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Professor Shiyan Hu

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School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Professor Shiyan Hu

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Biography

Professor Shiyan Hu received his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Texas A&M University in 2008. He is a Professor (Chair in Cyber-Physical Systems) in School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering at University of Essex. He had held multiple academic positions such as an Associate Professorship at Michigan Tech., a Visiting Associate Professorship at Stanford University, etc. His research interests include Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS), CPS Security, Smart Energy CPS, Data Analytics, and Computer-Aided Design of VLSI Circuits, where he has published more than 100 refereed papers, including 50+ in premier IEEE/ACM Transactions. Prof. Hu is an ACM Distinguished Speaker, an IEEE Systems Council Distinguished Lecturer, a recipient of the 2017 IEEE Computer Society TCSC Middle Career Researcher Award, the 2014 U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award, and the 2009 ACM SIGDA Richard Newton DAC Scholarship. His publications have been awarded several Best Paper Award and Best Paper Finalists, which includes the 2018 IEEE Systems Journal Best Paper Award. His papers have also been highlighted as a Keynote Paper in IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design in 2017, as a Thomson Reuters ESI Highly Cited Paper in 2017/2018, and as the Front Cover in IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience in March 2014. Prof. Hu is the Chair for IEEE Technical Committee on Cyber-Physical Systems. He is the Editor-In-Chief of IET Cyber-Physical Systems: Theory & Applications. He is an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems, ACM Transactions on Design Automation for Electronic Systems, and ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems. He is also a Guest Editor for eight IEEE/ACM journals such as Proceedings of the IEEE and IEEE Transactions on Computers. He has held chair positions in numerous IEEE/ACM conferences. He is a Fellow of IET and a Fellow of British Computer Society. More information can be found at http://www.ieee-cps.org/shiyanhu/index.html

Research and professional activities

Current research

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Advanced Embedded Systems Design (CE323)

  • Advanced Embedded Systems Design (CE860)

Publications

Journal articles (59)

Chen, X., Fan, J., He, Q., Wang, Y., Liu, D. and Hu, S., (2019). Economical and balanced production in smart Petroleum Cyber–Physical System. Future Generation Computer Systems. 95, 364-371

Zhou, X., Zhang, G., Sun, J., Zhou, J., Wei, T. and Hu, S., (2019). Minimizing cost and makespan for workflow scheduling in cloud using fuzzy dominance sort based HEFT. Future Generation Computer Systems. 93, 278-289

Zhang, X., Wu, T., Chen, M., Wei, T., Zhou, J., Hu, S. and Buyya, R., (2019). Energy-aware virtual machine allocation for cloud with resource reservation. Journal of Systems and Software. 147, 147-161

Huang, H., Hu, S. and Sun, Y., (2019). A Discrete Curvature Estimation Based Low-Distortion Adaptive Savitzky–Golay Filter for ECG Denoising. Sensors. 19 (7), 1617-1617

Zhou, J., Sun, J., Zhou, X., Wei, T., Chen, M., Hu, S. and Hu, XS., (2018). Resource Management for Improving Soft-Error and Lifetime Reliability of Real-Time MPSoCs. IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, 1-1

Cao, K., Xu, G., Zhou, J., Wei, T., Chen, M. and Hu, S., (2018). QoS-Adaptive Approximate Real-Time Computation for Mobility-Aware IoT Lifetime Optimization. IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems

Zhu, Q., Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, A., Hu, S. and Li, X., (2018). Design Automation for Cyber-Physical Systems [Scanning the Issue]. Proceedings of the IEEE. 106 (9), 1479-1483

Huang, X., Cheng, S., Cao, K., Cong, P., Wei, T. and Hu, S., (2018). A Survey of Deployment Solutions and Optimization Strategies for Hybrid SDN Networks. IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, 1-1

Wang, C., Sun, Y., Hu, S., Jiang, L. and Qian, W., (2018). Variation-Aware Global Placement for Improving Timing-Yield of Carbon-Nanotube Field Effect Transistor Circuit. ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems. 23 (4), 1-27

Li, L., Cong, P., Cao, K., Zhou, J., Wei, T., Chen, M., Hu, S. and Hu, XS., (2018). Game Theoretic Feedback Control for Reliability Enhancement of EtherCAT-Based Networked Systems. IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, 1-1

Cao, K., Zhou, J., Cong, P., Li, L., Wei, T., Chen, M., Hu, S. and Hu, XS., (2018). Affinity-Driven Modeling and Scheduling for Makespan Optimization in Heterogeneous Multiprocessor Systems. IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, 1-1

