Guofei Gu

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

Office: HRBB 417A
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.


  • [Mar. 2020] SVHunter (from our S&P’20 paper) code released!
  • [Feb. 2020] Mr. Jonathan Grimes has successfully defended his MS thesis titled “JANUS: Alternating Strength to Detect MAC Spoof”! He is going to join Sandia National Laboratories soon. Congratulations, Jonathan!
  • [Jan. 2020] Our papers on programmable data plane security (Poseidon), new Buffered Packets Hijacking attack in SDN, and blockchain security (SODA) are to appear in NDSS’20. Congratulations, Menghao, Jiahao &Qi, Ting & Xiapu!
  • [Dec. 2019] I'm honored to be named an IEEE Fellow (class of 2020), "for contributions to malware detection and security of next generation networks".
  • [Oct. 2019] I'm honored to be named an ACM Distinguished Member for outstanding scientific contributions to computing.
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Research Overview

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Selected Publications (full list here, or see  my google scholar page: citations 13,000+ as of May 2020)


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