Guest Editors' Introduction: Special Issue on Trust, Security, and Privacy in Parallel and Distributed Systems
Z. Cao is with the Department of Computer Science, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), 800 Dongchuan Rd, Shanghai 200240, China.
K. Li is with the School of Computer Science and Technology, Dalian University of Technology, No 2, Linggong Road, Dalian 116023, China.
X. Li is with Huawei Technologies Canada, Suite 400, 303 Terry Fox Dr., Ottawa, ON, Canada K2K 3J1. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
P. McDaniel is with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, College of Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 360A Information Sciences and Technology Building, University Park, PA 16802-6823. E-mail: email@example.com.
R. Poovendran is with the Electrical Engineering Department, University of Washington, Box 352500, Paul Allen Building, Seattle, WA 98195-2500. E-mail: RP3@UW.EDU.
G. Wang is with the School of Information Science and Engineering, Central South University, Computer Building 406-B, Changsha, Hunan Province 410083, P.R. China. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Y. Xiang is with the School of Information Technology, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia.
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Zhenfu Cao received the BSc degree in computer science and technology and the PhD degree in mathematics from the Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, in 1983 and 1999, respectively. His research interests mainly include number theory, cryptography, and information security. Since 1981, he has published more than 400 academic papers in journals or conferences. He has directed more than 50 research projects at national or provincial levels. He is currently a distinguished professor and the director of the Trusted Digital Technology Laboratory, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China. He also serves as a member of the expert panel of the National Nature Science Fund of China. He is actively involved in the academic community, serving as committee/cochair, program committee member, and/or associate editor for several international conferences and journals. He has received a number of awards, including the Youth Research Fund Award of the Chinese Academy of Science in 1986, the Ying-Tung Fok Young Teacher Award in 1989, the National Outstanding Youth Fund of China in 2002, the Special Allowance by the State Council in 2005, and a corecipient of the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Communications-Computer and Communications Security Symposium Best Paper Award in 2007. Professor Cao is also the leader of the Asia 3 Foresight Program (61161140320) and the key project (61033014) of National Natural Science Foundation of China. He is a senior member of the IEEE.
Keqiu Li is currently a professor in the School of Computer Science and Technology, Dalian University of Technology, China. He received the bachelor's and master's degrees, both from Dalian University of Technology, China, in 1994 and 1997, and the doctorate degree from the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in 2005. He was a research fellow at the University of Tokyo, Japan, from October 2005 to September 2007. He also has five years of experience in industry. His research interests include content distribution network, cloud computing, data center network, and wireless computing. He has published more than 100 technical papers in international journals and conferences. He is on the committee board for several international/national journals including TPDS and TC, and serves as organization chair/program chair/publication chair/program committee member for a couple of international conferences. He received best paper awards at HPCC 2012, ICA3PP 2011, and ICCNMC 2005. He is a senior member of the IEEE.
Xu Li is a research engineer at Huawei Technologies Canada. Prior to joining Huawei, he worked at Inria, France, as a research scientist. He received the PhD (2008) degree from Carleton University, the MSc (2005) degree from the University of Ottawa, and the BSc (1998) degree from Jilin University, China, all in computer science. His current research interests are focused in next-generation wireless networks, along with more than 70 refereed publications. He is/was on the editorial boards of TPDS, the Wiley Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, Ad Hoc & Sensor Wireless Networks, and Parallel and Distributed Computing and Networks. He is TPC cochair of GC '13 Ad Hoc and Sensor Networking Symposium. He was a recipient of NSERC PDF awards and a number of other awards.
Patrick McDaniel is a professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at the Pennsylvania State University and co-director of the Systems and Internet Infrastructure Security Laboratory. His research efforts centrally focus on network, telecommunications, and systems security, language-based security, and technical public policy. Professor McDaniel has published more than 150 papers, articles, and reports on a broad range of security and networking topics. He has chaired several top conferences including, among others, the 2007 and 2008 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy and the 2005 USENIX Security Symposium. Prior to pursuing the PhD degree in 1996 at the University of Michigan, he was a software architect and project manager in the telecommunications industry. Professor McDaniel assumed the chair position of the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Security and Privacy in January 2014. He is a senior member of the IEEE.