Cong, P., Li, L., Zhou, J., Cao, K., Wei, T., Chen, M. and Hu, S., (2018). Developing User Perceived Value Based Pricing Models for Cloud Markets. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems. 29 (12), 2742-2756

Liu, L., Huang, H. and Hu, S., (2018). Lorenz Chaotic System-Based Carbon Nanotube Physical Unclonable Functions. IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems. 37 (7), 1408-1421

Huang, H., Li, X., Liu, S., Hu, S. and Sun, Y., (2018). TriboMotion: A Self-Powered Triboelectric Motion Sensor in Wearable Internet of Things for Human Activity Recognition and Energy Harvesting. IEEE Internet of Things Journal. 5 (6), 4441-4453

Liu, Y., Zhou, Y. and Hu, S., (2018). Combating Coordinated Pricing Cyberattack and Energy Theft in Smart Home Cyber-Physical Systems. IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems. 37 (3), 573-586

huang, X., li, F., Wei, T., cao, K., Cong, P. and Hu, S., (2018). Queueing Theoretic Approach for Performance-Aware Modeling of Sustainable SDN Control Planes. IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing, 1-1

Zhou, Y., Liu, Y. and Hu, S., (2018). Energy Theft Detection in Multi-Tenant Data Centers with Digital Protective Relay Deployment. IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing. 3 (1), 16-29

Liu, Y., Chen, X., Kadambi, D., Bari, A., Li, X., Hu, S. and Zhou, P., (2018). Dependable Visual Light-Based Indoor Localization with Automatic Anomaly Detection for Location-Based Service of Mobile Cyber-Physical Systems. ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems. 3 (1), 1-17

Hu, S., Yu, B. and Yu, H., (2018). IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing: Guest Editorial on Special Issue on Sustainable Cyber-Physical Systems. IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing. 3 (2), 58-59

Zhou, Y., Liu, Y. and Hu, S., (2017). Smart Home Cyberattack Detection Framework for Sponsor Incentive Attacks. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. 10 (2), 1-1

Wurm, J., Jin, Y., Liu, Y., Hu, S., Heffner, K., Rahman, F. and Tehranipoor, M., (2017). Introduction to Cyber-Physical System Security: A Cross-Layer Perspective. IEEE Transactions on Multi-Scale Computing Systems. 3 (3), 215-227

Seshia, SA., Hu, S., Li, W. and Zhu, Q., (2017). Design Automation of Cyber-Physical Systems: Challenges, Advances, and Opportunities. IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems. 36 (9), 1421-1434

Liu, Y., Hu, S., Huang, H., Ranjan, R., Zomaya, AY. and Wang, L., (2017). Game-Theoretic Market-Driven Smart Home Scheduling Considering Energy Balancing. IEEE Systems Journal. 11 (2), 910-921

Liu, Y. and Hu, S., (2017). Renewable Energy Pricing Driven Scheduling in Distributed Smart Community Systems. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems. 28 (5), 1445-1456

Chen, X., Zhang, D., Wang, L., Jia, N., Kang, Z., Zhang, Y. and Hu, S., (2017). Design Automation for Interwell Connectivity Estimation in Petroleum Cyber-Physical Systems. IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems. 36 (2), 255-264

Liu, L., zhou, Y. and Hu, S., (2017). Stochastic Buffering For Bundled SWCNT Interconnects Considering Unidimensional Fabrication Variation. IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, 1-1

Liu, Y., Hu, S. and Zomaya, AY., (2016). The Hierarchical Smart Home Cyberattack Detection Considering Power Overloading and Frequency Disturbance. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics. 12 (5), 1973-1983

Hu, S., Jin, Y., Heffner, K. and Tehranipoor, M., (2016). Guest Editorial: Hardware/Software Cross-Layer Technologies for Trustworthy and Secure Computing. IEEE Transactions on Multi-Scale Computing Systems. 2 (3), 144-145

Yu, B., Yuan, K., Gao, J-R., Hu, S. and Pan, DZ., (2016). EBL Overlapping Aware Stencil Planning for MCC System. ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems. 21 (3), 1-24

Hu, S., Hu, XS. and Zomaya, AY., (2016). Guest Editorial Leveraging Design Automation Techniques for Cyber-Physical System Design. IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems. 35 (5), 697-698

Liu, Y., Hu, S. and Ho, T-Y., (2016). Leveraging Strategic Detection Techniques for Smart Home Pricing Cyberattacks. IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing. 13 (2), 220-235

