About

Hi there 😄, welcome! I am a Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville supervised by Prof. Jian Liu.

My current research interests primarily lie in the field of trustworthy machine learning. Specific topics include adversarial machine learning, privacy preservation, federated learning, and out-of-distribution generalization.

Prior to joining UTK, I got my MS in Computer Engineering from Rutgers University in 2019, and my BS in Electronic Science and Technology from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China in 2018. In the summer of ‘22, I was a research intern at NEC Labs America working with Dr. Liang Tong.

News

  • [Oct 2022] Received ACM CCS 2022 Student Travel Grant.

  • [Aug 2022] One paper accepted to ACM CCS 2022.

  • [Jul 2022] One paper accepted to ECCV 2022.

  • [Jun 2022] One paper accepted to MobiCom 2022.

  • [May 2022] Joined NECLA for the summer as a research intern.

  • [Apr 2022] Received CVPR 2022 Travel Grant Award.

  • [Apr 2022] Received UTK EECS Gonzalez Outstanding GRA Award.

  • [Apr 2022] Received UTK GSS Travel Award.

  • [Apr 2022] Our BioFace-3D paper is selected for SIGMOBILE Research Highlights.

  • [Apr 2022] Two papers accepted to EMBC 2022.

  • [Mar 2022] One paper accepted to CVPR 2022.

  • [Jan 2022] Received ACM MobiCom 2021 Student Travel Grant.

  • [Nov 2021] Received ACM CCS 2021 Student Conference Grant.

  • [Sep 2021] One paper accepted to ICPADS 2021.

  • [Sep 2021] One paper accepted to ACM CCS 2021.

  • [Aug 2021] One paper accepted to ACSAC 2021.

  • [Aug 2021] One paper accepted to MobiCom 2021.

  • [Jan 2021] One paper accepted to Springer JSPS.

  • [Dec 2020] One paper accepted to AAAI 2021.

  • [Oct 2020] Received ACM CCS 2020 Student Conference Grant.

  • [Oct 2020] One poster accepted to SenSys 2020.

  • [Sep 2020] Received UTK Graduate School Fellowship Award.

  • [Sep 2020] One paper accepted to ACM CCS 2020.

  • [Feb 2020] Received “One Time” UTK EECS Fellowship Award.

  • [Feb 2020] Received ACM HotMobile 2020 Student Travel Award.

  • [Jan 2020] One paper accepted to ICASSP 2020.

  • [Dec 2019] One paper accepted to HotMobile 2020.

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Publications

(2022). HeatDeCam: Detecting Hidden Spy Cameras via Thermal Emissions. In ACM CCS 2022. (Acceptance rate=TBA).

(2022). RIBAC: Towards Robust and Imperceptible Backdoor Attack against Compact DNN. In ECCV 2022. (Acceptance rate=28.4%).

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(2022). Audio-domain Position-independent Backdoor Attack via Unnoticeable Triggers. In MobiCom 2022. (Acceptance rate=17.8%).

(2022). Fair and Privacy-Preserving Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosis Based on Spontaneous Speech Analysis via Federated Learning. In EMBC 2022.

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(2022). Privacy-preserving Speech-based Depression Diagnosis via Federated Learning. In EMBC 2022.

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(2022). Auditing Privacy Defenses in Federated Learning via Generative Gradient Leakage. In CVPR 2022. (Acceptance rate=25.3%).

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(2021). Byzantine-robust Federated Learning through Spatial-temporal Analysis of Local Model Updates. In ICPADS 2021.

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(2021). Robust Detection of Machine-induced Audio Attacks in Intelligent Audio Systems with Microphone Array. In ACM CCS 2021. (Acceptance rate=22.3%).

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(2021). Time to Rethink the Design of Qi Standard? Security and Privacy Vulnerability Analysis of Qi Wireless Charging. In ACSAC 2021. (Acceptance rate=24.5%).

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(2021). BioFace-3D: Continuous 3D Facial Reconstruction Through Lightweight Single-ear Biosensors. In ACM MobiCom 2021. (Acceptance rate=17.4%).

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(2021). Real-time, Robust and Adaptive Universal Adversarial Attacks Against Speaker Recognition Systems. In Springer JSPS.

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(2021). Enabling Fast and Universal Audio Adversarial Attack Using Generative Model. In AAAI 2021. (Acceptance rate=21%).

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(2020). AdvPulse: Universal, Synchronization-free, and Targeted Audio Adversarial Attacks via Subsecond Perturbations. In ACM CCS 2020. (Acceptance rate=16.9%).

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(2020). Real-time, Universal, and Robust Adversarial Attacks Against Speaker Recognition Systems. In IEEE ICASSP 2020.

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(2020). Practical Adversarial Attacks Against Speaker Recognition Systems. In ACM HotMobile 2020. (Acceptance rate=33.3%).

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Teaching

  • Teaching Assistant, ECE 469/569 Mobile & Embedded System Security, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Spring 2020, Fall 2022)
  • Teaching Assistant, COSC 426/526: Data Mining and Analytics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville ( Spring 2022 )
  • Teaching Assistant, COSC 423/523: Artificial Intelligence, University of Tennessee, Knoxville ( Fall 2021 )
  • Teaching Assistant, COSC 494/594 Human-AI Interaction, University of Tennessee, Knoxville ( Spring 2021 )
  • Teaching Assistant, COSC 425 Introduction to Machine Learning, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Fall 2019, Fall 2020)
  • Grading Assistant, ECE 479/574 VLSI Design/CAD VLSI Design, Rutgers University (Fall 2018)

Awards

  • Student Travel Grant, ACM CCS, 2022
  • Travel Grant Award, CVPR, 2022
  • Gonzalez Family Outstanding GRA Award, UTK EECS, 2022
  • GSS Travel Award, UTK Graduate Student Senate, 2022
  • SIGMOBILE Research Highlights, ACM SIGMOBILE, 2022
  • Student Travel Grant, ACM MobiCom, 2021
  • Student Conference Grant, ACM CCS, 2020, 2021
  • Tennessee’s Top 100 Fellowship, UTK Graduate School, 2020-2023
  • Student Travel Award, ACM HotMobile, 2020
  • EECS Fellowship Award, UTK, 2020
  • Merit Scholarship, UESTC, 2016
  • Excellent Social Practice Award, UESTC, 2015