Recent News

June 2022: The paper: "Towards a Webshell Detection Approach Using Rule-based and Deep HTTP Traffic Analysis" has been accepted to International Conference on Computational Collective Intelligence

June 2022: Excited to serve on the NSF panel

June 2022: The paper: "Age Efficient Optimization in the UAV-aided VEC Network: A Game Theory Viewpoint" has been accepted to IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems

May 2022: Our proposal was awarded NSF REU supplement. Thank NSF!

May 2022: The paper: "Towards Smart Traffic Management with Sensor Placement Optimization in UAV-assisted NOMA IIoT Networks" has been accepted to IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems

May 2022: The paper: "On the Physical Layer Security of Federated Learning based IoMT Networks" has been accepted to IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics

April 2022: The paper: "Transfer Learning-Aided Collaborative Computational Method for Intelligent Transportation System Applications" has been accepted to IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking

April 2022: The paper: "Towards Optimal Positioning and Energy-Efficient UAV Path Scheduling in IoT Applications" has been accepted to Computer Communications

April 2022: The paper: "Redemptive Resource Allocation Scheme for IoT-Assisted Smart Healthcare Systems" has been accepted to IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics

March 2022: The paper: "Untact Testing: A New Paradigm in Healthcare Internet of Things" has been accepted to IEEE Internet of Things Magazine

March 2022: Our paper: "NOMA-enabled Backscatter Communications for Green Transportation in Automotive-Industry 5.0" has been accepted to IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics

Feb 2022: Our proposal was awarded the SunTrust Grant. Thank SunTrust and Cybersecurity Workforce Dev

Feb 2022: Glad to share that the paper: "Deep Learning-based Service Distribution Model for Wireless Network Assisted Internet of Everything" has been accepted to IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering

Feb 2022: I am appointed as an Associate Editor of IET Quantum Communication.

Feb 2022: Our paper: "An Advanced Computing Approach for IoT-Botnet Detection in Industrial Internet of Things" has been accepted to IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics

Feb 2022: The paper: "Towards A Secure and Computational Framework for Internet of Drones Enabled Aerial Computing" is accepted to IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering

Feb 2022: The paper: "Artificial Intelligence in Beyond-5G and 6G Reliable Communications" is accepted to IEEE Internet of Things Magazine

Feb 2022: Glad to share that the paper: "Reliable Communications for Cybertwin driven 6G IoVs using Intelligent Reflecting Surfaces" is accepted to IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics

Feb 2022: The paper: "Transmit and Reflect Beamforming for Max-Min SINR in IRS Aided MIMO Vehicular Networks" is accepted to IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems

Jan 2022: My pleasure to serve as a TPC Chair for the IC3SIS' 22, please do consider to submit your high-quality works to the conference.

Jan 2022: I am delighted to receive the KSU Summer Research Fellows.

Jan 2022: We are happy to share that our paper: "DQRA: Deep Quantum Routing Agent for Entanglement Routing in Quantum Networks" is accepted to IEEE Transactions on Quantum Engineering.

Jan 2022: The paper: "An Improved Hybrid Swarm Intelligence for Scheduling IoT Application Tasks in the Cloud" is accepted to IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics.

Jan 2022: Two papers on the topic of quantum networks are accepted to 2022 IEEE International Conference on Communications.

Dec 2021: Excited to serve on the NSF CNS panel

Nov 2021: The paper: "Analysis of Students' Concentration Levels for Online Learning Using Webcam Feeds" is accepted to 2021 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (Big Data).

Nov 2021: Our book: "Advances in Parallel Computing Technologies and Applications" is now online!

Nov 2021: It is my great pleasure to receive an Honorary Professorship from Ramco Institute of Technology, India!

Nov 2021: The paper: "Learning-based Resource Allocation for Backscatter-aided Vehicular Networks" is accepted to IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems.

Nov 2021: Our paper: "A Vehicle-Consensus Information Exchange Scheme for Traffic Management in Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks" is accepted to IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems.

Oct 2021: Our paper: "An Efficient Hybrid Webshell Detection Method For Maritime Transportation Systems" is accepted to IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems.

Oct 2021: I am appointed as an Associate Editor of Journal of Combinatorial Optimization.

Oct 2021: Our paper: "Deep Learning-based Concurrent Resource Allocation for Enhancing Service Response in Secure 6G Network-in-Box Users using IIoT" is accepted to IEEE Internet of Things Journal.

Oct 2021: My student, Kashyab has received a NSF travel grant to attend IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 21); Thank NSF and GLOBECOM.

August 2021: A joint work with my undergraduate research team led by Kashyab J. Ambarani: "Enforcing Resource Allocation and VNF Embedding in RAN Slicing" has been accepted to IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 21).

August 2021: My NSF CRII proposal was awarded. Thank you, NSF!

August 2021: Our paper: "Federated Deep Reinforcement Learning for Traffic Monitoring in SDN-Based IoT Networks" is accepted to IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking.

July 2021: Our paper: "Polynomial Computation Using Unipolar Stochastic Logic and Correlation Technique" is accepted to IEEE Transactions on Computers.

July 2021: I join the Computer Science Department at KSU.

May 2021: I am appointed as an Associate Editor of IEEE Systems Journal.

May 2021: Our paper: "Displacement-aware Service Endowment Scheme for Improving Intelligent Transportation Systems Data Exchange" is accepted to IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems.

May 2021: Our paper: "3D Localization and Error Minimization in Underwater Sensor Networks," is accepted to ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks.

May 2021: I am serving as a general chair for the International Conference on Cloud Computer, IoT and Intelligence System (CCIIS2022). Please consider submitting your high-quality papers to CCIIS2022.