Wang, L., Hu, S., Betis, G. and Ranjan, R., (2016). A Computing Perspective on Smart City [Guest Editorial]. IEEE Transactions on Computers. 65 (5), 1337-1338

Guo, Y., Ten, C-W., Hu, S. and Weaver, WW., (2016). Preventive Maintenance for Advanced Metering Infrastructure Against Malware Propagation. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. 7 (3), 1314-1328

Chen, Y., Wang, L., Chen, X., Ranjan, R., Zomaya, A., Zhou, Y. and Hu, S., (2016). Stochastic Workload Scheduling for Uncoordinated Datacenter Clouds with Multiple QoS Constraints. IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, 1-1

Liu, Y. and Hu, S., (2015). Cyberthreat Analysis and Detection for Energy Theft in Social Networking of Smart Homes. IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems. 2 (4), 148-158

Liu, L., Liu, Y., Wang, L., Zomaya, A. and Hu, S., (2015). Economical and Balanced Energy Usage in the Smart Home Infrastructure: A Tutorial and New Results. IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing. 3 (4), 556-570

Zhou, Y., Chen, X., Zomaya, AY., Wang, L. and Hu, S., (2015). A Dynamic Programming Algorithm for Leveraging Probabilistic Detection of Energy Theft in Smart Home. IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing. 3 (4), 502-513

Chen, X., Wang, L., Zomaya, AY., Liu, L. and Hu, S., (2015). Cloud Computing for VLSI Floorplanning Considering Peak Temperature Reduction. IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing. 3 (4), 534-543

Zhou, J., Yan, J., Wei, T., Wu, K., Chen, X. and Hu, S., (2015). Sharp Corner/Edge Recognition in Domestic Environments Using RGB-D Camera Systems. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs. 62 (10), 987-991

Chen, X., Chen, D., Wang, L., Deng, Z., Ranjan, R., Zomaya, AY. and Hu, S., (2014). Variation-Aware Layer Assignment With Hierarchical Stochastic Optimization on a Multicore Platform. IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing. 2 (4), 488-500

Chen Liao and Shiyan Hu, (2014). Physical-Level Synthesis for Digital Lab-On-a-Chip Considering Variation, Contamination, and Defect. IEEE Transactions on NanoBioscience. 13 (1), 3-11

Bruckner, D., Dillon, T., Hu, S., Palensky, P. and Wei, T., (2014). Guest Editorial Special Section on Building Automation, Smart Homes, and Communities. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics. 10 (1), 676-679

Chen Liao, Chee-Wooi Ten and Shiyan Hu, (2013). Strategic FRTU Deployment Considering Cybersecurity in Secondary Distribution Network. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. 4 (3), 1264-1274

Chen, X., Wei, T. and Hu, S., (2013). Uncertainty-Aware Household Appliance Scheduling Considering Dynamic Electricity Pricing in Smart Home. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. 4 (2), 932-941

Wang, J. and Hu, S., (2013). A linear time approximation scheme for computing geometric maximum k-star. Journal of Global Optimization. 55 (4), 849-855

Xueqian Zhao, Yonghe Guo, Xiaodao Chen, Zhuo Feng and Shiyan Hu, (2011). Hierarchical Cross-Entropy Optimization for Fast On-Chip Decap Budgeting. IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems. 30 (11), 1610-1620

Chen Liao and Shiyan Hu, (2011). Multiscale Variation-Aware Techniques for High-Performance Digital Microfluidic Lab-on-a-Chip Component Placement. IEEE Transactions on NanoBioscience. 10 (1), 51-58

Liao, C. and Hu, S., (2011). Approximation scheme for restricted discrete gate sizing targeting delay minimization. Journal of Combinatorial Optimization. 21 (4), 497-510

Wei, T., Chen, X. and Hu, S., (2011). Reliability-Driven Energy-Efficient Task Scheduling for Multiprocessor Real-Time Systems. IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems. 30 (10), 1569-1573

Chen, X., Liao, C., Wei, T. and Hu, S., (2010). An Interconnect Reliability-Driven Routing Technique For Electromigration Failure Avoidance. IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing. 9 (5), 770-776

Liao, C. and Hu, S., (2010). Polynomial time approximation schemes for minimum disk cover problems. Journal of Combinatorial Optimization. 20 (4), 399-412

Hu, S., (2010). An almost four-approximation algorithm for maximum weight triangulation. Journal of Combinatorial Optimization. 19 (1), 31-42

