Feng Zhu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Computer Science


5000 Technology Drive NW
Olin B. King Technology Hall
Room N346
Huntsville, AL 35899
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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.

Curriculum Vitae

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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


  • Cybersecurity
  • Privacy
  • Pervasive Computing

Recent Publications

  • Williams, F., Aygun, R., Zhu, F., (2021) "ERP Template Matching for EEG Single Trial Classification," International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine.

  • Agrawal, N., Zhu, F., Carpenter, S. (2020) "Do You See the Warning? Cybersecurity Warnings via Nonconscious Processing," ACM Southeast Conference.

  • Davis, D., Zhu, F. (2020) "Understanding and Improving Secure Coding Behavior with Eye Tracking Methodologies," ACM Southeast Conference.

  • Carpenter, S., Shreeves, M., Brown, P., Zhu, F., Zeng, M., (2017). "Designing Warnings to Reduce Identity Disclosure," International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.

  • Carpenter, S., Zhu, F., Zeng, M., Shreeves, M.,(2017). "Expert Sources in Warnings May Reduce the Extent of Identity Disclosure in Cyber Contexts," International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.

  • Davis, D., Zhu, F. (2016). "The Study of Cryptographic Algorithms and Performance Measurements across Heterogeneous Devices,"Computer Science Education & Computer Science Research.

  • Zeng, M., Zhu, F., Carpenter, S. (2016). "Dynamic Warnings," Advances in Computer-Human Interaction.

  • Zeng, M., Zhu, F. (2016). "A Step by Step Guide to Building Secure Software," Orlando, Florida: 7th International Multi-Conference on Complexity, Informatics and Cybernetics (IMCIC).

  • Zhu, F., Carpenter, S., Kolimi, S. (2015). "Mindlessness Attacks," Las Vegas, NV: 6th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics.

  • Carpenter, S., Zhu, F. (2015). "Gender, Age, and Ethnic Influences on Privacy," Huntsville, AL: 7th Annual Southeastern Cyber Security Summit.