Who's Who? Kevin Eustice of Los Angeles, California

Kevin F. Eustice is currently a Ph.D. student in Computer Science at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where his research is in the field of ubiquitous computing, distributed systems, and systems security. He also works part-time at the Aerospace Corporation, the Law Offices of Rosario Perry, and serves as a consultant for the law firm of Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp. Kevin’s hobbies include hiking, music (he plays the clarinet), reading, anything medieval, gaming, and theatre. On April 30, 2005, Kevin married Alison Walker, a medievalist, new media artist, and fellow Ph.D. student at UCLA.
Kevin was born in Turlock, Stanislaus County, California on December 20, 1976. As a child he lived in Madison, Wisconsin, Turlock, California, Salatiga, Indonesia and Savage, Minnesota. He graduated from St. Thomas Academy in Mendota Heights, MN in 1995, and spent four years at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California and graduated with a BS in Computer Science. Since then, he has completed a Masters Degree in Computer Science from UCLA, and is continuing on with Ph.D. research at UCLA LASR under the guidance of Dr. Peter Reiher. Kevin’s current dissertation title is “Spheres of Influence—Modeling Interactions in Ubiquitous Computing.”


Kevin Eustice Publications
[1] Kevin Eustice, Leonard Kleinrock, Martin Lukac, V. Ramakrishna and Peter Reiher, “QED: Securing the Mobile Masses,” UCLA Technical Report TR-pending
[2] Kevin Eustice, Leonard Kleinrock, Shane Markstrum, Gerald Popek, V. Ramakrishna and Peter Reiher, “Securing WiFi Nomads: The Case for Quarantine, Examination, and Decontamination,” Proceedings of the New Security Paradigms Workshop (NSPW) 2003.
[3] Kevin Eustice, Leonard Kleinrock, Shane Markstrum, Gerald Popek, V. Ramakrishna and Peter Reiher, “Enabling Secure Ubiquitous Interactions,” Proceedings of the International Workshop on Middleware for Pervasive and Ad-hoc Computing (MPAC)held in conjunction with Middleware 2003.
4] V. Ramakrishna, Max Robinson, Kevin Eustice and Peter Reiher, “An Active Self-Optimizing Multiplayer Gaming Architecture,” Proceedings of the Adaptive Middleware Services Workshop (AMSW) 2003.
[5] Vincent Ferreria, Alexey Rudenko, Kevin Eustice, Richard Guy, V. Ramakrishna and Peter Reiher, “Panda: Middleware to Provide the Benefits of Active Networks to Legacy Applications,” Proceedings of DANCE 02, May 2002.
[6] Peter Reiher, Kevin Eustice and Kai-Min Sung, “Adapting Encrypted Data Streams in Open Architectures,” Proceedings of the Adaptive Middleware Services Workshop (AMSW) 2001, August 2001.
[7] Mark Yarvis, Peter Reiher, Kevin Eustice and Gerald J. Popek, “Conductor: Enabling Distributed Adaptation,” UCLA Tech Report CSD-TR-010025, June 2001.
[8] Peter Reiher, Richard Guy, Kevin Eustice, Vincent Ferreria and Mark Yarvis, “Co-operative Adaptation Between End Points,” Proceedings of the Active Middleware Services Workshop (AMSW) 2000, March 2000.
[9] Kevin F. Eustice, Tobin J. Lehman, Armando Morales, Michelle C. Munson, Stefan Edlund, Miguel Guillen. “A Universal Information Appliance,” IBM Systems Journal 38(4): 575-601 1999.