Invited Speakers



Dr. Guofei Gu is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at Texas A&M University (TAMU). Before coming to Texas A&M, he received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology. His research interests are in network and systems security, such as malware and APT defense, software-defined programmable security (e.g., SDN/NFV), mobile and IoT security, and intrusion/anomaly detection.

Dr. Gu is a recipient of 2010 NSF CAREER Award, 2013 AFOSR Young Investigator Award, 2010 IEEE S&P Best Student Paper Award, 2015 ICDCS Best Paper Award, Texas A&M Dean of Engineering Excellence Award, Charles H. Barclay Jr. ’45 Faculty Fellow, TEES Select Young Fellow, TEES Research Impact Award, and a Google Faculty Research Award. He is an active member of the security research community and has pioneered several new research directions such as botnet detection/defense and SDN security. Dr. Gu has served on the program committees of top-tier security conferences such as IEEE S&P, ACM CCS, USENIX Security, and NDSS, among many others. He is an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (T-IFS) and the Steering Committee co-chair for International Conference on Security and Privacy in Communication Networks (SecureComm). He recently co-chaired the 2018 NSF Workshop on Programmable System Security in a Software Defined World. He is currently directing the SUCCESS Lab at TAMU.