Dr. Bo Chen is looking for 1 PhD student who is interested in cyber security, information security and network security (Spring 2019 or Fall 2018). Please send him ([email protected]) your CV/resume if interested. The student will receive a full RA support (tuition plus living stipend). Dr. Chen is eager to explore students' potential and help them to become world-class researchers in the growing cyber security and privacy domain. If you do not have a good GRE/TOFEL score, also don’t hesitate to contact him. He evaluates students based on their potential of doing research, rather than their current English skills (he will help you become a good English speaker/writer in the next few years and you don’t need to worry about it:-)). The PhD/master students who worked with him previously joined Chinese Academy of Sciences, Singapore Management University, Cisco, Vmware, etc.
Bio: Dr. Bo Chen is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science, Michigan Technological University. He received his B.E. degree from University of Science and Technology Beijing, China (2005), and his M.Eng. degree from University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China (2008), both in Computer Science. He received his PhD in Computer Science from New Jersey Institute of Technology in 2014. Dr. Chen did his postdoc in Stony Brook University from 2014 to 2015 and Pennsylvania State University from 2015 to 2016, respectively. He has broad interests in security and privacy problems in cloud computing, mobile devices, flash memory, networking, and blockchain. Dr. Chen has published extensively (30+ recent publications) in prestigious academic conferences, journals, books, etc. These include top-tier security and privacy publication venues like ACM CCS (one of top 4 cyber security conferences), NDSS (one of top 4 cyber security conferences), AAAI, ACSAC, DSN, Journal of Computer Security. Dr. Chen received Outstanding Paper Awards from ACSAC 2017 and ACM CODASPY 2013, respectively. Please refer to his personal webpage cs.mtu.edu/~bchen for more information.
Michigan Technological University (MTU) is a public research university located in the beautiful college town Houghton, Michigan, United States. MTU was ranked No. 20 on the list of 50 Safest College Towns in America. Its main campus sits on 925 acres (approximately 3 km^2) on a bluff overlooking Portage Lake. The university offers students free access to Mont Ripley Ski Area during winter (You can enjoy free ski the entire winter). MTU was founded in 1885 as the first post-secondary institution in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Science, technology, forestry and business have been added to the numerous engineering disciplines, and MTU now offers more than 130 degree programs through its five colleges and schools. MTU was rated among the "Best in the Midwest" by The Princeton Review. Its engineering school was ranked 85, and computer engineering was ranked 86 by US News, respectively.