Zaobo He

Zaobo He

Assistant Professor

205W Benton Hall
513-529-0308 
hez26@miamioh.edu

Research Interests

  • Preserving Privacy from Inference Attacks on Social Networks.
  • Limiting Generalized Privacy Breaches in Multi-Model Data.
  • Privacy Preserving Genomic Data Releasing.
  • Data Aggregation in Wireless Sensor Networks.

Education

  • Ph.D., Computer Science
    Georgia State University
    2018
  • M.S., Computer Science
    Shaanxi Normal University
    2014
  • B.S., Computer Science
    Yan'an University
    2011

Teaching Experiences

1. Database Systems (CSc 4710/6710, Graduate & Undergraduate level), Fall semester 2017, Department of Computer Science, Georgia State University.

2. Operating System (CSc 4320/6320, Graduate & Undergraduate level), Summer semester 2017, Department of Computer Science, Georgia State University.

Honors and Awards

  • 2018 Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Department of Computer Science, Georgia State University, 2018
  • Best Paper Award, ACM Workshop on Privacy-Aware Mobile Computing (PAMCO 2016).
  • Outstanding Graduate Research Award, Department of Computer Science, Georgia State University, 2016.
    (Only one winner a year in our department)
  • Molecular Basis of Disease (MBD) Graduate Fellowship for the 2016-2017 Academic year, Georgia State University.
    (4 out of 120 graduate students in our department)
  • IEEE Travel Grant, The 35th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2015).
  • National Scholarship for Graduate Student, Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, 2014.
    (The highest prize of graduate students in China, Acceptance ratio: 0.2%)
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Shaanxi Normal University, 2013.
  • Best Debater in Graduate Debate Competition, Shaanxi Normal University, 2012.
  • First Prize of Higher Mathematics Competition, Mathematical Society of Shaanxi Province, 2010.
  • Second Prize of National College Students English Competition, Foreign Language Committee of China, 2010.
  • Outstanding Student Award, Yan’an University, 2010.
  • National Scholarship for Undergraduate Student, Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, 2008.
    (The highest prize of undergraduate students in China, Acceptance ratio: 0.2%)
  • First Prize of College Students Speech Competition, Yan’an University, 2008.

Professional Activities

1. Publicity Co-Chair – The 12th International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications (WASA 2018)
2. Program Committee – 37th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communication Conference
3. Invited speaker - International Workshop on Wireless Ad hoc Networks Modeling, Algorithm and Applications (2016), Topic: “Privacy-Utility Tradeoff”
4. Invited presentation - Molecular Basis of Disease Area of Focus (MBDAF) at GSU
5. Reviewer of:
  • IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
  • International Journal of Security and Networks
  • Journal of Network and Systems Management
  • International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications
  • Journal of Combinatorial Optimization

Conference Talks

  1. 13th International Symposium, ISBRA 2017, Honolulu, HI, USA, May 29 – June 2, 2017
  2. IEEE International Conferences on Social Computing and Networking (SocialCom 2016) - Atlanta, GA, USA, Oct. 8-10, 2016
  3. International Workshop on Wireless Ad hoc Networks Modeling, Algorithm and Applications (2016), Xi’an China, July 18 – 21, 2016
  4. Workshop on Privacy-Aware Mobile Computing (PAMCO'16) @ MobiHoc 2016 – 5-8 July 2015, Paderborn, Germany
  5. IEEE 35th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems : Proceedings : 29 June-2 July 2015, Columbus, OH, USA
  6. The 15th ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing, Philadelphia, PA, USA, August 11 – 14, 2014
  7. The 8th Annual International Conference on Combinatorial Optimization and Applications (COCOA'14), December 19-21, 2014, Maui, Hawaii, USA.
  8. 13th International Conference, WAIM 2012, Harbin, China, August 18-20, 2012