Hu, S., (2010). A new asymmetric inclusion region for minimum weight triangulation. Journal of Global Optimization. 46 (1), 63-73

Hu, S., Shah, P. and Hu, J., (2010). Pattern Sensitive Placement Perturbation for Manufacturability. IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems. 18 (6), 1002-1006

Shiyan Hu, Ketkar, M. and Jiang Hu, (2009). Gate Sizing for Cell-Library-Based Designs. IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems. 28 (6), 818-825

Shiyan Hu, Zhuo Li and Alpert, CJ., (2009). A Fully Polynomial-Time Approximation Scheme for Timing-Constrained Minimum Cost Layer Assignment. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs. 56 (7), 580-584

Hu, S., Ketkar, M. and Hu, J., (2009). Gate sizing for cell-library-based designs. IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems. 28 (6), 818-825

Hu, S., Li, Q., Hu, J. and Li, P., (2007). Utilizing Redundancy for Timing Critical Interconnect. IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems. 15 (10), 1067-1080

Hu, S., Alpert, CJ., Hu, J., Karandikar, SK., Li, Z., Shi, W. and Sze, CN., (2007). Fast Algorithms for Slew-Constrained Minimum Cost Buffering. IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems. 26 (11), 2009-2022

Book chapters (4)

Lin Liu, Shiyan Hu and Yuchen Zhou, (2016). Timing driven buffer insertion for carbon nanotube interconnects. In: Nano-CMOS and Post-CMOS Electronics: Devices and Modelling. Institution of Engineering and Technology. 287- 312. 9781849199971

Liu, Y. and Hu, S., (2016). Smart home scheduling and cybersecurity: fundamentals. In: Smart Cities and Homes. Elsevier. 191- 217. 9780128034545

Liu, Y., Hu, S., Wu, J., Shi, Y., Jin, Y., Hu, Y. and Li, X., (2016). Smart home cybersecurity considering the integration of renewable energy. In: Smart Cities and Homes. Elsevier. 173- 189. 9780128034545

Hu, J., Li, Z. and Hu, S., (2008). Buffer Insertion: Basics, in the Handbook of Algorithms for VLSI Physical Design Automation. Editors: Alpert, C., Mehta, D. and Sapatnekar, S.,

Conferences (46)

Huang, H., Hu, S. and Sun, Y., (2018). Energy-efficient ECG compression in wearable body sensor network by leveraging empirical mode decomposition

Huang, H., Hu, S. and Sun, Y., (2018). ECG Signal Compression for Low-power Sensor Nodes Using Sparse Frequency Spectrum Features

Chen, X., Zhang, D., Wang, Y., Wang, L., Zomaya, A. and Hu, S., (2017). Offshore oil spill monitoring and detection: Improving risk management for offshore petroleum cyber-physical systems: (Invited paper)

Kuo, C-H., Lu, G-R., Ho, T-Y., Chen, H-M. and Hu, S., (2016). Placement optimization of cyber-physical digital microfluidic biochips

Chen, X., Zhou, Y., Zhou, H., Wan, C., Zhu, Q., Li, W. and Hu, S., (2016). Analysis of production data manipulation attacks in petroleum cyber-physical systems

Liu, Y., Liu, L., Yuchen Zhou and Hu, S., (2016). Leveraging carbon nanotube technologies in developing Physically Unclonable Function for cyber-physical system authentication

Wei, T., Zheng, B., Zhu, Q. and Hu, S., (2015). Security analysis of proactive participation of smart buildings in smart grid

Ho, T-Y., Grover, W., Hu, S. and Chakrabarty, K., (2015). Cyber-physical integration in programmable microfluidic biochips

Wang, C., Jiang, L., Hu, S., Li, T., Liang, X., Jing, N. and Qian, W., (2015). Timing-driven placement for carbon nanotube circuits

Liu, Y., Hu, S., Wu, J., Shi, Y., Jin, Y., Hu, Y. and Li, X., (2015). Impact assessment of net metering on smart home cyberattack detection

Guo, Y., Ten, C-W., Hu, S. and Weaver, WW., (2015). Modeling distributed denial of service attack in advanced metering infrastructure

Konstantinou, C., Maniatakos, M., Saqib, F., Hu, S., Plusquellic, J. and Jin, Y., (2015). Cyber-physical systems: A security perspective

Liu, Y., Hu, S. and Ho, T-Y., (2014). Vulnerability assessment and defense technology for smart home cybersecurity considering pricing cyberattacks

