• [Sep. 2, 2016] I defended my Ph.D. and submitted my dissertation.

  • [April 13, 2016] I was invited to give a talk on privacy-preserving data analytic at Utah State University.

A Performance Evaluation Model for Crowd Control Applications in IoT Environment by Using FeedBack Control Theory
Yamada, N., Kawamoto, Y., Nishiyama, H., Kato, N. and Zheng, Y.

[ARTICLE] [SLIDES] [BibTeX]

@unpublished{YaKa:JUNO:Jnl,
  author = {Yamada, Naoto and Kawamoto, Yuichi and Nishiyama, Hiroki and Kato, Nei and Zheng, Yao},
  title = {A Performance Evaluation Model for Crowd Control Applications in IoT Environment by Using FeedBack Control Theory},
  note = {IEEE Internet of Things Journal, accepted}
}

Privacy-Preserving Face Tagging Using Deep Learning
Zheng, Y., Gaebel, E., Lou, W. and Hou, Y.T.

[ARTICLE] [SLIDES] [BibTeX]

@unpublished{ZhGa:Irene:Conf,
  author = {Zheng, Yao and Gaebel, Ethan and Lou, Wenjing and Hou, Y. Thomas},
  title = {Privacy-Preserving Face Tagging Using Deep Learning}
}

Cognitive Security: Securing Burgeoning Landscape of Mobile Network
Zheng, Y., Moini, A., Lou, W., Hou, Y.T. and Kawamoto, Y.
<i>IEEE Network</i>, pp. 66–71,

2016.
[ARTICLE] [SLIDES] [BibTeX]

@article{ZhMo:Cognitive:Mag,
  author = {Zheng, Yao and Moini, Assad and Lou, Wenjing and Hou, Y. Thomas and Kawamoto, Yuichi},
  title = {Cognitive Security: Securing Burgeoning Landscape of Mobile Network},
  journal = {IEEE Network},
  year = {2016},
  volume = {30},
  number = {4},
  pages = {66--71}
}

Privacy Preservation for Cloud-Based Data Sharing and Data Analytics
Zheng, Y.
PhD dissertation, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2016.
[DISSERTATION] [SLIDES] [BibTeX]

@phdthesis{Zh:PHDThesis,
  author = {Zheng, Yao},
  title = {Privacy Preservation for Cloud-Based Data Sharing and Data Analytics},
  school = {Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University},
  year = {2016}
}

Profiling the Strength of Physical-Layer Security: A Study in Blinding
Zheng, Y., Schulz, M., Lou, W., Hou, Y.T. and Hollick, M.
in <i>WiSec 2016</i>,

7 2016. (acceptance rate: 0.255(13/51)).
[PROCEEDING] [SLIDES] [BibTeX]

@inproceedings{ZhSc:Hope:Conf,
  author = {Zheng, Yao and Schulz, Matthias and Lou, Wenjing and Hou, Y. Thomas and Hollick, Matthias},
  title = {Profiling the Strength of Physical-Layer Security: A Study in Blinding},
  booktitle = {WiSec 2016},
  year = {2016},
  note = {(acceptance rate: 0.255(13/51))}
}

Location Based Handshake and Private Proximity Test with Location Tags
Zheng, Y., Li, M., Lou, W. and Hou, Y.T.
<i>IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing</i>, pp. 1–1,

2015.
[ARTICLE] [SLIDES] [BibTeX]

@article{ZhLi:Lupin:Jnl,
  author = {Zheng, Yao and Li, Ming and Lou, Wenjing and Hou, Y. Thomas},
  title = {Location Based Handshake and Private Proximity Test with Location Tags},
  journal = {IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing},
  year = {2015},
  volume = {PP},
  number = {99},
  pages = {1--1}
}

Privacy-Preserving Link Prediction in Decentralized Online Social Networks
Zheng, Y., Wang, B., Lou, W. and Hou, Y.T.
in <i>ESORICS 2015</i>,

9 2015. (acceptance rate: 0.201(59/293)).
[PROCEEDING] [SLIDES] [BibTeX]

@inproceedings{ZhWa:Sarek:Conf,
  author = {Zheng, Yao and Wang, Bing and Lou, Wenjing and Hou, Y. Thomas},
  title = {Privacy-Preserving Link Prediction in Decentralized Online Social Networks},
  booktitle = {ESORICS 2015},
  year = {2015},
  note = {(acceptance rate: 0.201(59/293))}
}

DDoS Attack Protection in the Era of Cloud Computing and Software-Defined Networking
Wang, B., Zheng, Y., Lou, W. and Hou, Y.T.
<i>Computer Network</i>, pp. 308–319, 4 2015.
[ARTICLE] [SLIDES] [BibTeX]

