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:
- PC Co-chair: Securecomm 2018, Singapore, August 8-10.†
- 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. †
- PC Co-chair: Securecomm 2017, Niagara Fall, Ontario, CA.†
- General Co-chair: IEEE
Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS 2017), Las Vegas, Oct.
Member: AsiaCCS 2018, ACM CCS 2017,
Infocom 2017, WiSec 2016, ESORICS 2016, 2018,
- Editor-in-chief:† EAI Transactions on
Security and Safety. Call for papers
Editor: IEEE Transactions
on Mobile Computing (TMC, 2015-) , Wiley
Journal on Security and Privacy (2017-)
(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 Xing)
- 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),
Nazneen Irani(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).