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Kambiz Ghazinour

Kambiz GhazinourAssociate Professor
Center for Criminal Justice, Intelligence and CyberSecurity

ghazinourk@canton.edu

Office: Cook Hall 107
Phone: 315-386-7067
www.ghazinour.com

Educational Background

  • Postdoc - Computer Science, University of Ottawa, Canada, 2014
  • Ph.D. - Computer Science, University of Calgary, Canada, 2012
  • M.S. - Computer Science, University of New Brunswick, Canada, 2007
  • B.S. - Software Engineering, University of Tehran, Azad, 2003
  • B.A. - French Literature and Translation, Kent State University, USA, 2016-present

Research Interest

  • Data Security and Privacy
  • Data Analysis
  • Privacy Enhancing Technologies
  • Usable Security and Privacy
  • Public Safety and Education
  • Social Media
  • Healthcare Systems

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor of CyberSecurity. State University of New York, Canton, NY. 8/19 – present.
  • Director, Advanced Information Security and Privacy Lab, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio. 8/15 – present.
  • Security Coordinator, Information Security Program, Department of Computer Science, Kent, 1/15 – 8/19.
  • Assistant Professor. Department of Computer Science, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio.  1/15 – 8/19.
  • Lecturer.  Information and Communication Technology School of Advanced Technology, Algonquin College and Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  8/14 – 12/14.
  • Post-doc Research Fellow. Text Analysis and Machine Learning Group (TAMALE) Research Group, University of Ottawa. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 2/12 – 8/14.
  • Post-doc Research Fellow. Electronic Health Information Lab, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 2/12 – 8/14.
  • Graduate Teaching Assistantship. Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  1/08 – 12/11.
  • Graduate Research Assistantship. Privacy and Security Research Group. Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  01/08, 12/11.
  • Graduate Teaching Assistantship. Department of Computer Science, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.  01/06, 12/07.
  • Graduate Research Assistantship. Grid Computation Research Group. Department of Computer Science, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.  01/06, 12/07.

Industry Experience

  • Founder and CEO. ZIGUSYS Solutions Inc. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 2013 – present.
  • Founder and CEO. ZIGUSYS Solutions Inc. Kent, Ohio, USA 2016 – present.
  • Programmer and Database Designer. Design and development of Inventory/Accounting/Banking software applications. ArkanAfzar Co., Pouya Co., Pegahe Aftab Co., Ministry of Science, Research and Technology. Tehran, Iran.  9/98 – 4/05.

Professional Affiliations

  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) – Professional Member - since 2017
  • Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) - since 2017
  • Development of Graduate Certificate in Qualitative Research, Kent State University - since 2016
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - Computer Society (IEEE-CS) - since 2016
  • Qualified « maître de conférences » by « le conseil national des universités » in France - since 2014
  • Privacy Ambassador, Privacy by Design, Canada - since 2012

Funding and Support

Current Funding

Title

Investigator(s)

Agency/
Source

Amount

Period

Towards a Model of Safety and Care for Trauma Room Design

Sara Byramzadeh
Ghazinour (Co-PI)
Mary Anthony

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

$2,427,608

01/01/2020- 12/30/2023

 

Completed Funding Awards

Title

Investigator(s)

Agency/
Source

Amount

Period

Regionally Aligned Profiles in Delivering Skills (RAPIDS): Ohio Means Internships and Co-ops 2.5 for Northeast Ohio

Ghazinour (Key Personnel)

Ohio Department of Higher Education

$10,000

07/01/2015 -06/30/2018

Early Academic Stage Startup Funding for Research in Security and Privacy

Ghazinour (PI)

Ohio State, KSU

$233,000

07/01/2015-08/01/2019

Publications and Scholarly Work