During the Fall of 2009, I will be teaching 

 Adversarial Information Retrieval on the Web:  A Graduate Course on Web Spam and Internet Vulnerabilities

This a new one-full semester graduate course to be offered at Polytechnic University Puerto Rico. It is based on the material presented at the annual AIRWeb Workshops. KDDM graduate students are encouraged to enroll. An early announcement and preliminary syllabus is available at


BTW, In November 5 of 2008 PUPR became the First Academic Institution in the Caribbean to be Certified by the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS). Additional information is available at http://www.pupr.edu/ias.html

Their goal is to become a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAE/IAE). These are great news. Nationwide, how many universities you know that are in such an exclusive “club”?