May 2021: I am awarded the PFW Chapter Sigma Xi Researcher of the Year for 2021.

April 2021: I am awarded the ETCS Excellence in Research for 2021.

April 2021: Our paper: "Minimizing Latency for Data Aggregation in Wireless Sensor Networks: An Algorithm Approach" is accepted to ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks.

Nov 2020: I am invited to give a Keynote: "Smart Manufacturing and Distributed Systems" at The World Conference on Analysis Chemistry and Technology (ACT-2021), October 2021, Osaka, Japan.

Nov 2020: The project: "Towards Secure and Trustworthy Information Sharing over Interdependent Networks" is awarded for a 2021 Summer Faculty Grant from the Purdue Research Foundation.

Nov 2020: Our book Sustainable Communication Networks and Application, is now online on Springer.

Oct 2020: The paper: "Efficient SDN-based Traffic Monitoring in IoT Networks with Double Deep Q-Network" is accepted to CSoNet 2020.

Sep 2020: I am invited to give a Keynote on "Smart Manufacturing and Distributed Systems" at The International Conference on Electronics, Photonic and Smart Technologies (IC-ePhaST '20), November 04-06, 2020, Chennai, India.

Aug 2020: The paper: "On Virtual Id Assignment in Networks for High Resilience Routing: A Theoretical Framework" is accepted to IEEE Globecom2020.

July 2020: I join the NSF Panel Review.

March 2020: Our paper: "Multi-topic Misinformation Blocking With Budget Constraint on Online Social Networks" is accepted to IEEE Access.

March 2020: I join the Editorial Board of the International Journal on Data Science and Technology.

Feb. 2020: Our paper: "WRSNs: Toward an Efficient Scheduling for Mobile Chargers" is accepted to IEEE Sensors Journal.

Jan. 2020: The paper: "Cyber Security of Smart Grid: Attacks and Defenses" is accepted to IEEE International Conference on Communications (IEEE ICC20).

Nov. 2019: A book chapter proposal has been accepted to the edited book entitled Security and Privacy in Cyber-Physical Systems: Threats and Defenses, Springer.

Nov. 2019: I receive a Faculty Conference Travel Grant from the Office of Academic Affairs University Research and Innovation.

Nov. 2019: My project: "Vulnerability Assessment and Protection of Smart Grids" is awarded for a 2020 Summer Faculty Grant from the Purdue Research Foundation.

Nov. 2019: Our paper: "A Convolutional Transformation Network for Malware Classification" is accepted to NAFOSTED Conference on Information and Computer Science (NICS19).

Oct. 2019: Our paper: "On New Approaches of Maximum Weighted Target Coverage and Sensor Connectivity: Hardness and Approximation" is accepted to IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering.

Oct. 2019: I am selected to be an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Senior Member.

Oct. 2019: Our paper: "HIT4Mal: Hybrid Image Transformation for Malware Classification" is accepted to Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies.

Oct. 2019: I join the Editorial Board of IEEE Access as an Associate Editor.

Sept. 2019: I has been appointed to take the Editorship of the Cybersecurity Journal, Springer.

Sept. 2019: I join the TC Board of the Computer Communications, Elsevier.

Sept. 2019: Our paper: "MyWebGuard: Toward a User-Oriented Tool for Security and Privacy Protection on the Web" is accepted to International Conference on Future Data and Security Engineering (FDSE 2019).

Aug. 2019: I am joining the CS Department at Purdue University Fort Wayne.

July. 2019: Our paper: "Secure AF Relaying with Efficient Partial Relay Selection Scheme" is accepted to International Journal of Communication Systems.

Tu N. Nguyen is an assistant professor and director of the Intelligent Systems Laboratory (ISL) in the Department of Computer Science at Kennesaw State University, Georgia, USA. His research and teaching are hinged on developing fundamental mathematical tools and principles to design and develop smart, secure, and self-organizing systems, with applications to network systems, cyber-physical systems, and cybersecurity. Dr. Nguyen has published 2 book and 80+ publications in leading academic journals and conferences.

His first academic appointment was at the Purdue University Fort Wayne from 2019 to 2021, where he joined the Department of Computer Science as an assistant professor and founding director of the Network Science, Optimization, and Security Laboratory. In summer 2021, he joined the KSU's Computer Science Department and established the ISL. He was honored to receive several awards including the SunTrust Faculty Fellows (2022), US NSF CRII Award (2021), KSU Summer Faculty Fellows (2022), PFW ETCS Excellence in Research (2021), PFW Chapter Sigma Xi Researcher of the Year (2021), and PFW Student Supervisor of the Year Nominee (2021). He was also honored to receive an Honorary Professorship from Ramco Institute of Technology, India in 2021.

Dr. Nguyen has engaged in many professional activities, including serving as Editor/Guest Editor for international journals such as an Associate Editor of IEEE Systems Journal, Associate Editor of Journal of Combinatorial Optimization, Associate Editor of IEEE Access, and Technical Editor of Computer Communication as well as serving as the Guest Editor of many academic journals such as IEEE Transaction on Computational Social Systems, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, IEEE Internet of Things Magazine, and IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Magazine, and so on. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the book series: IET Advances in Distributed Computing and Blockchain Technologies. He has been in different Organizing Committees such as being TPC-chairs and general chairs for several IEEE/ACM/Springer flagship conferences. He has also served as a technical program committee (TPC) member for several international conferences including IEEE INFOCOM, IEEE GLOBECOM, IEEE LCN, IEEE RFID, IEEE ICC, IEEE WCNC, and so on. He is a member of ACM and a senior member of IEEE.

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Education

  • International Faculty Community of Practice Program, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN, USA, Spring 2018.
  • Postdoctoral Associate, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 2017–2019.
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO, USA, 2016–2017.
  • PhD, National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, 2016.