Degrees & Credentials: BS, MS, Electronics and Information Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (Wuhan, China); PhD Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Victoria (British Columbia)
Professional Interests: Internet traffic classification, intrusion detection and prevention, and the application of artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques on practical computer and network security issues.
Professional Background: Postdoctoral research scientist, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, 2005–2006; secure software engineer, Q1 Labs Inc., 2009–2010 (Security Systems Division, IBM, since October 2011); junior member of technical staff (MTS-1), Bell Labs (Asia & Pacific), Alcatel-Lucent, 2001–2002.
Key Professional Work:
Lu, W., Ghorbani, A., Tavalaee, M. Network Intrusion Detection and Prevention: Concepts and Techniques. Springer Publisher, ISBN-10: 0387887709, Oct. 20, 2009.
Clustering Botnet Communication Traffic Based on N-gram Feature Selection. Computer Communications, Vol. 34, No. 3, pp. 502–514, Elsevier, 2011.
Network Anomaly Detection Based on Wavelet Analysis. EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Article No. 4, pp. 1–16, Hindawi, Jan. 2009 (30 citations by Nov. 2011).
Detecting New Forms of Network Intrusion Using Genetic Programming. Computational Intelligence. Volume 20, Issue 3, pp. 475–494, Wiley Periodicals, August 2004. (51 citations by Nov. 2011).