About Wei Hu

I am currently a postdoc in Computer Sciences with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE),
University of California, San Diego (UCSD). My supervisor is Professor Ryan Kastner.

Office: EBU3-B FACT   Phone: 858.534.VOIP
Email: vinnie1030@gmail.com

 

Research Interests

My research interests are in security, logic & synthesis, reconfigurable computing and embedded systems, including:

Security: Cryptographic Algorithms, Information Flow Control, Gate Level Information Flow Tracking

Logic & Synthesis: Logic and High Level Synthesis, Design Optimization, Formal Verification

Reconfigurable Computing: Reconfigurable Device for HPC, System on Chip (SoC)

Embedded Systems: Embedded System Design and Security

General: Algorithm Design and Analysis, Formal Method

 

Education Background

2014.5 - present: Department of Computer Science and Engineering, UC San Diego

Postdoc in Computer Science, Supervisor: Professor Ryan Kastner

2012.7 - 2014.5: School of Automation, NPU

Postdoc in Computer Science and Technology

2009.9 - 2011.9: Department of Computer Science and Engineering, UC San Diego

Visiting Graduate Student in Computer Science

2007.9 - 2012.6: School of Automation, NPU

Ph.D in Control Science and Engineering

 

Publications

[1] Jason Oberg, Wei Hu, Ali Irturk, Mohit Tiwari, Timothy Sherwood, and Ryan Kastner. Theoretical Analysis of Gate Level Information Flow Tracking, ACM/EDAC/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC), 244-247, Jun. 2010. (pdf)

[2] Ryan Kastner, Jason Oberg, Wei Hu, and Ali Irturk. Enforcing Information Flow Guarantees in Reconfigurable Systems with Mix-Trusted IP, International Conference on Engineering of Reconfigurable Systems and Algorithms, Jul. 2011 (invited paper). (pdf)

[3] Wei Hu, Jason Oberg, Ali Irturk, Mohit Tiwari, Timothy Sherwood, Dejun Mu and Ryan Kastner. An Improved Encoding Technique for Gate Level Information Flow Tracking, International Workshop on Logic & Synthesis (IWLS), Jun. 2011 (oral presentation). (pdf)

[4] Jason Oberg, Wei Hu, Ali Irturk, Mohit Tiwari, Timothy Sherwood, and Ryan Kastner. Information Flow Isolation in I2C and USB, ACM/EDAC/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC), 254-259, Jun. 2011. (pdf)

[5] Wei Hu, Jason Oberg, Ali Irturk, Mohit Tiwari, Timothy Sherwood, Dejun Mu, and Ryan Kastner. Theoretical Fundamentals of Gate Level Information Flow Tracking, IEEE Trans. on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems (TCAD), vol. 30(8): 1128-1140, Aug. 2011. (pdf)

[6] Wei Hu, Jason Oberg, Ali Irturk, Mohit Tiwari, Timothy Sherwood, Dejun Mu, and Ryan Kastner. On the Complexity of Generating Gate Level Information Flow Tracking Logic, IEEE Trans. on Information Forensics and Security (TIFS), vol. 7(3): 1067-1080, Jun. 2012. (pdf)

[7] Wei Hu, Jason Oberg, Dejun Mu, and Ryan Kastner. Simultaneous Information Flow Security and Circuit Redundancy in Boolean Gates, IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), 585-590, Nov. 2012. (pdf)

[8] Tao Yang, Dejun Mu, and Wei Hu. Energy-Efficient Coverage Quality Guaranteed in Wireless Sensors Network, Applied Mathematics & Information Sciences, vol. 7(5): 1685-1691, 2013.

[9] Wei Hu, Jason Oberg, Dejun Mu, and Ryan Kastner. Expanding Gate Level Information Flow Tracking for Multi-level Security, IEEE Embedded Systems Letters (ESL), vol. 5(2): 25-28, 2013. (pdf)

[10] Dejun Mu, Wei Hu, Baolei Mao, and Bo Ma. A Bottom-up Approach to Verifiable Embedded System Information Flow Security, IET Information Security, vol. 8(1): 12-17, Jan. 2014.

[11] Wei Hu, Dejun Mu, Jason Oberg, Baolei Mao, Mohit Tiwari, Timothy Sherwood, and Ryan Kastner. Gate Level Information Flow Tracking for Security Lattices, ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems (TODAES), 2014 (accepted). (pdf)

 

Theses

[1] Theoretical and Applied Analysis of Gate Level Information Flow Tracking, Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis of NPU, Jun. 2012.

[2] Design and Implementation of Data Encryption Methods for Mobile Storage Devices based on FPGA, Outstanding M.S. Thesis of NPU, Apr. 2008