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Xiaohui Liang is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Computer Science at University of Massachusetts, Boston (UMB) where he leads the Mobile Security and Privacy (MobSP) Lab. Prior to joining UMB in Fall 2015, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher (with Professor David Kotz, FIEEE) at Dartmouth College in 2014-2015, and worked on an NSF frontier project THaW. He received the PhD degree (awarded Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Studies) in Electrical and Computer Engineering (under Professor Sherman Shen, FIEEE and Professor Xiaodong Lin, FIEEE), University of Waterloo, Canada, in 2013. He received the BSc (with the University Excellent Undergraduate Thesis Award) and MSc degree (with the Shanghai Excellent Master Thesis Award) in Computer Science from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, in 2006 and 2009, respectively. His research interests are Security and Privacy for Communication and Networking Systems, Mobile Healthcare, Internet of Things, and Wearable Computing. He has published over 100 refereed journal and conference papers. He received the Award for Excellence in Scalable Computing for Early Career Researchers from IEEE Technical Committee on Scalable Computing in 2017, the Best Land Transportation Paper Award from IEEE Vehicular Technology Society in 2017, the Internet of Things Technology Research Award from Google in 2016, the Best Paper Award in BodyNets 2010. His Google Scholar H-Index is 43 as of 2019/04. Here is his CV. He is the Lead PI of NSF Project.