Liu, L., Zhou, Y., Liu, Y. and Hu, S., (2014). Dynamic programming based game theoretic algorithm for economical multi-user smart home scheduling

Liu, L., Zhou, Y. and Hu, S., (2014). Buffering Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Bundle Interconnects for Timing Optimization

Wei, Y., Li, Z., Sze, C., Hu, S., Alpert, CJ. and Sapatnekar, SS., (2013). CATALYST: Planning layer directives for effective design closure

Wang, J., Chen, X., Liu, L. and Hu, S., (2012). Fast approximation for peak power driven voltage partitioning in almost linear time

Wang, J., Chen, X., Liao, C. and Hu, S., (2011). The approximation scheme for peak power driven voltage partitioning

Zhao, X., Wang, J., Feng, Z. and Hu, S., (2011). Power grid analysis with hierarchical support graphs

Wang, J. and Hu, S., (2010). The fast optimal voltage partitioning algorithm for peak power density minimization

Zhao, X., Guo, Y., Feng, Z. and Hu, S., (2010). Parallel hierarchical cross entropy optimization for on-chip decap budgeting

Zhu, L., Wei, T., Guo, Y., Chen, X. and Hu, S., (2010). Energy efficient fault-tolerance task allocation scheme for real-time energy harvesting systems

Wei, T., Yonghe Guo, Xiaodao Chen and Shiyan Hu, (2010). Adaptive task allocation for multiprocessor SoCs

Li, Z., Papa, DA., Alpert, CJ., Hu, S., Shi, W., Sze, C. and Zhou, Y., (2010). Ultra-fast interconnect driven cell cloning for minimizing critical path delay

Chen, X. and Hu, S., (2010). A transceiver-aware routing framework for on-chip nanophotonic integration

Hu, S., Li, Z. and Alpert, CJ., (2009). A fully polynomial time approximation scheme for timing driven minimum cost buffer insertion

Hu, S., Li, Z. and Alpert, CJ., (2009). A faster approximation scheme for timing driven minimum cost layer assignment

Feng, Y. and Hu, S., (2009). The epsilon-approximation to discrete VT assignment for leakage power minimization

Doddannagari, U., Hu, S. and Shi, W., (2009). Fast characterization of parameterized cell library

Shiyan Hu, Zhuo Li and Alpert, CJ., (2008). A polynomial time approximation scheme for timing constrained minimum cost layer assignment

Li, Z., Alpert, CJ., Hu, S., Muhmud, T., Quay, ST. and Villarrubia, PG., (2008). Fast interconnect synthesis with layer assignment

Jiang, Z., Hu, S., Hu, J. and Shi, W., (2007). An Efficient Algorithm for RLC Buffer Insertion

Hu, S., Ketkar, M. and Hu, J., (2007). Gate Sizing For Cell Library-Based Designs

Hu, S. and Hu, J., (2007). Pattern sensitive placement for manufacturability

Shiyan Hu and Jiang Hu, (2007). Unified adaptivity optimization of clock and logic signals

Hu, S., Li, Q., Hu, J. and Li, P., (2006). Steiner network construction for timing critical nets

Hu, S., Alpert, CJ., Hu, J., Karandikar, S., Li, Z., Shi, W. and Sze, CN., (2006). Fast algorithms for slew constrained minimum cost buffering

Jiang, Z., Hu, S., Hu, J., Li, Z. and Shi, W., (2006). A New RLC Buffer Insertion Algorithm

Shiyan Hu, (2005). Document Image Watermarking Algorithm Based on Neighborhood Pixel Ratio

Shiyan Hu and Minya Chen, (2005). Adaptive FrȨchet Kernel Based Support Vector Machine for Text Detection

Shiyan Hu, (2005). Efficient Video Retrieval by Locality Sensitive Hashing

Shiyan Hu, Han Huang and Czarkowski, D., (2005). Hybrid Trigonometric Differential Evolution for Optimizing Harmonic Distribution

Huang, H., Hu, S. and Czarkowski, D., (2004). Solving the ill-conditioned polynomial for the optimal PWM

Huang, H., Hu, S. and Czarkowski, D., (2004). A novel simplex homotopic fixed-point algorithm for computation of optimal PWM patterns

Huang, H., Hu, S. and Czarkowski, D., (2004). Harmonic elimination for constrained optimal PWM

Hu, S., (2003). A Constant-Factor Approximation for Maximum Weight Triangulation

Contact

shiyan.hu@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 874831

Location:

4B.528, Colchester Campus