Dr. Rui Zhao
- Assistant Professor
- Information Science and Technology, School of Interdisciplinary Informatics, Assistant Professor
Rui Zhao is an Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity at the University of Nebraska Omaha.
Dr. Rui Zhao received his B.E. degree in Information Countermeasures Technology and M.E. degree in Control Science and Engineering from the Xidian University, China, in 2004 and 2008, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the Colorado School of Mines in 2016. He worked as a software engineer and a system engineer at ZTE Co. for three years from 2008 to 2011, mainly on the design and development of the operation maintenance center, the element management system, and the operations support system.
In the past, his research focused on usable security and privacy, automatic vulnerability analysis, and human-computer interaction.
CYBR3350, Administration - Linux, Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019
CYBR1100, Introduction to Information Security, Spring 2018, Fall 2018
Web/cloud/mobile security and privacy.
Awards and Honors
Rath Award for the Best Ph.D. Thesis with the Potential for the Greatest Societal Impact, Scholarship/Research - 2016
Outstanding Ph.D. Student in Security, Scholarship/Research - 2015
Ph D, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, Computer Science, Security, 2016
MS, Xidian University, Xi'an, China, Control Science and Engineering, 2008
BA, Xidian University, Xi'an, China, Information Countermeasures Technology, 2004