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Cukier, Michel

Associate Professor of Reliability Engineering
Director, Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students (ACES)
3419 A.V. Williams Building


Michel Cukier is an Associate Professor of Reliability Engineering with a joint appointment in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Institute for Systems Research at the University of Maryland, College Park. Michel Cukier is also affiliated to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Department of Computer Science at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Michel received a degree in physics engineering from the Free University of Brussels, Belgium, in 1991, and a doctorate in computer science from the National Polytechnic Institute of Toulouse, France, in 1996. From 1996 to 2001, he was a researcher in the Perform research group in the Coordinated Science Laboratory at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He joined the University of Maryland in 2001 as Assistant Professor.

His research covers dependability and security issues. His latest research focuses on the empirical quantification of computer security. He has published over 60 papers in journals and refereed conference proceedings in those areas.

He is member of the IEEE and the IEEE Computer Society.


Ph.D., National Polytechnic Institute of Toulouse, France, 1996

Related News 

UMD Hosts NSF-Funded Cybersecurity Undergraduate Research Program
Undergraduate scholars gain research experience through summer program at the Maryland Cybersecurity Center. September 6, 2013

Cukier Named Inaugural Director of Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students
Reliability engineering associate professor to direct nation’s first undergraduate honors program in cybersecurity. October 16, 2012

Researchers Explore How Cyber-Attackers Think Like Regular Crooks
In unique collaboration, engineer and criminologist apply criminological concepts and research methods to study of cybercrime. November 29, 2011

UMD To Offer Cyber Camp for High School Students This Summer
Camp will offer students the chance to learn about the cybersecurity field, develop skills. May 17, 2011

Cybersecurity Scholars Program To Be Offered This Summer
Unique undergraduate summer research experience will be offered to undergraduates across the nation. February 7, 2011

NSA designates University of Maryland as 'National Center of Academic Excellence'
OIT IT director and ECE/ME/ISR faculty honored for work in information assurance research. May 27, 2009

Annual MERIT and TREND Fair Features Summer Research Projects
Students showcase their summer research accomplishments to judges at annual fair. August 11, 2008

ECE Students Among ISR Systems Symposium Poster Contest Winners
Five posters selected for $500 research support prize in Institute for Systems Research competition. May 15, 2008

Cukier advises on wireless security
Password protecting your network is not enough. August 22, 2007

Guardian article cites Cukier research
Michel Cukier's 2006 study on harassing messages received by female usernames is referenced in story about blogger's experiences. April 9, 2007