Qiben Yan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Michigan State University. From 2015 to 2019, he led Cybersecurity and Threat Intelligence Lab at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Prior to joining UNL, he worked in a cybersecurity startup company called Shape Security in the silicon valley, where he participated in building the first “botwall”. He received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Virginia Tech, an M.S. and a B.S. degree in Electronic Engineering from Fudan University in Shanghai, China. His primary research interests are in Internet-of-Things security, mobile security and privacy, wireless networking security, and botnet and malware detection.
UNL CSE Student Choice Outstanding Teaching Award, 2015, 2017
Best Demo Award in IEEE INFOCOM, 2018.