Rui Tan       

Rui Tan

Assistant Professor
School of Computer Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University
Adjunct Senior Research Scientist
Advanced Digital Sciences Center (A UIUC lab in Singapore)

E-mail:  tanrui@ntu.edu.sg
Address: N4-02C-85, 50 Nanyang Ave, Singapore 639798
Phone:   +65 6790 5491
	

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Research Interests

  • Resilience of cyber-physical systems
    • Resilient CPS/IoT system functions (e.g., clock synchronization, location, etc)
    • Power grid control system security
    • Demand response security
  • Sustainability by cyber-physical systems
    • Thermal and energy control in data centers
    • Real-time volcano monitoring
    • Building power usage monitoring
    • Aquatic environment monitoring
    • Coverage, mobility, fusion, calibration in sensor networks

Publication

  • 2017

    1. Application-Layer Clock Synchronization for Wearables Using Skin Electric Potentials Induced by Powerline Radiation.
      Zhenyu Yan, Yang Li, Rui Tan, Jun Huang.
      The 15th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys), November 5-8, 2017, Delft, The Netherlands. (Acceptance ratio: 26/151=17%)
      [pdf]

    2. Unsupervised Residential Power Usage Monitoring using a Wireless Sensor Network.
      Rui Tan, Dennis E. Phillips; Mohammad-Mahdi Moazzami; Guoliang Xing; Jinzhu Chen.
      ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN). In press.
      [preprint] [video]

    3. Optimal Attack against Cyber-Physical Control Systems with Reactive Attack Mitigation.
      Subhash Lakshminarayana, Zhan-Teng Teo, David Yau, Rui Tan.
      The 8th ACM International Conference on Future Energy Systems (e-Energy), May 17-19, 2017. Hong Kong. (Acceptance ratio: 18/72=25%).
      [pdf]

    4. Modeling and Mitigating Impact of False Data Injection Attacks on Automatic Generation Control.
      Rui Tan, Hoang Hai Nguyen, Eddy. Y. S. Foo, David K. Y. Yau, Zbigniew Kalbarczyk, Ravishankar K. Iyer, Hoay Beng Gooi.
      IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (TIFS). Vol. 12, No. 7, pp. 1609-1624, July 2017.
      [preprint]

    5. Natural Timestamping Using Powerline Electromagnetic Radiation.
      Yang Li, Rui Tan*, David Yau.
      The 16th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN), April 18-21, 2017, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. (Acceptance ratio: 19/104=18%). CPS Week 2017.
      * Corresponding author.
      Best Paper Award
      [pdf] [slides] [provisional patent application filed]

      • (Demo) Natural Timestamping Using Electrical Power Grid.
        Sreejaya Viswanathan, Yang Li, Rui Tan.
        IPSN 2017 [extended abstract]

    6. Hidden Moving Target Defense in Smart Grids.
      Jue Tian, Rui Tan, Xiaohong Guan, Ting Liu.
      The 2nd Workshop on Cyber-Physical Security and Resilience in Smart Grids (CPSR-SG), April 21, 2017, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. CPS Week 2017.
      Best Paper Award
      [pdf] [slides]

    7. Taming Asymmetric Network Delays for Clock Synchronization using Power Grid Voltage.
      Dima Rabadi, Rui Tan, David Yau, Sreejaya Viswanathan.
      The 12th ACM Asia Conference on Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS), April 2-6, 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE. (Acceptance ratio: 67/359=18.6%).
      [pdf]

      • (Poster) Taming Asymmetric Delays for Network Time Protocol Using Electrical Grid Frequency.
        Dima Rabadi, Rui Tan, David Yau, Sreejaya Viswanathan.
        MobiSys, June 25-30, 2016, Singapore. [extended abstract]

  • 2016

    1. A Joint Data Compression and Encryption Approach for Wireless Energy Auditing Networks.
      Rui Tan, Sheng-Yuan Chiu, Hoang Hai Nguyen, David Yau, Deokwoo Jung.
      ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN). In press.
      [preprint]

    2. Collaborative Load Management with Safety Assurance in Smart Grids.
      Rui Tan, Hoang Hai Nguyen, David Yau.
      ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems (TCPS). Vol. 1, No. 2, February 2017.
      [preprint]

