• Professor, Computer Science & Engineering
  • Associate Department Head, Computer Science & Engineering
Riccardo Bettati

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994
  • Diploma in Informatics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland

Research Interests

    • Distributed real-time systems
    • Scheduling algorithms
    • Communication protocols
    • Anonymity and privacy, computer-supported security education

Awards & Honors

  • Chevron Faculty Fellowship Award, 2008-2009
  • Best Paper Award, 2006 EuroMicro Conference on Real-Time Systems
  • Tenneco Meritorious Teaching Award, 2005
  • BP Amoco Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence, 2002
  • Best Student Paper, 1998 National Aerospace and Electronics Conference

Selected Publications

  • Cifuentes, L., Mercer, R., Alvarez, O., and Bettati, R., "An Architecture for Case-based Learning," TechTrends, Springer Verlag, Vol. 55, No. 6, pp. 44-50, Nov.-Dec. 2010.
  • W. Yu, Nan Zhang, Xinwen Fu, R. Bettati, and W. Zhao, "Localization Attacks to Internet Threat Monitors: Modeling and Countermeasures," IEEE Transactions on Computers, Vol. 59, No. 12, pp. 1655 - 1668, December 2010.
  • S. Wang, Y. Ahn, and R. Bettati, "Schedulability Analysis in Hard Real-Time Systems Under Thermal Constraints," Real-Time Systems, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 160 -- 188, 2010.
  • S. Wang, D. Xuan, R. Bettati, and W. Zhao, "Toward Statistical QoS Guarantees in a Differentiated Services Network," Telecommunication Systems, Springer, Vol. 43, No. 3-4, pp. 253 - 263, April 2010.
  • Y. Zhu, X. Fu, B. Graham, R. Bettati, and Wei Zhao, "Correlation-Based Traffic Analysis Attacks on Anonymity Networks," IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 21, No. 7, pp 954 -- 967, July 2010.
  • Ye Zhu and R. Bettati, "Compromise Anonymous Communication Systems Using Blind Source Separation," ACM Transactions on Information and System Security (TISSEC), Vol. 13, No. 1, Article 8, pp. 8:1, Publication Date: October 2009. - 8.31.
  • R. Bettati, "Modern Traffic Analysis and Its Capabilities," The NEXUS, Directorate of the Combined Arms Center (CAC) at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, March 2009 Edition. (Invited paper to electronic journal)
  • Ye Zhu and R. Bettati, "Information Leakage as a Model for Quality of Anonymity Networks," IEEE Trans. Parallel Distrib. Systems, Vol. 20(4), pp. 540-552, April 2009.
  • S. Cho and R. Bettati, "Use of Competition Detection in TCP in Simple Topology Networks," Computer Networks: The International Journal of Computer and Telecommunications Networking, Elsevier North-Holland, Inc., Vol. 53(11), pp. 1903-1925, July 2009.