Selected Recent Publications (Full List):
  • [ICDCS'17] You Can Hear But You Cannot Steal: Defending against Voice Impersonation Attacks on Smartphones, IEEE ICDCS'17, with S. Chen, S. Piao, C. Wang, Q. Wang, J. Weng, L. Su, and A. Mohaisen
  • [FC'17] SecGDB: Graph Encryption for Exact Shortest Distance Queries with Efficient Updates, FC'17, with Q. Wang, M. Du, Q. Li, and A. Mohaisen
  • [CCS'16] Heavy Hitter Estimation over Set-Valued Data with Local Differential Privacy, ACM CCS'16, with Z. Qin, Y. Yang, T. Yu, I. Khalil, and X. Xiao
  • [CCS'16] My Smartphone Knows What You Print: Exploring Smartphone-based Side-channel Attacks Against 3D Printers, ACM CCS'16, with C. Song, F. Lin, Z. Ba, C. Zhou, and W. Xu
  • [MobiCom’16] Messages behind the sound: real-time hidden acoustic signal capture with smartphones, ACM MobiCom'16, with Q. Wang, M. Zhou, T. Lei, D. Koutsonikolas, and L. Su
  • [MobiHoc’16] P2-SAS: Preserving Users' Privacy in Centralized Dynamic Spectrum Access Systems, ACM MobiHoc'16, with Y. Dou, K. Zeng, H. Li, Y. Yang, B. Gao, C. Guan, and S. Li
  • [CCS'15] Walls Have Ears! Opportunistically Communicating Secret Messages Over the Wiretap Channel: from Theory to Practice, ACM CCS'15, with Q. Wang, G. Li, C. Xia, X. Chen, Z. Wang, and Q. Zou
  • [SenSys'15] Rise of the Indoor Crowd: Reconstruction of Building Interior View via Mobile Crowdsourcing, ACM SenSys'15, with S. Chen, M. Li, X. Fu, C. Qiao
  • [SenSys'15] Cloud-Enabled Privacy-Preserving Truth Discovery in Crowd Sensing Systems, ACM SenSys'15, with C. Miao, W. Jiang, L. Su, Y. Li, S. Guo, Z. Qin, H. Xiao, J. Gao
  • [ICDCS'15] CrowdMap: Accurate Reconstruction of Indoor Floor Plan from Crowdsourced Sensor-Rich Videos, IEEE ICDCS'15, with S. Chen, M. Li, and C. Qiao
  • [CCS'14] Blind Recognition of Touched Keys on Mobile Devices, ACM CCS'14, with Q. Yue, Z. Lin, X. Fu, B. Liu, and W. Zhao
  • [MM'14] Towards Efficient Privacy-preserving Image Feature Extraction in Cloud Computing, ACM Multimedia'14, with Z. Qin, J. Yan, CW Chen, and C. Wang
  • [MobiHoc'14] All Your Location Are Belong to Us: Breaking Mobile Social Networks for Automated User Location Tracking, ACM MobiHoc'14, with M. Li, H. Zhu, Z. Gao, S. Chen, L. Yu, and S. Hu
  • [IoT'14] PriWhisper: Enabling Keyless Secure Acoustic Communication for Smartphones, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, with B. Zhang, Z. Qin, S. Chen, M. Li, C. Wang, and D. Ma (Inaugural Issue)
  • [INFOCOM'14] SBVLC: Secure Barcode-based Visible Light Communication for Smartphones, IEEE INFOCOM'14, with B. Zhang, G. Xing, X. Fu, and C. Wang
  • [INFOCOM'14] A Privacy-aware Cloud-assisted Healthcare Monitoring System via Compressive Sensing, IEEE INFOCOM'14, with C. Wang, B. Zhang, J. Roveda, C. Chen, and Z. Xu
  • [INFOCOM'14] Enabling Efficient Access Control with Dynamic Policy Updating for Big Data in the Cloud, IEEE INFOCOM'14, with K. Yang, X. Jia, R. Xie, and L. Huang
  • Funded Research Projects:
  • [NRFK] Big Data Approach to the Analyzing, Characterizing, Modeling, and Defending Against Distributed Denial of Service Attacks, National Research Foundation of Korea (The Global Research Lab Initiative), (09/01/2016-06/30/2022) (Senior Personnel with PIs Aziz Mohaisen and DaeHun Nyang)
  • [DOE] A Resilient and Trustworthy Cloud and Outsourcing Security Framework for Power Grid Applications, Department of Energy/Argonne National Lab (12/21/2015 - 12/20/2018)
  • [NSF-EARS] Preserving User Privacy in Server-driven Dynamic Spectrum Access System, National Science Foundation (Project Link)
  • [NSF-NeTS] Realizing Visual and Acoustic Near Field Communication Systems for Smartphones: Performance Optimization and Security Assurance, National Science Foundation (Project Link)
  • [MSR] Indoor 3D Maps from the Power of the Crowd, Windows Azure Research Grant, Microsoft Research (Project Link)
  • [NSF-CNS] Student Travel Grant Support for IEEE INFOCOM 2014, National Science Foundation
  • [NSF-NeTS] Enabling Robust Communication in Cognitive Radio Networks with Multiple Lines of Defense, National Science Foundation (Project Link)
  • [NSF-SaTC] CAREER: Secure and Privacy-assured Data Service Outsourcing in Cloud Computing, National Science Foundation (Project Link)
  • [NSF-CSR] Engineering Secure Data Computation Outsourcing in Cloud Computing, National Science Foundation (Project Link) *
  • [NSF-NeTS] Mobile Content Distribution in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks, National Science Foundation (Project Link)
  • [DOE] A World-class Smart Grid Workforce Training Center, Department of Energy (03/2010-02/2013)
  • [Amazon] Amazon Web Service, Amazon EC2 Service Usage Credit, 2010-2013
  • [NSF-NECO] New Approaches for Secure and Dependable Data Storage and Access Control in Mission-critical Wireless Sensor Networks, National Science Foundation (08/2008-08/2012) (Project Link)
  • [IIT-ISFG] Energy Efficiency Research for Large-Scale Internet Data Centers, Illinois Institute of Technology, Interdisciplinary Seed Funding Grants (ISFG) (03/2011-02/2012)
  • [AirForce] Exploiting Pairing-based ZKP for Tactical Network Authentication, Air Force Research Laboratory (08/2011-09/2011)
  • [IIT-ISFG] Privacy-aware Secure User Communication for Metropolitan Wireless Mesh Networks, Illinois Institute of Technology, Educational and Research Initiative Fund (ERIF) (01/2008-12/2008)
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