黄迪江, Dijiang Huang Picture Dijiang Huang, PhD

Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
Fulton Entrepreneurial Professor
School of Computing, Informatics 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 Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE ComSoc. He is a co-founder of Athena Network Solutions LLC (ATHENETS). 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

Prospected Students

I am looking for highly motivated graduate students in the areas of cryptography, computer networking, and cyber security. If you are interested, please send me your resume. Please review my mentoring philosophy (here) before contacting me.

Published Books and Open Computer Network Security Lab Materials


SNAC (Secure Networking And Computing) Research Group:

Recent Publications (2019-2020) (Full list of publications and research projects, go to )

  • Sowmya Myneni, Ankur Chowdhary, Abdulhakim Sabur, Sailik Sengupta, Garima Agrawal, Dijiang Huang, and Myong Kang, "DAPT 2020 - Constructing a Benchmark Dataset for Advanced Persistent Threats", in proceedings of the First International Workshop on Deployable Machine Learning for Security Defense (MLHat), in conjunction with ACM KDD 2020.
  • Duo Lu, Linzhen Luo, Dijiang Huang, and Yezhou Yang, "FMKit - An In-Air-Handwriting Analysis Library and Data Repository", in proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Computer Vision for AR/VR, in conjunction with CVPR 2020.
  • Adrienne J. Raglin, Dijiang Huang, Huan Liu, and James McCabe, "Smart CCR IoT: Internet of Things Testbed", in Proceedings of the 5th IEEE Internation Conference on Collaboration and Internet Computing (CIC), Dec 12-14, Los Angeles, 2019.  
  • Sailik Sengupta, Ankur Chowdhary, Dijiang Huang, and Subbarao Kambhampati, "General Sum Markov Games for Strategic Detection of Advanced Persistent Threats using Moving Target Defense in Cloud Networks", in Proceedings of the Conference on Conference on Decision and Game Theory for Security (GameSec), 2019
  • Abdulhakim Sabur,  Ankur Chowdhary,  Dijiang Huang,  Myong Kang,  Anya Kim, and Alexander Velazquez, "S3: A DFW-based Scalable Security State Analysis Framework for Large-Scale Data Center Networks", in Proceedings of the 22nd International Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses (RAID),  2019.
  • Ankur Chowdhary, Dijiang Huang, Gail-Joon Ahn, Myong Kang, Anya Kim, and Alexander Velazquez, "SDNSOC: Object Oriented SDN Framework", In proceedings of the ACM International Workshop on Security in Software Defined Networks & Network Function Virtualization (SDN-NFVSec'19), 2019.
  • Ankur Chowdhary, Adel Alshamrani, Dijiang Huang, Myong Kang, Anya Kim, and Alexander Velazquez, "TRUFL: Distributed Trust Management framework in SDN", IEEE ICC 2019.
  • Duo Lu and Dijiang Huang, "FMHash: Deep Hashing of In-Air-Handwriting for User Identification", IEEE ICC 2019.
  • Adel Alshamran,Sowmya Myneni,Ankur Chowdhary, and Dijiang Huang, "A Survey of Advanced Persistent Threats: Techniques, Solutions, Challenges, and Research Opportunities", IEEE Survey and Tutorials, 2019
  • Zhu, Yan, Ruyun Yu, E. Chen, and Dijiang Huang. "An Efficient Broadcast Encryption Supporting Designation and Revocation Mechanisms." Chinese Journal of Electronics 28, no. 3, pages 445-456, 2019
  • Jiayue Li, Tracy Cheng, Xiaohua Jia, and Dijiang Huang, "Partially Overlapped Channel Detection in Heterogeneous Cognitive Networks", IEEE WCNC 2019.
  • Yuli Deng, Duo Lu, Dijiang Huang, Chun-Jen Chung, and Fanjie Lin, "Knowledge Graph based Learning Guidance for Cybersecurity Hands-on Labs" in Proceedings of ACM Global Computing Education Conference (CompEd), May 2019.
  • Ankur Chowdhary, Sailik Sengupta, Dijiang Huang and Subbarao Kambhampati, "Markov Game Modeling of Moving Target Defense for Strategic Detection of Threats in Cloud Networks", in Proceedings of the AAAI-19 Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for Cyber Security (AICS), 2019.
  • Dijiang Huang, Chun-Jen Chung, Qiuxiang Dong, Jim Lou, Myong Kang, "Building Private Blockchains over Public Blockchains (PoP): An Attribute-Based Access Control Approach", in Proceedings of the 34th ACM/SIGAPP Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC), DAPP - Decentralized Applications with Blockchain, DLT and Crypto-Currencies, 2019.
  • Ankur Chowdhary, Adel Alshamrani, and Dijiang Huang, "SUPC: SDN enabled Universal Policy Checking in Cloud Network", In proceedings of International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC): Communications and Information Security Symposium - Communications and Information Security, 2019
  • Ankur Chowdhary and Dijiang Huang, "SDN based Network Function Parallelism in Cloud", In proceedings of International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC): Communications and Information Security Symposium - Communications and Information Security, 2019.
  • Ankur Chowdhary, Sailik Sengupta, Adel Alshamrani, Dijiang Huang, and Abdulhakim Sabur, "Adaptive MTD Security using Markov Game Modeling", In proceedings of International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC): Communications and Information Security Symposium - Communications and Information Security, 2019
  • Yan Zhu, Guohua Gan, Ruiqi Guo, and Dijiang Huang, "PHE: An Efficient Tracing and Revoking for Traitors in Cloud File Syncing-and-Sharing", IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, Volume 6, Issue 4, Pages 1110-1124, Oct-Dec, 2018.

Recent Professional Activities

Awards and Recognition

  • IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer 2019-2020
  • Member of the National Academy of Inventors, 2019  
  • ACM Senior Member, 2019
  • Fulton Engineering KEEN Professorship 2017, 2018
  • Fulton Entrepreneurial Professor, 2015-2017
  • Fulton Schools of Engineering Best Teacher Award (Top 5%), 2016.   
  • 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 Innovation 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
  • 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.

Lead Project/Publication/Team Awards

  • West Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (WCCDC) Finalist, #1 in Injection, and #8 in overall ranking, February 2017.
  • The research article "iDoctor: Personalized and Professionalized Medical Recommendations Based on Hybrid Matrix Factorization" published by Elsevier Future Generation Computer Systems in January 2017 was selected by Elsevier Article Selection Celebrating Computer Science Research in China, 2017 (
  • TechConnect Defense Innovation Award (CyNET LLC: Moving Target Defense based Security for Cloud Network project), 2017.
  • Reimagine Education Bronze Award in Engineering/IT Discipline (Athena Network Solutions LLC: ThoTh Lab Project), 2016. (
  • International Conference on Mobile Computing and Ubiquitous Networking (ICMU), Best paper award, 2008.


  • 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

  • NAI Member
  • IEEE Senior Member
  • ACM Senior Member

SNAC People

Current Students

  • Ankur Chowdhary (PhD Candidate)
  • Duo Lu (PhD Candidate)
  • Yuli Deng (PhD Candidate)
  • Sowmya Myneni (PhD Candidate)

  • Garima Agrawal (PhD student)
  • Abdulhakim Sabur (PhD student)
  • Neha Rajendra Vadnere (PhD student)
  • Zhen Zeng (PhD student)


Visiting Scholars, Graduated Ph.D, and MS Students

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