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Dale Thompson




Dale R. Thompson's research interests are computer and network systems, security, privacy, radio frequency identification (RFID), and mobile security. Recently, his research has focused on RFID security including RFID fingerprinting that verifies the identity of a tag based upon its radio frequency (RF) fingerprint to detect counterfeit tags. He currently is an Associate Professor with the Computer Science and Computer Engineering (CSCE) Department at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA and teaches Computer Networks, Radio Frequency Identification Information Systems Security (RFID INFOSEC), Wireless Systems Security, Network Security, Network Performance Evaluation, Computer Systems Analysis, Operating Systems, and Computer Communications Networks.

Dale R. Thompson received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, USA in 1990 and 1992, respectively. He received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA in 2000. Before coming to the University of Arkansas in 2000, he worked as an Electronics Engineer in the communications group at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center in Vicksburg, MS, USA from 1992 to 2000.