Biography

I am an Assistant Professor at Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. My research interests mainly focus on wireless communication and cybersecurity.

Interests

  • Wireless Communication
  • Cybersecurity

Education

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science and Applications, 2016

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

  • M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2011

    Worcester Polytechnic Institute

  • B.S. in Microelectronics, 2007

    Fudan University

Research

Recent Publications

FaIR: Federated Incumbent Detection in CBRS Band

Characterizing Location-Based Mobile Tracking in Mobile Ad Networks

Mobile apps nowadays are often packaged with third-party ad libraries to monetize user data.

Teaching

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EE260: Introduction to Digital Design

Digital circuits are the foundations to build calculators, computers and cell phones, etc. This course explores these foundations by using modern digital design techniques to design, implement and test digital circuits ranging from basic logic gates to state machines that perform useful functions like calculations, counting, timing, and a host of other applications.

EE260: Introduction to Digital Design (Spring, 2018)

Digital circuits are the foundations to build calculators, computers and cell phones, etc. This course explores these foundations by using modern digital design techniques to design, implement and test digital circuits ranging from basic logic gates to state machines that perform useful functions like calculations, counting, timing, and a host of other applications.

EE660: Computer Architecture (recited, Fall, 2017)

Fundamental understanding of computer architecture is key to hardware and processor design, compilers, operating systems, and high performance programming. This course explores computer architectures and design techniques of modern microprocessors at various scales.

EE660: Computer Architecture (Spring, 2017)

Fundamental understanding of computer architecture is key to hardware and processor design, compilers, operating systems,index and high performance programming. This course explores computer architectures and design techniques of modern microprocessors at various scales.

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Contact

  • yao.zheng@hawaii.edu
  • (808) 956-6494
  • 2540 Dole Street, Holmes Hall 437, Honolulu, HI 96822
  • Take the elevator at the Leahi (Diamond Head) side of Holmes Hall. Exit on the Fourth floor. Room 437 is in the left hallway facing Waikiki.
  • Mondays and Wednesdays 14:00PM - 16:00PM
  • Book an appointment