Dr. Wenjing Lou Joins CS Faculty

Publish Date: 06/15/2011

Dr. Lou earned her doctoral degree in electrical and computer engineering at the University of Florida in 2003.  Since then, she has been a faculty member in the ECE Department of Worcester Polytechnic Institute where she has graduated three doctoral students, all of whom won awards for their dissertations from either her home department or from the Sigma Xi chapter at WPI.  She was named the Joseph Samuel Satin Distinguished Fellow at WPI in 2006-7 in recognition of her outstanding accomplishments and promising future.  She is the recipient of an NSF CAREER Award (2008) and the WPI Sigma Xi Outstanding Junior Faculty Researcher Award (2009).  Her current research interests include data security and privacy in cloud computing and e-healthcare systems, and security in mobile and wireless networks.  She serves as an editor of several journals, incluing IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications and IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid.  She has activiely participated on many technical programs and organizing committees of conferences in her field.  You can find more information about Dr. Lou at http://ece.wpi.edu/~wjlou.