Dr. Shawon Rahman

Shawon RahmanDr. Shawon Rahman Dr. Shawon S.M. Rahman , Ph.D., Shawon S. M. Rahman is a tenured professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Hawaiʻi Hilo (UH Hilo). He is serving as the Faculty advisor of Pre-engineering program and the program director of Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics certificate program at UH Hilo. He has served as the dissertation chair & main supervisor and produced 15 Ph.D. graduates. He served numerous Ph.D. and MS dissertation committees. Dr. Rahman is serving as the editor-in-chief in the International Journal on Cryptography and Information Security (IJCIS) and guest editors to a few journals and also serving more than 15 conferences/journals as a reviewer and/or program committee member. Dr. Rahman is serving as the Member-at-large and Academic Advocate: Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo and Academic Advocate of the IBM Academic Initiative.

Dr. Rahman’s research interests include Cybersecurity, Information Assurance and security, STEM Outreach, Digital Forensics, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things Security, Web Accessibility, Robotics, Software Testing and Quality Assurance. He has published over 130 peer-reviewed articles and mentored numerous students and at least 60 have published their first peer-reviewed publication co-authoring with him. Dr. Rahman has published over 70 peer-reviewed papers (including over 40 journal articles) in the area of Cybersecurity and related domains. He is a member of many professional organizations including IEEE, ACM, CSTA, ASEE, ASQ, ISCA, and ISACA.

Courses

Professor Rahman's current semester's course offerings include:

  • CS 150 Intro To Computer Science I (3)
  • CS 435 Ethical Hacking (3)
  • CS 450 Org Of Programming Lang (3)

Education

  • Ph.D, Software Engineering, North Dakota State University
  • M.S., Computer Science, North Dakota State University
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology

Research Focus

  • Cybersecurity
  • Information Security and Assurance
  • STEM Outreach and Career Pathway
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Digital Forensics
  • Software Engineering Education
  • Web Accessibility and Usability
  • Software Testing and Quality Assurance
  • Robotics

Teaching Focus

  • Cybersecurity
  • Software Engineering
  • Information Security and Assurance
  • Digital Forensics and Investigations
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Management Information Systems
  • Computer Networking
  • Animation Programming
  • Web Application Development
  • Robotics Computation
  • Business Computation
  • Game Development

Service

Publications

Recent Publications-Selected Journals and Book Chapters

Selected and Recent Conference Papers

  • Schneider, Marvin and Rahman, Shawon; “Identifying Protection Motivation Theory Factors that Influence Smartphone Security Measures”; IEEE BigData 2021, Workshop on Big Data for CyberSecurity (BigCyber-2021), December 15-18 2021, DOI: 10.1109/BigData52589.2021.9671882
  • Faizi, Salman and Rahman, Shawon; “Effect of Fear on Behavioral Intention to Comply”; ACM the 4th International Conference on Information System and Data Mining (ICISDM2020), May 15-17, 2020, Hilo, Hawaii, USA
  • Faizi, Salman; Rahman, Shawon; and Hopkins, Kevin “Implementing Large Enterprise Resource Planning Systems with Agile Methods”; IEEE International Conference on Innovation in Engineering and Technology(ICIET) 2019, December 23-24, 2019, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Faizi, Salman and Rahman, Shawon; “Secured Cloud for Enterprise Computing”; 34th International Conference on Computers and Their Applications (CATA-2019), March 18-20, 2019, Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA (INSPEC and Scopus Indexed).
  • Okonofua, Henry and Rahman, Shawon; “Evaluating the Risk Management Plan and Addressing Factors for Successes in Government Agencies”; 17th IEEE International Conference On Trust, Security And Privacy In Computing And Communications (IEEE TrustCom-18), August 1-3, 2018, New York, USA
  • Lidster, William and Rahman, Shawon; “Obstacles to Implementation of Information Security Governance”; 2nd IEEE International Symposium on Security, Privacy and Trust in Internet of Things (SPTIoT 2018), August 1-3, 2018, New York, USA
  • Okonofua, Henry and Rahman, Shawon; “Cybersecurity: An Analysis of the Protection Mechanisms in a Cloud-centered Environment”; 2nd IEEE International Symposium on Security, Privacy and Trust in Internet of Things (SPTIoT 2018), August 1-3, 2018, New York, USA
  • Hossain, Nazmul; Hossain, Md Alam; Hossain, Md Zobayer; Sohag, Md; and Rahman, Shawon; “OAuth-SSO: A Framework to Secure the OAuth-based SSO Service for Packaged Web Applications”; 17th IEEE International Conference On Trust, Security And Privacy In Computing And Communications (IEEE TrustCom-18), August 1-3, 2018, New York, USA
  • Ahamed, Syed; Rahman, Shawon, and Peoples, John; “Doctor-Patient Interaction: Procedural Methodology for Computer Based Medical Assistant (CBMA)”, IEEE International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, Computers, Communication, Mechanical and Computing (EECCMC), Vellore District, Tamil Nadu, India, January 28-29, 2018
  • Hossain, Md; Hossain, Nazmul; Shahid, Afridi and Rahman, Shawon; “Security Solution of RFID Card Through Cryptography”; The Third International Symposium on Dependability in Sensor, Cloud, and Big Data Systems and Applications (DependSys 2017), Guangzhou, China, December 12-15, 2017
  • Jackson, George and Rahman, Shawon ; “Security Governance, Management, and Strategic Alignment via Capabilities”; IEEE 4th Annual Conference on Computation Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI), The 2017 International Symposium on Cyber Warfare, Cyber Defense and Security (ISCW), Dec 14-16, 2017, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
  • Rahman, Shawon and Jackson, George; “Autonomic Methods for Mitigating Threats to the Internet of Things (IoT) ”; IEEE 4th Annual Conference on Computation Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI), The 2017 International Symposium on Internet of Things & Internet of Everything (CSCI-ISOT), Dec 14-16, 2017, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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