Lixin Tao
Professor
Department Chairperson

E-mail: ltao@pace.edu

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School/College: Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems
Department(s): Computer Science West
Primary Location: Goldstein Academic Center 310

Office Hours: (Fall 2016)
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
10:00AM-6:00PM

Office Phone:
+1-914-773-3449

Secondary Location: 1 Martine Ave 550

Office Phone: +1-914-422-4463

Biography

Dr. Lixin Tao received PhD in Computer Science from University of Pennsylvania in 1988. He is now full professor and chairperson of Computer Science Department at Westchester.

Education

PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 1988

Computer & Information Science

M.S.E., University of Pennsylvania, 1985

Computer & Information Science

M.S.E., East China Normal University, 1981

Computer Applications & Software Engineering

B.S.E., East China Normal University, 1978

Computer Engineering

Scheduled Courses

Spring 2016:
  • DCS 991: Dssrttn for DPS in Cmptg II
  • CS 271: Fundmntls of Unix and C Prgmng
  • CS 704: Independent Research
  • IT 662: Web and Internet Security

View All Courses Taught
  • CIT 312: Introduction to Programming l
  • CS 121: Computer Programming I
  • CS 122: Computer Programming II
  • CS 271: Fundmntls of Unix and C Prgmng
  • CS 324: Applctn Dvlpmnt w/ .NET & Web
  • CS 344: Intrnt Cmptng w/ Dstrbtd Cmptg
  • CS 344: Web Computing
  • CS 371: Operating Sys/Architecture I
  • CS 397: .Net Web Technologies
  • CS 397: Intrnt Cmptng w/ Dstrbtd Cmptg
  • CS 502: Fundamentals of Programming
  • CS 504: Advanced Programming
  • CS 600: Indpndnt Study in Grad CS
  • CS 612: Cncpts & Strctrs:Intrnt Cmptng
  • CS 619: Data Mining
  • CS 624: Applctn Dvlpmnt w/ .NET & Web
  • CS 631: Topic: .Net Web Technologies
  • CS 632: Directed Readings in CS
  • CS 644: Intrnt Cmptg Distrbtd Compnnts
  • CS 644: Web Computing
  • CS 691: Computer Science Project I
  • CS 692: Computer Science Project II
  • CS 693: Thesis I
  • CS 694: Thesis II
  • CS 702: Research Seminar
  • CS 704: Independent Research
  • CS 800: PhD Dissertation
  • CS 812: Cncpts & Strctrs Intrnt Cmptng
  • DCS 803: Sftwr Dsgn & Implementation 3
  • DCS 804: Cmpnt & Srvc Ornt Sftw Engnrng
  • DCS 806: XLM and Semantic Web
  • DCS 860: Distrbtd Internet/Middleware
  • DCS 891: Research Seminar
  • DCS 891: Research Seminar VI
  • DCS 990: Dissertation for DPS in Cmptng
  • DCS 991: Dssrttn for DPS in Cmptg II
  • IT 612: Web Srvr Setup, Cnfgrtn, Scrty
  • IT 612: Web Srvr Setup,Cnfgrtn & Scrty
  • IT 624: Applctn Dvlpmnt with Net & Web
  • IT 626: Cncpts & Struct in Intrnt Cmpt
  • IT 632: Internet Computg w/ Components
  • IT 632: Web Computing
  • IT 642: Intro to Mainframe Computing
  • IT 660: Network Security
  • IT 662: Web and Internet Security
  • IT 691: IT for E-Commerce Project I
  • Research Interests

    Internet Computing; Server/Service Scalability; Component Technologies & Software Architectures; Parallel Computing; Functional Simulation Technologies; Combinatorial Optimization

    Awards and Honors

    • East China Normal University, Shanghai, China, April 20, 2006 - Advisory Professor Certificate
    • Marquis, January 1, 2005 - Who's Who in America - Commemorative 60th Diamond Edition
    • Marquis, January 1, 2005 - Who's Who in American Education - 2005
    • Pace University, September 1, 2004 - Pace Research Grant Proposal Time Release Award
    • Computing Sciences Accreditation Board, April 1, 2004 - Nominated to be Program Evaluator for CSAB (Computing Sciences Accreditation Board)
    • Marquis, January 1, 2004 - Who's Who in America
    • Academic Keys, January 1, 2004 - Who's Who in Sciences Higher Education - 2004
    • Marquis, January 1, 2003 - Who's Who in America
    • Moore School, University of Pennsylvania, January 1, 1986 - Research Fellow
    • Moore School, University of Pennsylvania, January 1, 1984 - Teaching Fellow

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

    • Association for Computing Machinery
    • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Computer Society [Senior Member]

    Contract, Grants, and Sponsored Research

    Publications

    Ma, L., Tao, L., Gai, K. & Zhong, Y. (2016). A Novel Social Network Access Control Model Using Logical Authorization Language in Cloud Computing. Journal of Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience.

