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Long Lu

Assistant 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 & software security
  • Mobile security & IoT security
  • Operating systems & compilers


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


Dr. Long Lu is an assistant professor in the Khoury College of Computer Sciences. He is the director of the RiS3 Lab. Long’s research spans the broad area of systems and software security. His recent work is focused on application and operating system security for emerging platforms, such as mobile and IoT/CPS devices. He constantly publishes in the top-tier computer security conferences and is frequently invited to serve on their program committees. His research outcomes have been adopted by IBM, Microsoft, NEC, and Samsung. His work is currently funded by NSF, ONR, ARO, and AFRL.

Prior to joining Northeastern, he was an assistant professor of computer science at Stony Brook University. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from Georgia Tech. Long is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award and the Air Force Faculty Fellowship.