Radha Poovendran is a professor and founding director of the Network Security Lab (NSL) in the Electrical Engineering (EE) Department at the University of Washington (UW). He is a founding member and the associate director of research of the University of Washington Center for Excellence in Information Assurance Research and Education. His research interests are in the areas of wireless and sensor network security, adversarial modeling, privacy and anonymity in public wireless networks, control-security, games-security and Information Theoretic-Security in the context of wireless mobile networks. Professor Poovendran is a recipient of the NSA LUCITE Rising Star Award (1999), US National Science Foundation CAREER (2001), US ARO YIP (2002), US ONR YIP (2004), and PECASE (2005) for his research contributions to multi-user wireless security. He is also a recipient of the Outstanding Teaching Award and Outstanding Research Advisor Award from UW EE (2002) and Graduate Mentor Award from Office of the Chancellor at the University of California San Diego (2006). He was coauthor of award-winning papers including IEEE&IFIP William C. Carter Award Paper (2010) and WiOpt Best Paper Award (2012). He has cochaired multiple conferences and workshops including the first ACM Conference on Wireless Network Security (WiSec) in 2008 and the NITRD-NSF National workshop on high-confidence transportation cyber-physical systems in 2009, trustworthy aviation information systems at the 2010 and 2011 AIAA Infotech@Aerospace and 2011 IEEE Aerospace. He was chief editor for the Proceedings of the IEEE special issue on cyber-physical systems (2012), an editor of TMC and ACM TOSN, coguest editor for two special issues on security and privacy ( IEEE Networks 2013; IEEE TPDS 2013). He cochairs IEEE CNS 2014. He is a senior member of the IEEE.
Guojun Wang received the BSc degree in geophysics, the MSc degree in computer science, and the PhD degree in computer science, at Central South University, China, in 1992, 1996, 2002, respectively. He is currently the Chairman, Professor, and Doctoral Supervisor of Department of Computer Science at CSU. He is also the Director of Trusted Computing Institute at CSU. He has been an Adjunct Professor at Temple University, USA; a Visiting Scholar at Florida Atlantic University, USA; a Visiting Researcher at the University of Aizu, Japan; and a Research Fellow at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK. His research interests include trusted computing, information security, transparent computing/Cloud computing. He has published more than 180 technical papers and books/chapters in the above areas. He is an associate editor or on editorial board of some international journals including TPDS, Security and Communication Networks ( SCN), International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed Systems ( IJPEDS), and International Journal of Computational Science and Engineering ( IJCSE). He is the Leading Founder of the IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (TrustCom). He is a member of IEEE (2010-), a member of ACM (2011-), a member of IEICE (2011-), a senior member of CCF (2005-), an executive member of the Council of Hunan Provincial Association of Computers (2011-), and a vice chairman of the Changsha Section of CCF (2013-).
Yang Xiang received the PhD degree in computer science from Deakin University, Australia. He is currently a full professor in the School of Information Technology, Deakin University. He is the Director of the Network Security and Computing Lab (NSCLab). His research interests include network and system security, distributed systems, and networking. He has served as the Program/General Chair for many international conferences such as ICA3PP 12/11, IEEE/IFIP EUC 11, IEEE TrustCom 13/11, IEEE HPCC 10/09, IEEE ICPADS 08, NSS 11/10/09/08/07. He has been the PC member for more than 60 international conferences in distributed systems, networking, and security. He serves as an associate editor of TC, TPDS, Security and Communication Networks (Wiley), and the editor of Journal of Network and Computer Applications. He is the Coordinator, Asia for the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Distributed Processing (TCDP). He is a senior member of the IEEE.