    3. Cost of Differential Privacy in Demand Reporting for Smart Grid Economic Dispatch.
      Xin Lou, Rui Tan, David Yau, Peng Cheng.
      The 36th Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), May 1 - 4, 2017, Atlanta, GA. (Acceptance ratio: 292/1395=20.93%).
      [pdf]

    4. Exploiting Power Grid for Accurate and Secure Clock Synchronization in Industrial IoT.
      Sreejaya Viswanathan, Rui Tan*, David Yau.
      The 37th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), November 29 - December 2, 2016, Porto Portugal. (Acceptance ratio: 32/137=23%).
      * Corresponding author.
      [pdf] [slides] [provisional patent application filed]

    5. On False Data Injection Attacks against Railway Traction Power Systems.
      Subhash Lakshminarayana, Zhan-Teng Teo, Rui Tan, David Yau, Pablo Arboleya.
      The 46th Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), June 28 - July 1, 2016, Toulouse, France. (Acceptance ratio: 53/259=20.4%).
      [pdf]

    6. Energy-Efficient Aquatic Environment Monitoring using Smartphone-Based Robots.
      Yu Wang, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Jianxun Wang, Xiaobo Tan, Xiaoming Liu.
      ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN). Vol. 12, No. 3, August 2016.
      [preprint]

    7. ORBIT: A Platform for Smartphone-Based Data-Intensive Sensing Applications.
      Mohammad-Mahdi Moazzami, Dennis E. Phillips, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing.
      IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC). Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 801-815, March 2017.
      [preprint]

    8. SecureRails: Towards an Open Simulation Platform for Analysing Cyber-Physical Attacks in Railways.
      Zhan-Teng Teo, Bao Anh Tran Nguyen, Subhash Lakshminarayana, William G. Temple, Binbin Chen, Rui Tan, David. K. Y. Yau.
      IEEE Region 10 Technical Conference (TENCON 2016), November 22-25, 2016, Singapore.
      [pdf]

    9. A Simulation Study on Smart Grid Resilience under Software-Defined Networking Controller Failures.
      Uttam Ghosh, Xinshu Dong, Rui Tan, Zbigniew Kalbarczyk, David K. Y. Yau, Ravishankar K. Iyer.
      The 2nd Cyber-Physical System Security Workshop (CPSS 2016), co-located with AsiaCSS'16, May 30 - June 3, 2016, Xi'an, China. (Acceptance ratio: 8/27=29%).
      [pdf]

  • 2015

    1. Optimal False Data Injection Attack against Automatic Generation Control in Power Grids.
      Rui Tan, Hoang Hai Nguyen, Eddy. Y. S. Foo, Xinshu Dong, David K. Y. Yau, Zbigniew Kalbarczyk, Ravishankar K. Iyer, Hoay Beng Gooi.
      The 7th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS), April 11-14, 2016, Vienna, Austria. CPS Week 2016.
      [pdf] [slides]

    2. On Applying Fault Detectors against False Data Injection Attacks in Cyber-Physical Control Systems.
      Quyen Dinh Vu, Rui Tan, David K. Y. Yau.
      The 35th Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), April 10-14, 2016, San Francisco, CA, USA. (Acceptance ratio: 300/1644=18%).
      [pdf]

    3. JICE: Joint Data Compression and Encryption for Wireless Energy Auditing Networks.
      Sheng-Yuan Chiu, Hoang Hai Nguyen, Rui Tan, David K. Y. Yau, Deokwoo Jung.
      The 12th IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communication, and Networking (SECON), June 22-25, 2015, Seattle, WA, USA. (Acceptance ratio: 55/194=28%).
      [pdf] [slides]

    4. ORBIT: A Smartphone-Based Platform for Data-Intensive Embedded Sensing Applications.
      Mohammad-Mahdi Moazzami, Dennis E. Phillips, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing.
      The 14th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN), April 13-17, 2015, Seattle, WA, USA. (Acceptance ratio: 27/111=24%). CPS Week 2015.
      [pdf]

      • (PhD forum abstract) DroidSense: A Toolkit for Smartphone-Based Data-Intensive Embedded Sensing Systems.
        Mohammad-Mahdi Moazzami, Rui Tan, Dennis E. Phillips, Guoliang Xing.
        The 12th ACM/IEEE Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN), PhD Forum, April 8-11, 2013, Philadelphia, USA.
        [extended abstract]

