Dr. Bojan Cukic is a Robert C. Byrd Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at West Virginia University. He is the director of Center for Identification Technology Research (CITeR) at WVU, an NSF Industry University Cooperative Research Center, which specializes in research on biometrics, identity management and credibility assessment. His research interests include software engineering with emphasis on verification and validation, information assurance and biometrics, and resilient computing. Dr. Cukic is developing analytical models for integrated risk and throughput management at border crossings. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Empirical Software Engineering Journal, and serves as a representative at the University-Industry Demonstration Partnership of the National Academies.