Steven Noel is a former Associate Director and Senior Research Scientist in the
George Mason University Center for Secure Information Systems. He is currently at The MITRE Corporation.
His research interests include cyber attack modeling, graph analytics, and
visualization for information security. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science
from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2000. His dissertation work
was in data mining and visualization for information retrieval. He also earned
an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (1998)
and a B.S. in Electro-Optics from the University of Houston - Clear Lake (1989).
From 1990 to 1998, Dr. Noel was a research scientist at the Naval Surface
Warfare Center in Dahlgren, Virginia, where he worked in image/video
compression, wavelets, neural networks, genetic algorithms, radar signal
processing, missile guidance, and astronomy. He has published numerous
conference papers, journal articles, and technical reports. He is a member of
IEEE, SPIE, and INNS, as well as the Alpha Chi, Phi Kappa Phi, and
Upsilon Pi Epsilon honor societies.