    5. Samba: A Smartphone-Based Robot System for Energy-Efficient Aquatic Environment Monitoring.
      Yu Wang, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Jianxun Wang, Xiaobo Tan, Xiaoming Liu.
      The 14th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN), April 13-17, 2015, Seattle, WA, USA. (Acceptance ratio: 27/111=24%). CPS Week 2015.
      [pdf]

    6. Integrity Attacks on Real-Time Pricing in Electric Power Grids.
      Rui Tan, Varun Badrinath Krishna, David K. Y. Yau, Zbigniew Kalbarczyk.
      ACM Transactions on Information and System Security (TISSEC). Vol. 18, No. 2, December 2015.
      [preprint] [appendices]

    7. Monitoring Aquatic Debris using Smartphone-Based Robots.
      Yu Wang, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Jianxun Wang, Xiaobo Tan, Xiaoming Liu, Xiangmao Chang.
      IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC). Vol. 15, No. 6, pp. 1412-1426, June 2016.
      [preprint]

    8. Impact of Signal Delay Attack on Voltage Control for Electrified Railways.
      Hoang Hai Nguyen, Rui Tan, David K. Y. Yau.
      IEEE Region 10 Technical Conference (TENCON 2015).
      [pdf] [slides]

    9. Software-Defined Networking for Smart Grid Resilience: Opportunities and Challenges.
      Xinshu Dong, Hui Lin, Rui Tan; Ravishankar K. Iyer; Zbigniew Kalbarczyk.
      The 1st Cyber-Physical System Security Workshop (CPSS 2015), co-located with AsiaCCS. (Acceptance ratio: 9/26=35%).
      Coordinated Science Laboratory Technical Report, UILU-ENG-15-2203, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Feb 2015.
      [pdf]

  • 2014

    1. PTEC: A System for Predictive Thermal and Energy Control in Data Centers.
      Jinzhu Chen, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Xiaorui Wang.
      The 35th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), December 2-5, 2014, Rome, Italy. (Cyber-physical systems track. Acceptance ratio: 33/154=21%)
      [pdf] [slides]

    2. Safety-Assured Collaborative Load Management in Smart Grids.
      Hoang Hai Nguyen, Rui Tan, David K. Y. Yau.
      The 5th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS), April 14-17, 2014, Berlin, Germany. (Acceptance ratio: 18/76=23.6%). CPS Week 2014.
      [pdf] [slides]

    3. Aquatic Debris Monitoring Using Smartphone-Based Robotic Sensors.
      Yu Wang, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Jianxun Wang, Xiaobo Tan, Xiaoming Liu, Xiangmao Chang.
      The 13th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN), April 15-17, 2014, Berlin, Germany. (Acceptance ratio: 23/111=20.7%). CPS Week 2014.
      Best Paper Award Runner-up
      [pdf]

    4. A Sensor System for High-Fidelity Temperature Distribution Forecasting in Data Centers.
      Jinzhu Chen, Rui Tan, Yu Wang, Guoliang Xing, Xiaorui Wang, Xiaodong Wang, Bill Punch, Dirk Colbry.
      ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN). Vol. 11, No. 2, February 2015.
      [pdf]

    5. Battery Capacity Planning for Grid-Connected Solar Photovoltaic Systems.
      Binbin Chen, Kian Hoong Kwan, Rui Tan.
      Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference, December, 2014.
      [pdf]

  • 2013

    1. Impact of Integrity Attacks on Real-Time Pricing in Smart Grids.
      Rui Tan, Varun Badrinath Krishna, David K. Y. Yau, Zbigniew Kalbarczyk.
      The 20th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), November 4-8, 2013, Berlin, Germany. (Acceptance ratio: 105/530=19.8%)
      [pdf] [slides] [a web post] [erratum]

    2. Volcanic Earthquake Timing using Wireless Sensor Networks.
      Guojin Liu, Rui Tan*; Ruogu Zhou; Guoliang Xing; Wen-Zhan Song; Jonathan M. Lees.
      The 12th ACM/IEEE Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN), April 8-11, 2013, Philadelphia, PA, USA. (Acceptance ratio: 24/115=21%). CPS Week 2013.
      * The first two authors are listed in alphabetic order.
      [pdf] [slides]

    3. Supero: A Sensor System for Unsupervised Residential Power Usage Monitoring.
      Dennis E. Phillips, Rui Tan*; Mohammad-Mahdi Moazzami; Guoliang Xing; Jinzhu Chen; David K. Y. Yau.
      The 11th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom), Mar 18-22, 2013, San Diego, CA, USA. (Acceptance ratio for full papers: 19/170=11%)
      Best Paper Award Runner-up
      * The first two authors are listed in alphabetic order.
      [pdf] [slides] [video]

