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Neil Gong

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Box 90291, Durhamn, NC 27708

Research Interests


Security, privacy, and machine learning. 

Selected Grants


Collaborative Research: SaTC: CORE: Medium: Towards Secure Federated Learning

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2022 - 2026

AI Institute: Athena: AI-Driven Next-generation Networks at the Edge

ResearchSenior Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2021 - 2026

CICI: RSSD: Massive Internal System Traffic Research Analysis and Logging

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2022 - 2025

Provably Secure Machine Learning

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 2021 - 2025

Collaborative Research: SaTC: CORE:Small: Securing Recommender Systems against Data Poisoning Attacks

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2022 - 2024

Collaborative Research: SaTC: CORE: Medium: Towards Secure Federated Learning

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2022 - 2026

AI Institute: Athena: AI-Driven Next-generation Networks at the Edge

ResearchSenior Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2021 - 2026

CICI: RSSD: Massive Internal System Traffic Research Analysis and Logging

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2022 - 2025

Provably Secure Machine Learning

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Army Research Office · 2021 - 2025

Collaborative Research: SaTC: CORE:Small: Securing Recommender Systems against Data Poisoning Attacks

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2022 - 2024

SaTC: Core: Medium: Collaborative: Towards Building Robust Machine Learning Systems

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2019 - 2023

CAREER: Graph-Based Security Analytics: New Algorithms, Robustness under Adversarial Settings, and Robustness Enhancements

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2019 - 2023

External Relationships


  • Beijing Jiaotong University
  • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

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