David M. Nicol

David M. Nicol

Director, Information Trust Institute
Franklin W. Woeltge Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Affiliate Professor, Department of Computer Science
Research Professor, Coordinated Science Laboratory

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Contact Background
451 Coordinated Science Laboratory
1308 West Main Street
Urbana, IL 61801

217-244-1925 (voice)
217-244-5056 (assistant, Tonia Tsiuts)

dmnicol AT illinois.edu

1975-1979 Carleton College , BA (math)
1979-1982 Control Data Corporation, programmer/analyst
1982-1985 Univ. of Virginia, MS, PhD (computer science)
1985-1987 ICASE, Staff Scientist
1987-1996 William and Mary, Assoc. Professor of CS
1996-2003 Dartmouth, Professor of CS and Chair
2002-2003 Assoc. Director ISTS
2003-2003 Director ISTS
2003-present UIUC, Professor of ECE
2011-present UIUC, Director, Information Trust Institute

Research Interests Service
  • High Performance Computing
  • Modeling and Simulation of Large-Scale Systems
  • Networks
  • Cyber-security

Principal Investigator

Vitae (in pdf)

Discrete-Event System Simulation, 5th Edition

PADS Conference 2005 General Chair
Winter Simulation Conference 2006 General Chair
Winter Simulation Conference Executive Board
MASCOTS Steering Committee
ACM PADS-SIGSIM Conference Steering Committee

Teaching PhD Progeny
ECE 541 / CS 541 Computer Systems Analysis
ECE 422 / CS 461 Introduction to Information Assurance
ECE 220 Introduction to Computer Engineering I
Raja Das
Dan Chrisman
L. Felipe Perrone, Bucknell University
Brian Premore, Renesys Corporation
Jason Liu, Florida International University
Guanhua Yan, Binghamton University
Meiyuan Zhao (co-advised with Sean Smith @ Dartmouth), Intel
Hamed Okhravi, MIT Lincoln Labs
Dong (Kevin) Jin, Illinois Institute of Technology
Yuhao Zheng, DataVisor