Dongyan Xu


 Dongyan Xu


Director of CERIAS and Samuel Conte Professor of Computer Science 



LWSN 1173 

Office Phone

765 494-6182 



B.S. in Computer Science from Zhongshan University (China) and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) 

Research Areas

Protection, Management, and Quality of Service of Next Generation Distributed Systems, Multimedia Computing and Networking, Mobile Computing and Networking, Distributed OS and Middleware, QoS Provisioning Issues 

Key Areas

Assurable Software and Architecture Enclave and Nework Security  

Notable Experience

Leading a research group called Lab FRIENDS (Lab For Research In Emerging Network and Distributed Services); Served on a number of international conference program committees, inclusing ACM Multimedia, MMCN, and MobiHoc; IEEE ICDCS and INFOCOM. 

Notable Awards

C.L. and Jane W-S. Liu Award (UIUC, 2000) 

Notable Affiliations

ACM, IEEE, IEEE Communications Society, e-Enterprise Center at Discovery Park 


SODA: a Service-On-Demand Architecture for Application Service Hosting Utility Platforms (with X. Jiang), Proceedings of the 12th IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing (HPDC-12) (Seattle, 2003). Collapsar: A VM-Based Architecture for Network Attack Detention Center (with X. Jiang), Proceedings of the 13th USENIX Security Symposium (Security ʻ04) (California, 2004). M. Hefeeda, PROMISE: Peer-to-Peer Media Streaming Using CollectCast (with A. Habib, B. Bhargava, B. Botev), Proceedings of ACM Multimedia 2003 (SIGMM) (California, 2003) 


Professor Xu's research focuses on protection, management, and
quality of service of next generation distributed systems
(such as overlay and peer-to-peer networks, autonomic utility
computing platforms, and mobile and pervasive applications).
He has conducted research in multimedia computing and networking,
mobile computing and networking, and distributed OS and
middleware. He is the Year 2000 recipient of the C.L. and
Jane W-S. Liu Award in the Department of Computer Science at
UIUC. Detailed research information is available at: 

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