Xinming Ou



     Dr. Xinming (Simon) Ou is associate professor of Computer Science and Engineering at University of South Florida. He received his PhD from Princeton University in 2005, and his ME and BE degrees from Tsinghua University in 2000 and 1998. Before joining USF, he was a faculty member at Kansas State University from 2006 to 2015. Dr. Ou’s research is primarily in cyber defense technologies, with focuses on intrusion/forensics analysis, cloud security and moving-target defense, mobile system security, and cyber physical system security. Dr. Ou’s research has been funded by National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Energy, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), HP Labs, and Rockwell Collins. He is a recipient of 2010 NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, a three-time winner of HP Labs Innovation Research Program (IRP) award, and 2013 K-State College of Engineering Frankenhoff Outstanding Research Award.