curriculum vitae

General Information

Full Name Brian Kondracki
Contact bkondracki [at] cs [dot] stonybrook [dot] edu

Research Areas

  • My research focuses on developing methods to fingerprint online entities using characteristics of the data they transmit.
  • I also work on various other projects involving web security and online trust.

Education

  • 2019 - Now
    Stony Brook University – Ph.D. in Computer Science
  • 2017 - 2018
    Stony Brook University – M.S. in Computer Science
  • 2014 - 2017
    Stony Brook University – B.Sc. in Computer Science
    • Concentration in Computer Security

Work Experience

  • Summer 2021
    Software Engineer Intern at Facebook Inc.
  • 2017 - 2018
    IT Technician at the Faculty Student Accociation of Stony Brook University
    • Designed and implemented software solutions to increase company efficiency across all departments
    • Developed and maintained corporate Windows 10 image to ensure company security policies were enforced at all workstations
    • Designed, test, and managed computer systems in use across campus
  • 2016 - 2017
    Web Coordinator at Sodexo Inc.
    • Managed daily changes to campus dining website
    • Designed and developed computer systems to automate the creation and distribution of financial reports
    • Used data science knowledge to produce insights in support of corporate financial decisions

Other Research Experience

  • 2018 - Now
    Graduate Research Assistant at PragSec Lab
    • Stony Brook University
  • 2016
    Undergraduate Research Assistant at RiS3 Lab
    • Stony Brook University, NY
    • Studied the privacy implications of cross device tracking on Android mobile devices
    • Uncovered data leaks in Android's file permissions service, SEAndroid
Note: for further details on my research, please see the publications page.

Honors and Awards

Teaching Experience

  • Fall 2021
    Instructor for WSE 380: Honeypots and Intrusion Detection
  • Spring 2021
    Instructor for WSE 380: Honeypots and Intrusion Detection
  • Fall 2019
    Instructor for WSE 380: Honeypots and Intrusion Detection
  • Spring 2016
    Teaching Assistant for CSE 219: Introduction to Software Development

Public Service