    Gai, K., Zhao, H., Tao, L. & Zong, Z. (2016). Dynamic Energy-Aware Cloudlet-based Mobile Cloud Computing Model for Green Computing. Journal of Network and Computer Applications. Vol March 2, 2015

    Sette, M., Tao, L., Gai, K. & Jiang, N. (2016, June). A Semantic Approach to Intelligent and Personal Tutoring System.

    Jayaraman, S., Tao, L., Gai, K. & Jiang, N. (2016, June). Drug Side Effects Data Representation and Full Spectrum Inferencing using Knowledge Graphs in Intelligent Telehealth.

    Destefano, R. J., Tao, L. & Gai, K. (2016, June). Improving Data Governance in Large Organizations through Ontology and Linked Data.

    Hou, B., Qian, K., Li, L., Shi, Y., Tao, L. & Jigang, J. (2016, June). MongoDB NoSQL Injection Security Threat Analysis and Detection.

    Asamoah, C., Tao, L., Gai, K. & Jiang, N. (2016, June). Powering Filtration Process of Cyber Security Ecosystem Using Knowledge Graph.

    Alipui, G., Tao, L., Gai, K. & Jiang, N. (2016, June). Reducing Complexity of Diagnostic Message Pattern Specification and Recognition on In-Bound Data Using Semantic Techniques.

    Qiu, M., Gai, K., Thuraisingham, B., Tao, L. & Zhao, H. (2016, February). Proactive User-Centric Secure Data Scheme using Attribute-Based Semantic Access Controls for Mobile Clouds in Financial Industry. Journal of Future Generation Computer Systems.

    Vahidalizadehdizaj, M., Tao, L. & Jadav, J. (2015). A New Mobile Payment Protocol (GMPCP) By Using A New Group Key Agreement Protocol (VTGKA).

    Vahidalizadehdizaj, M., Tao, L., Jadav, J., Agrawal, A. & Altowayan, A. (2015). A New Plugin to Support New Relations in Protégé.

    Patel, •., Dube, I., Tao, L. & Jiang, N. (2015). Extending OWL to Support Custom Relations. , pages 494-499.

    Jean-Baptiste, H., Qiu, M., Gai, K. & Tao, L. (2015). Meta Meta-Analytics for Risk Forecast Using Big Data Meta-Regression in Financial Industry. , pages 272-277.

    Jean-Baptiste, H., Qiu, M., Gai, K. & Tao, L. (2015). Model Risk Management Systems-Back-End, Middleware, Front-End and Analytics. , pages 312-316.

    Gai, K., Qiu, M., Jayaraman, S. & Tao, L. (2015). Ontology-Based Knowledge Representation for Secure Self-Diagnosis in Patient-Centered Teleheath with Cloud Systems. , pages 98-103.

    Gai, K., Qiu, M., Thuraisingham, B. & Tao, L. (2015). Proactive Attribute-based Secure Data Schema for Mobile Cloud in Financial Industry. , pages 1332-1337.

    Vahidalizadehdizaj, M., Jadav, J. & Tao, L. (2015). Security Challenges in Swarm Intelligence.

    Altowayan, A. & Tao, L. (2015). Simplified Approach for Representing Part-Whole Relations in OWL-DL Ontologies. , pages 1399-1405.

    Jean-Baptiste, H., Tao, L., Gai, K. & Qiu, M. (2015). Understanding Model Risk Management - Model Rationalization in Financial Industry. , pages 301-306.

    Gai, K., Qiu, M., Tao, L. & Zhu, Y. (2015, September 1). Intrusion Detection Techniques for Mobile Cloud Computing in Heterogeneous 5G. Security and Communication Networks. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/sec.1224/abstract

    Dai, H., Zhao, S., Zhang, J., Qiu, M. & Tao, L. (2015, September 1). Security Enhancement of Cloud Servers with a Redundancy-Based Fault-Tolerant Cache Structure. Future Generation Computer Systems, special issue on Cloud Computing. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167739X15000540

    Vahidalizadehdizaj, M. & Tao, L. (2015, May). A New Mobile Payment Protocol (GMPCP) by Using a New Key Agreement Protocol (GC).

