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Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Hongbo Liu

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Information Technology
Hongbo Liu

ET 301
hl45@iupui.edu
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Education

  • University of Electronics Science and Technology, China, Communication Engineering, BA/BS, 07/2005
  • University of Electronics Science and Technology, China, Communication Engineering, MA/MS, 07/2008
  • Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ, Electrical Engineering, Ph.D., 05/2013

Selected Publications

  • Hongbo Liu, Yingying Chen, Mooi Choo Chuah, Jie Yang, and H. Vincent Poor Enabling Self-healing Smart Grid Through Jamming Resilient Local Controller Switching IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (IEEE TDSC), Accepted, 2015., 9/2015
  • Hongbo Liu, Jie Yang, Simon Sidhom, Yan Wang, Yingying Chen, and Fan Ye Accurate WiFi Based Localization for Smartphones Using Peer Assistance IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (IEEE TMC), vol.13, no.10, pp.2199-2214, 2014. , 9/2014
  • Hongbo Liu, Jie Yang, Yan Wang, Yingying Chen, and Can Emre Koksal Collaborative Group Key Extraction Leveraging Received Signal Strength in Real Mobile Environments IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (IEEE TMC), no. 1, pp. 1, PrePrints, 2014. , 9/2014
  • Hongbo Liu, Hui Wang, and Yingying Chen Defending against Frequency-based Attacks on Distributed Data Storage in Wireless Networks Accepted by ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (ACM TOSN), vol.10, issue.3, 2014. , 9/2014
  • Yan Wang, Jian Liu, Yingying Chen, Marco Gruteser, Jie Yang, Hongbo Liu, E-eyes: Device-free Location-oriented Activity Identification Using Fine-grained WiFi Signatures, Proceedings of the 20th Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom 2014), Maui, Hawii, Sept. 2014. (Acceptance rate: 36/220 = 16.4%) , 9/2014
  • Yan Wang, Jie Yang, Yingying Chen, Hongbo Liu, Marco Gruteser, Richard P. Martin, Tracking Human Queues Using Single-Point Signal Monitoring, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys 2014), New Hampshire, USA, June 2014.(Acceptance rate: 25/185 = 13.5%) , 9/2014
  • Hongbo Liu, Yingying Chen, Mooi Choo Chuah, Jie Yang, Towards Self-Healing Smart Grid via Intelligent Local Controller Switching under Jamming, in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (IEEE CNS 2013), Washington, D.C., USA, October 2013. - Best Paper Runner-Up. , 9/2013
  • Yan Wang, Jie Yang, Hongbo Liu, Yingying Chen, Marco Gruteser, Richard P. Martin, Sensing Vehicle Dynamics for Determining Driver Phone Use, in Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (ACM MobiSys 2013), Taipei, Taiwan, June 2013. (Acceptance rate: 33/210=15.7%), 9/2013
  • Hongbo Liu, Jie Yang, Yan Wang, and Yingying Chen Fast and Practical Secret Key Extraction by Exploiting Channel Response in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (IEEE INFOCOM), 2013. , 9/2013
  • Hongbo Liu, Yu Gan, Jie Yang, Simon Sidhom, Yan Wang, Yingying Chen, and Fan Ye Push the Limit of WiFi based Localization for Smartphones in Proceedings of the 18th Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (ACM MobiCom), Istanbul, Turkey, August 2012.(Acceptance rate: 17%) , 9/2012
  • Hongbo Liu, Jie Yang, Yan Wang, and Yingying Chen Collaborative Secret Key Extraction Leveraging Received Signal Strength in Mobile Wireless Networks in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (IEEE INFOCOM), Orlando, Florida USA, March 2012. (Acceptance rate: 18%) , 9/2012
  • Jie Yang, Simon Sidhom, Gayathri Chandrasekaran, Tam Vu, Hongbo Liu, Nicolae Cecan, Yingying Chen, Marco Gruteser, and Richard P. Martin Driver Phone Use Leveraging Car Speakers in Proceedings of the 17th Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (ACM MobiCom), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, September 2011. - Best Paper Award. (Acceptance rate: 13.5%) , 9/2011
  • Hongbo Liu, Zhenhua Liu, Yingying Chen, and Wenyuan Xu Localizing Multiple Jamming Attackers in Wireless Networks in Proceedings of International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (IEEE ICDCS), Minneapolis, MN, USA, June 2011.(Acceptance rate: 15%) , 9/2011
  • Jie Yang, Alexander Varshavsky, Hongbo Liu, Yingying Chen, and Marco Gruteser Accuracy Characterization of Cell Tower Localization in Proceedings of the 12th ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2010), Copenhagen, Denmark, September 2010. (Acceptance rate: 39/202 = 19.3%) , 9/2010
  • Hongbo Liu, Wenyuan Xu, Yingying Chen, and Zhenhua Liu Localizing Jammers in Wireless Networks n Proceedings of IEEE International Workshop on Pervasive Wireless Networking (IEEE PWN), Held in conjunction with IEEE PerCom, page(s): 1 – 6, Galveston, Texas, March 2009. , 9/2009

Awards, Honors, and Certifications

  • IUPUI Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Institute Grant Support, 2015., 5/2015
  • IUPUI Research Support Funds Grant Support, 2014., 12/2014
  • Best Paper Runner-up Award in IEEE CNS, 2013., 9/2013
  • Winner of ACM MobiCom Student Research Competition, 2013., 9/2013
  • Best Paper Award for the 17th Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (ACM MobiCom), 2011., 8/2011

Expertise

Mobile Computing Theory and Development, Wireless Communication & Networking Theory and Security, Distributed System Design, Digital Signal Processing Theory and Application.

Interests

Cyber Security and Privacy, Mobile Computing and Pervasive Wireless Localization Systems, Wireless and Sensor Networks, Smart Grid and Digital Signal Processing.