Qi Liao

Qi LiaoAssistant Professor
Computer Science

Pearce Hall 417 
989-774-4419
qi.liao@cmich.edu

Personal Web Page​

​Education

Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 2011
M.S., Computer Science and Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 2008
B.S., Computer Science, Hartwick College, 2005

Research Areas

  • Computer and network security
  • Security visualization
  • Anomaly detection and analysis
  • Graph data mining
  • Visual analytics
  • Economics/game theory for cybersecurity

Selected Publications

  • Qi Liao, Zhen Li, and Aaron Striegel. Could rewall rules be public -- a game theoretical perspective. Forthcoming in the Journal of Security and Communication Networks, 2011, doi: 10.1002/sec.307. [pdf]
  • Qi Liao, Andrew Blaich, Dirk VanBruggen, and Aaron Striegel. "Managing networks through context: Graph visualization and exploration," forthcoming in the Computer Networks, 2010, doi: 10.1016/j.comnet.2010.07.015. [pdf]
  • Zhen Li, Qi Liao, Andrew Blaich, and Aaron Striegel, "Fighting Botnets with Economic Uncertainty," forthcoming in the Journal of Security and Communication Networks, Wiley InterScience, 2010, doi: 10.1002/sec.235. [pdf]
  • Qi Liao, David A. Cieslak, Aaron D. Striegel, Nitesh V. Chawla, "Using Selective, Short-Term Memory to Improve Resilience versus DDoS Exhaustion Attacks," the Journal of Security and Communication Networks, Volume 1, Issue 4, Wiley InterScience, page 287-299, July/August 2008, doi: 10.1002/sec.22. [pdf]
  • C. Mano, A. Blaich, Q. Liao, Y. Jiang, D. Cieslak, D. Salyers, A. Striegel, "RIPPS: Rogue Identifying Packet Payload Slicer Detecting Unauthorized Wireless Hosts Through Network Traffic Conditioning," ACM Transactions on Information and System Security (TISSEC), Volume 11, Issue 2, page 1-23, May 2008, doi: 10.1145/1330332.1330334. [pdf]