Efren Lopez Morales

Tempe, AZ · edlopezm@asu.edu

I am a second year Computer Science Master student at Arizona State University working in the SEFCOM Cybersecurity lab.


My research interests include Software Defined Networking and Honeypots .

My current work is supervised by Dr. Carlos Rubio-Medrano and Dr. Gail-Joon Ahn on improving Cybersecurity in Energy Delivery Systems.


Arizona State University

Masters in Computer Science
Advisor: Dr. Gail-Joon Ahn

2017 - Present

Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara

Bachelor Degree in Computer Networks

Highest Honors

2009 - 2012


Teaching Assistant

Arizona State University

Teach four lab sections for CSE 110 Principles of Programming with Java and mentor more than 100 students learning to code for the first time.

August 2018 - Present

Network Engineer


Designed and deployed enterprise level networks and troubleshooted L2 and L3 technologies for North American, South American and European enterprises.

May 2016 - July 2018

Systems Engineer

Tata Consultancy Services

Implemented IT Infrastructure changes following the ITIL model and managed projects for North American clients.

January 2014 - March 2016

Awards & Certifications

  • Fulbright Scholar 2018
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional


Apart from research, I enjoy learning languages and improving my skills while travelling around the world . Currently I am proficient in Spanish, English and Brazilian Portuguese, I am thinking of learning either German or French in the near future.

Also massive fan of Indian and Mexican food.