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Yu Chen


Electrical and Computer Engineering


Yu Chen received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California in 2006 under the supervision of Professor Kai Hwang. Before joining Professor Hwang's group, he worked as a research assistant in the Advanced Interconnection and Network Technology Lab led by Professor Anthony F. J. Levi. His research has been funded by NSF, DoD, AFOSR, AFRL, New York State, and industrial partners. He has authored or co-authored more than 90 scientific papers in refereed journals, conferences, and book chapters and is a member of ACM, IEEE (Computer & Communication Societies) and SPIE.

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  • PhD, University of Southern California

Research Interests

  • Smart cities
  • Intelligent surveillance
  • Edge-fog-cloud computing
  • Internet of Things
  • Security & Privacy

Teaching Interests

  • Hardware-based security
  • Network security
  • Computer network architecture
  • Compter architecture

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