Neil Zhenqiang Gong

Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Computer Science Department (by courtesy)
Iowa State University
Office: 307 Durham

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Authors with a star * are students advised, co-advised, or mentored by me at Iowa State University.

Social networks and web privacy: de-anonymization, attribute privacy, link privacy, etc.

Detecting fake accounts, compromised accounts, and spammers in social networks and web applications.

Adversarial machine learning and data mining

User authentication

Social network measurement and modeling

Recommender systems

Computational neuroscience

  • The evolution of patterns on Conus shells
    Zhenqiang Gong, Nick Matzke, Bard Ermentrout, Dawn Song, Jann E. Vendetti, Montgomery Slatkin, George Oster
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 109(5), 2012
    Featured as a breakthrough by WIRED, ScienceDaily, PhysOrg, etc.
    Selected as “The Best Scientific Figures in 2012” by WIRED. Only 21 papers out of all scientific publications in 2012 were selected.

Database query processing (work done during my undergraduate study)