ISI Directory

Jelena Mirkovic, PhD

Research Associate Professor, Principal Scientist


PhD, Computer Science, UCLA
MS, Computer Science, UCLA
BS, Computer and Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Serbia


Jelena Mirkovic is Project Leader at USC/ISI and research faculty at USC. She received her MS and PhD from UCLA, working in the LASR group, lead by Prof. Peter Reiher. She received BS in Computer Science and Engineering from School of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Serbia.

Jelena's research interests span networking and security fields. Her current research is focused on several network security problems: botnets, denial-of-service attacks, and IP spoofing. Additionally, she is interested in methodologies for conducting security experiments and she is working with colleagues at USC/ISI on improving DeterLab testbed. Please explore links on the left sidebar to learn more about Jelena's research and teaching.

Research Summary

Dr Mirkovic works on new ways to secure the Internet, Her research spans network-based attacks, human-centered attacks, cybersecurity experimentation and Internet measurement. For more information please visit STEEL research page.


IEEE Senior Member


2018 Research Associate Professor, USC
2010 Research Assistant Professor, USC
2007 Computer Scientist, USC/ISI
2004 Assistant Professor, University of Delaware