- security and pervasive systems
- security mechanisms to protect against adversarial machine learning attacks
- development of realistic, dynamically created virtual systems for security and education
His other work involves research into enabling developers to more easily write and deploy secure code in mobile and heterogeneous environments and mechanisms to encourage more secure use of software by users in such environments.
Dr. Lagesse received his Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2009. Prior to coming to UW Bothell, he held positions as a research scientist in the cyber security research groups at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and BBN Technologies.
An overview of Dr Lagesse's publications can be found here.