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Dr. Bo Luo

Associate Professor of EE & CS - University of Kansas

Bio

Bo Luo is currently an associate professor with EECS department at the University of Kansas. He is the director of the Information Assurance Laboratory (IAL) at KU’s Information and Telecommunication Technology Center (ITTC). He received Ph.D. degree from The Pennsylvania State University in 2008, an M.Phil degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2003, and a B.E. from University of Sciences and Technology of China in 2001. His recent works mostly lie in the intersection of data science and privacy and security. He has worked on extracting valuable knowledge, such as user attributes and preferences, from social media; predicting user behaviors in large-scale social networks; automatically assessing the credibility of social media content; protecting user privacy in social networks; etc. Dr.

Luo has published 50+ refereed papers, including ones in top conferences and journals such as IEEE Oakland, ACM CCS, ACM Multimedia Conference, IEEE TKDE, IEEE TIFS, VLDBJ, etc. He is also a co-founder of CANSec: Central Area Networking and Security Workshop (formerly KanSec: The Greater Kansas Area Security Workshop).

 

Research Presentation

Academic Panel – Preparation for Cybersecurity Jobs

005 Express Scripts Hall

A panel discussion on the baseline skills (both technical and non-technical) for people aspiring to enter into cybersecurity fields. The panel will focus on skill-sets for both students as well as non-security professionals hoping to transition into cybersecurity. Panel Moderator: Kerrine Nelson. Panelists: Dr. Vijay Anand, Tony Bryan, Dr. Vijay Kumar, Dr. Calvin Nobles, Dr. Fengjun Li, Dr. Bo Luo […]

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Privacy in Social Networks: From Content Understanding to Content Protection

005 Express Scripts Hall

In recent years, online social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Google+ have attracted large numbers of users, who willingly share their private information with others. With the advancement of web technology, on the other hand, it becomes easier for malicious applications to pose real privacy threats on such SNS users. Unfortunately, existing privacy protection approaches […]

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