Yili Ren, a Ph.D. candidate under the supervision of Prof. Jie Yang, has earned a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at the University of South Florida (USF). His research interests focus on mobile computing with an emphasis on integrating the sensing capabilities of wireless and mobile devices to build new classes of Internet of Things (IoT) and smart home applications, enable novel technologies for human-computer interaction (HCI), as well as improve smart home and IoT security. His research work has been published at top-tier mobile computing, computer security, and human-computer interaction venues, including ACM SenSys, USENIX Security, and ACM IMWUT (UbiComp), and has been reported by presses like Tech Xplore, News8Plus, Sina, Unite.Ai, Livedoor News, etc. He will join the University of South Florida in August 2023.
The University of South Florida (USF) is a Preeminent State Research University and a Carnegie R1 Research University with over 50,000 students.