Xukai Zou, Ph.D.
Professor, Computer Science
- Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2000)
- M.S. Computer Science, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China (1986)
- B.S. Computer Science, Zhengzhou University, China (1983)
Xukai Zou’s recent work has delved deep into cryptography and cybersecurity, examining:
- Cryptography-based access control
- Group key management
- Moving target defense
- Personal health and genomic data security and privacy
- Secret sharing
- Secure digital provenance/blockchain technology
- Secure electronic voting
- Secure multi-party computation
- Security in mobile, social networks and delay-tolerant networks
- User authentication (biometric & mobile authentication)
He’s received numerous National Science Foundation grants for his research, including:
- Lead PI: (Education Research) NSF DGE-2011117, SaTC: EDU: Collaborative: Building an Electronic Voting Technology Inspired Interactive Teaching and Learning Framework for Cybersecurity Education, National Science Foundation, 5/1/2021–4/30/2024, $400,000.
- Co-PI (with PI: F. Li and Co-PIs: B. King and D. Russomanno): NSF DGE-2146359, CyberCorps Scholarship for Service: Building the Next-Generation Cybersecurity Engineering Workforce, 2/1/2022–1/31/2027, NSF, $3,729,000.
- Deep Learning
- Design and analysis of algorithms and protocols