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Dr. Ali Bicak



Ali Bicak

Contact Information

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Ballston 4040, 420

Academic Credentials

B.S., Bilkent University
M.S., Middle East Technical University
Ph.D., University of Maryland Baltimore County

Teaching Areas

  • Computer networks
  • Information security
  • Cisco netwrking
  • Ethical hacking

Research Interests

Dr. Ali Bicak is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Marymount University, teaching computer networking and cybersecurity courses both at the graduate and undergraduate level. In collaboration with other faculty, Dr. Bicak leads Marymount's NSF CyberCorps Scholarship for Service and Cisco Academy programs, and the university's designation as a NSA/DHS Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAE/IAE) institution.

Prior to joining Marymount, he held positions with the Maryland Center for Telecommunications Research and TeleniX Corporation in Maryland, and the National Research Institute of Electronics and Cryptology in Turkey. In addition to his academic credential in mathematics (bachelors and masters) and computer science (doctorate), he holds a number of professional certifications including CISSP, CAP, CEH, CCAI, CCNA, Network+ and Security+.

Dr. Bicak is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) with professional experience in design, development, and technical support of network systems. At Marymount, he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in computer networks and information security. His research interests include routing and security issues in wireless and peer-to-peer networks, discrete mathematics, and cryptology.

Dr. Bicak’s recent publications include “A Conceptual Model for Data Management and Distribution in Peer-to-Peer Systems” in Journal of Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications, and “Autonomous Actor Positioning in Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks using Stable-Matching” in International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed Systems, with Dr. Akkaya et al.