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Rocky is currently serving as an Associate Professor at the Department of Computing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Prior to returning to Hong Kong, he received his post-doctoral training at the Computer Science Department of the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center. He received his PhD and MSc from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and undergraduate education from Virginia Tech and Vincennes University.

After graduation Rocky followed his passion on the pursuit of academic research and teaching. He has now accumulated over 20 years of teaching and research experience. His university teaching covers mainly Internet protocols, Internet security, data structures and algorithms, and programming. In 2001, he was awarded the First Runner-Up in the Faculty of Engineering's Best Teacher Award and in 2011 and 2012 the Faculty's Industrial and Engineering Services Grant Achievement Award. He is a member of IEEE and ACM.

He is leading an Internet Infrastructure and Security Research Group, addressing network measurement,
network security, and network operations and management problems. The Group has published their findings in top conferences, such as CoNEXT, INFOCOM, USENIX Annual Tech Conf, IMC, NDSS, ACSAC, DSN, ESORICS, and NOMS. His recent research activities are generously supported by the Innovation Technology Fund, The Joint Universities Computer Centre, Areas of Excellence Scheme in Information Technology, the Research Grant Council of Hong Kong, Cisco Inc., and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

He is in charge of the Department's placement (or internship) program and the work-integrated-education (WIE) program. He has also been bestowed with the privilege of serving 300+ undergraduate students in LiZhi Hall as their warden for five years.

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    (2) Big Network Data Analysis, and (3) Quality-of-Experience  (details)

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