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Meikang Qiu, Ph.D.
Professor of Computer and Information Science

Meikang Qiu received the BE and ME degrees from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and received Ph.D. degree of Computer Science from University of Texas at Dallas. Currently, he is a Full Professor of Computer and Information Science Department. He is an IEEE Senior member and ACM Senior member. He is the Chair of IEEE Smart Computing Technical Committee. His research interests include Cyber Security, Big Data Analysis, Cloud Computing, Smarting Computing, Intelligent Data, Embedded systems, IoT, etc. A lot of novel results have been produced and most of them have already been reported to research community through high-quality journal and conference papers.

He has published 4 text books, 400+ peer-reviewed journal and conference papers (including 200+ journal articles, 200+ conference papers, 70+ IEEE/ACM Transactions papers). His paper published in IEEE Transactions on Computers about privacy protection for smart phones has been selected as a Highly Cited Paper in 2017. His paper about embedded system security published in Journal of Computer and System Science (Elsevier) have been recognized as Highly Cited Papers in both 2016 and 2017. His paper about data allocation for hybrid memory has been published in IEEE Transactions on Computers has been selected as hot paper (1 in 1000 papers) in 2017. His paper on Tele-health system has won IEEE System Journal 2018 Best Paper Award. He also won ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electrical Systems (TODAES) 2011 Best Paper Award. He has won another 10+ Conference Best Paper Awards in recent years.

Currently he is an editor of 10+ international journals, including IEEE Transactions on Computers and IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing. He has served as leading guest editor for IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC), special issue on Social Network Security. He is the General Chair/Program Chair of a dozen of IEEE/ACM international conferences, such as IEEE TrustCom, IEEE BigDataSecurity, IEEE CSCloud, and IEEE HPCC. He has won Navy Summer Faculty Award in 2012 and Air Force Summer Faculty Award in 2009. His research is supported by US government such as NSF, NSA, Air Force, Navy and companies such as GE, Nokia, TCL, and Cavium.


 Computer Science
 University of Texas at Dallas 
 Computer Science
 University of Texas at Dallas
 Shanghai Jiao Tong University
 Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Research Interests

  • Cyber Security and Privacy
  • Machine Learning/Deep Reinforcement Learning
  • Big Data and Data Analytic
  • Cloud Computing/Edge Computing
  • IoT and Cyber Physical Systems
  • Smart Computing
  • Telehealth System
  • Embedded Systems and Mobile Systems
  • Smart Grid and Real-Time Monitoring
  • Hardware/Software Codesign
  • Parallel and Multi-Core Computing
  • Heterogeneous Sensor Network
  • Mobile Interface Browsing
  • Low Energy Design

Teaching Experience

  • Mobile App Development with Android
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Cloud Computing
  • Computer and Cyber Security
  • System Software and Operating Systems
  • Embedded Systems
  • Optimization of Embedded Computing Systems
  • Microcomputer Systems Design