Department of Computer Science
The University of Texas at Austin
Office: GDC 6.504D
Email: yxu AT cs DOT utexas DOT edu
I am a PhD student in the Department of Computer Science, working with Professor Emmett Witchel on operating systems and security. I got my Bachelor's degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2011.
Controlled-Channel Attacks: Deterministic Side Channels for Untrusted Operating Systems
Yuanzhong Xu, Weidong Cui, Marcus Peinado
in The 36th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P Oakland), San Jose, CA, May 2015.
Media coverage: Intel Microsoft Phys.org
Maxoid: Transparently Confining Mobile Applications with Custom Views of State [pdf] [slides pdf keynote]
Yuanzhong Xu, Emmett Witchel
in The 10th ACM European Conference on Computer Systems (EuroSys), Bordeaux, France, April 2015.
Application-Deﬁned Decentralized Access Control [pdf] [slides] [code]
Yuanzhong Xu, Alan M. Dunn, Owen S. Hofmann, Michael Z. Lee, Syed Akbar Mehdi, Emmett Witchel
in USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX ATC), Philadelphia, PA, June 2014.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Machine: Protecting Privacy with Ephemeral Channels [pdf]
Alan M. Dunn, Michael Z. Lee, Suman Jana, Sangman Kim, Mark Silberstein, Yuanzhong Xu, Vitaly Shmatikov, Emmett Witchel
in The 10th USENIX Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation (OSDI), Hollywood, CA, October 2012.
Runner-up for 2013 Privacy Enhancing Technology award: [link]
Lower Bound for Node Buffer Size in Intermittently Connected Wireless Networks
Xinbing Wang, Tuo Yu, Yuanzhong Xu
in IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), 2012.
Fundamental Lower Bound for Node Buffer Size in Intermittently Connected Wireless Networks
Yuanzhong Xu, Xinbing Wang
in The 30th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Shanghai, China, April 2011.
|Summer 2014||Microsoft Research|
|Fall 2014||TA for CS380L Advanced Operating Systems|
|Spring 2012||TA for CS324E Elements of Graphics and Visualization|
|Fall 2011||TA for CS314 Data Structures|
|Fall 2013||EE382N.1||Computer Architecture|
|Fall 2012||CS380S||Secure Systems|
|Spring 2012||CS391L||Machine Learning|
|Spring 2012||CS388||Natural Language Processing|
|Fall 2011||CS380D||Distributed Computing|
|Fall 2011||CS386W||Wireless Networking|