@article{WaZh:DDoS:Jnl,
  author = {Wang, Bing and Zheng, Yao and Lou, Wenjing and Hou, Y. Thomas},
  title = {DDoS Attack Protection in the Era of Cloud Computing and Software-Defined Networking},
  journal = {Computer Network},
  year = {2015},
  volume = {81},
  pages = {308--319}
}

PeerClean: Unveiling Peer-to-Peer Botnets through Dynamic Group Behavior Analysis
Yan, Q., Zheng, Y., Jiang, T., Lou, W. and Hou, Y.T.
in <i>INFOCOM 2015</i>,

4 2015. (acceptance rate: 0.190(316/1640)).
[PROCEEDING] [SLIDES] [BibTeX]

@inproceedings{YaZh:PeerClean:Conf,
  author = {Yan, Qiben and Zheng, Yao and Jiang, Tingting and Lou, Wenjing and Hou, Y. Thomas},
  title = {PeerClean: Unveiling Peer-to-Peer Botnets through Dynamic Group Behavior Analysis},
  booktitle = {INFOCOM 2015},
  year = {2015},
  note = {(acceptance rate: 0.190(316/1640))}
}

Highly Efficient Known-Plaintext Attacks Against Orthogonal Blinding Based Physical Layer Security
Zheng, Y., Schulz, M., Lou, W., Hou, Y.T. and Hollick, M.
<i>IEEE Wireless Communications Letters</i>, pp. 34–37, 2 2015.
[ARTICLE] [SLIDES] [BibTeX]

@article{ZhSc:KPA:Jnl,
  author = {Zheng, Yao and Schulz, Matthias and Lou, Wenjing and Hou, Y. Thomas and Hollick, Matthias},
  title = {Highly Efficient Known-Plaintext Attacks Against Orthogonal Blinding Based Physical Layer Security},
  journal = {IEEE Wireless Communications Letters},
  year = {2015},
  volume = {4},
  number = {1},
  pages = {34--37}
}

DDoS Attack Protection in the Era of Cloud Computing and Software-Defined Networking
Wang, B., Zheng, Y., Lou, W. and Hou, Y.T.
in <i>NPSec 2014</i>,

10 2014.
[PROCEEDING] [SLIDES] [BibTeX]

@inproceedings{WaZh:DDoS:Conf,
  author = {Wang, Bing and Zheng, Yao and Lou, Wenjing and Hou, Y. Thomas},
  title = {DDoS Attack Protection in the Era of Cloud Computing and Software-Defined Networking},
  booktitle = {NPSec 2014},
  year = {2014}
}

Scalable and Secure Sharing of Personal Health Records in Cloud Computing Using Attribute-Based Encryption
Li, M., Yu, S., Zheng, Y., Ren, K. and Lou, W.
<i>IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems</i>, pp. 131–143, 1 2013.
[ARTICLE] [SLIDES] [BibTeX]

@article{LiYu:Pippin,
  author = {Li, Ming and Yu, Shucheng and Zheng, Yao and Ren, Kui and Lou, Wenjing},
  title = {Scalable and Secure Sharing of Personal Health Records in Cloud Computing Using Attribute-Based Encryption},
  journal = {IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems},
  year = {2013},
  volume = {24},
  number = {1},
  pages = {131--143}
}

SHARP: Private Proximity Test and Secure Handshake with Cheat-Proof Location Tags
Zheng, Y., Li, M., Lou, W. and Hou, Y.T.
in <i>ESORICS 2012</i>,

9 2012. (acceptance rate: 0.202(50/248)).
[PROCEEDING] [SLIDES] [BibTeX]

@inproceedings{ZhLi:Lupin:Conf,
  author = {Zheng, Yao and Li, Ming and Lou, Wenjing and Hou, Y. Thomas},
  title = {SHARP: Private Proximity Test and Secure Handshake with Cheat-Proof Location Tags},
  booktitle = {ESORICS 2012},
  year = {2012},
  note = {(acceptance rate: 0.202(50/248))}
}

Privacy-Preserving Personal Health Record System Using Attribute-Based Encryption
Zheng, Y.
Master thesis, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 2011.
[THESIS] [SLIDES] [BibTeX]

@mastersthesis{Zh:MSThesis,
  author = {Zheng, Yao},
  title = {Privacy-Preserving Personal Health Record System Using Attribute-Based Encryption},
  school = {Worcester Polytechnic Institute},
  year = {2011}
}