• I am a Scholarship for Service recipient.
  • I'm currently the President of the UTD Computer Security Group and Secretary of the UTD Math Club.

Research Interests

Computer Security

  • Reverse Engineering
  • Exploit Development
  • File and Data Forensics
  • Web Application Security
  • Penetration Testing and Network Security
  • Cyberwarfare Competitions

Machine Learning

  • Intelligent Information Retrieval
  • Unsupervised Learning Methods
  • Probabilistic Models of Language / Natural Language Processing
  • Data Mining and Analysis


  • School Email: shand AT utdallas.edu
  • Personal Email: scott AT vkgfx.com