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Ziming Zhao Ziming's Chinese Name

Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

University at Buffalo

I am an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University at Buffalo. I direct the CyberspACe securiTy and forensIcs lab (CactiLab). I received my Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the Arizona State University. I was an assistant professor at Rochester Institute of Technology and an assistant research professor at SEFCOM, Arizona State University.

My research interests are in hardware-assisted security, system security, usable security, and cybercrime analysis. I am a recipient of Best Paper Awards from USENIX Security 2019, ACM CODASPY 2014, and ITU Kaleidoscope 2016.

My research has been supported by National Science Foundation (NSF) and Department of Defense (DoD). I am a recipient of an NSF CRII award (2020). I am a visiting faculty at the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) in Summer 2020.

I am the faculty advisor and the founder of the CTF teams Cacti (all kinds of CTFs) and TigerBytes (hardware CTFs).

I am looking for self-motivated PhD students to work on security.

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Last updated 7/2020