Wenyao Xu
Assistant Professor
330 Davis Hall Buffalo, NY 14260-2500
wenyaoxu at buffalo dot edu
       Openings: Our group is looking for postdoctoral researchers, Ph.D students and undergraduate students.


I am an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Department in the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo since 2013, where I direct the ESC (Embedded Sensing and Computing) Lab. I received my PhD degree from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2013. I got my M.S. degree in 2008 and B.S degree in 2006 from Zhejiang University, China.

Research Interests:

  • Wireless Healthcare: integrated smart sensors and mhealth data analytics to promote health/medical services;
  • Cyber-Physical Security: sensor exploiting methods to explore the vulnerabilities of cyber-physical systems;
  • Embedded Architectures: emerging architectures for resource-constrained sensing and computing.

Selected Recent News:

  • (2016/9) Our research work on "smartphone attacks 3D printers" is reported by more than 40 public media outlets, including Science Daily, Digital Trend, Fedscoop, 3DPrint, NSF News, and Communications of the ACM news. The work will be presented at ACM CCS'16.
  • (2016/8) Our group receives a four-year grant from National Science Foundation, "TWC SBE: Medium: Collaborative: Brain Hacking: Assessing Psychological and Computational Vulnerabilities in Brain-based Biometrics". (2016/8)

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