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Xue “Shelly” Lin

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Khoury College Courtesy Appointment


Office Location

360 Huntington Avenue
334 Dana Research Center
Boston, MA 02115

Mailing Address

Northeastern University
ATTN: Jennifer Dy, 334 DA
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Research Interests

  • Adversarial machine learning
  • Deep learning acceleration and hardware implementation
  • Cyber-physical systems


  • PhD in electrical engineering, University of Southern California
  • BS in microelectronics, Tsinghua University, China


Xue (Shelley) Lin is an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, with a courtesy appointment in the Khoury College of Computer Sciences. Her research interests include deep learning security and hardware acceleration, machine learning and computing in cyber-physical systems, high-performance and mobile cloud computing systems, and VLSI. Her research work has been recognized by several NSF awards and supported by the Air Force Research Lab and Office of Naval Research. She received the best paper award at ISVLSI 2014 and the top paper award at CLOUD 2014.