Dr. Mehmet Gunes

( University of Nevada, Reno )


(775) 784-4313
  • Institution:University of Nevada, Reno
  • Departments: Computer Science and Engineering
  • Research Fields: Complex Networks, Internet Measurements, Network Security
  • Disciplines: Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering
  • Location:Washoe County
  • Funding:EPSCoR - Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research


Dr. Gunes is co-director of Networking Lab and Trustworthy Computing Lab. He has advised over 20 graduate and 10 undergraduate students and several international scholars.


Mehmet H. Gunes is an Associate Professor at University of Nevada, Reno. He received his M.S. degree in Computer Science & Engineering from Southern Methodist University in 2004 and Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from University of Texas at Dallas in 2008. Dr. Gunes’ research expertise includes Complex networks (biological networks, decentralized OSNs, graph data mining, information networks, infrastructure networks, network visualization, social networks, and technological networks); Cyber security (access control, anonymizer technologies, digital currencies, cloud, healthcare systems, privacy, and smart grid); and Internet measurements (big data analytics, Internet topology, Internet modeling, network sampling, synthetic graph generation, and traffic fingerprinting). So far his research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institute of Justice, the Department of Defense, the University of Nevada, Reno and Cincinnati Children’s Center for Pediatric Genomics.