Bojan Cukic, Ph.D., is professor and chair of the Department of Computer Science in the College of Computing and Informatics. He received a Dipl. Ing. (BS) degree in Computer Science from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, and both master's and doctoral degrees in Computer Science from the University of Houston. His research interests include empirical software engineering, information assurance and biometrics and resilient computing.
Prior to joining UNC Charlotte, Cukic served as the director of the Center for Identification Technology Research (CITeR), an NSF Industry University Cooperative Research Center. He co-founded NexID Biometrics LLC, which was acquired by Precise Biometrics in 2017. He was a member of the editorial board of Empirical Software Engineering journal and (co-)chaired several IEEE conferences, including Intelligence and Security Informatics (2012), Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (2018, 2011, 2003), Symposium on High Assurance Systems Engineering (2016, 2007), Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (2005) and several workshops.