Mehmet Hadi Gunes
Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
University of Nevada, Reno
1664 N. Virginia St. MS 171, Reno, NV 89557-0042
E-mail: mgunes <at>
Phone: +1 (775) 784 - 4313


On Sabbatical leave during Fall 2015 - Spring 2016



External Funding:

Select Publications (all publications and Google scholar)

  1. Esra Erdin, Chris Zachor, and Mehmet Hadi Gunes, "How to Find Hidden Users: A Survey of Attacks on Anonymity Networks", IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, (to appear)
  2. Esra Erdin, Eric Klukovich, Mehmet Hadi Gunes, and Gurhan Gunduz, "POSN: A Personal Online Social Network", 30th International Information Security and Privacy Conference, Hamburg, Germany, May 26-28, 2015
  3. Mehmet Hadi Gunes, Murat Yuksel, and Hayreddin Ceker, "A Blind Processing Framework to Facilitate Openness in Smart Grid Communications", Elsevier Computer Networks 86:14-26, 2015 (earlier version presented at IFIP/IEEE NOMS International Workshop on Management of Smart Grids, 2010)
  4. Engin Arslan, Murat Yuksel, and Mehmet Hadi Gunes, "Training Network Administrators in a Game-Like Environment", Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 53:14-23, 2015 (earlier version appeared at ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, 2013)
  5. Hakan Kardes, Mehmet Hadi Gunes and Kamil Sarac "Graph Based Induction of Unresponsive Routers in Internet Topologies", Elsevier Computer Networks, 81:178-200, 2015 (earlier version presented at IEEE INFOCOM, Phoenix, AZ, April 15-17 2008 - acceptance rate: 20.3%)
  6. Hakan Kardes, Abdullah Sevincer, Mehmet Hadi Gunes and Murat Yuksel "Complex Network Analysis of Research Funding: A Case Study of NSF Grants", State of the Art Applications of Social Network Analysis, 163-187, 2014. (earlier version presented at IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2012), Istanbul, Turkey, 26-29 Aug, 2012 - acceptance rate: ~25%)
  7. BingDong Li, Esra Erdin, Mehmet Hadi Gunes, George Bebis, and Todd Shipley, "An Overview of Anonymity Technology Usage", Computer Communications, 36(12): 1269-1283, 2013. (earlier version presented at 3rd COST TMA International Workshop on Traffic Monitoring and Analysis, Vienna, Austria, April 27, 2011 - acceptance rate: 34.4%)
  8. BingDong Li, Jeff Springer, George Bebis, and Mehmet Hadi Gunes, "A Survey of Network Flow Applications", Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 36(2):567-581, 2013
  9. Andrew Dittrich, Mehmet Hadi Gunes and Sergiu Dascalu "Network Analysis of Software Repositories: Identifying Subject Matter Experts", Studies in Computational Intelligence: Complex Networks 424:187-198, 2013. (presented at 3rd Workshop on Complex Networks, Melbourne, FL, Mar 7-9, 2012 - acceptance rate: 25%)
  10. Daniel Ramos, Mehmet Hadi Gunes, Donica Mensing and David M. Ryfe "Mapping Emerging News Networks: A Case Study of the San Francisco Bay Area", Studies in Computational Intelligence: Complex Networks 424:237-244, 2013. (presented at 3rd Workshop on Complex Networks, Melbourne, FL, Mar 7-9, 2012)
  11. Mehmet Burak Akgun and Mehmet Hadi Gunes "Impact of Multi-Access Links on the Internet Topology Modeling", IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS 2013), San Francisco, CA, Aug 14-16, 2013.
  12. Hasan Tarik Karaoglu, Mehmet Burak Akgun, Mehmet Hadi Gunes, and Murat Yuksel "Multi Path Considerations for Anonymized Routing: Challenges and Opportunities", IFIP International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security, Istanbul, Turkey, May 7-10, 2012.
  13. David Shelley and Mehmet Hadi Gunes, "GerbilSphere: Inner Sphere Network Visualization", ComNet Complex Dynamic Networks: Tools and Methods, 56(3):10161028, Feb 2012.
  14. Hakan Kardes, Talha Oz, and Mehmet Hadi Gunes "Cheleby: A Subnet-level Internet Topology Mapping System", 4th International Conference on COMmunication Systems and NETworkS (COMSNETS), Banglore, India, Jan 3-7, 2012 (acceptance rate: 27.9%).
  15. Jeffrey Naruchitparames, Mehmet Hadi Gunes and Sushil Louis, "Friend Recommendations in Social Networks using Genetic Algorithms and Network Topology", IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, New Orleans, LA, June 5-8, 2011.
  16. Jeffrey Naruchitparames, Mehmet Hadi Gunes and Cansin Y. Evrenosoglu, "Secure Communications in the Smart Grid", IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference Session on Smart Grids, Las Vegas, NV, Jan 9-12, 2011 (acceptance rate: 31.1%).
  17. Hema Andal Jayaprakash Narayanan and Mehmet Hadi Gunes, "Ensuring Access Control in Cloud Provisioned Healthcare Systems", IEEE International Workshop on Consumer eHealth Platforms, Services and Applications, Las Vegas, NV, Jan 8, 2011.
  18. Adrienne E. Breland, Mehmet Hadi Gunes, Karen A. Schlauch, and Frederick C. Harris "Mixing Patterns in a Global Influenza A Virus Network Using Whole Genome Comparisons", IEEE Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (CIBCB 2010), Montreal, Canada, May 2-5, 2010.
  19. Mehmet Hadi Gunes and Kamil Sarac, "Resolving IP aliases in Building Traceroute-Based Internet Maps", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 17(6):1738-1751, Dec 2009. (earlier version presented at IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2006), Istanbul, TURKEY, 11-15 June 2006 - acceptance rate: 39.0%)
  20. Kakajan Komurov, Mehmet Hadi Gunes, and Michael A. White, "Fine-scale dissection of functional protein network organization by statistical network analysis", PLoS ONE 4(6), June 2009.

Labs: Computer Networking Lab (CNL), Reconfigurable Network Lab (RNL)

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Academic Ancestors: Kamil Sarac < Kevin Christopher Almeroth < Mostafa Hamed Ammar < Johnny Wai-Nang Wong < Richard Robert Muntz < Edward Grady Coffman, Jr. < Leonard Kleinrock < rest.


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Last Updated on Aug 21, 2015.