Chris Neasbitt

chris.neasbitt@gmail.com

Education

December 2015, University of Georgia

College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Computer Science

May 2006, Valdosta State University

College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Math and Computer Science

Institutional GPA: 4.0, summa cum laude

Professional Experience

Software Development Engineer, Amazon.com

  • Promoted from SDE1 to SDE2 in 12 months

Programmer, ARCHem, LP and University of Georgia, Department of Chemistry

Research Assistant, University of Georgia, Department of Computer Science

  • Work with Dr. Roberto Perdisci in the Network Intelligence and Security lab.
  • Current work includes Web Browser Forensics.
  • Previous work includes Clickbot Behaviorial Analysis, Fast Flux Network Detection, ClickMiner
  • Administer lab resources (Workstations, VMs, DNS, SVN and Git repos, Web Server)
  • Hold weekly project meetings with junior graduate students.

Programmer, University of Georgia, Department of Chemistry

  • Performed maintanence on a Java-based in-house homework and testing software called JExam

Programmer Analyst Associate, Valdosta State University, Office of Strategic Research and Analysis

  • Implemented projects with campus wide scope such as the VSU instant messaging system called Jive and SACS reaccreditation portal
  • Dramatically increased campus stakeholders access to data through the use of Oracle Portal, Oracle Discoverer, and Oracle BI Publisher
  • Gained operational knowledge of Banner SIS and Peoplesoft HRMS
  • Worked in conjunction with all areas of the campus constituency including senior administration, faculty, staff, and students

Unix System Administrator, Valdosta State University, Office of Information Technology

  • Co-authored emergency shutdown system
  • Worked on various projects such as the Chemistry Supercomputer Cluster, Jabber IM web client implementation, and computer system inventory web application
  • Promoted to Student Assistant Manager after 9 months

Student Assistant, Valdosta State University, Office of Information Technology

  • Wrote software which was incorporated into the Microcomputer Support Standard Operating Procedure
  • Trained Microcomputer Support Manager in computer hardware repair and software troubleshooting

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant, University of Georgia, Department of Computer Science

Instructor of Record for Data Structures

  • Responsibilities include giving two lectures a week, writing exams, holding office hours and non-office hour appointments with students

Instructor, Duke Talent Identification Program, Texas A&M Campus

Instructor for Robotics

  • Generated 120+ hours of instructional material for a robotics course geared toward middle and high school students.
  • Gave two 3 week terms of instruction.
  • Developed instructional activities using Lego Mindstorms and Lejos

Teaching Assistant, University of Georgia, Department of Computer Science

Instructor of Record for Introduction to Computing and Programming

  • Aug. 2010-Dec. 2010, Jan. 2011-May 2011
  • Responsibilities include giving two lectures a week, writing exams, holding office hours and non-office hour appointments with students

Assistant Instructor, University of Georgia, Center for Continuing Education, Summer Academy Camps

  • Instructed middle school aged students in basic Robotics and Computer Animation
  • Teaching tools include Lego Mindstorms and Alice

Teaching Assistant, University of Georgia, Department of Computer Science

Teaching Assistant for Programming Languages, Artificial Intelligence, Intro to Personal Computing (Lab)

  • Responsibilities include grading assignments, holding office hours and administering labs

Technical Qualifications

CompTIA A+, July 2005

Linux RPM-based (Fedora, CentOS, RHEL)

Linux DEB-based (Ubuntu, Debian)

Linux Misc. (Slackware, SuSE)

Windows (95, 98, ME, NT 4, 2000, XP, Vista, 7)

MS-DOS, FreeDOS

Solaris (9, 10)

Java, Python, C++, C, PHP, JavaScript, Bash

SQL, SPARQL

MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, Derby, SQLite

Oracle Portal, Oracle BI Publisher, Oracle Discoverer, Talend Data Studio

Vaadin, LAMP, Drupal, JSP, Hibernate

Android, Blackberry

Eclipse, NetBeans

Subversion, Git, Mercurial

BOINC, Hadoop (CDH3, CDH4)

Service To Department

Hosted UGA CS Department Graduate Research Day.

Hosted UGA CS Department Graduate Research Day.

Hosted UGA CS Department Graduate Research Day.

Awards

UGA Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant

Publications

Neasbitt, C., Li, B., Perdisci, R., Lu, L., Singh, K., Li, K. (2015). WebCapsule: Towards a Lightweight Forensic Engine for Web Browsers. ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, Denver, CO

Neasbitt, C., Perdisci, R., Li, K., Nelms, T. (2014). ClickMiner: Towards Forensic Reconstruction of User-Browser Interactions from Network Traces. ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, Scottsdale, AZ

Xu, Z., Neasbitt, C., Summers, J., Conkling, B. (2006). Evolving Mathematical Functions with Genetic Algorithms - A Team Project on Artificial Intelligence. International Conference on Frontiers In Education: Computer Science & Computer Engineering, Las Vegas, NV

Presentations

Neasbitt, C. (2015). WebCapsule: Platform-Agnostic Record & Replay for Web Applications USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation, Oakland, CA [demos]

Neasbitt, C. (2014). ClickMiner: Towards Forensic Reconstruction of User-Browser Interactions from Network Traces. ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, Scottsdale, AZ

Neasbitt, C. (2014). ClickMiner: Towards Forensic Reconstruction of User-Browser Interactions from Network Traces. ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security The Intel Science and Technology Center for Secure Computing, SCRUB Retreat, Half Moon Bay, CA.

Neasbitt, C. (2012). Clickbot Detection via Behavioral Analysis. UGA Dept. of Computer Science Annual Research Day, Athens, GA.

Neasbitt, C., Cragg, K. M., and Atabekov, A. (2008). Mapping Student Arrivals and Departures: Using Graphical Information Software (GIS) to Examine Admission, Enrollment, and Retention Trends. SAIR Annual Conference, Nashville, TN.

Neasbitt, C., Barton, I. (2008). Campus IM Deployment: A Case Study. University System of Georgia Annual Computing Conference, Rock Eagle, GA.

Neasbitt, C., Famularo, K. (2006). The ReFFER Project. Council for Undergraduate Research Symposium, Valdosta State University. Valdosta, GA.