Di Ma

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Di Ma is currently an Associate Professor in the Computer and Information Science (CIS) Department, College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS), at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. She is also serving as the Interim Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Research and the director of the Cybersecurity Center for Education, Research, and Outreach, CECS. Dr. Ma received her PhD degree from the University of California, Irvine, in 2009. She is the recipient of the Trevor O. Jones Outstanding Paper Award from the Society of Automobile Engineers (SAE) in 2019, the Distinguished Research Award from CECS in 2017, and the Tan Kah Kee Young Inventor Award in 2004. She is broadly interested in the general area of security, privacy, and applied cryptography. Her research spans a wide range of topics, including connected and autonomous vehicle security, smartphone and mobile device security, RFID and sensor security, data privacy, and so on. Her research is supported by NSF, NHTSA, AFOSR, Intel, Ford, and Research in Motion. She was with IBM Almaden Research Center in 2008 and the Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore in 2000-2005