Biography & Research
Sencun Zhu received the B.S. degree in Precision Instruments from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China,
in 1996 and the M.S. degree in Signal Processing from University of Science and Technology of China,
Graduate School at Beijing, in 1999. He received the PhD degree in
Information Technology from George Mason
University in 2004.
His research interests include network and systems
security and software security. Currently he is working on issues related to
ad hoc and sensor network security, cellphone security, and security and
privacy in online social networks. His research is funded by NSF and ARL. He
is a member of the Networking and Security
Research Center and is also affiliated with the Cyber Security Lab.
Recent Professional Activities
- Conference Organization: (Please submit your papers)
- PC Co-chair: The 31st Annual IFIP
WG 11.3 Conference on Data
and Applications Security and Privacy (DBSec 2017), July
17-19, 2017 Philadelphia. (Submission
deadline:† March 6. Notification:
- PC Co-chair: Securecomm 2017, Niagara Fall, Ontario, CA.†
- General Co-chair: IEEE
Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS 2017), Las Vegas, Oct.
9-11, 2017. (Submission deadline:†
Apr. 14. Notification: Jun. 23)
- TPC Member: Infocom 2017, WiSec 2016, ESORICS
2016, Securecomm 2016.
- Associate Editor: IEEE Transactions on Mobile
Computing (TMC, 2015-)
(a complete list)
C. Ren, P. Liu, S. Zhu. WindowGuard: Systematic Protection of GUI Security in
Android. To appear in Proceedings of The Network
and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), 2017.
H. Huang, C.
Zheng, J. Zeng, W. Zhou, S. Zhu, P. Liu, S. Chari, C. Zhang. Android
Malware Development on Public Malware Scanning Platforms: A Large-scale
Data-driven Study. Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Big Data (BigData), 2016
Luo, Y. Fu, D. Wu, S. Zhu and P. Liu. Repackage-proofing
Android Apps.† Proceedings of The
46th Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and
Networks (DSN), 2016.
Xie, S. Zhu, Q.Li and W.
Wang. You Can Promote, But You Canít Hide:
Large-Scale Abused App Detection in Mobile App Stores. Proceedings of
Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC), 2016.
Huang, S. Zhu, K. Chen and P. Liu. From
System Services Freezing to System Server Shutdown in Android: All You Need
Is a Loop in an Application. Proceedings of the 22th ACM Conference
on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), 2015.
Students & Visiting Scholars:
- Current: Yuanyi Sun(PhD), Sha
Liu(PhD), Lupin Yuan(PhD,
co-advise with Peng Liu), Mshabab Alrizah(PhD, co-advise with Xinyu
- Graduated: Chuangan Ren (PhD, Google, co-advise with Peng
Liu), Chu Huang (PhD, Amazon), Heqing
Huang(PhD, co-advise with Peng Liu, IBM TJ Watson), †Xin Chen (PhD,Google),
Zhen Xie (PhD, Paypal),
Ying Chen (PhD, co-advise with Heng Xu,† Paypal),†† Fangfang
Zhang (PhD, FireEye), Zhi Xu (PhD, Palo
Alto Networks), Wei Xu (PhD,
Palo Alto Networks), Yi Yang (PhD, FontBonne University), Xinran Wang (PhD, Shapes
Security), Liang Xie (PhD, Broadcom), Hung-yuan Hsu (PhD, co-advise with Ali Hurson,
Samsung Mobile), Leonel Bueno (MS, Deloitte), Oh Young-Hyun (MS),
co-advise, Deloitte), Ashwin Chaugule (MS, Qualcom), Lei Zhang (MS).
scholars:† Xing Liu( Beijing Jiaotong University), Yongzhong
He (Beijing Jiaotong University,
Shi (Wuhan University, 2013-2014), Quanlong
Guan (Jinan University, 2012-2013), Wenping
Chen (Renmin University, 2008-2009, China), Zhengdao Zhang (Jiangnan University, 2010-2011),
Tianzhen Chen (BIT, 2009-2011).