Alvaro A. Cardenas is a Eugene McDermott Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Texas at Dallas. He holds M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Maryland, College Park. Before joining UT Dallas he was a postdoctoral scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, and a research staff at Fujitsu Laboratories of America in Sunnyvale California. His research interests focus on cyber-physical systems and IoT security and privacy. He is the recipient of the NSF CAREER award, the 2018 faculty excellence in research award from the Erik Johnson School of Engineering and Computer Science, the Eugene McDermott Fellow recognition at the University of Texas at Dallas, and best paper awards from the IEEE Smart Grid Communications Conference and the U.S. Army Research Conference.
Network security, cyber-physical systems, wireless networks.