Faculty Profile

Rui Zhang

Rui Zhang

Assistant Professor
448 Smith Hall
Newark, Delaware 19716
P: 302-831-2010
ruizhang@udel.edu

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EDUCATION

PhD | 2013 | Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University
BE | 2001 | Communication Engineering, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China
ME | 2005 | Communication and Information Systems, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China

SHORT BIO

Security and privacy; wireless networking; mobile systems for disabled people; Internet-of-Things; social networking; cloud computing

RESEARCH AREAS

  • Accessible Computing
  • Algorithms
  • Computer Networks
  • HPC/Cloud/Parallel

SELECT PUBLICATIONS

  1. SpecGuard: Spectrum Misuse Detection in Dynamic Spectrum Access Systems [pdf] Xiaocong Jin, Jingchao Sun, Rui Zhang, Yanchao Zhang, and Chi Zhang, to appear at IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing.
  2. The rise of social botnets: Attacks and countermeasures [pdf] Jinxue Zhang, Rui Zhang, Yanchao Zhang, and Guanhua Yan, to appear at IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing.
  3. Privacy-preserving spatiotemporal matching for secure device-to-device communications [pdf] Jingchao Sun, Rui Zhang, and Yanchao Zhang, to appear at IEEE Internet of Things Journal.
  4. TrueTop: A sybil-resilient system for user influence measurement on Twitter [pdf] Jinxue Zhang, Rui Zhang, Jingchao Sun, Yanchao Zhang, and Chi Zhang, to appear at IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking.
  5. SecureFind: Secure and privacy-preserving object finding via mobile crowdsourcing [pdf] Jingchao Sun, Rui Zhang, Xiaocong Jin, and Yanchao Zhang, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 1716-1728, March 2016.
  6. Jamming-resistant secure neighbor discovery in mobile ad hoc networks [pdf] Rui Zhang, Jingchao Sun, Yanchao Zhang, and Xiaoxia Huang, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 14, no. 10, pp. 5588-5601, Oct. 2015.
  7. Secure spatial top-k query processing via untrusted location-based service provider [pdf] Rui Zhang, Jingchao Sun, Yanchao Zhang, and Chi Zhang, IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 111-124, January/February 2015.
  8. Secure top-k query processing in unattended tiered sensor networks [pdf] Rui Zhang, Jing Shi, Yanchao Zhang, and Xiaoxia Huang, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 63, no. 9, pp. 4681-4693, Nov. 2014.
  9. TIGHT: A geographic routing protocol for cognitive radio mobile ad hoc networks [pdf] Xiaocong Jin, Rui Zhang, Jingchao Sun, and Yanchao Zhang, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 13, no. 8, pp. 4670-4681, Aug. 2014.
  10. Verifiable privacy-preserving aggregation in people-centric urban sensing systems [pdf] Rui Zhang, Jing Shi, Yanchao Zhang, and Chi Zhang, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Special Issue on Emerging Technologies, vol. 31, no. 9, pp. 268-278, Sep. 2013.
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