Computing and Information Sciences

College of Engineering

Xinming (Simon) Ou

Xinming (Simon) Ou

Title Associate Professor
Office Location N316B (map)
Phone (785) 532-7941
Fax (785) 532-7353
Email xou@ksu.edu
Webpage http://people.cis.ksu.edu/~xou
Education

Ph.D. 2005, Princeton University

Courses Taught

CIS751/551: Computer and Information Security
CIS753/553: Applied Cryptography
CIS490/798: Cyber Defense Basics

Research Interests

Computer and information security.

Selected Publications

Xinming Ou, Wayne F. Boyer, and Miles A. McQueen. A scalable approach to attack graph generation. 13th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS 2006), Alexandria, VA, U.S.A., October 2006.

Xinming Ou, Sudhakar Govindavajhala, and Andrew W. Appel. MulVAL: A logic-based network security analyzer. 14th USENIX Security Symposium, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A., August 2005.

 

Awards

National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award. 2010.
HP Labs Innovation Research Program (IRP) Award, 2010, 2011, 2012.
K-State College of Engineering Frankenhoff Outstanding Research Award, 2013.

Research Grants/Projects

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Project Title Principal Investigator Sponsor Start End Total
TC: Small: Collaborative Research: Models and Techniques for Enterprise Network Security Metrics Xinming (Simon) Ou National Science Foundation Oct 2010 Sep 2013 $396,676
TC: Small: Collaborative Research: Models and Techniques for Enterprise Network Security Metrics Xinming (Simon) Ou National Science Foundation Oct 2010 Sep 2013 $396,676
A New Approach to Rigorous Risk Analytics Using Attack Graphs Xinming (Simon) Ou HP Labs Aug 2010 Jul 2012 $146,000
A New Approach to Rigorous Risk Analytics Using Attack Graphs Xinming (Simon) Ou HP Labs Aug 2010 Jul 2011 $73,000
CAREER: Reasoning Under Uncertainty in Cybersecurity Xinming (Simon) Ou National Science Foundation Mar 2010 Feb 2015 $429,661
CAREER: Reasoning Under Uncertainty in Cybersecurity Xinming (Simon) Ou National Science Foundation Mar 2010 Sep 2015 $429,661
Research Experience for Undergraduates Supplement Xinming (Simon) Ou National Science Foundation Mar 2010 Feb 2015 $15,000
CT-ISG Modeling-Based, Automatic Network Security Management Xinming (Simon) Ou National Science Foundation Aug 2007 Jul 2010 $258,500