Alexandre Barreto

Mason CYSE associate professor Alexandre Barreto
Titles and Organizations

Associate Professor, Department of Cyber Security Engineering

Contact Information

Building: Research Hall


Alexandre Barreto has applied his significant experience as an air traffic and air defense infrastructure manager to a career specializing in the field of cybersecurity and networking, which in conjunction with his research on cyber impact assessment, has led to applications in cyber and transportation security, and decision support systems in defense and critical infrastructure areas. These topics are at the core of his classroom activities at both graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as his research path. Barreto is a researcher in impact assessment and secure air transportation protocols and developed innovative applications and extensions that aid in the fight against cyber-warfare. He received his MS and PhD from Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica in Brazil.


  • PhD, Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica, Brazil