Yu Chen

Associate Professor
Binghamton University
4400 Vestal Parkway
Binghamton, New York 13902
Email: ychen@binghamton.edu
Phone: 607-777-6133

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Research Disciplines: Research Interests:

Trust, Security, and Privacy in Computer Networks, Edge-Fog-Cloud Computing, Internet of Things (IoT), Smart and Connected Environments, Lightweight Machine Learning for IoT, Blockchain Technology for Information Assurance

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Biographical Sketch

Dr. Yu Chen is an Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Binghamton University – State University of New York (SUNY). He received the Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California (USC) in 2006. Leading the Ubiquitous Smart & Sustainable Computing (US2C) Lab, his research interest focuses on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computer Networks, including Edge-Fog-Cloud Computing, Internet of Things (IoT), and their applications in smart and connected environments. Dr. Chen’s publications include over 200 papers in scholarly journals, conference proceedings, and books. His research has been funded by NSF, DoD, AFOSR, AFRL, New York State, and industrial partners. He has served as a reviewer for NSF panels and international journals, and on the Technical Program Committee (TPC) of prestigious conferences. He is a Senior Member of IEEE (Computer Society & Communication Society) and SPIE, and a member of ACM and SIGMA XI.


Dr. Chen received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, California, USA, Dec. 2006. The dissertation titled “Collaborative Detection and Filtering of DDoS Attacks in ISP Core Networks” was finished under the supervision of Professor Kai Hwang. Before that, he has received two M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering, from USC in December 2002 and Chongqing University, Chongqing, China in June 1997, respectively. And he has graduated with a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering in Opto-Electronic Precise Instruments from Chongqing University in June 1994.

Other Research

  • NSF, CNS-2141468, “EAGER: SaTC: CORE: Small: Decentralized Data Assurance by Fair Proof of Work Consensus Federated Ledgers,” October 01, 2021 – September 30, 2022;
  • AFOSR Dynamic Data and Information Processing Program (DDIP), FA9550-21-1-0229, “ERSES-5G: Integrated 5G Imaging and Communication Surveillance as an Edge Service Secured by a Lightweight Environmental Fingerprint Consensus Blockchain,” May 15, 2021 – May 14, 2024;
  • NSF, CNS-2039342, “EAGER: SaTC: CORE: Small: SAVED: Secure Audio and Video Data from Deepfake Attacks Leveraging Environmental Fingerprints,” October 01, 2020 – September 30, 2022;
  • DoD Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP), FA9550-20-1-0237, “5G-MiWIS: A Testbed for an Environmental Resilient 5G Millimeter Wave Imaging Technology based Surveillance System,” Sept. 15, 2020 – Sept. 14, 2022;
  • US Air Force Research Lab (AFRL), “A Study on False Video Injection (FVI) Attacks on Video Surveillance Systems,” June 1, 2019– February 28, 2020;
  • NSF EARS program, CNS-1443885, “Collaborative Research: Intelligence Measure of Cognitive Radio Networks,” Jan. 1, 2015 – Dec. 31, 2018;
  • US Air Force Research Lab (AFRL), “Dynamic, Intelligent Urban Surveillance using Fog Computing,” July 1, 2016– June 30, 2017;
  • PI, Intelligent Fusion Technology, Inc., “A Secure, Real-Time Resource Provisioning Cloud Architecture for Elastic Information Fusion,” August 14, 2014 – May 30, 2015;
  • NSF CNS program, “CRI-IAD: Infrastructure Acquisition and Development for Computer Architecture Research and Education,” May 4, 2011 – September 30, 2012;
  • AFOSR, “Detection of Covertly Embedded Hardware in Digital Systems,” April 1, 2010 – February 28, 2014;
  • DoD Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP), “A Testbed for Reconfigurable Network Security Research and Experiment,” June 2008 – May 2009.

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