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I am a professor at the Computer Science Department, the University of Memphis, where I served as the department chair from Feb. 2016 to Aug. 2023. I am currently on a temporary assignment at the National Scence Foundation serving as a Program Director for the NSF Engineering Ressearch Center Program. I received my BS degree in Computer Science from Peking University in 1997 and Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from University of California, Los Angeles in 2004. I lead the Networking Research Lab. My research interests include Network Architecture and Protocol Design, Security and Privacy, Internet of Things, Wireless Mobile Health, 3D Mapping, Smart Cities, Autonomous Systems, and Internet Measurements. For more details about my research, please click here and here is a list of publications.


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