• I am a Ph.D. student in Information Sciences Institute, University of Southern California.

    Prior to USC, I got my Master’s Degree in Computer Science at University of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2017.


  • Publications

    Estimating Individualized Daily Self-Reported Affect with Wearable Sensors
    S. Yan, H. Hosseinmardi, H.-T Kao, S. Narayanan, K. Lerman and E. Ferrara
    7th IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics (ICHI’19)

    Understanding Cyberbullying on Instagram and Ask.fm via Social Role Detection
    H.-T Kao, S. Yan, D. Huang, N. Bartley, H. Hosseinmardi, and E. Ferrara
    4th Workshop on Computational Methods in Online Misbehavior Co-located with The Web Conference (CyberSafety’19)

    Discovering Latent Psychological Structures from Self-report Assessments of Hospital Workers
    H.-T Kao, H. Hosseinmardi, S. Yan, M. Hasan, S. Narayanan, K. Lerman and E. Ferrara
    5th International Conference on Behavioral, Economic, and Socio-Cultural Computing (BESC’18) (Distinguished Research on Digital Humanities)

    Social bots for online public health interventions
    A. Deb, A. Majmundar, S. Seo, A. Matsui, R. Tandon, S. Yan, J. Allem, and E. Ferrara
    2018 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM’18)

    SoundAuth: Secure zero-effort two-factor authentication based on audio signals
    M. Wang, W.-T. Zhu, S. Yan, and Q. Wang
    6th IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS’18)

    DynaEgo: Privacy-preserving collaborative filtering recommender system based on social-aware differential privacy
    S. Yan, S. Pan, W.-T. Zhu, and K. Chen
    18th International Conference on Information and Communication Security (ICICS’16)

    A secure and fast dispersal storage scheme based on the learning with errors problem
    L. Yang, F. Fang, X. Lu, W. T. Zhu, Q. Wang, S. Yan, and S. Pan
    12th EAI International Conference on Security and Privacy in Communication Networks (SecureComm’16)

    Towards privacy-preserving data mining in online social networks: Distance-grained and item-grained differential privacy
    S. Yan, S. Pan, Y. Zhao, and W.-T. Zhu
    21st Australasian Conference on Information Security and Privacy (ACISP’16)

    Security analysis on privacy-preserving cloud aided biometric identificaiton schemes
    S. Pan, S. Yan, and W.-T. Zhu
    21st Australasian Conference on Information Security and Privacy (ACISP’16)

    Guaranteed time slots allocation in multi-node wireless sensor networks
    S.R. Fan, S. Yan, and M. Gao
    Chinese Journal of Sensors and Actuators