Ram Dantu

Director, Center for Information and Cyber Security
Student Hours: Tue 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Discovery Park F237A
  • Education
    • PhD, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, 1990.
      Major: Computer Engineering (GPA 4.0/4.0)
    • MENG, Madras University, India, 1979.
      Major: University first rank, Applied Electronics Engineering
    • BE, Madras Institute of Technology, Madras, India, 1977.
      Major: Electronics Engineering
    • BS, Andhra University, India, 1974.
      Major: Physics
  • Research

    Dr. Ram Dantu has 20 years of industrial experience in the networking industry, where he worked for Cisco, Nortel, Alcatel, and Fujitsu and was responsible for advanced technology products from concept to delivery. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas (UNT). He was also the founding director of the Network Security Laboratory, and the Center for Information and Computer Security at UNT. He has received several NSF awards in collaboration (lead PI) with Columbia University, Purdue University, University of California at Davis, Texas A&M University, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In addition to more than 200 research papers, he has authored several Requests For Comments (RFCs) related to MultiProtocol Label Switching (MPLS), SS7 over IP, and routing. Based on my work, Cisco and Alcatel were granted a total of 25 patents, and another ten are pending. During 2011-2012, he was a visiting professor at MIT in the School of Engineering.

    Research Interests:
    4G/5G networks; Voice and Video over IP (VoIP) Security, Next generation Network Security, Internet of Things, IoT Security,  Data Security, Blockchain and Applications

    Center for Information and Computer Security website