Hong Zhao

Hong Zhao

Professor of Electrical Engineering,
Gildart Haase School of Computer Sciences and Engineering



  • Computer Communication Networks
  • Logic System Design
  • Embedded System
  • Digital System Design
  • Communication Systems
  • Data Communication and Computer Networks
  • Computer Architecture


  • Systems and Network Security
  • Hardware Attacks and Defense
  • Network Traffic/Performance Analysis
  • IoT (Internet of Things) Security


  • PhD, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Academic Profile

Hong Zhao received her Ph.D. from the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Electrical and Computer Engineering. She is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at Fairleigh Dickinson University.  Her research focuses on various aspects of broadband communications and computer security including Network Traffic/Performance/Security Analysis and Modeling, and Hardware Trojan detection.  She serves as Associate Editor of the Journal on Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing, and Editor of the Journal of Computing and Information Technology.  Professor Zhao also serves as the Vice-Chair of the IEEE North Jersey Section. She has been a TPC member, symposium co-chair, technical paper reviewer for IEEE conferences, journal magazines, and a member of the organizing committees of WTS 2019 and WOCC 2014-2020. She received VFRP (Visiting Faculty Research Program) award from Air Force Research Lab, SFFP (Summer Faculty Fellowship Program) award from Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Visiting Professor Award from Ministry of Science and Technology Taiwan, and IEEE Region 1 award for Outstanding Support for the Mission of the IEEE, MGA, REGION 1 and Section.

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