Ph.D. Students

  • Yanjun Pan,  Aug. 2016 – Present (B.S., Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics)
  • Ahmed Salama, Aug. 2016 – Present (B.S., Alexandria University; M.S., Nile University)
  • Mingshun Sun,  Aug. 2016 – Present (B.S. & M.S., Shandong University)
  • Tianchi Zhao,  Aug. 2016 – Present (B.S., Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications; M.S., University of Rochester)
  • Mohamed Seif, Jan. 2017 – Present (B.S., Alexandria University; M.S., Nile University), co-advised with Ravi Tandon
  • Zhiwu Guo, Aug. 2017 - Present (BS & MS, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China)
  • Bo Jiang, Aug. 2017 - Present (BS & MS, Harbin Insitute of Technology; MS, WPI)
  • Yanmao Man, Aug. 2017 - Present (BS, Dalian University of Technology; MS, UNCG)
  • Xiaolan Gu, Aug. 2018 - Present (BS & MS, Beihang University)

Undergraduate Students

  • Max Von Hippel, Aug. 2018 - Present, University of Arizona


  • Postdoctoral Researcher
    • Iraklis Leontiadis, Oct. 2015 – Oct. 2016 (Ph.D, Eurecom, France)
      Initial Employment: Postdoctoral Researcher, New Jersey Institute of Technology
      Second Employment: Senior Researcher at the Security and Cryptography Laboratory, EPFL.
      Current Employment: Senior Researcher at Inpher.

  • Ph.D. Students Graduated
    • Boyang Wang, Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, UA, Jan. 2014 – Jul. 2017
      Dissertation: “Secure Geometric Search on Encrypted Spatial Data"
      Initial Employment: Assistant Professor
      , Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Cincinnati, OH.
    • Yantian Hou, Ph.D. in Computer Science, USU, Jan. 2012 – Jul. 2016
      Dissertation: “Interference Mitigation in Multi-Hop Wireless Networks with Advanced Physical-Layer Techniques”
      Initial Employment: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Boise State University, Boise, ID.

  • Visiting Ph.D. Students
    • Wenjing Zhang, Ph.D.Student in Information Security, Xidian University, Oct. 2016 – Oct. 2018
    • Hanyu Quan, Ph.D.Student in Cyptography, Xidian University, Sept. 2015 – Sept. 2017
    • Shuo Qiu, Ph.D.Student in Computer Science and Technology, Beijing JiaoTong University, Oct. 2014 – Nov. 2015
      Initial Employment: Lecturer, Jinling Institute of Technology, Nanjing, China.
    • Boyang Wang, Ph.D.Student in Cyptography, Xidian University, Oct. 2012 – Dec. 2013
      Initial Employment: Ph.D. student, CS@USU.

  • M.S. Students Graduated
    • Jesse Victors, M.S. in Computer Science, USU, Jan. 2014 – May 2015
      Thesis: “The Onion Name System: Tor-Powered Distributed DNS for Tor Hidden Services”
      Initial Employment: Cigital.