      • Supero: A Sensor System for Unsupervised Residential Power Usage Monitoring.
        Dennis E. Phillips, Rui Tan; Mohammad-Mahdi Moazzami; Guoliang Xing; Jinzhu Chen.
        The 1st International Workshop on Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring. ICES, CMU. May 7, 2012.
        [extended abstract]

    4. Spatiotemporal Aquatic Field Reconstruction using Cyber-Physical Robotic Sensor Systems.
      Yu Wang, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Xiaobo Tan, Jianxun Wang, Ruogu Zhou.
      ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN). Vol. 10, No. 4, June 2014.
      [pdf]

    5. Profiling Aquatic Diffusion Process using Robotic Sensor Networks.
      Yu Wang, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Jianxun Wang, Xiaobo Tan.
      IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC). Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 880-893, April 2014.
      [pdf]

    6. Spatiotemporal Coverage in Fusion-based Sensor Networks.
      Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing.
      The Art of Wireless Sensor Networks, Vol. 2 (Advanced Topics and Applications). Springer.
      [pdf]

    7. Go with the Flow: Toward Workflow-Oriented Security Assessment.
      Binbin Chen, Zbigniew Kalbarczyk, David M. Nicol, William H. Sanders, Rui Tan, William G. Temple, Nils Ole Tippenhauer, An Hoa Vu, David K.Y. Yau.
      New Security Paradigms Workshop (NSPW), September 9-12, 2013, Banff, AB, Canada. (Acceptance ratio: 11/32=34%)
      [pdf]

  • 2012

    1. Spatiotemporal Aquatic Field Reconstruction using Robotic Sensor Swarm.
      Yu Wang, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Xiaobo Tan, Jianxun Wang, Ruogu Zhou.
      The 33rd IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), Dec 4-7, 2012, San Juan, Puerto Rico. (Cyber-physical systems track. Acceptance ratio: 35/157=22%)
      [pdf]

    2. A High-Fidelity Temperature Distribution Forecasting System for Data Centers.
      Jinzhu Chen, Rui Tan, Yu Wang, Guoliang Xing, Xiaorui Wang, Xiaodong Wang, Bill Punch, Dirk Colbry.
      The 33rd IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), Dec 4-7, 2012, San Juan, Puerto Rico. (Cyber-physical systems track. Acceptance ratio: 35/157=22%)
      [pdf]

    3. Accuracy-Aware Aquatic Diffusion Process Profiling using Robotic Sensor Networks.
      Yu Wang, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Jianxun Wang, Xiaobo Tan.
      The 11th ACM/IEEE Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN), pp. 281-292, Apr 16-20, 2012, Beijing, China. (Acceptance ratio: 22/147=14.9%) CPS Week 2012.
      [pdf]

    4. System-level Calibration for Data Fusion in Wireless Sensor Networks.
      Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Zhaohui Yuan, Xue Liu, Jianguo Yao.
      ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN). Vol. 9, No. 3, May 2013.
      [pdf]

  • 2011

    1. Fidelity-Aware Utilization Control for Cyber-Physical Surveillance Systems.
      Jinzhu Chen, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Xiaorui Wang, Xing Fu.
      IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol. 23, No. 9, pp. 1739-1751, September 2012.
      [pdf]

    2. Fusion-based Volcanic Earthquake Detection and Timing in Wireless Sensor Networks.
      Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Jinzhu Chen, Wen-Zhan Song, Renjie Huang.
      ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN). Vol. 9, No. 2, March 2013.
      [pdf] [code]

    3. Exploiting Data Fusion to Improve the Coverage of Wireless Sensor Networks.
      Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Benyuan Liu, Jianping Wang, Xiaohua Jia.
      IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (TON), Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 450-462, April 2012.
      [pdf] [appendices]

    4. Sensor Placement Algorithms for Fusion-based Surveillance Networks.
      Xiangmao Chang, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Zhaohui Yuan, Chenyang Lu, Yixin Chen, Yixian Yang.
      IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol. 22, No. 8, pp. 1407-1414, August 2011.
      [pdf] [appendices]

