Session Chair – Cloud Infrastructure and Information Security

Dr. Zhongshu Gu (顾钟蔬)

Research Staff Member

IBM T. J. Watson Research Center

Yorktown Heights, NY 10598


Dr. Zhongshu Gu is a Research Staff Member in the Security Research Department at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. He has broad research interests in cybersecurity problems, particularly on Systems Security, AI Security, and Cyber Forensics. He has developed novel technologies to protect confidential computation in cloud infrastructures, automate the process of discovering emerging vulnerabilities, and uncover stealthy adversarial behaviors via mining massive forensic evidence. His research findings have appeared in top-tier conferences of computer security and dependable systems, such as ACM CCS, USENIX Security, NDSS, and IEEE/IFIP DSN. Dr. Gu is a recipient of the IBM Plateau Invention Achievement Awards, IBM Equity Award, and IBM Manager’s Choice Awards. In addition, he also received the Best Student Paper Award from USENIX Security (2014) and the Best Paper Award from ACM CCS (2015). He earned his Ph.D. from Purdue University and B.S. from Fudan University, both in Computer Science.