Guofei Gu

Eppright Professor in Engineering
Presidential Impact Fellow
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Texas A&M University

Office: Peterson 239
Phone: (979) 845-2475
Email: guofei [AT]
I am a professor and holder of the Eppright Professorship in Engineering in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at Texas A&M University. Before joining Texas A&M, I received my Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the College of Computing, Georgia Tech, in 2008. I am an IEEE Fellow and an ACM Distinguished Member. I'm currently directing the SUCCESS (Secure Communication and Computer Systems) Lab at TAMU. A short bio is available here.


  • [June 2022] Patrick has successfully defended his PhD thesis "THE SERVICE WORKER HIDING IN YOUR BROWSER: NOVEL ATTACKS AND DEFENSES IN APPIFIED WEBSITES"! Congratulations!
  • [May 2022] Our IoT malware analysis/detection paper won the Best Paper Award at ASIACCS'22. Congratulations to all collaborators!
  • [May 2022] SWAPP paper (programmable web security) is accepted to USENIX Security'22! Source code is released here . Congratulations, Patrick & Jianwei!
  • [Feb. 2022] IoT malware analysis/detection paper is accepted to ASIACCS'22. Congratulations, Hongda!
  • [July 2021] Software-defined vehicle security papers accepted to USENIX Security'22! Congratulations Lei, Le & Xiapu!
  • [June 2021] Yangyong has successfully defended his PhD thesis titled "Understanding and Securing Voice Assistant Applications"! Big congratulations!
  • [June 2021] Two papers (one on web security and one on voice service security) are accepted to RAID'21. Congratulations, Patrick & Yangyong!
  • [Feb. 2021] Happer is accepted to S&P'21. Congratulations, Lei & Xiapu!
  • [Jan. 2021] Hidden Property Abusing (HPA) paper is accepted to USENIX Security'21! We discovered a new type of security issue in Node.js ecosystem and developed a new detection and verification tool (released here). Congratulations, Feng & Jianwei!
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Research Overview

Major Awards/Honors

Selected Publications (full list here, or see  my google scholar page: citations 15,000+ as of June 2021)


Professional Services