Ph.D. 1985 Purdue University Electrical Engineering M.S. 1977 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Electrical Engineering B.S. 1976 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Electrical Engineering
Computer communications networks, computer security and information assurance, parallel and distributed computer architectures.
1. “Packetized Voice Transmission using RT-MAC, a Wireless Real-Time Medium Access Control Protocol,” R. O. Baldwin*, N. J. Davis IV, and S. F. Midkiff, ACM Mobile Computing and Communications Review, Volume 5, Number 3, July 2001, 12 pages. 2. “Network Mobility and Protocol Interoperability in Ad Hoc Networks,” Luiz A. DaSilva, Scott F. Midkiff, Jahng S. Park, George C. Hadjichristofi*, Nathaniel J. Davis, Kaustubh S. Phanse*, and Tao Lin*, IEEE Communications Magazine, Volume 42, Number 11, November 2004, pp. 88-96. 3. “Battery-Based Intrusion Detection: A Focus on Power for Security Assurance,” Grant A. Jacoby*, Nathaniel J. Davis IV, Society of Automotive Engineers 2004 Transactions Journal of Aerospace, July 2005, pp 1818-1829. 4. “A Framework for Key Management in a Mobile Ad-Hoc Network,” G. Hadjichristofi*, W. Adams*, N. Davis, International Journal of Information Technology, Volume 11 Number 2, September 2005, pp. 31 – 61. 5. "Calculating a Node's Reputation in a Mobile Ad Hoc Network," W. J. Adams*, G. C Hadjichristofi*, and N. J. Davis, 24th IEEE Performance, Computing, and Communications Conference (IPCCC), Phoenix, Arizona, April 2005, pp. 303-307. 6. "Symbiotic Highway Sensor Network," M. Brownfield* and N. Davis, IEEE 62nd Vehicular Technology Conference, September 2005, 5 pages. 7. “Wireless Sensor Network Energy-Adaptive MAC Protocol,” Michael I. Brownfield*, Kaveh Mehrjoo*, Almohonad S. Fayez*, and Nathaniel J. Davis IV, IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference 2006, January 2006, pp. 778-782. 8. “Cross-layer Wireless Sensor Network Radio Power Management,” Michael I. Brownfield*, Almohonad S. Fayez*, and Nathaniel J. Davis IV, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference 2006, April 2006, 7 pages. 9. “TMS: A Trust Management System for Access Control in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks,” Adams, W.J.* and Davis, N.J., 25th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference, April 2006, pp. 143-150.