Yajin Zhou

Zhejiang University

Dr. Yajin Zhou is currently a ZJU100 Young Professor (since 2018), with both the College of Computer Science and Technology and the School of Cyber Space and Technology at Zhejiang University, China. Prior to Zhejiang University, he was a Research Fellow at City University of Hong Kong. Before that, he worked as a senior security researcher at Qihoo 360. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from North Carolina State University in 2015. He has published more than 20 papers in prestigious security conferences, including CCS, NDSS, IEEE S&P, and USENIX Security, with more than 6,000 citations in the past five years. Two of his papers have been selected to the list of normalized Top-100 security papers since 1981. He has won the best paper awards in IEEE EuroS&P 2019, IEEE ICPADS 2018, ACM CODASPY 2013 and ACM CODASPY 2012. His current focus is on identifying real-world threats (how to hack) and building practical solutions (how to defend), in the context of embedded systems. He is also interested in emerging threats, e.g., security of smart contracts. His Research has been supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), and Alibaba Group.