Pin-Yu Chen
EECS PhD Candidate and Statistics MS student,

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

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Awards and Honors
  • Outstanding Performance Award at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (2015)
  • IEEE ICASSP 2015 Signal Processing Society (SPS) Travel Grant
  • IEEE ICASSP 2014 National Science Foundation (NSF) Travel Grant
  • Rackham International Student Fellowship (Chia-Lun Lo Fellowship) (2013-2014) <Link>
  • Member of Tau Beta Pi (TBP) and Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) Honor Society (2013-present)
  • EE:Systems Fellowship, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (2012-2013)
  • Best Master Thesis Award of GICE, NTU (2011)
  • Second Best Master Thesis Award of Chinese Institute of Electrical Engineering (2011)
  • IEEE GLOBECOM GOLD Best Paper Award (2010) <Link>
  • Elite Scholarship from GICE, NTU (2010-2011)
  • Tokyo Electron Scholarship (2008)
  • Golden Bamboo Scholarship from NCTU (2005)
  • Ranked 1st Place (Full Scores) in Taiwan National College Entrance Exam (2005)

Research Interests
  • Graph signal processing and its applications to network science
  • Community detection and graph clustering
  • Structured data analysis and efficient algorithms for big data
  • Network vulnerability analysis, network attack and defense
  • Network control, modeling and optimization
  • Preventative and reactive approaches for cyber security and resilience enhancement

  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) - Data Science PhD Intern 
    1. action recommendations for real-time service degradation attacks
    • user segmentation and host hardening against lateral movement attacks

Selected Publications