Qi Alfred Chen

Contact Information

Assistant Professor, Computer Science, discovering and fixing security problems in emerging IoT/CPS systems (ex. Connected and Autonomous Vehicle systems)
(949) 824-7865

Professor Qi Alfred Chen’s Research

Qi Alfred Chen is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Irvine. His research interest is network and systems security, and the major research theme is addressing security challenges through systematic problem analysis and mitigation. His research has discovered and mitigated security problems in systems such as next-generation transportation systems, smartphone OSes, network protocols, DNS, GUI systems and access control systems. Currently, his focus has been in smart systems and IoT, including transportation and autonomous vehicle systems. His work has high impact in both academic and industry with over 10 top-tier conference papers, a DHS US-CERT alert, multiple CVEs, and over 50 news articles by major news media such as Fortune and BBC News. Alfred received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 2018. To read more about his research, see https://www.ics.uci.edu/~alfchen/