Hello! Welcome to The Cake Lab. We are a research group from the Department of Computer Science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Our group focuses on systems, networking, and security. For examples, some of our ongoing projects involve optimizing the performance and security of critical and emerging systems, including distributed systems, cloud and mobile applications, and embedded systems.
Our work is generously supported by the National Science Foundation and Google Cloud.
GPU memory management
Front-end server security
Secure mobile deep learning
Mobile deep inference
Recurrent Networks for Guided Multi-Attention Classification
Xin Dai, Xiangnan Kong, Tian Guo, John Lee, Xinyue Liu, Constance Moore
ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD'20)Paper
The Naked Sun: Malicious Cooperation Between Benign-Looking Processes
F. De Gaspari, D. Hitaj, G. Pagnotta, L. De Carli, and L. V. Mancini
Applied Cryptography and Network Security (ACNS) 2020Paper
Silhouette: Efficient Protected Shadow Stacks for Embedded Systems
Jie Zhou, Yufei Du, Lele Ma, Zhuojia Shen, John Criswell, Robert J. Walls
USENIX Security Symposium 2020Paper