George Mason University
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George Mason University

Songqing Chen

Associate Professor, Computer Science

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  • 703-993-3176 (office)
  • Nguyen Engineering Building, 5319
    4400 University Drive, MS 4A5
    Fairfax, VA 22030

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Songqing Chen has taught at George Mason University since 2004. His areas of interest and expertise are Internet content delivery systems, Internet measurements and modeling, system security, and distributed systems. In addition to the National Science Foundation CAREER and AFOSR Young Investigator Awards, he has received the George Mason University Emerging Researcher, Scholar, and Creator Award, the Volgenau Rising Star Faculty Award, and the Department of Computer Science Outstanding Research Award (three times).


PhD, Computer Science, College of William and Mary (2004)

MS, Computer Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (1999)

BS, Computer Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (1997)

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Faculty Rank: Associate Professor

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2015 - 2018 : NeTS Small: Towards Energy-efficient Internet Mobile Streaming. Funded by National Science Foundation.

2011 - 2016 : CSR: Small: System Research to Advance Real-time Dust Storm Forecasting. Funded by National Science Foundation.

2015 - 2015 : Moving Target Defense Through Dynamic Virtual Machine Placement in Clouds. Funded by US Department of the Army.

Research Interests

Computer and Network Security, Computer Networks, Computer Systems, Parallel and Distributed Systems, Mobile Computing

Selected Publications