  • 2010

    1. Quality-driven Volcanic Earthquake Detection using Wireless Sensor Networks.
      Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Jinzhu Chen, Wen-Zhan Song, Renjie Huang.
      The 31st IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), pp. 271-280, Nov 30 - Dec 3, 2010, San Diego, CA, USA. (Wireless sensor network track. Acceptance ratio: 36/142=25%)
      [pdf] [slides] [code]

    2. System-level Calibration for Fusion-based Wireless Sensor Networks.
      Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Zhaohui Yuan, Xue Liu, Jianguo Yao.
      The 31st IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), pp. 215-224, Nov 30 - Dec 3, 2010, San Diego, CA, USA. (Wireless sensor network track. Acceptance ratio: 36/142=25%)
      [pdf]

    3. Fidelity-aware Utilization Control for Cyber-Physical Surveillance Systems.
      Jinzhu Chen, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Xiaorui Wang, Xing Fu.
      The 31st IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), pp. 117-126, Nov 30 - Dec 3, 2010, San Diego, CA, USA. (Cyber-physical systems track. Acceptance ratio: 36/142=25%)
      [pdf]

    4. Adaptive Calibration for Fusion-based Cyber-Physical Systems.
      Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Xue Liu, Jianguo Yao, Zhaohui Yuan.
      ACM Transactions in Embedded Computing Systems (TECS). Vol. 11, No. 4, December 2012.
      [pdf] [erratum]

    5. Performance Analysis of Real-Time Detection in Fusion-based Sensor Networks.
      Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Jianping Wang, Benyuan Liu.
      IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol. 22, No. 9, pp. 1564-1577, September 2011.
      [pdf] [appendices]

    6. Analysis of Quality of Surveillance in Fusion-based Sensor Networks.
      Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Xunteng Xu, Jianping Wang.
      The 2nd International Workshop on Information Quality and Quality of Service for Pervasive Computing (IQ2S 2010) in conjunction with PerCom 2010, pp. 37-42, Mar 29, Mannheim, Germany, invited paper.
      [pdf] [slides]

  • 2009 and before

    1. Adaptive Calibration for Fusion-based Wireless Sensor Networks.
      Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Xue Liu, Jianguo Yao, Zhaohui Yuan.
      The 29th Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), pp. 1-9, Mar 15-19, 2010, San Diego, CA, USA. (Acceptance ratio: 276/1575=17.5%)
      [pdf] [slides] [erratum]

      • (Poster) Exploiting Heterogeneity for Adaptive Calibration in Wireless Sensor Networks.
        Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Xue Liu, Jianguo Yao, Zhaohui Yuan.
        MobiCom 2009, poster session. [extended abstract]

    2. Impact of Data Fusion on Real-time Detection in Sensor Networks.
      Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Benyuan Liu, Jianping Wang.
      The 30th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), pp. 323-332, Dec 1-4, 2009, Washington, D.C., USA. (Wireless sensor network track. Acceptance ratio for WSN track: 12%)
      [pdf] [slides]

    3. Data Fusion Improves the Coverage of Wireless Sensor Networks.
      Guoliang Xing, Rui Tan, Benyuan Liu, Jianping Wang, Xiaohua Jia, Chih-Wei Yi.
      The 15th Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), pp. 157-168, Sept 20-25, 2009, Beijing, China. (Acceptance ratio: 30/282=10.6%)
      [pdf]

    4. Fast Sensor Placement Algorithms for Fusion-based Target Detection.
      Zhaohui Yuan, Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Chenyang Lu, Yixin Chen, Jianping Wang.
      The 29th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), pp. 103-112, Barcelona, Spain, Nov 30-Dec 3, 2008. (Wireless sensor network track. Acceptance ratio: 44/189=23%)
      [pdf]

    5. Collaborative Target Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks with Reactive Mobility.
      Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Jianping Wang, Hing Cheung So.
      16th International Workshop on Quality of Service (IWQoS), pp. 150-159, Enschede, The Netherlands, June 2-4, 2008. (Acceptance ratio: 26/73=35%)
      [pdf] [slides]

    6. Mobile Scheduling for Spatiotemporal Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks.
      Guoliang Xing; Jianping Wang; Zhaohui Yuan, Rui Tan; Limin Sun; Qingfeng Huang; Xiaohua Jia; Hing Cheung So.
      IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol. 21, No. 12, pp. 1851-1866, December 2010.
      [pdf]

    7. Exploiting Reactive Mobility for Collaborative Target Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks.
      Rui Tan, Guoliang Xing, Jianping Wang, Hing Cheung So.
      IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 317-332, March 2010.
      [pdf] [appendices]

