Sean R. O'Melia

Sean R. O'MeliaSean R. O'Melia
Lincoln Laboratory
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Secure Resilient Systems and Technology Group
244 Wood Street
Lexington, MA 02420-9108


Sean R. O'Melia is a technical staff member in the Secure Resilient Systems and Technology Group at MIT Lincoln Laboratory. Since joining the Laboratory in 2008, his work has spanned several topics, including automated intrusion and detection for tactical networks, security for open-architecture airborne platforms, and usable key management technology for small unmanned aircraft systems. He was a co-recipient of an R&D 100 Award in 2012 for the Lincoln Open Cryptographic Key Management Architecture (LOCKMA).

Drawing from this past experience, Mr. O’Melia currently leads the development and eventual demonstration of a resilient key management architecture for protected anti-jam tactical satellite communications. 

Mr. O'Melia has been a member of IEEE since 2001 and of the IEEE Computer Society since 2006. He was inducted into the Tau Beta Pi and Eta Kappa Nu honor societies in 2004. He was a program committee member for the Military Communications (MILCOM) Conferences in 2012, 2015, and 2016.

Mr. O’Melia received BS and MS degrees in computer engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, in 2005 and 2007, respectively. His graduate research focused on instruction set extensions for enhancing the performance of symmetric-key cryptographic algorithms.   


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