黄迪江, Dijiang Huang Picture Dijiang Huang, PhD

Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
Fulton Entrepreneurial Professor
School of Computing, Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering
Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering , Arizona State University

Dr. Huang received his Bachelor of Science degree in Telecommunications from Beijing University of Posts & Telecommunications, China. He received his Master of Science and PhD degrees from University of Missouri-Kansas City majored in Computer Science and Telecommunications. He is currently an associate professor in the School of Computing Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering. His research interests are in computer and network security, mobile ad hoc networks, network virtualization, and mobile cloud computing. Dr. Huang's research is supported by federal agencies NSF, ONR, ARO, and NATO, and organizations such as Consortium of Embedded System (CES), Kern Family Foundation, Hewlett-Packard, and China Mobile. He is a recipient of ONR Young Investigator Award and HP Innovation Research Program (IRP) Award. He is a co-founder of Athena Network Solutions LLC (ATHENETS) and CyNET LLC. He is currently leading the Secure Networking and Computing (SNAC) research group at ASU.

Office: BYENG 470
Phone: (480) 965-2776
FAX: (480) 965-2751

699 S. Mill Avenue
Tempe, AZ 85281
Email: dijiang((at))asu((DOT))edu

News and Posts of 2017

New book is coming!

Mobile cloud image

Mobile Cloud Computing: Foundations and Service Models
-- by
Dijiang Huang and Huijun Wu 
Publisher -- Morgan Kaufmann Publishers (An imprint of Elsevier Science).
Book website

Amazon website

New PhD graduates in 2017:
Contratulations to Dr. Abdullah Alshalan  for successifully defending his PhD dissertation and joined King Saud University as an assistant professor.
Contratulations to Dr. Sandeep Pisharody for successifully defending his PhD dissertation and joined MIT Lincoln Lab as a research staff.

SNAC (Secure Networking And Computing) Research Group:

Recent Publications (Full list of publications and research projects, go to )

  • Dijiang Huang, Tutorial on “Moving Target Defense (MTD): A Software Defined Networking (SDN) Approach”, to apear at the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Kansas City, 2018
  • Jin B. Hong, Dong Seong Kim, Chun-Jen Chung, and Dijiang Huang, “A Survey on the Usability and Practical Applications of Graphical Security Models”, Computer Science Review, Elsevier, Jun 2017
  • Adel Alshamrani, Ankur Chowdhary, Sandeep Pisharody, Duo Lu, and Dijiang Huang, “A Defense System for Defeating DDoS Attacks in SDN based Networks”, in Proceedings of International Symposium on Mobility Management and Wireless Access (MobiWac), 2017
  • Sandeep Pisharody, Janakarajan Natarajan, Ankur Chowdhary,  Abdullah Alshalan, and Dijiang Huang, “Brew: A Security Policy Analysis Framework for Distributed SDN-Based Cloud Environments”, accepted, IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, 2017.
  • Yuli Deng, Zhen Zeng and Dijiang Huang, “ThoTh Lab: A Web-Based, Virtualized, Adaptive Learning Platform for Cybersecurity Hands-on Projects”, Poster, in Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual ACM International Computing Education Research (ICER) conference, 2017.
  • Zhen Zeng, Yuli Deng, I-Han Hsiao, Dijiang Huang and Chun-Jen Chung, “Understanding students’ engagement behavior in virtual hands-on lab”, Poster, in Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual ACM International Computing Education Research (ICER) conference, 2017.
  • Zhen Zeng, Yuli Deng, I-Han Hsiao, Dijiang Huang and Chun-Jen Chung, “Predicting learning outcome in virtual hands-on lab system: The role of student attitude”, Poster, in Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual ACM International Computing Education Research (ICER) conference, 2017.
  • Duo Lu and Dijiang Huang, “A Data Driven In-Air-Handwriting Biometric Authentication System”, in Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB), 2017.
  • Qiuxiang Dong and Dijiang Huang, “Privacy-preserving Matchmaking in Geosocial Networks with Untrusted Servers”, in Proceedings of the 37th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing systems (ICDCS), Poster, 2017.
  • Duo Lu, Dijiang Huang, Andrew Walenstein, and  Deep Medhi, “A Secure Microservice Framework for IoT”, in Proceedings of IEEE Service Oriented Software Engineering (SOSE), 2017 (Invited Paper).
  • Ankur Chowdhary, Sandeep Pisharody, Adel Alshamrani, and Dijiang Huang, “Dynamic Game based Security framework in SDN-enabled Cloud Networking Environments”, in Proceedings of the ACM International Workshop on Security in Software Defined Networks and Network Function Virtualization (SDN-NFV Sec'17), 2017 (Invited Paper).
  • Dijiang Huang, "ThoTh Lab: Personalized Learning for Cybersecurity Education", Showcase at Reimagine Education  Conference, 2017. (ThoTh Lab project won the Reimagine Education Bronze Award in Engineering/IT Discipline).
  • Yuli Deng, Dijiang Huang, and Chun-Jen Chung, "Adaptive Learning Framework in ThoTh Lab, a Virtual E-Learning Platform for CS Hands-on Projects", Poster, SIGCSE 2017

