Full Program

EAI SmartSP 2023
Oct. 12-13, 2023, Chicago, United States

Thursday, October 12, 2023:

08:00AM – 05:00PM Registration

09:00AM – 09:15AM    Opening Remarks (Dr. Bo Chen, Dr. Qi Zhu, Dr. Yu Chen)

09:15AM – 10:15AM    Keynote Talk #1 (Chair: Dr. Yu Chen)

      Assistive Technologies: Key Technological Challenges and Privacy/Security Issues
      Dr. Ishfaq Ahmad, FIEEE, University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), USA

10:15AM – 10:30AM    Coffee/Tea Break

10:30AM – 11:00AM    Invited Talk #1 (Chair: Dr. Qi Zhu)

      Attack Recovery for Cyber-Physical Systems
      Dr. Fanxin Kong, University of Notre Dame, USA

11:00AM – 12:15PM    Paper Session #1 (Chair: Dr. Fanxin Kong)

1. Exploring Vulnerabilities in Voice Command Skills for Connected Vehicles
Ding, Wenbo (University at Buffalo);
Liao, Song (Clemson University);
Cheng, Long (Clemson University);
Zhao, Ziming (University at Buffalo);
Guo, Keyan (University at Buffalo);
Hu, Hongxin (University at Buffalo)

2. Enabling Real-Time Restoration of Compromised ECU Firmware in Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
Dafoe, Josh (Michigan Technological University);
Singh, Harsh (Michigan Technological University);
Chen, Niusen (Michigan Technological University);
Chen, Bo (Michigan Technological University)

3. Securing the Future: Exploring Privacy Risks and Security Questions in Robotic Systems
Afroze, Diba (University of Louisiana at Lafayette);
Tu, Yazhou (University of Louisiana at Lafayette);
Hei, Xiali (University of Louisiana at Lafayette)

12:15PM – 01:30PM     Lunch

01:30PM – 02:30PM     Keynote Talk #2 (Chair: Dr. Bo Chen)

      Keeping the Lights On
      Dr. Alvaro A. Cardenas, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA

02:30PM – 03:00PM     Invited Talk #2 (Chair: Dr. Xiali Hei)

      Backdoor Attacks Against Speaker Verification Systems
       Dr. Qiben Yan, Michigan State University, USA

03:00PM – 03:15PM     Coffee/Tea Break

03:15PM – 04:30PM     Paper Session #2 (Chair: Dr. Qiben Yan)

1. Resilient Range-only Cooperative Positioning of Multiple Smart Unmanned Aerial Systems
Bao, Yajie (Intelligent Fusion Technology, Inc.);
Shen, Dan (Intelligent Fusion Technology, Inc.);
Chen, Genshe (Intelligent Fusion Technology, Inc.);
Pham, Khanh (Air Force Research Laboratory);
Blasch, Erik (Air Force Office of Scientific Research).

2. A Lightweight Reputation System for UAV Networks
Ogunbunmi, Simeon (Binghamton University);
Hatmai, Mohsen (Binghamton University);
Xu, Ronghua (Michigan Technological University);
Chen, Yu (Binghamton University);
Blasch, Erik (Air Force Office of Scientific Research);
Ardiles-Cruz, Erika (Air Force Research Laboratory);
Chen, Genshe (Intelligent Fusion Technology, Inc.)

3. Embracing Semi-Supervised Domain Adaptation for Federated Knowledge Transfer
Das, Madhureeta (Michigan Technological University);
Liu, Zhen (Michigan Technological University);
Chen, Xianhao (University of Hong Kong);
Yuan, Xiaoyong (Michigan Technological University);
Zhang, Lan (Michigan Technological University).

04:30PM – 04:45PM     Inter-Session Break

04:45PM – 05:35PM     Paper Session #3 (Chair: Dr. Ronghua Xu)

1. mmFingerprint: A New Application Fingerprinting Technique via mmWave Sensing and Its Use in Rowhammer Detection
Liang, Sisheng (Clemson University);
Li, Zhengxiong (University of Colorado Denver);
Jiang, Chenxu (Clemson University);
Guo, Linke (Clemson University);
Zhang, Zhenkai (Clemson University)

2. ADC-Bank: Detecting Acoustic Out-of-Band Signal Injection on Inertial Sensors
Zhang, Jianyi (Beijing Electronic Science and Technology Institute);
Wang, Yuchen (Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT));
Tu, Yazhou (University of Louisiana at Lafayette);
Rampazzi, Sara (University of Florida);
Lin, Zhiqiang (Ohio State University);
Lee, Insup (UPenn);
Hei, Xiali (University of Louisiana at Lafayette).

06:00PM – 08:00PM     Dinner

Friday October 13, 2023:

09:00AM – 09:30AM    Invited Talk #3 (Chair: Dr. Yu Chen)

      A Hierarchical Microchain Network Architecture for Next Generation Smart Vehicular Network
      Dr. Ronghua Xu, Michigan Technological University, USA

09:30AM – 10:00AM    Invited Talk #4 (Chair: Dr. Hongxin Hu)

      Waveform Emulation Attack and Defense in Cross-Technology Communication
      Dr. Xiaonan Zhang, Florida State University, USA

10:00AM – 10:15AM    Coffee/Tea Break

10:15AM – 11:30AM     Paper Session #4 (Chair: Dr. Xiaonan Zhang)

1. Application of Large Language Models to DDoS Attack Detection
Guastalla, Michael (University of Southern California);
Li, Yiyi (University of Southern California);
Hekmati, Arvin (University of Southern California);
Krishnamachari, Bhaskar (Univerisity of Southern California).

2. An Efficient and Smooth Path Planner Based on Hybrid A* Search and Frenet Frame
Wang, Pin-Wen (National Taiwan University);
Tseng, Yi-Chi (National Taiwan University);
Lin, Chung-Wei (National Taiwan University).

3. Waves of Knowledge: A Comparative Study of Electromagnetic and Power Side-Channel Monitoring in Embedded Systems
Amar, Michael (Ben Gurion University of the Negev);
Navanesan, Lojenaa (University of Colombo);
Sayakkara, Asanka Priyadarshana (University of Colombo);
Oren, Yossi (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev).

11:30AM – 12:00PM     Award Ceremony & Closing Remarks (Chair: Dr. Qi Zhu, Dr. Bo Chen, Dr. Yu Chen)