I am currently working as a security researcher in the industry and also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Complex Network and Security Research Laboratory at Virginia Tech. I received my Ph.D. from Virginia Tech under the supervision of Professor Wenjing Lou. I completed my undergraduate and master degrees at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst.
My research focuses primarily on the general area of system and security,
System Security: Secure execution in embedded and Cloud environment; Side-channel attack and prevention; Memory forensics; Secure computation outsourcing
Software Security: Automatic vulnerability discovery and exploit generation; Cyber Reasoning System; Reverse engineering; Rootkit; Malware classification
Cyber-physical System and IoT Security: Security and privacy in IoT; Industrial control system security; User authentication; Cognitive radio network security