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Opportunity at Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)

Networking and Security Applied to Critical Infrastructure Protection, Satellites, Cognitive Radios, and Cloud Computing


Air Force Institute of Technology

RO# Location
13.50.00.B7386 Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 454337542


Name E-mail Phone
Hopkinson, Kenneth Mark 937.255.3636 ex 4579


Research opportunities are available in the areas of computer networks and data security. The research will involve making contributions to our lab's research thrust areas. These areas include network management/optimization, data security, critical infrastructure protection with an emphasis on electric power and satellite systems, cogntive radios, and cloud computing.

The Associate will have a PhD degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related field; and training or work experience in areas related to the research thrust areas listed above. Background in related areas, such as artificial intelligence, optimization, algorithm design, and operations research is also helpful, as is hands-on experience in software design and implementation using C/C++. Strong communication skills and the ability to work independently within an interdisciplinary team is necessary

Applicants who possess a strong motivation to pursue academic research are encouraged to apply.


Computer networks; Data security; Cloud computing; Critical infrastructure protection; Electric power systems; Satellites;


Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral and Senior applicants
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