Associate Professor
Co-director, Center of Internet Security and Forensics Education and Research (iSAFER)
Department of Computer Science
University of Massachusetts Lowell
One University Avenue
Lowell , MA 01854
Office: Olsen Hall 203
Voice:  (978) 934-3623 (o); 605-270-9427 (c)
Fax:      (978) 934-3551
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Research Interests

Network Security and Privacy, Digital Forensics, Wireless Networks, Network QoS

Bio Sketch

Dr. Xinwen Fu is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, University of Massachusetts Lowell. He received B.S. (1995) and M.S. (1998) in Electrical Engineering from Xi'an Jiaotong University, China and University of Science and Technology of China respectively. He obtained Ph.D. (2005) in Computer Engineering from Texas A&M University.

Dr. Fu won the 2nd place in the graduate category of the International ACM student research contest in 2002, the Graduate Student Research Excellence Award of the Department of Computer Science at Texas A&M University in 2004, the Merrill Hunter Award for Excellence in Research at Dakota State University in 2008 and the best paper award at International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2008. His students won the silver medal at the ACM Student Research Competition at ACM MobiCom 2011.

Dr. Fu's current research interests are in network security and privacy, network forensics, computer forensics, information assurance, system reliability and networking QoS. Dr. Fu has been publishing papers in conferences such as IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P), ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc), IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM) and IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), journals such as ACM/IEEE Transactions on Networking (ToN), IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), IEEE Transaction on Mobile Computing (TMC) and IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT), book and book chapters. He spoke at various technical security conferences including Black Hat. His research is supported by NSF.

Dr. Fu is active in academic service. He has been serving as TPC members for various prestigious conferences including IEEE Infocom, IEEE ICDCS, and SecureComm. He was a Program Co-chair of Communications & System Security Symposium, IEEE Globecom 2011 and the program co-chair of TrustCom 2010.

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