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Haining Wang appointed professor in Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Haining Wang
Haining Wang

Haining Wang has been appointed professor in the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Virginia Tech's College of Engineering.

Prior to joining Virginia Tech, Wang was a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Delaware. 

His primary research goals lie in the general area of security and networking systems, in particular, an emphasis on cloud and Internet of Things security.

The main thrusts of his current and past research include security issues in Domain Name Systems and Content Distributed Networks, defense against use-after-free vulnerabilities in software, security issues in Internet of Things devices, online reputation systems, energy/power attacks and countermeasures inside data centers, covert channel attacks and countermeasures in the cloud, behavioral biometric-based user authentication, automatic online bot detection, transparent anti-phishing, and countering distributed denial-of-service attacks.

Wang received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 2003.