Dr. Tao Hou is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Texas State University. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from University of South Florida in 2022, under the supervision of Dr. Zhuo Lu and Dr. Yao Liu. Prior to that, he obtained his M.E. and B.E. degrees from Jilin University (China) in 2016 and 2013, respectively. His research interests are in the areas of cybersecurity and machine learning. He is especially interested in research problems that arise from practical domains, with a focus on both experimental/empirical study and sound theoretical footings. Recently, he is working on web security, intrusion detection, IoT security, binary analysis, malware detection, and trustworthy machine learning.
One of my calligraphy works, the contents come from a poem by Tang poet Li Bai, entitled HARD TRAVELING.
"A time will come to ride the wind and cleave the waves, I’ll set my cloud-white sail and cross the sea which raves."