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Long Lu

Associate Professor

Long, Lu


Office Location

805 Columbus Avenue
609 Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex (ISEC)
Boston, MA 02120

Mailing Address

Northeastern University
ATTN: Long Lu, 435 ISEC
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Research interests

  • Systems and software security
  • Internet-of-Things (IoT) and mobile security
  • Operating systems and compilers


  • PhD in Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • BS in Information Security, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China


Long Lu is an associate professor in the Khoury College of Computer Sciences at Northeastern University. Prior to joining Northeastern, he was an assistant professor of computer science at Stony Brook University. in 2013, he received his PhD in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Long’s research aims to identify and block security threats that plague widely used computer systems and software. His recent work is focused on the application and operating system security for emerging platforms such as Internet of Things and mobile devices. He is the director of the Research in Software Systems and Security or RiS3 Lab.

His research outcomes have been adopted by IBM, Microsoft, NEC, and Samsung. His work is currently funded by NSF, ONR, ARO, and AFRL. Long is a recipient of the NSF Career Award (2017) and the Air Force Faculty Fellowship (2016).