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  1. [TCBB] He, Zaobo, Jiguo Yu, Ji Li, Qilong Han, Guangchun Luo, and Yingshu Li. “Inference Attacks and Controls on Genotypes and Phenotypes for Individual Genomic Data.” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics 1 (2018): 1-1.
    (Accepted with Revision)
  2. [TST] Zaobo He, Yingshu Li, Ji Li, Kaiyang Li, Qing Cai, Yi Liang. “Achieving differential privacy of genomic data releasing via belief propagation.” Tsinghua Science and Technology.
    (Accepted with Revision)
  3. [TVT] Zaobo He, Zhipeng Cai, Jiguo Yu. “Latent-data privacy preserving with customized data utility for social network data.” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. PP, no. 99, pp. 1-1. doi: 10.1109/TVT.2017.2738018
  4. [TVT] Zaobo He, Zhipeng Cai, Jiguo Yu, Xiaoming Wang, Yunchuan Sun, Yingshu Li. “Cost-efficient strategies for restraining rumor spreading in mobile social networks.” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 66(3), 2789-2800 (2017).
  5. [TDSC] Zhipeng Cai, Zaobo He, Xin Guan, Yingshu Li. “Collective data-sanitization for preventing sensitive information inference attacks in social networks.” IEEE Transaction on Dependable and Secure Computing. vol. PP, no. 99, pp. 1-1.
  6. [PUC] Zaobo He, Zhipeng Cai, Yunchuan Sun, Yingshu Li, Xiuzhen Cheng. “Customized privacy preserving for inherent data and latent data.” Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 21(1), 43-54
    (2017).
  7. [PUC] Zaobo He, Zhipeng Cai, Qilong Han, Weitian Tong, Limin Sun, Yingshu Li. “An energy efficient privacy-preserving content sharing scheme in mobile social networks.” Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 20(5), 833-846 (2016).
  8. [TCS] Zaobo He, Zhipeng Cai, Siyao Cheng, Xiaoming Wang. “Approximate aggregation for tracking quantiles and range countings in wireless sensor networks.” Theoretical Computer Science, 607, 381-390 (2015).
  9. [TST] Li, Peng, Xiaoming Wang, Junling Lu, Lichen Zhang, Zaobo He. “Optimization-based fragmental transmission method for video data in opportunistic networks.” Tsinghua Science and Technology, 22(4), 389-399, 2017.
  10. [IJSnet] Yingjie Wang, Xiangrong Tong, Kai Wang, Baode Fan, Zaobo He, Guisheng Yin. “A novel task recommendation model for mobile crowdsourcing systems.” International Journal of Sensor Networks. 1(1), DOI: 10.1504/IJSNET.2017.10007414.
  11. [CJE] Wang Xiaoming, He Zaobo, Zhang Lichen. “A pulse immunization model for inhibiting malware propagation in mobile wireless sensor networks.” Chinese Journal of Electronics. 23, no. CJE-4 (2014): 810-815.
  12. [SCIS] Xiaoming Wang, Zaobo He, Xueqing Zhao, Chuang Lin, Yi Pan, Zhipeng Cai. “Reaction-diffusion modeling of malware propagation in mobile wireless sensor networks.” SCIENCE CHINA Information Sciences, 56(9), 1-18 (2013).

Conference Articles

  1. [ISBRA] Zaobo He, Yingshu Li, Ji Li, Jiguo Yu, Hong Gao, Jinbao Wang. “Addressing the threats of inference attacks on traits from individual genomic data.” 13th International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications, 2017: 223–233.
  2. [ISBRA] Zaobo He, Yingshu Li, Jinbao Wang. “Differential privacy preserving genomic data releasing via factor graph.” 13th International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications, 2017: 350–355.
  3. [PAMCO] Zaobo He, Zhipeng Cai, Yingshu Li. “Customized privacy preserving for classification based applications.” Proceedings of the 1st ACM Workshop on Privacy-Aware Mobile Computing, 2016: 37–42.
  4. [SocialCom] Yingjie Wang, Xiangrong Tong, Zaobo He, Yang Gao, Kai Wang. “A task recommendation model for mobile crowdsourcing systems based on dwell-time.” BDCloud-SocialCom-SustainCom, 2016: 170-177.
  5. [SocialCom] Peng Li, Xiaoming Wang, Lichen Zhang, Junling Lu, Feng Zhang, Zaobo He. “Higher-load data transmitting in opportunistic networks based on probability analysis of communicating
    capabilities.” BDCloud-SocialCom-SustainCom, 2016: 325-332.
  6. [ICDCS] Zaobo He, Zhipeng Cai, Xiaoming Wang. “Modeling propagation dynamics and developing optimized countermeasures for rumor spreading in online social networks.” In Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), IEEE 35th International Conference on, pp. 205-214.
  7. [CNS] Ning Yu, Feng Gu, Xuan Guo, Zaobo He. “A fine-grained flow control model for cloud-assisted data broadcasting.” In Proceedings of the 18th Symposium on Communications and Networking, Society for Computer Simulation International, USA, pp. 24-31.
  8. [COCOA] Zaobo He, Zhipeng Cai, Siyao Cheng, Xiaoming Wang. “Approximate aggregation for tracking quantiles in wireless sensor networks.” In International Conference on Combinatorial Optimization and Applications, pp. 161-172. Springer, Cham, 2014.
  9. [WAIM] Zaobo He, Xiaoming Wang. “A spatial-temporal model for the malware propagation in MWSNs based on the reaction-diffusion equations.” Web-Age Information Management (2012): 45-56.