Yen-Hung (Frank) Hu is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at Norfolk State University. He is a member of the university's Information Assurance Research and Education Development Institute, the Center of Excellence in Cybersecurity, and the K-20 Consortium Enabling Cybersecurity Opportunities and Research Project. Hu’s research focuses on computer and network security, trustworthy computing, internet traffic modeling, secure coding, and machine learning. He has authored/co-authored many publications and made numerous professional presentations.
Prior to joining Norfolk State University, Hu was the director of the Information Assurance Center, principal investigator of the NSF CyberCorps program, and a full-time faculty member in the computer science department at Hampton University. He has participated in several funded grants and attended many information assurance research and education workshops/conferences, including the National Institutes of Standards and Technology's Cryptographic Key Management workshop and the Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education.
Hu received his Ph.D. in computer science from the George Washington University in 2004. He also has a master's in computer science from Southeastern University, a master's in applied chemistry from National Chiao-Tung University, and a bachelor's in chemistry from National Sun Yat-Sen University.