Dr. Zhen Ling
Office: 210, Computer Building, Jiulonghu Campus
Dr. Zhen Ling is a professor in the School of Computer Science and Engineering at Southeast University. He finished his PhD in computer science at the Southeast University, China under the supervision of Prof. Junzhou Luo in 2014. He was a research associate in the Department of Computer Science from Aug. 2008 to Nov. 2009 at the City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, honored to be working with Prof. Xinwen Fu and Prof. Weijia Jia. After that, he joined Department of Computer Science as a visiting PhD research student from Aug. 2011 to Aug. 2013 at the University of Victoria, B.C., Canada, where he worked with Prof. Xinwen Fu and Prof. Kui Wu.
Prof. Ling is a recipient of the National Science Fund for Excellent Young Scholars, Jiangsu Provincial Natural Science Fund for Excellent Young Scholars, and Southeast University Young Chair Professor. He won China Computer Federation (CCF) Doctoral Dissertation Award in 2015, ACM China Doctoral Dissertation Award and ACM Nanjing Chapter Excellent PhD Award in 2014. He won Award of Excellence at GeekPwn in 2016 and 2020, respectively. He involved in various national, provincial and ministry level research projects and has been publishing papers in conferences such as ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), journals such as IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC), IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (TIFS), and IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC). His research work was also presented in Black Hat and reported by the State Science and Education Channel of China (CCTV 10).
Internet of Things, Smartphones, Network Security and Privacy, Trusted Computing
Dr. Zhen Ling was invited to serve on IEEE INFOCOM 2022 TPC, April, 2021. NEW!
Dr. Zhen Ling was invited to serve as an Associate Editor of IEEE Internet of Things Journal (IoT-J) for a two-year term, January, 2021. NEW!
Our paper titled 'Prison Break of Android Reflection Restriction and Defense' has been accepted by IEEE INFOCOM 2021, December, 2020.
Our team, Phoenix Decoder (凤凰解码), won award of excellence at GeekPwn, October, 2020.
Dr. Zhen Ling was invited to serve on IEEE INFOCOM 2021 TPC, June, 2020.
Our paper titled 'Novel and Practical SDN-based Traceback Technique for Malicious Traffic over Anonymous Networks' has been accepted by IEEE INFOCOM 2019, November, 2018.
Our CSCWD 2017 paper won Best Application Paper Award, April, 2017.
Dr. Zhen Ling was invited to serve on Program Co-chair of Mobile Security Track, CSS 2017, February, 2017.
Our team, Phoenix Decoder (凤凰解码), won award of excellence at GeekPwn, October, 2016. [Demo Video: This Smart Plug can 'twitter' by itself] [Media Impact: Sina, GeekPwn, etc.]
Dr. Zhen Ling was invited to serve on ACM SIGCOMM China and ACM SIGSAC China TPC, May, 2016.
Dr. Zhen Ling was invited to serve on IEEE INFOCOM 2017 Advisory TPC, April, 2016.
Dr. Zhen Ling won China Computer Federation (CCF) Doctoral Dissertation Award (10 recipients in China), January, 2016.
Dr. Zhen Ling was invited to give a talk at CNCC 2015, October, 2015.
Our paper titled 'TorWard: Discovery, Blocking, and Traceback of Malicious Traffic over Tor' has been accepted by IEEE TIFS, July, 2015.
Dr. Zhen Ling was invited to give a talk at WhiteHat 2015, July, 2015.
Dr. Zhen Ling was invited to serve on IEEE INFOCOM 2016 Advisory TPC, May, 2015.
Our paper titled 'Password Extraction via Reconstructed Wireless Mouse Trajectory' has been accepted by IEEE TDSC, March, 2015.
Dr. Zhen Ling won ACM China Doctoral Dissertation Award (2 recipients in China), October, 2014.
Our work 'Every mobile device sees your password!' (周围的移动设备看到你的密码啦!) was presented in ISC 2014.
Our Privacy Enhanced Keyboard (PEK) was published in Google Play, 2014.
Dr. Zhen Ling won ACM Nanjing Chapter Excellent PhD Award, 2014.
Our paper titled 'Blind Recognition of Touched Keys on Mobile Devices' has been accepted by ACM CCS 2014.
Vice Chair of ACM SIGSAC China, 2020 - present
Associate Editor, IEEE Internet of Things Journal (IoT-J), 2021 - present
Guest Editor, Feature Topic on Advanced Computing and Endogenous Security, China Communications (CNCOMM), 2021
Guest Editor, Special Issue on Security and Privacy Aspects in IoT Communication, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience (CCPE), 2019
Guest Editor, Special Issue on Distributed Computing Infrastructure for Cyber-Physical Systems, IEEE Access, 2019
Guest Editor, Special Collection on End-to-End IoT Security and Privacy, International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks (IJDSN), 2018
Guest Editor, 专刊: 网络信任体系与身份管理, 《信息安全学报》, 2017
Chair of Conference Technical Program Committee for
Security and Blockchain Track Chair, The 27th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS), 2021
Workshops Chair, The 10th EAI Intelligent Mobility and Edge Computing for a Smarter World (MONAMI), 2020
Publicity and Social Media Chair, The 15th EAI International Conference on Security and Privacy in Communication Networks (SecureComm), 2019
Program Co-Chair, The 3rd SIGSAC China Symposium, 2019
Publicity Co-Chair, The 37th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC), 2018
TPC Track Chair, The 9th International Symposium on Cyberspace Safety and Security (CSS), 2017
Member of Conference Technical Program Committee for
IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS), 2020
The ACM Turing 50th Celebration Conference - China (ACM TURC), 2017
The annual International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS), 2016
IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing (UIC), 2018
IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC), 2015
ACM MobiHoc Workshop on Privacy-Aware Mobile Computing (PAMCO), 2015
International Conference on Communications and Networking in China (ChinaCom), 2014
IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC), 2013
Reviewer for Journal Manuscript Submissions
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN)
IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC)
ACM Transactions on Privacy and Security (TOPS) (Formerly TISSEC)
IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (TIFS)
IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC)
IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS)
IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC)
IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT)
IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (TWC)
ACM Computing Surveys
Computer Networks (COMNET)
Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (JPDC)
IEEE Internet of Things Journal (IoTJ)
IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence (TETCI)
ACM Transactions of Internet Technology (TOIT)
Transactions on Network Science and Engineering (TNSE)
Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA)
ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST)
Future Generation Computer Systems (FGCS)
IET Information Security
Security and Communication Networks (SCN)
Ad Hoc Networks
Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications (PPNA)
Computer Communications (COMCOM)
IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine (WCM)
IEEE Wireless Communications Letters (WCL)
IEEE Network Magazine
Journal of Information Security and Applications (JISA)
International Journal of Security and Networks (IJSN)
International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks (IJDSN)
Journal of Computational Science
IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems
Frontiers of Computer Science
Reviewer for Conference Manuscript Submissions
ACM MobiCom (2018)
IEEE ICC (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2018)
IEEE CNS (2012, 2016, 2017, 2018)
ACM CODASPY (2017)
ACM CCS (2016)
IEEE MASS (2017)
IEEE WCNC (2017)
IEEE VTC (2016 Fall)
IEEE INFOCOM (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
IEEE CCNC (2014)
IEEE GlobeCom (2011, 2012, 2014)
IEEE SecureComm (2011)
IEEE ICDCS-SPCC (2012)