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Frank Hu

Dr. Frank Hu Frank Hu, D.Sc.
Professor and Fellow of the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI)​
Tel: 757-823-8308
Room: RTC 310 H

Dr. Yen-Hung (Frank) Hu is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science (CSC) at Norfolk State University (NSU); a faculty member in the NSU Information Assurance Research and Education Development Institute (IA-REDI); and a faculty researcher in the NSU Center of Excellence in Cybersecurity (funded by DoD), and NSU K-20 Consortium Enabling Cybersecurity Opportunities & Research (CECOR) Project (funded by DoE). Prior to joining NSU, he was the Director of Information Assurance Center at Hampton University (IAC@HU), PI of the NSF CyberCorps:SFS HU GETS-IA program, and full-time faculty member in the CSC department at Hampton University. He has participated in several funded grants and attended many IA research and education workshops/conferences including NSA IA CAE principals meeting, NIST Cryptographic Key Management workshop, Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education (CISSE), and other NSF funded IA related workshops. His research focuses on computer and network security, trustworthy computing, Internet traffic modeling, secure coding, and machine learning. He has authored/co-authored many publications and made numerous professional presentations. Dr. Hu received his Doctor of Science degree in Computer Science from the George Washington University in 2004. He also has a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Southeastern University, a Master of Science degree in Applied Chemistry from National Chiao-Tung University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from National Sun Yat-Sen University.

Research Interests:
     •   Computer and Network Security
     •   Trustworthy Computing
     •   Internet Traffic Modeling
     •   Secure Coding
     •   Machine Learning

Courses Taught:
     •   CSC295 Java Programming
     •   CSC411 Web Server Administration
     •   CSC781 Advanced Graduate Topics I
     •   ITE111 IT Principles
     •   ITE311 Fundamentals of Networking
     •   CYS573 Network Fundamentals
     •   CYS796 Advanced Topics in Cybersecurity

Curriculum Vitae