW) at CCS 2010, Steering and Program Co-Chair 5. Financial Crypto 2010, Program Chair 6. IEEE Security and Privacy Symposium 2010, PC Member 7. IEEE ICDE 2010 Intl. Conf. on Data Engineering (Security Track), PC Member 8. IEEE ICDCS 2010 Intl. Conf. on Distributed Computing Systems (Security Track), PC Member 9. Network and Distributed System Security Symposium NDSS 2010, PC Member 10. ACNS 2010 Intl. Conf. on Applied Cryptography and Network Security, PC Member 11. USENIX Workshop on Green/Sustainable IT Cool-IT 2010, PC Member 12. International Conference on Trusted Computing TRUST 2010, PC Member 13. ISC 2010 Information Security Conference, PC Member 14. STC 2010 Workshop on Scalable Trusted Computing, PC Member 15. ACM WPES 2009 Workshop at CCS, Session Chair 16. IEEE Security and Privacy Symposium 2009, Session Chair 17. ACM CCS 2009 Computer and Communications Security Conference, Session Chair 18. Cloud Computing Security Workshop (CCSW) at CCS 2009, Steering and Program Chair 19. NSF: multiple panels on Trustworthy Computing 2009 20. Invitational: 2009 NSF/EC Intl. Workshop on Co-operation in Trustworthy Systems: Security, Privacy and Trust in Large-Scale Global Networks & Services as Part of the Future Internet. 21. ACM CCS 2009 Computer and Communications Security Conference, PC Member 22. IEEE Security and Privacy Symposium 2009, PC Member 23. ACM SIGMOD 2009, Intl. Conf. of the SIG on Management of Data, PC Member 24. Financial Crypto 2009, PC Member, Session Chair 25. Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS) Steering Group 2009-2012 26. ACM WPES 2009 Workshop at CCS, PC Member 2009 - 2010

University Service

Service Title Date
College/University Committee CEWIT - New York Academy of Sciences Smart City Liaison Expert 2011 - 2012
Departmental Committee Chair of Stony Brook Computer Science PR and Outreach Committee 2011 - 2012
Departmental Committee Co-Chair of Stony Brook Computer Science Hiring Committee 2011 - 2012
College/University Committee Director of CEWIT Cloud Computing Center 2010 - 2011
Departmental Committee Chair of Stony Brook Computer Science Career Committee 2010 - 2011
Departmental Committee Chair of Stony Brook Computer Science PR and Outreach Committee 2010 - 2011
Departmental Committee Stony Brook Computer Science Discretionary Increase Committee 2010 - 2011
Administrative Work Assignment Director of CEWIT Cloud Computing Center (2009 onwards) 2009 - 2010
Departmental Committee Chair of Stony Brook Computer Science Career Committee (2006 onwards) 2009 - 2010
Departmental Committee Chair of Stony Brook Computer Science PR and Outreach Committee (2010 onwards) 2009 - 2010
Departmental Committee Stony Brook Computer Science Graduate Admission Committee (2005 onwards) 2009 - 2010
Departmental Committee Stony Brook Computer Science Web Committee (2010 onwards) 2009 - 2010