Feng Zhu 

Dr. Feng Zhu

Associate Professor, Computer Science Department


Feng Zhu is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. He received B.S. degree from East China Normal University and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Michigan State University. He was a software engineer at Intel and a program manager at Microsoft. His research interests include cybersecurity, privacy, pervasive computing, and computer networks.

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  • Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering, Michigan State University
  • M.S., Statistics, Michigan State University
  • M.S., Computer Science and Engineering, Michigan State University
  • B.S., Computer Science, East China Normal University

Classes Taught

  • CS 470/570 - Computer Networks
  • CS 485/585 - Computer Security
  • CS 670 - Advanced Computer Networks
  • CS 685 - Cryptography

  • Publications

    • Mini Zeng, Feng Zhu, Sandra Carpenter, “Eye Gaze Based Dynamic Warnings,” 9th International Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interactions (ACHI), Venice, Italy, 2016.
    • Feng Zhu, Sandra Carpenter, and Ajinkya Kulkarni, “Understanding Identity Exposure in Pervasive Computing Environments,” Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Vol. 8, 2012.
    • Feng Zhu, Sandra Carpenter, Ajinkya Kulkarni, Swapna Kolimi, "Reciprocity Attacks," in Symposium On Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS), Pittsburgh, PA, 2011.
    • Feng Zhu, Matt Mutka, and Lionel Ni, "A Private, Secure and User-centric Information Exposure Model for Service Discovery Protocols," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 418-429, 2006.
    • Feng Zhu, Matt Mutka, and Lionel Ni, "Service Discovery in Pervasive Computing Environments," IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 81-90, 2005.