Guofei Gu

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Texas A&M University

Office: HRBB 502C
Phone: (979) 845-2475
Email: guofei [AT]
I am an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at Texas A&M University. Before joining Texas A&M, I received my Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the College of Computing, Georgia Tech, in 2008. I am a recipient of 2010 NSF CAREER Award, 2013 AFOSR Young Investigator Award, Best Student Paper Award from 2010 IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy (Oakland'10), Best Paper Award from 2015 International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS'15), 2016-2017 TAMU College of Engineering Charles H. Barclay Jr. '45 Faculty Fellow Award, and a Google Faculty Research Award. I'm currently directing the SUCCESS (Secure Communication and Computer Systems) Lab at TAMU.


  • [Oct. 2017] Our paper on Android security (EOEDroid) is accepted to NDSS'18. Congratulations, Guangliang!
  • [Aug. 2017] Our S2OS position paper will appear in APSys'17. S2OS is a new large multi-institute project funded by NSF/VMware, in which we aim to build a new Security OS with Software Defined Intrastructure. Please check S2OS project website for more details.
  • [Aug. 2017] Our systemization of knowledge paper on SDN attack surface and defense is accepted to IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN). Congratulations, Changhoon!
  • [June 2017] If you are interested in giving a tutorial in ACM CCS'17, please submit your proposal to by July 3, 2017!
  • [May 2017] Our paper on Android security (BridgeScope) is accepted to RAID'17. Congratulations, Guangliang!
  • [May 2017] Please consider submitting your work on SDN/NFV to a speical issue in IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC) on Security in Emerging Networking Technologies! (Deadline is September 31, 2017)
  • [May 2017] Please consider submitting your work on SDN/NFV to a special issue in Elsevier Computer Network Journal on Security and Performance of SDN and Functions Virtualization! (Deadline is extended to July 31, 2017)
  • [May 2017] Our papers on SDN security (control plane race attack/detection) and Android security (new malware analysis tool for ART) are accepted to USENIX Security'17. Congratulations, Lei/Jeff and Lei/Xiapu!
  • [Mar. 2017] Our new lab website is now launched:!
  • [Feb. 2017] Our work on market- and network-level behavior understanding of the Android malware ecosystem is accepted to ICDCS'17 (as a short paper).
  • [Feb. 2017] Our FRESCO is upgraded to the Floodlight plaform. The FRESCO source code and module/app store are now released! Please check our project website here for details.
  • [Jan. 2017] I received a 2016-2017 Faculty Fellow Award (Charles H. Barclay, Jr. '45 Fellow) from the College of Engineering.
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Research Interests

Selected Publications (full list here, or see my google scholar page. Research data/program release)

Conferences in Focus

 SUCCESS Lab Students


Professional Services


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