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The Value of Security Audits, Asymmetric Information and Market Impact of Security Breaches
This dissertation includes two essays on the economic aspects of information security. The first essay presents a principal-agent model for assessing the value of information security audits. The issue of information ...
MADDEN-JULIAN OSCILLATION AND SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE INTERACTIONS IN A MULTI-SCALE FRAMEWORK
The ocean-atmosphere coupling can play a role in initiating and sustaining the Madden-Julian Oscillations (MJOs), which are the major intraseasonal oscillations in the atmosphere. In this thesis, the oceanic influence on ...
DEVELOPMENT OF ION-MOBILITY AND MASS SPECTROMETRY FOR PROBING THE REACTIVITY OF NANOPARTICLES AND NANOCOMPOSITES
Aerosols of diameter smaller than 100 nm, usually are referred as nanoparticles or ultrafines, have received considerable interests lately as a source of building blocks to novel materials. However, our capabilities for ...