George Mason University
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George Mason University

Kai Zeng

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

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  • 703-993-5695 (office)
  • Nguyen Engineering Building, 3252
    4400 University Drive, MS 1G5
    Fairfax, VA 22030

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Kai Zeng is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Volgenau School of Engineering. He is also affiliated with the Department of Computer Science and the Center for Secure Information Systems. Prior to coming to Mason, he was a faculty member in the Department of Computer and Information Science at University of Michigan - Dearborn and a postdoctoral scholar in the Computer Science Department at University of California, Davis (UCD). His research interests include network security, cognitive radio networks, cyber-physical systems, cyber security, network forensics, and physical layer security.


PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (2008)

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Faculty Rank: Associate Professor


2014 - 2017 : EARS: Collaborative Research: Intelligence Measure of Cognitive Radio Networks. Funded by National Science Foundation.

2014 - 2017 : CAREER: Towards Reliable and Efficient Network Monitoring in White Space. Funded by National Science Foundation.

2015 - 2015 : Secure Communications in Wireless Environments. Funded by Mitretek Systems Inc..

Research Interests

Computer and Network Security, Cybersecurity, Cyber-Physical Systems, Physical Layer Security, Cognitive Radio Networks, Network Forensics