    Tao, L., Golikov, S., Gai, K. & Qiu, M. (2015, March). A Reusable Software Component for Integrated Syntax and Semantic Validation for Services Computing. , pages 127-132.

    Qian, K. & Tao, L. (2014, August 18). Sharing Experience in Authentic Learning for Mobile Security.

    Qian, K., Yang, M., Guo, M., Bhattacharya, P. & Tao, L. (2013). Authentic Learning for Computer Network with Mobile Device-Based Hands-On Labware. International Journal of Computer, Information Science and Engineering. Vol 7 (Issue 7)

    Tao, L., Qian, K., Yang, M., Guo, M. & Bhattacharya, P. (2013, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 9). Authentic Learning for Computer Network with Mobile Device-Based Hands-On Labware.

    Qian, K., Yang, M., Guo, M., Bhattacharya, P. & Tao, L. (2013, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 3). Mobile Device Based Authentic Learning for Computer Network and Security.

    Tao, L. & Golikov, S. (2013, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2). Integrated Syntax and Semantic Validation for Services Computing.

    Chen, L. & Tao, L. (2012). Effective Web and Java Security Education with the SWEET Course Modules/Resources. Advanced Information Technology in Education, Series: Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. Vol 126 , pages 9-16.

    Chen, L. & Tao, L. (2012, August). Open-Source IT Support for Effective Social Entrepreneurship.

    Chen, L. & Tao, L. (2012, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 1). Teaching Web Security using Portable Virtual Labs. Journal of Educational Technology & Society. Vol 15 (Issue 4) , pages 39-46. http://www.ifets.info/journals/15_4/5.pdf

    Tao, L. & Chen, L. (2011, November 3). Effective Web and Java Security Education with the SWEET Course Modules/Resources.

    Tao, L., Coutras, C., Murthy, N. & Kline, R. (2011, November 3). Integrating Current Technologies into Graduate Computer Science Curricula.

    Tao, L., Coutras, C., Murthy, N. & Kline, R. (2011, October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 12). An Innovative Design of a Master in Computer Science Program.

    Qian, K., Tao, L., Hu , W. & Kline, R. (2011, October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 12). Live Programming Learning Objects Repository.

    PRESENTATIONS

    Yang, T., Yang, Y., Qian, K., Lo, D., Qian, Y. & Tao, L. (2015, August 25). 2015 IEEE 17th International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC). Automated Detection and Analysis for Android Ransomware. IEEE, Newark, NJ

    Tang, C., Lee, E., Tang, A. & Tao, L. (2015, August 25). 2015 IEEE 17th International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC). Mitigating HTTP Flooding Attacks with Metadata Analysis. IEEE, Newark, NJ

    Altowayan, A. & Tao, L. (2015, August 25). 2015 IEEE 17th International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC). Simplified Approach for Representing Part-Whole Relations in OWL-DL Ontologies. IEEE, Newark, NJ

    Gai, K., Qiu, M., Thuraisingham, B. & Tao, L. (2015, August 24). 2015 IEEE 17th International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC). Proactive Attribute-based Secure Data Schema for Mobile Cloud in Financial Industry. IEEE, Newark, NJ

    Tao, L., Golikov, S., Gai, K. & Qiu, M. (2015, April). IEEE Symposium on Service-Oriented System Engineering . A Reusable Software Component for Integrated Syntax and Semantic Validation for Services Computing. IEEE, San Francisco

    Qian, K. & Tao, L. (2014, August 18). XII International Conference on Learning and Developmental Sciences. Sharing Experience in Authentic Learning for Mobile Security. IEEE, Barcelona, Spain

    Tao, L. (2014, July 23). mHealth + Telehealth World Congress 2014. Healthcare Technology Interoperability: Challenges & Strategies for Successful Data Exchange. World Congress, Verizon, HL7, ..., Boston, MA

    DEPARTMENT SERVICE

    • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) [ABET National Evaluator for Computer Science Programs]
      Desc: Program evaluation of one CS program for 2005; pre-visit program report study, 3-days on-site visit, and follow-up reports.
    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Attendee, Meeting]
      Desc: Participant in multiple events held for graduate and undergraduate students.
    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Faculty Advisor]
      Desc: Advisor to five Master's degree candidates for the MS/CS degree.

    COLLEGE SERVICE

    • [Committee Member]
      Desc: International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing, Techniques and Applications

    PUBLIC SERVICE

    • International Conferences [Referee]