Zhifeng Xiao, Ph.D.

Zhifeng Xiao, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Computer Science and Software Engineering
Office Phone
Office Location
157 Burke
PENN STATE BEHREND
242 BURKE CENTER
ERIE PA 16563
    Biography

    I joined Penn State Behrend in Aug. 2013 as an Assistant Professor. Prior to that, I obtained my Ph.D. in Computer Science at the University of Alabama.

    Research Interests

    I am broadly interested in cyber security and applied cryptography. In particular, my research interests span the areas of computer and network accountability, cloud security, smart grid security, web security, and digital forensics.

    Publications

    A Hybrid Solution for Smart Supermarkets Based on the Internet of Things, 2019 7th International Conference on Information, Communication and Networks (ICICN) - April 21, 2019
    Collaborator: Yanping Zhang

    P-Accountability: A Quantitative Study of Accountability in Net- worked Systems, Wireless Personal Communications - August 1, 2017
    Collaborators: Yang Xiao; Jie Wu

    Towards a Two-phase Unsupervised System for Cybersecurity Concepts Extraction, 13th International Conference on Natural Computation, Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery - July 29, 2017

    An Empirical Study of Cookie Theft Vulnerability for Modern Websites. - March 18, 2016
    Collaborators: Jeffery Array; Robert Steiner

    Network Forensics Analysis Using Wireshark, International Journal of Security and Networks - July 1, 2015
    Collaborators: Vivens Ndatinya, Co-Author; Vasudeva Manepalli, Co-Author; Ke Meng, Co-Author; Yang Xiao, Co-Author

    A Difference-comparison-based Approach for Malicious Meter Inspection in Neighborhood Area Smart Grids, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Communications - June 8, 2015
    Collaborators: Xiaofang Xia, Author; Wei Liang, Co-Author; Yang Xiao, Co-Author; Meng Zheng, Co-Author

    An Accountable Framework for Sensing-oriented Mobile Cloud Computing, Journal of Internet Technology - September 1, 2014
    Collaborators: Yang Xiao; Hui Chen

    Partial Sensing Coverage in 3D Wireless Lattice Sensor Networks, In 2014 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) - June 1, 2014
    Collaborators: Yun Wang; William Chu; Yanping Zhang

    Coverage and Intrusion Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks - May 1, 2014
    Collaborators: Yanping Zhang; Yun Wang

    Leveraging Mobile Agents for Log Analysis in Data Center Networks, Journal of Internet Services and Information Security (JISIS) - May 1, 2014
    Collaborator: Yun Wang, Co-Author

    Partial Sensing Coverage and Deployment Efficiency in Wireless Directional Sensor Networks, The 13th Annual Wireless Telecommunications Symposium 2014 (WTS 2014) - March 1, 2014
    Collaborators: Yun Wang; Yanwei Wu

    Security in Wireless Sensor Networks: State-of-the-Art, Challenges, and Opportunities - February, 2014
    Collaborators: Yun Wang; Yanping Zhang

    Achieving Accountable MapReduce in Cloud Computing, The journal of (Elsevier) Future Generation Computer Systems - January, 2014
    Collaborator: Yang Xiao

    A Review of GENI Authentication and Access Control Mechanisms, International Journal of Security and Networks - July, 2013
    Collaborators: Bo Fu; Yang Xiao

    Multi-annulus Partition based Image Representation for Image Classification, International Journal of Sensor Networks - March, 2013
    Collaborators: Liang Ye; Jiang Yu; Hongzhe Liu

    Non-repudiation in Neighborhood Area Networks for Smart Grid, IEEE Communications Magazine - January 1, 2013
    Collaborator: Yang Xiao

    Exploring Malicious Meter Inspection in Neighborhood Area Smart Grids, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid - December, 2012
    Collaborator: Yang Xiao

    Security and Privacy in Cloud Computing, IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials - July, 2012
    Collaborator: Yang Xiao, Co-Author

    A Survey of Accountability in Computer Networks and Distributed Systems, Security and Communication Networks - June, 2012
    Collaborators: Nandhakumar Kathiresshan; Yang Xiao

    PeerReview Re-evaluation for Accountability in Distributed Systems or Networks, International Journal of Security and Networks - March, 2012
    Collaborator: Yang Xiao

    Building Accountable Smart Grids in Neighborhood Area Networks, 2011 IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM 2011) - December, 2011
    Collaborators: Yang Xiao; David Du

    Accountable MapReduce in Cloud Computing, 2011 IEEE Conference on Computer Communications Workshops (INFOCOM WKSHPS) - April, 2011
    Collaborator: Yang Xiao

    EagleEye: A Logging Framework for Accountable Distributed and Networked Systems, 2011 IEEE Conference on Computer Communications Workshops (INFOCOM WKSHPS) - April, 2011
    Collaborator: Nandhakumar Kathiresshan

    A Quantitative Study of Accountability in Wireless Multi-hop Networks, 2010 39th International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP) - September, 2010
    Collaborators: Yang Xiao; Jie Wu

    PeerReview Analysis and Re-evaluation for Accountability in Distributed Systems or Networks, Information Security and Assurance 2010 - June, 2010
    Collaborator: Yang Xiao

    P-Accountable Networked Systems, INFOCOM IEEE Conference on Computer Communications Workshops - March, 2010
    Collaborator: Yang Xiao, Co-Author

    Education

    Ph D, Computer Science, The University of Alabama

    BE, Computer Science, Shandong University