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Haining Wang

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Current University
Virginia Tech

Research Area
Security and networking systems; in particular, an emphasis on cloud and Internet of Things security. His teaching activities and his research focus are on cybersecurity, networking systems, cloud computing, and cyber-physical systems.

Research Summary
The main thrusts of Haining Wang's current and past research include security issues in domain name systems and content distributed networks, defense against use-after-free vulnerabilities in software, online reputation systems, energy/power attacks and countermeasures inside data centers, covert channel attacks and countermeasures in the cloud, behavioral biometric-based user authentication, automatic online bot detection, transparent anti-phishing, and countering distributed denial-of-service attacks.

Wang is a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Virginia Tech.

Prior to joining Virginia Tech, Wang was a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Delaware.

Alma Mater
Wang received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 2003.