Can Liu (刘灿)

I am a Data Scientist at Hypergiant - Space Age Solution. I hold a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Rutgers University since November 2019. Prior to joining Hypergiant, I was a member of the Rutgers Human-Computer Interaction and Security Engineering Laboratory under Prof. Janne Lindqvist. My research focuses on design, development, and evaluate more secure and usable authentication systems. I also have wide research interests on applying the latest machine learning techniques to understand people’s behaviors and improve people’s experience of using technologies. I regularly publish papers in premier venues (e.g. CHI, UbiComp, NDSS, Usenix Security) and serve as a reviewer in multiple premier conferences and journals.

News:

2019. 11 - I successfully defended my PhD thesis "Security Analysis on Gesture Passwords". Since one chapter in my thesis is still under review as a separate paper. The whole thesis will be available in the next year.

2019. 7 - Our paper "Recruit Until It Fails: Exploring Performance Limits For Identification Systems" is accepted by PACM IMWUT and is invited to present at UbiComp 2019.

2019. 2 - Our work on authentication system metrics is featured by Rutgers today.

2019. 2 - I get a student travel grant for NDSS '19. See you in San Diego!

2018. 7. - I get a student grant for conference attendance for SOUPS 2018. See you in Baltimore!

2018. 3. - I get a Conference Travel Award from School of Graduate Studies of Rutgers.

2018. 3. - I get a 2017-2018 TA-GA Professional Development Fund awards.

2017. 10. - I get an ECE Research Excellent Award for this year.

2017. 6. - Our demo "Demo: Garda - Robust Gesture-based Authentication for Mobile Systems" is accepted by UbiComp 2017.

2017. 5. - I get another TA-GA Professional Development Fund for summer 2017.

2017. 1. - Our paper "Guessing Attacks on User-Generated Gesture Passwords" is accepted by PACM IMWUT. We are one of the three papers that are accepted by the inaugural cycle of IMWUT. The acceptance rate is 7%. We are invited to present our work in UbiComp 2017, which is the premier international forum for pervasive, ubiquitous, and wearable computing.

2017. 1. - I get the SIGCHI Student Travel Grant (SSTG) for attending the CHI 2017. An applicant is eligible to receive only one SSTG ever. Obviously, I am not eligible for another SSTG for UbiComp 2017.

2017. 1. - Our paper "Where Usability and Security Go Hand-in-Hand: Robust Gesture-Based Authentication for Mobile Systems" is accepted by CHI 2017, which is the premier international conference of Human-Computer Interaction.

2016. 6. - I am so lucky! I get another TA-GA Professional Development Fund for summer 2016 :D

2016. 2. - I get the 2015-2016 TA-GA Professional Development Fund awards.