Recent Professional Activities

  • Publication co-chair, IEEE ICC, Kansas City, 2018
  • General co-chair, IEEE MobileCloud, Oxford, April, 2016
  • TPC co-chair, The 11th International Conference on Information Assurance and Security (IAS’2015), December 2015
  • Workshop co-Chair, ACM MTD, Denver, October 2015
  • General co-chair, IEEE MobileCloud, San Francisco, April, 2015
  • Local chair, IEEE IC2E, Phoenix March 2015
  • Workshop co-Chair, ACM CCS, Phoenix, November 2014
  • TPC co-chair, IEEE MobileCloud, Oxford, UK, April 11-13, 2014
  • Publication chair, IEEE CloudNet 2013
  • TPC co-chair, Sigcomm MCC: Mobile Cloud Computing workshop, Hong Kong, China, August 12, 2013


  • ThoTh Lab won Reimagine Education 2016 Bronze Award in Engineering/IT Discipline, 2016
  • Fulton Schools of Engineering Best Teacher Award (Top 5%), 2016.   
  • Fulton Entrepreneurial Professor, 2015-2017
  • AzTE Inventor Recognition, 2014, 2015.
  • Visiting Erskine Fellowship, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, July-August, 2013
  • JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) Fellowship, April-June, 2013
  • Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers (CNAM) visiting scholar fellowship, June 2011, June-July 2012
  • HP Inovation Research Program (IRP) Award, 2011, 2012
  • IEEE Senior Member, 2011
  • Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Award, 2010
  • Office of Naval Research (ONR) Summer Faculty Research Program, 2010
  • International Conference on Mobile Computing and Ubiquitous Networking (ICMU), Best paper award, 2008
  • U.S Air Force Research Lab Summer Visiting Faculty Scholar Program, 2008
  • Nominated by UMKC for the ACM doctoral dissertation award, 2005
  • Distinguish PhD Dissertation Award, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Department, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2004.
  • Graduate Studies Distinguished Dissertation Fellowships, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2002 – 2003.
  • Chancellor's Interdisciplinary PhD merit award, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2001 – 2002.


  • CSE 434: Computer Networks
  • CSE 546: Cloud Computing (Former CSE 591: Special Topic: Virtualization and Cloud Computing)
  • CSE 548: Advanced Computer and Network Security
  • CSE 468/598: Computer and Network Security
  • CSE 205: Concepts of Computer Science and Data Structure
  • CSE 310: Data Structures and Algorithm
  • CSE 101: Introduction to Computer Science and Engineering
  • IEEE Senior Member, ACM Member

SNAC People

Visingting Scholars

  • Dr. Cunming Wu, Southwest University, Chongqing China (12/2016-12/2017)
  • Oussama Mjihil, Hassan 1st University, Morocco (Fulbright Scholar Student, 8/2016-9/2017)


    Jiayue Li, PhD. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (10/2017 -)

Current Students

  • Sowmya Myneni (PhD student)
  • Deng, Yuli (PhD student)
  • Lu, Duo (PhD student)
  • Chowdhary, Ankur  (PhD student)
  • Alshamrani, Adel (PhD student)
  • Dong, Qiuxiang (PhD student)
  • Zhen Zeng (PhD student)
  • Shilpa Nagendra   (MS student)
  • Fanjie Lin (MS student)


Visiting Scholars, Graduated Ph.D, and MS Students

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