Yinqian Zhang

Associate Professor
Department of CSE and ECE, College of Engineering
The Ohio State University
Office: 798 Dreese Laboratories
Phone: 614-292-4202
(PGP Public Key)

I am an Associate Professor of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at The Ohio State University. I am also affiliated with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of OSU.



Research Impacts:


Honors and Awards

Professional Services

Conference TPC member:

  • IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy(S&P), 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020
  • ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • USENIX Security Symposium, 2017
  • Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • ACM Asia Conference on Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS), 2016, 2019, 2020
  • ACM Cloud Computing Security Workshop (CCSW), 2015, 2016, 2017
  • EAI International Conference on Security and Privacy in Communication Networks (Securecomm), 2016
  • IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2016 (Distinguished TPC Member Award), 2017 (Distinguished TPC Member Award)
  • IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom), 2015, 2016, 2018
  • International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES), 2012, 2013
  • International Conference on Cryptology And Network Security (CANS), 2017
  • World Conference on Information Security Applications (WISA), 2017, 2018

Journal Reviewer:

  • ACM Transactions on Information and System Security
  • IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking
  • IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing
  • IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security
  • IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
  • IEEE Computer Architecture Letters
  • International Journal of Information Security
  • Internet Mathematics
  • Journal of Computer Science and Technology
  • Journal of Computers
  • KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems

External Reviewer:

  • ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), 2012, 2013
  • ACM Conference on Data and Application Security and Privacy (Codaspy), 2013
  • Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), 2012
  • The ACM Cloud Computing Security Workshop (CCSW), 2011


Ph.D. Students:


  • Guoxing Chen (Ph.D., first job: Facebook)
  • Asli Abokor (Undergraduate student)
  • Bo Lu (Undergraduate student)
  • Ziman Ling (Undergraduate student)
  • Patrick Pastore (Undergraduate student)

I am also fortunate to have worked with these talented graduate students:

  • Fangfei Liu (Princeton)
  • Venkatanathan Varadarajan (U. Wisconsin)
  • Qiuyu Xiao (UNC)
  • Ziqiao Zhou (UNC)
  • Tianwei Zhang (Princeton)