Ph.D. Student and Research Assistant
Wireless Networks and Embedded Systems Laboratory
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Office: 460 ISEC, Boston, MA 02115
Mail: 460-472 ISEC, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115
Liyang Zhang is a PhD student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northeastern University. Liyang received his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY in 2014, and B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China in 2008. From 2008 to 2011 he was an engineer of Infinova Technology in Shenzhen, China. He was an intern at Huawei Research Center, Santa Clara, CA from Nov. 2016 to May. 2017. Currently he is working in the Wireless Networks and Embedded Systems Laboratory under Professor Tommaso Melodia.
Wireless Communication and Networking Theory
Internet of Things
L. Zhang, T. Melodia, S. Pudlewski "Jam Sessions: Understanding Protocol Vulnerabilities Against Jamming Attacks," submitted to IEEE Conference on Communications and Networking Security (CNS), 2018.
L. Zhang, F. Restuccia, T. Melodia, S. Pudlewski "Taming Cross-Layer Attacks in Wireless Networks: A Bayesian Learning Approach," submitted to IEEE Transaction on Mobile Computing.
L. Zhang, S. Amin, C. Westphal "VR Video Conferencing Over Named Data Networks," ACM SIGCOMM 2017 Workshop on Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Network, Los Angeles, CA, USA, Aug. 2017. [pdf] [bibtex]
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] a href="wines_bibtex/Zhang14INFOCOM.txt">[bibtex]
Advisor: Prof. Tommaso Melodia