Dr Mu Yang

Dr Mu Yang PhD (Computer Science) BSc (Information Systems)

Dr Mu Yang

Dr Mu Yang
PhD (Computer Science) BSc (Information Systems)

Lecturer (Assistant Professor)

Department of Systems Management and Strategy

Faculty of Business

Dr. Mu Yang is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the Department of Systems Management and Strategy. Before joining Greenwich University, she worked at the University of Southampton (2016 - 2017) and the Open University (2013 - 2016) on a number of research projects funded by European Research Council, EPSRC and EU H2020.

  • Teaching and administrative activities
  • MPhil/PhD supervision
  •  "Best Paper Award" SEAMS@ICSE 2018
  •  SETforBRITAIN 2015 entry prize
  • "The Science of Risk – Cyber Risk" 2015 entry prize by The Lloyd's Group
  •  "Best Paper Award" TrustCom 2014
  • "The most insightful report" award for the Data Transparency Challenge by the Ministry of Justice, UK 2011

Research interests include: data privacy, security, privacy management (especially GDPR), blockchain technology, IoT systems.

Funded research projects

Ongoing Project:
PETRAS Hub: Hybrid Engagement Architecture Layer for Trusted Human-Centric IoT (2017 – 2019, supported by EPSRC) https://www.petrashub.org/portfolio-item/hybrid-engagement-architecture-layer-for-trusted-human-centric-iot-health-i/

  • Yang Mu, Margheri Andrea, Runshan Hu and Sassone Vladimiro (2018) Differentially Private Data Sharing in Cloud Federation with Blockchain. IEEE Cloud Computing (Minor Revision)
  • Tun, T. T., Yang, M., Bandara, A. K., Nhlabatsi, A., Khan, N., Khan, K. M. and Nuseibeh, B. (2018) Requirements and specifications for adaptive security: Concepts and analysis. In: 13th International Symposium on Software Engineering for Adaptive and Self-Managing Systems (SEAMS '18). ACM Press. ISBN 978-1-4503-5715-9 (In Press) (doi:10.1145/3194133.3194155) (Best Paper Award)
  • Margheri, Andrea, Ferdous, Md Sadek, Yang, Mu and Sassone, Vladimiro (2017) A distributed infrastructure for democratic cloud federations. In: 2017 IEEE 10th International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD). IEEE, pp. 688-691. ISBN 978-1-5386-1994-0 ISSN 2159-6190 (Online) (doi:10.1109/CLOUD.2017.93)
  • Ferdous, Md Sadek, Margheri, Andrea, Paci, Federica, Yang, Mu and Sassone, Vladimiro (2017) Decentralised runtime monitoring for access control systems in cloud federations. In: 2017 IEEE 37th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS). IEEE, pp. 2632-2633. ISBN 978-1-5386-1793-9 ISSN 1063-6927 (doi:10.1109/ICDCS.2017.178)
  • Yasmin, Rafiq, Dickens, Luke, Russo, Alessandra, Bandara, Arosha, Yang, Mu, Stuart, Avelie, Levine, Mark, Calikli, Gul, Price, Blaine and Nuseibeh, Bashar (2017) Learning to share: engineering adaptive decision-support for online social networks. In: Proceedings of the 32nd IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE 2017). IEEE, pp. 280-285. ISBN 978-1-5386-3976-4 (doi:10.1109/ASE.2017.8115641)
  • Hu, Runshan, Stalla-Bourdillon, Sophie, Yang, Mu, Schiavo, Valeria and Sassone, Vladimiro (2017) Bridging policy, regulation and practice? A techno-legal analysis of three types of data in the GDPR. In: Data Protection and Privacy: The Age of Intelligent Machines. Hart Publishing. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3034261
  • Barhamgi, Mahmoud, Yang, Mu, Yu, Chia-Mu, Yu, Yijun, Bandara, Arosha K., Benslimane, Djamal and Nuseibeh, Bashar (2017) Enabling end-users to protect their privacy. In: Proceedings of the 2017 ACM on Asia Conference on Computer and Communications Security - ASIA CCS '17. ACM, New York, NY, USA, pp. 905-907. ISBN 978-1-4503-4944-4 (doi:10.1145/3052973.3055154)
  • Hamadou, Sardaouna, Sassone, Vladmiro and Yang, Mu (2015) An analysis of trust in anonymity networks in the presence of adaptive attackers. Mathematical Structures in Computer Science, 25 (02). pp. 429-456. ISSN 0960-1295 (Print), 1469-8072 (Online) (doi:10.1017/S0960129513000650)
  • Yang, Mu, Yu, Yijun, Bandara, Arosha K. and Nuseibeh, Bashar (2014) Adaptive sharing for online social networks: A trade-off between privacy risk and social benefit. In: 2014 IEEE 13th International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (TrustCom). IEEE, pp. 45-52. ISBN 978-1-4799-6514-4 ISSN 2324-898X (Print), 2324-9013 (Online) (doi:10.1109/TrustCom.2014.10) (Best Paper Award)
  • Yang, M., Sassone, V. and Hamadou, S. (2012) A game-theoretic analysis of cooperation in anonymity networks. In International Conference on Principles of Security and Trust (pp. 269-289). Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. (doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-28641-4_15)
  • Yang, M. and Sassone, V. (2011) Minimising anonymity loss in anonymity networks under DoS attacks. In International Conference on Information and Communications Security (pp. 414-429). Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. (doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-25243-3_33)
  • Sassone, V., Hamadou, S. and Yang, M.(2010) Trust in anonymity networks. In International Conference on Concurrency Theory (pp. 48-70). Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. (doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-15375-4_5)

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