Northeastern University Wireless Networks and Embedded Systems Lab


Clifton is a Ph.D. student in Cybersecurity at the Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things at Northeastern University, under Professor Tommaso Melodia. He received his B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics magna cum laude at Bridgewater State University in 2018. He then received his M.S. in Cybersecurity in 2020 while working on his Ph.D. at Northeastern University. His research interests focus on network security, the Internet of Things, and cyberlaw.


  • Network Security

  • Internet of Things

  • Cyberlaw


  • C. Robinson, D. Uvaydov, S. D'Oro, and T. Melodia, "Narrowband Interference detection via Deep Learning," in ICC 2023 - IEEE International Conference on Communications, Rome, Italy, May 2023. [pdf] [bibtex]

  • C. Robinson, L. Bonati, T. van Nieuwstadt, T. Reiss, P. Johari, M. Polese, H. Nguyen, C. Wat- son, T. Melodia, "eSWORD: Implementation of Wireless Jamming Attacks in a Real-World Emulated Network", IEEE Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), Glasgow, Scotland, March 2023. [pdf] [bibtex]