Lei Chen

Lei Chen

Dr. Lei Chen
Associate Professor & Interim Chair
Office: IT 2124
Phone: (912) 478-4848, previously (912) 478-5363
Email: lchen@georgiasouthern.edu


Dr. Lei Chen is an Associate Professor and the Interim Chair for the Department of Information Technology at Georgia Southern University. He received his B.Eng. in Computer Science and Applications from Nanjing University of Technology, China, in 2000, and PhD. in Computer Science and Software Engineering from Auburn University, USA, in August 2007. He joined Georgia Southern University in 2015, before when he served for 8 years in the Department of Computer Science at Sam Houston State University as Assistant Professor and later tenured Associate Professor. He also served as the Graduate Program Coordinator for all three master programs (with an enrollment of about 100) and four graduate certificate programs offered by the department at SHSU.

Dr. Chen’s research interests focus on the security, privacy and digital forensics of networks, information, cloud, Big Data, and mobile, handheld and wireless networks. His extended research reaches the areas of computer networking, multimedia networking, network routing, and artificial intelligence. He started research as a graduate research assistant for 5 years at Auburn University and worked as Vodafone Research Fellow during his PhD. study. In the past 12 years, Dr. Chen has authored or co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed scholarly works, including journal papers, book chapters, and conference proceeding papers. His edited book “Wireless Network Security: Theories and Practices”, published by Springer (U.S.) and Higher Education Press (HEP) in August 2013, has received over 15,900 combined downloads. He has secured more than $336,000 to support his research, with funding from U.S. federal source such as the National Security Agency.

Dr. Chen is currently serving for the following conferences and workshops. We are seeking original high quality research work submissions.

Publicity Chair for The 2nd International Workshop on Cloud Storage Service and Computing

Co-Chair for The Communications and Information Security Symposium

  • http://www.conf-icnc.org/2018/
  • part of the IEEE International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC) 2018
  • Maui, Hawaii, March 5-8, 2018

Chair for The Second IEEE International Workshop on the Security, Privacy, and Digital Forensics of Mobile Systems and Networks (MobiSec 2018)

Workshops Chair for The 11th EAI International Conference on Mobile Multimedia Communications (MobiMedia 2018)

Chair of The Trust, Privacy and Security Symposium, part of the 14th IWCMC

  • http://iwcmc.org/2018/
  • The 14th Intentional Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2018)
  • Limassol, Cyprus, June 25-29, 2018

Program Committee (PC) co-Chair of The 2nd IEEE International Conference on Smart Cities and Innovations (IEEE SCI 2018)

Last updated: 11/12/2017

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