    8. Mobile Element Assisted Cooperative Localization for Wireless Sensor Networks with Obstacles.
      Hongyang Chen, Qingjiang Shi, Rui Tan, H. Vincent Poor, Kaoru Sezaki.
      IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (TWC), Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 956-963, March 2010.
      [pdf]

    9. Traffic Video Segmentation Using Adaptive-K Gaussian Mixture Model.
      R. Tan, H. Huo, J. Qian, T. Fang.
      The International Workshop on Intelligent Computing in Pattern Analysis/Synthesis 2006 (IWICPAS), pp. 125-134, Xi'an, China, August 26-27, 2006. (Acceptance ratio: 51/264=19.3%)
      [pdf]

Funding

  • Strategic Capability Building for IoT Research.
    NTU CoE seed grant. PI. September 2016 to August 2018.

  • Resilient Cyber Infrastructure for Cyber-Physical Systems.
    Funded by Signapore National Research Foundation (NRF) as part of Delta corporate lab in NTU. Co-PI. July 2016 to June 2019.

  • Resilient Cyber-Physical Systems by Advanced Sensing and Computing.
    NTU SUG. PI. Jan 2016 to Jan 2019.

  • PopSeCo: Power Plant Security by Advanced Sensing and Computing.
    Funded by Energy Market Authority (EMA), Singapore. Co-PI. Apr 2015 to Mar 2018.

  • Cybersecurity Analysis and Experiments on a Micro-grid Testbed.
    Advanced Digital Sciences Center internal fund. Co-PI. Dec 2014 - Nov 2016.

  • A Cyber-Physical Approach to Securing Urban Transportation Systems.
    Funded by Singapore NRF. Team member (proposed 1/6 of research). Jan 2015 - Dec 2018.

Group

  • Current members:
    • Zhenyu Yan (PhD student @ NTU, 2016-)
    • Chaojie Gu (PhD student @ NTU, 2017-; Research Assistant, 2016)
    • Linshan Jiang (PhD student @ NTU, 2017-)
    • Qun Song (Visiting Student @ NTU, 2017-)
    • Ankita Samaddar (co-supervised PhD student @ NTU, 2017-)
    • Sreejaya Viswanathan (Senior Research Engineer @ ADSC, 2015-)
    • Dr. Yang Li (Postdoctoral Researcher @ ADSC, 2015-)
    • Dr. Xin Lou (Postdoctoral Researcher @ ADSC, 2016-)
    • Dima Dafer Rabadi (co-supervised PhD student @ ADSC)
  • Former members:
    • Jue Tian (Research Assistant/Visiting Student @ NTU, 2016/08-2017/08)
    • Jothi Prasanna Shanmuga Sundaram (Research Assistant/Visiting Student @ NTU, 2017/02-2017/07)
    • Dr. Subhash Lakshminarayana (Researcher @ ADSC, 2015-2017)
    • Zhan Teng Teo (Research Engineer @ ADSC, 2015-2016)
    • Hoang Hai Nguyen (Research Engineer @ ADSC, 2013-2015)
    • Varun Badrinath Krishna (Research Engineer @ ADSC, 2013-2014)
    • Sheng-Yuan Chiu (Research Engineer @ intern, 2013, 2014)

Awards and honors

  • Best Paper Award (2 out of 104 submissions), IPSN 2017
  • Best Paper Award , CPSR-SG 2017
  • Distinguished TPC Member, INFOCOM 2017
  • Best Paper Award Runner-Up (2 out of 111 submissions), IPSN 2014
  • Best Paper Award Runner-Up (3 out of 170 submissions), PerCom 2013
  • Outstanding Academic Performance Award, City University of Hong Kong, 2009
  • Research Tuition Scholarship, City University of Hong Kong, 2009
  • Rockwell Master Scholarship, Rockwell Automation, Inc., 2006
  • Excellent Bechelor Thesis, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2004

Teaching

  • 2017 Spring: CE3006 Digital Communications, CZ1012 Engineering Math (Tutorial), CE3002 Sensor-Interfacing-Control (Tutorial)
  • 2016 Fall: CE3006 Digital Communications
  • 2016 Spring: CZ1012 Engineering Math (Tutorial), CE3002 Sensor-Interfacing-Control (Tutorial)

