Chiu C.Tan


Office: 313 Wachman Hall

Mailing:300 Wachman Hall
1805 N. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Phone: (215) 204-6842




Ph.D. in Computer Science, College of William and Mary, 2010

B.S. in Computer Science, University of Texas at Austin, 2004

B.A. in Economics (Honors), University of Texas at Austin, 2004

Teaching Interests :

Security, Networking.

Research Interests:

Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing, Information and Network Security, Cloud Computing


  1. F. Xu, Z. Qin, C. Tan, B. Wang, and Q. Li , "IMDGuard: Securing Implantable Medical Devices with the External Wearable Guardian”,
    IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (Infocom 2011)

  2. C. Tan, B. Sheng, and Q. Li.  "Efficient Techniques for Monitoring Missing RFID Tags", Accepted to appear in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications

  3. C. Tan, B. Sheng, H. Wang, and Q. Li., "Microsearch: A Search Engine for Embedded Devices Used in Pervasive Computing". ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems. March 2010.

  4. C. Tan, H. Wang, S. Zhong, and Q. Li., "IBE-Lite: A Lightweight Identity Based Cryptography for Body Sensor Networks", IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in BioMedicine. (Special issue on Body Sensor Networks), Nov 2009

  5. C. Tan, B. Sheng, and Q. Li., "Secure and Serverless RFID Authentication and Search Protocols", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, . April 2008.