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National Center for Transportation Cybersecurity and Resiliency


Mashrur “Ronnie” Chowdhury, Ph.D.

Chowdhury profile

Dr. Mashrur “Ronnie” Chowdhury is the Eugene Douglas Mays Chair of Transportation in the Glenn Department of Civil Engineering at Clemson University. He is also a professor in the Department of Automotive Engineering at Clemson University and a member of the Clemson University International Center of Automotive Research (CU ICAR). Dr. Chowdhury is a Co-Director of the Complex Systems, Data Analytics and Visualization Institute (CSAVI) at Clemson University. Chowdhury came to Clemson as an Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering in 2004 and has carved out a name for himself in cybersecurity research. Recently, he and his students have turned the campus into a testbed, wiring roads with cameras and communication equipment to test their ideas.

  • Founding Director, USDOT UTC National Center for Transportation Cybersecurity and Resiliency (TraCR)
  • Founding Director, USDOT UTC Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility (C2M2)
  • Associate Director, USDOT UTC Center for Regional and Rural Connected Communities (CR2C2)
  • Co-Director, Complex Systems, Analytics and Visualization Institute (CSAVI)
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Megha Patel

Senior Program Manager

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M. Sabbir Salek, Ph.D.

Senior Engineer/Technology Transfer Coordinator

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Hadi Amini, Ph.D.

Florida International University

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Alvaro Cardenas, Ph.D.

University of California at Santa Cruz

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Gurcan Comert, Ph.D.

Benedict College

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Mansoureh Jeihani, Ph.D.

Morgan State University

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Steven Jones, Ph.D.

The University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa

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Judith Mwakalonge, Ph.D.

South Carolina State University

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Bhavani Thuraisingham, Ph.D.

The University of Texas at Dallas

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Satish Ukkusuri, Ph.D.

Purdue University

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Kapil Chalil Madathil, Ph.D.

Education and Workforce Development Lead

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Eric A. Morris, Ph.D.

Survey Lead and Newsletter Editor

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Marissa Shuffler, Ph.D.

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