Yoohwan Kim

( University of Nevada, Las Vegas )


(702) 895-5348
  • Institution:University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Departments: Computer science
  • Research Fields: Computer And Network Security, Secure Software And Network Protocol Development, Critical Infrastructure / Smart Grid Security And Privacy, Big Data Analytics On Environmental Monitoring Data And Security Log Data, Security / Privacy And Air Traffic Management For UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) (UAS Working Group), Airport Security Inspection System Development
  • Disciplines: Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Computer Science, Critical Infrastructure Protection, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
  • Location:Clark County
  • Funding:EPSCoR - Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research


Prof. Kim is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV). He received his Ph.D. degree from Case Western Reserve University in 2003 in the area of network security (DDoS attack mitigation). His research expertise includes secure network design, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) communications, and cyber-physical system (CPS) security. He has published over 90 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conferences, and 6 patents granted or pending. His research has been sponsored by Microsoft Research, US Air Force, Naval Air Warfare Center, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, National Security Technologies, and National Science Foundation. His research on DDoS attacks has established a foundation for Rate-Based Intrusion Prevention Systems, which has been cited over 300 times collectively.