Xiaokui Shu  Xiaokui Shu photo         

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Research Staff Member
T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA


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Professional Associations:  ACM

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Xiaokui Shu is a Research Staff Member at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center and a member of the ACM Future of Computing Academy. Starting from designing penetration tests and creating risk assessments in college, Dr. Shu has been researching in cybersecurity to identify, formalize, and develop creative solutions to cutting-edge security problems. Communications of the ACM featured his anomaly detection approach in 2016; the IEEE Signal Processing Society identified his data leak detection work among the 25 most downloaded papers in 2018; and ACM highlighted his vision on composable graph-based cyber reasoning in the ACM press release. At IBM Research, Dr. Shu leads the cyber reasoning initiative and work with researchers, faculty members, and engineers to advance cyber defense. Before joining IBM, Dr. Shu received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science at Virginia Tech with Outstanding Ph.D. Student Award.

Research interests: cyber reasoning, knowledge discovery, explainable AI, programming language, anomaly detection, data leak detection, user behavior analytics, program analysis.