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Kai Zeng

Kai Zeng

Associate Professor

Office: Engineering 3252

Phone: 703-993-5933

Fax: 703-993-1601

Email: kzeng2 at gmu dot edu

Web: https://ece.gmu.edu/~kzeng2

 

Research Interests

  • Cybersecurity
  • Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Physical Layer Security
  • Cognitive Radio Networks
  • Network Forensics

News (more...)

  • August 2018, our paper on "Online Learning with Randomized Feedback Graphs for Optimal PUE Attacks in Cognitive Radio Networks" has been accepted by IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking. Congratulations to Monireh Dabaghchian and Amir Alipour-Fanid!
  • August 2018, our paper on "Impact of Mobility on Physical Layer Security over Wireless Fading Channels" has been accepted by IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. Congratulations to Jie Tang and Monireh Dabaghchian!
  • July 2018, we got three papers on 5G physical layer security accepted by IEEE Globecom 2018. Congratulations to Long Jiao, Ning Wang, Jie Tang, Pu Wang, and Monireh Dabaghchian.
    • Long Jiao, Ning Wang, and Kai Zeng, "Secret Beam: Robust Secret Key Agreement for mmWave Massive MIMO 5G Communication", IEEE Globecom 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE, December 9 - 13, 2018.
    • Ning Wang, Long Jiao, Pu Wang, Monireh Dabaghchian, and Kai Zeng, "Efficient Identity Spoofing Attack Detection for IoT in Mm-Wave and Massive MIMO 5G Communication", IEEE Globecom 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE, December 9 - 13, 2018.
    • Jie Tang, Long Jiao, Ning Wang, Pu Wang, Kai Zeng, and Hong Wen, "Mobility Improves NOMA Physical Layer Security", IEEE Globecom 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE, December 9 - 13, 2018.
  • July 2018, we got two papers on cognitive radio networks accepted by 4th IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2).
    • Qi Dong, Yu Chen, Xiaohua Li, and Kai Zeng, "Explore Recurrent Neural Network for PUE Attack Detection in Practical CRN Models", 4th IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2), Kansas City, MO, Sept. 16 - 19, 2018.
    • Yu Chen, Qi Dong, Xiaohua Li, and Kai Zeng, "Position Paper: A Theoretical Framework for General Cognition Evaluation of Cognitive Radios", 4th IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2), Kansas City, MO, Sept. 16 - 19, 2018.
  • June 2018, our paper on spectrum monitoring in cognitive radio networks has been published by IEEE Access
    • Wenbo Xu, Jing Xu, Jiachen Li, Wei Liu, Shimin Gong, and Kai Zeng, "Robust Spectrum Monitoring in Cognitive Radio Networks with Uncertain Traffic Information", IEEE Access, vol. 6, 2018. Link
  • May 2018, a collaborative paper on machine learning has been accepted by KDD 2018
    • Lang Zhao, Amir Alipour-Fanid, Martin Slawski, Kai Zeng, "Prediction-time Efficient Classification Using Feature Computational Dependencies", KDD 2018, London, UK, August 19 - 23, 2018. PDF
  • May 2018, our paper on "Secure Inductive-Coupled Near Field Communication at Physical Layer" has been accepted by IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security.
  • Feburary 2018, we got two papers on 5G physical layer security accepted by IEEE CNS 2018. Congratulations to Long Jiao, Ning Wang, and Jie Tang.
    • Long Jiao, Jie Tang, and Kai Zeng "Physical Layer Key Generation Using Virtual AoA and AoD of mmWave Massive MIMO Channel", IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (IEEE CNS'18), Beijing, China, May 30 - June 1, 2018. PDF
    • Ning Wang, Long Jiao, and Kai Zeng, "Pilot Contamination Attack Detection for NOMA in Mm-Wave and Massive MIMO 5G Communication", IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (IEEE CNS'18), Beijing, China, May 30 - June 1, 2018. PDF
  • January 2018, a collaborative paper on "Lightweight Physical Layer Enhanced Security Schemes for 5G Wireless Networks" was accepted by IEEE Network Magazine. Congratulations to Jie Tang.
  • December 2017, a senior design project on "ECU Device Signal Fingerprinting for Intrusion Detection on CAN Bus" directed by Prof. Kai Zeng has won the best senior design project award in the ECE department at George Mason University.
  • August 2017, a collaborative paper on "Anomaly Detection in Cognitive Radio Networks Exploiting Singular Spectrum Analysis" was published at International Conference on Mathematical Methods, Models, and Architectures for Computer Network Security.
  • April 2017, our paper on "Hardware module-based message authentication in intra-vehicle networks" was published at The ACM/IEEE 8th International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS'17). Congratulations to Songsong Liu and our ASSIP interns, Eric Wang, William Xu, and Suhas Sastry.
  • January 2017, a collaborative paper on "Throughput optimization in multi-hop wireless networks with reconfigurable antennas" was published at International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC'17).
  • January 2017, our paper on "String stability analysis of cooperative adaptive cruise control under jamming attacks" was published at IEEE 18th International Symposium on High Assurance Systems Engineering (HASE). Congratulations to Amir Alipour-Fanid, Monireh Dabaghchian, and Hengrun Zhang.