Dr. Euijin Alley Choo


Postdoctoral researcher
Cyber Security

Connect with me



Research Focus at QCRI

Dr. Euijin Alley Choo is a Postdoctoral Researcher at Qatar Computing Research Institute. Before she joined QCRI, she was a visiting Assistant Professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology. She received her Ph.D from North Carolina State University in 2015. She earned dual B.S. from Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering and Dept. of Mathematics at Korea University. She also earned M.S. from Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering at Korea University.

Since 2006, she has conducted research in the field of computer and network security including encryption, key management, mitigation of DDoS attacks, malware detection, resilience evaluation of reputation systems, and spam detection in public forums. Her current research interests include malicious traffic analysis, spam detection in public forums, and security and information assurance in e-commerce market and industrial control systems. She earned a Provost Fellowship from NCSU during her first year of Ph.D studies. She also received the Best Paper Award at 29th Annual IFIP Working Conference on Data and Applications Security and Privacy in 2015.

Dr. Choo's current research interests include network traffic analysis and spam detection.

Previous Experience

2015-2016: Visiting Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Missouri University of Science and Technology

2009-2015: Research / Teaching Assistant, Computer Science, North Carolina State University

Professional Experience


Professional Associations and Awards

- July 2015; Best Paper Award; 29th Annual IFIP Working Conference on Data and Applications Security and Privacy; Washington D.C, USA
- May 2014; IEEE S&P Travel Award; IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy; San Jose, CA,USA
- July 2013; UIUC Formal Methods for the Science of Security Summer School Scholarship; Information Trust Institute at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA
- Oct 2010; ACM CCS Travel Award; ACM Computer and Communication Security Conference; Chicago, IL, USA
- May 2010; Trusted Infrastructure Workshop Travel Award; Carnegie Mellon University; Pittsburg, PA, USA
- Fall 2009 - Spring 2010; Provost Fellowship; North Carolina State University; Raleigh, NC, USA
- Spring 2006 - Winter 2009; Brain Korea 21 Scholarship; Korea Research Foundation; Seoul, Korea
- Spring 2007; Best Research Lab Award, Brain Korea 21 Annual Exhibition;  Korea Research Foundation; Seoul, Korea
- Summer 2003; Samsung Networks Academy Scholarship; Samsung Networks; Seoul, Korea

Education

Ph.D, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC. USA, 2015

M.Sc, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea, 2008

B.Sc, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea, 2006

Selected Research

Euijin Choo, Ting Yu, Min Chi;"Detecting opinion spammer groups and spam targets through community discovery and sentiment analysis"; Journal of Computer Security, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 283-318, 2017

Euijin Choo, Ting Yu, Min Chi; Detecting Opinion Spammer Groups through Community Discovery and Sentiment Analysis; Data and Applications Security and Privacy XXIX. Springer International Publishing, 2015. 170-187 (Best Paper Award)

Euijin Choo, Ting Yu, Min Chi, Yan Sun;"Revealing and Incorporating Implicit Communities to Improve Recommender Systems"; 15th ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (ACM EC 2014),pp. 489-506, June. 2014.
Euijin Choo, Jianchun Jiang, Ting Yu;"COMPARS: Toward an Empirical Approach for Comparing the Resilience of Reputation Systems"; 4th ACM conference on Data and application security and privacy (ACM CODASPY 2014), pp. 87-98, Mar. 2014.

Connect with me



Follow Us

  • YouTube
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • RSS Feed
  • Linkedin
  • github-web.png
Back to Top

In the Media

Forbes fake news pic.jpg

Can AI Put An End To Fake News? Don't Be So Sure

07/10/2018

Fake news was the Collin’s word of the year for 2017 with good reason. In a year where politics-as-usual was torn apart at the seams, high-profile scandals rocked our faith in humanity and the ...

Read More

roadtracer.png

MIT/QCRI system uses machine learning to build road maps

22/04/2018

Map apps may have changed our world, but they still haven’t mapped all of it yet. Specifically, mapping roads can be difficult and tedious: even after taking aerial images, companies still have to ...

Read More

Economist story pic.JPG

Improving disaster response efforts through data

08/02/2018

Extreme weather events put the most vulnerable communities at high risk. How can data analytics strengthen early warning systems and and support relief efforts for communities in need? The size and ...

Read More

Upcoming Events

2019

Dr Farnam Jahanian (2).jpg

“The Future of Higher Education in the Age of Technological Disruption” by CMU President Dr. Farnam Jahanian

Download ICS File 24/03/2019 ,

Dr. Farnam Jahanian, the President of Carnegie Mellon University, will deliver a public lecture, “The Future of Higher Education in the Age of Technological Disruption” at CMU’s Qatar campus on Sunday, March 24.

Read More

QCRI CSAIL Logos.JPG

QCRI - MIT CSAIL 2019 Annual Project Review

Download ICS File 25/03/2019 ,

Executive Overview Sessions Open to publi Date: March 25, 2019 Time: 10:15AM - 5:15PM Venue: Hamad Bin Khalia Reseach Complex Multipurpose Room To view agenda, please click here . To RSVP to this ...

Read More

Torralba.png

"Learning to See" Public talk by Professor Antonio Torralba (MIT-CSAIL)

Download ICS File 25/03/2019 ,

Visit by Antonio Torralba, who teaches machines to automate tasks that a human visual system can accomplish, is part of annual spring research update between QCRI and MIT-CSAIL.

Read More

News Releases

QCRI-iMMAP MOU.jpg

QCRI and iMMAP announce Memorandum of Understanding

03/03/2019

Pact aims to apply data analysis and artificial intelligence techniques to solve humanitarian problems.

Read More

UNDP workshop.JPG

UNDP partners with QCRI to use AI for social good

11/02/2019

Qatar forum on leveraging AI to solve humanitarian problems fills to capacity.

Read More

C. Mohan pic.jpg

Renowned computing expert C. Mohan to bust blockchain myths in Qatar talk

22/01/2019

Well-known inventor of database recovery algorithms to deliver keynote at QCRI's first blockchain workshop.

Read More