Education and experience

  • 2016/01 - now:
    • Assistant Professor, School of Computer Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University
    • Adjunct Senior Research Scientist, Advanced Digital Sciences Center (Singapore), UIUC
    • Senior Research Affiliate, Coordinated Science Laboratory, UIUC
  • 2015/09 - 2015/12:
    • Senior Research Scientist, Advanced Digital Sciences Center (Singapore), UIUC
    • Senior Research Affiliate, Coordinated Science Laboratory, UIUC
  • 2012/09 - 2015/09:
    • Research Scientist, Advanced Digital Sciences Center (Singapore), UIUC
    • Senior Research Affiliate, Coordinated Science Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
  • 2010 - 2012: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Michigan State University
  • 2007 - 2010: Ph.D. in Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong
  • 2004 - 2007: M.S. in Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Systems, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • 2000 - 2004: B.S. in Automation, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Professional services

  • TPC member
    • The 3rd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things Design and Implementation (IoTDI), 2018
    • The 17th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN), 2018
    • International Conference on Embedded Wireless Systems and Networks (EWSN), 2018
    • INFOCOM 2018
    • The 23nd IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS), 2017
    • The 15th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys), 2017 (external PC member)
    • The 23rd IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications (RTCSA), 2017
    • The 12th IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage (NAS), 2017
    • The 20th IEEE International Symposium on Object/Component/Service-Oriented Real-Time Distributed Computing (ISORC), 2017
    • The 16th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN), 2017
    • The 3rd ACM Cyber-Physical System Security Workshop (CPSS), 2017
    • The 2nd IEEE International Conference on Internet-of-Things Design and Implementation (IoTDI), 2017
    • INFOCOM 2017
    • International Conference on Embedded Wireless Systems and Networks (EWSN), 2017
    • HASE 2017
    • The 35th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communication Conference (IPCCC), 2016
    • IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems, Networks, and Applications (CPSNA), 2016
    • The 2nd ACM Workshop on Cyber-Physical Systems Security & Privacy (CPS-SPC), 2016. (Co-located with CCS)
    • The 37th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), 2016, IoT track
    • GLOBECOM 2016, Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks track
    • The 2nd Cyber-Physical System Security Workshop (CPSS), 2016. (Co-located with AsiaCCS)
    • The 36th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), 2015, WSN track
    • The 1st ACM Workshop on Cyber-Physical Systems Security & Privacy (CPS-SPC), 2015. (Co-located with CCS)
    • The 21st IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS), 2015, CPS track
    • The 1st Cyber-Physical System Security Workshop (CPSS), 2015. (Co-located with AsiaCCS)
    • The 20th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS), 2014
    • The 35th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), 2014, WSN track
    • The 34th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), 2013, WSN track
    • The 10th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing (EUC), 2012, CPS/IoT track
    • The 11th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing (EUC), 2013
    • The 4th International Conference on Cyber-enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery, 2012
    • IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Communications and Computing, 2013
    • IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things, 2014
    • International Conference on High Performance Compilation, Computing and Communications, 2014
  • Conference chairs
    • Publicity Co-Chair, The 3rd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things Design and Implementation (IoTDI), 2018
    • Finance Chair, The 21st IEEE International Symposium on Object/Component/Service-Oriented Real-Time Distributed Computing (ISORC), 2018
I also serve as the regular reviewers for international conferences and journals.
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Invited talks

  • "Resilient Cyber-Physical Systems by Advanced Sensing and Computing", CS Department, City University of Hong Kong, June, 2017.
  • "Wireless sensor networks for volcano monitoring", Earth Observatory of Singapore (EOS), Oct 18, 2016.
  • "Worst-cast Resilience Analysis Enabled by Smart Grid Modeling", lecture on Summer School of The French-Singaporean Network in Renewable Energy (CNERGIE), July, 2016, Porticcio, Corsica, France.
  • "Cyber-physical approaches to sustainable power grids", Shanghai Jiao Tong University, June, 2016
  • "Cyber-physical approaches to sustainable power grids", Xi'an Jiao Tong University, May, 2016
  • Energy Infrastructure Cyber Security Workshop, Singapore, May, 2016.
  • CSE Department, Michigan State University, March, 2014.
  • CS Department, University of Iowa, March, 2014.
  • CS Department, City University of Hong Kong, March, 2013.
  • Coordinated Sciences Lab, UIUC, Jan 2012.