Curriculum Vitae

Xinliang Zheng

207 Lowndes Hall, Department of Computer Science
Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD 21532

Office: 301-687-3197, Email: xzheng@frostburg.edu

 

 

Education

August 2007     University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

                        Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering

Dissertation:      Chinese Remainder Theorem Based Single and Multi-Group Key Management Protocols

                        Advisors:          Dr. Manton M. Matthews and Dr. Chin-Tser Huang

 

August 2004     University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

M.E. in Computer Science and Engineering

 

July 1997         Beijing University of P. E., Beijing, China

B.S. in Exercise Physiology

Research Interests

Network Security: protocol design and verification

Cryptology: cryptographic protocols, cryptanalysis, and proofs of security

Watermarking

Distributed Computing

Programming Languages

Software Engineering

Professional Experience

2007 – Present             Frostburg State University, Frostburg, Maryland

Assistant Professor

-          Teaching courses for the Department of Computer Science.

-          Conducting research.

 

2006 – 2007                University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

Graduate Assistant

-          Taught undergraduate courses for the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.

-          Conducted research focusing on network security.

 

2005 – 2006                ScottishRe Company, Charlotte, North Carolina

(Through consulting company Apex System Inc.)

Data Integration Engineer

-          Designed and developed BizTalk Project for data integration.

-          Developed Programs and Stored Procedures for data processing.

-          Processed more than 70 different company’s life insurance data into ScottishRe compatible format.

 

2001 – 2005                University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

Graduate Assistant

-          Taught undergraduate courses for the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.

-          Conducted research focusing on network security.

 

2001 – 2001                Dept. of Health and Environment Control, Columbia, South Carolina

Data Analyst

-          Developed SAS Programs to analyze South Carolina state raw health and medical related data.

-          Assisted the South Carolina state health data annual report generation, based on the statistical analyses.

Teaching Experience

2007 – Present             Frostburg State University, Frostburg, Maryland

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science

-          COSC100 – Introduction to Computer Science

-          COSC240 – Computer Science I

-          COSC335 – Network Architecture Design

 

2006 – 2007                University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

Graduate Assistant, Department of Computer Science and Engineering

-          CSCE350 – Data Structure and Algorithms

-          CSCE355 – Foundations of Computation

 

2001 – 2005                University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

Graduate Assistant, Department of Computer Science and Engineering

-          CSCE101 – Introduction to Computer Concepts

-          CSCE102 – General Application Programs

-          CSCE245 – Object Oriented Programming Techniques

-          CSCE311 – Operating Systems

-          CSCE330 – Programming Language Structures

 

 

Publications

-          C.-T. Huang, M. M. Matthews, M. Ginley, X. Zheng, C. Chen, and J. M. Chang, "Efficient and Secure Multicast in WirelessMAN: A Cross-layer Design", Journal of Communications Software and Systems (JCOMSS): Special Issue on Cross-Layer Design for QoS Support in Wireless and Hybrid Network, in Press.

-          X. Zheng, C.-T. Huang, and M. M. Matthews, "Centralized and Decentralized Group Key Management", Proceedings of the Computer Security Conference 2007, April, 2007, Myrtle Beach, SC, USA.

-          X. Zheng, M. M. Matthews, and C.-T. Huang, "Hierarchical Scalable Group Key Management Based on Chinese Remainder Theorem ", Proceedings of the 6th Annual Security Conference, April, 2007, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

-          X. Zheng, C.-T. Huang, and M. M. Matthews, "Chinese Remainder Theorem Based Group Key Management", Proceedings of the 45th ACM Southeast Conference (ACMSE 2007), Mar. 2007, Winston-Salem, NC, USA.

-          X. Zheng, C. Chen, C.-T. Huang, M. M. Matthews, and N. Santhapuri, "A Dual Authentication Protocol for IEEE 802.11 Wireless LANs", Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS 2005), Sept. 2005, Siena, Italy.

Professional Affiliation

Member of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Award

April 2004        Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

College of Engineering and Information Technology

University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

Activities and Hobbies

Interested in tennis and swimming.