Northeastern University Wireless Networks and Embedded Systems Lab

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Liyang Zhang is a PhD student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northeastern University. Liyang received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China in 2008.From 2008 to 2010 he was an engineer of Infinova Technology in Shenzhen, China. Currently he is working in the Wireless Networks and Embedded Systems Laboratory under Professor Tommaso Melodia.


  • Cognitive and Cooperative Networks


  • L. Zhang, F. Restuccia, T. Melodia, S. Pudlewski "Learning to Detect and Mitigate Cross-layer Attacks in Wireless Networks: Framework and Applications," IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS), Las Vegas, NV, USA, Oct. 2017. [pdf] [bibtex]

  • L. Zhang, Z. Guan, T. Melodia "United Against the Enemy: Anti-jamming Based on Cross- layer Cooperation in Wireless Networks," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 15, no. 8, pp. 5733-5747, August 2016. [pdf] [bibtex]

  • L. Zhang, T. Melodia, "Hammer and Anvil: The Threat of a Cross-Layer Jamming-aided Data Control Attack in Multihop Wireless Networks," in Proc. of IEEE Conf. on Communications and Network Security (CNS), Florence, Italy, September 2015. [pdf] [bibtex]

  • L. Zhang, Z. Guan, T. Melodia, "Cooperative Anti-jamming for Infrastructure-less Wireless Networks with Stochastic Relaying," in Proc. of IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Toronto, Canada, April 2014. [pdf] [bibtex]