Received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 1979 and 1981 respectively, and the Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 1984, all from AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland. He joined George Mason University in 1989 as a Visiting Assistant Professor with the Computer Science Department. He currently holds the rank of Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Between 1981 and 1988, he was a faculty member at AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland, and the University of Hamburg, Germany. He also served as head of the Image Processing Group, Institute of Control Engineering (AGH).
Jim Jones is an Associate Professor in the Computer Forensics program within the ECE Department. Dr. Jones earned his Bachelor's degree from Georgia Tech (Industrial and Systems Engineering, 1989), Master's degree from Clemson University (Mathematical Sciences, 1995), and PhD from George Mason University (Computational Sciences and Informatics, 2008). He has been a cyber security practitioner, researcher, and educator for over 20 years. During that time, he has led and performed network and system vulnerability and penetration tests, led a cyber incident response team, conducted digital forensics investigations, and taught university courses in cyber security, penetration testing, digital forensics, and programming. Past and current funded research sponsors include DARPA, DHS, NSF, and DoD. His research interests are focused on digital artifact extraction, analysis, and manipulation, and on offensive cyber deception in adversarial environments.