Dr Minzhao Lyu

Dr Minzhao Lyu

Research Associate
Engineering
Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications

Minzhao Lyu received his B.Eng. (First Class Hons.) and Ph.D. degrees from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia in 2017 and 2022, respectively. He is a Research Associate at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. His research primarily focuses on making telecommunications data networks secure and performant using network traffic analysis, programmable networks, and machine learning techniques.

Please check his homepage https://minzhaolyu.github.io for more information.

  • Book Chapters | 2024
    Lyu M; Madanapalli SC; Vishwanath A; Sivaraman V, 2024, 'Network Anatomy and Real-Time Measurement of Nvidia GeForce NOW Cloud Gaming', in Passive and Active Measurement, Springer Nature Switzerland, pp. 61 - 91, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-56249-5_3
  • Journal articles | 2024
    He X; Cui F; Lyu M; Sun D; Zhang X; Shi J; Zhang Y; Jiang S; Zhao J, 2024, 'Key Factors Influencing the Operationalization and Effectiveness of Telemedicine Services in Henan Province, China: Cross-Sectional Analysis', Journal of Medical Internet Research, 26, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/45020
    Journal articles | 2024
    Lyu M; Gharakheili HH; Sivaraman V, 2024, 'A Survey on Enterprise Network Security: Asset Behavioral Monitoring and Distributed Attack Detection', IEEE Access, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2024.3419068
    Journal articles | 2024
    Lyu M; Tripathi RD; Sivaraman V, 2024, 'MetaVRadar: Measuring Metaverse Virtual Reality Network Activity', Performance Evaluation Review, 52, pp. 11 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3673660.3655065
    Journal articles | 2023
    Lyu M; Habibi Gharakheili H; Russell C; Sivaraman V, 2023, 'Enterprise DNS Asset Mapping and Cyber-Health Tracking via Passive Traffic Analysis', IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, 20, pp. 3699 - 3716, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNSM.2022.3221981
    Journal articles | 2023
    Lyu M; Habibi Gharakheili H; Sivaraman V, 2023, 'PEDDA: Practical and Effective Detection of Distributed Attacks on enterprise networks via progressive multi-stage inference', Computer Networks, 233, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.comnet.2023.109873
    Journal articles | 2023
    Lyu M; Tripathi RD; Sivaraman V, 2023, 'MetaVRadar: Measuring Metaverse Virtual Reality Network Activity', Proceedings of the ACM on Measurement and Analysis of Computing Systems, 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3626786
    Journal articles | 2022
    Lyu M; Gharakheili HH; Sivaraman V, 2022, 'A Survey on DNS Encryption: Current Development, Malware Misuse, and Inference Techniques', ACM Computing Surveys, 55, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3547331
    Journal articles | 2022
    Lyu M; Habibi Gharakheili H; Sivaraman V, 2022, 'Classifying and tracking enterprise assets via dual-grained network behavioral analysis', Computer Networks, 218, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.comnet.2022.109387
    Journal articles | 2021
    Chen B; Qiao S; Zhao J; Liu D; Shi X; Lyu M; Chen H; Lu H; Zhai Y, 2021, 'A Security Awareness and Protection System for 5G Smart Healthcare Based on Zero-Trust Architecture', IEEE Internet of Things Journal, 8, pp. 10248 - 10263, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JIOT.2020.3041042
    Journal articles | 2021
    Cui F; He X; Zhai Y; Lyu M; Shi J; Sun D; Jiang S; Li C; Zhao J, 2021, 'Application of telemedicine services based on a regional telemedicine platform in China from 2014 to 2020: Longitudinal trend analysis', Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/28009
    Journal articles | 2021
    Lyu M; Gharakheili HH; Russell C; Sivaraman V, 2021, 'Hierarchical Anomaly-Based Detection of Distributed DNS Attacks on Enterprise Networks', IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, 18, pp. 1031 - 1048, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNSM.2021.3050091
    Journal articles | 2019
    Gharakheili HH; Lyu M; Wang Y; Kumar H; Sivaraman V, 2019, 'iTeleScope: Softwarized Network Middle-Box for Real-Time Video Telemetry and Classification', IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, 16, pp. 1071 - 1085, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNSM.2019.2929511
  • Conference Papers | 2024
    Guo S; Lyu M; Gharakheili HH, 2024, 'Realizing Open and Decentralized Marketplace for Exchanging Data of Expected IoT Behaviors', in NOMS 2024-2024 IEEE Network Operations and Management Symposium, IEEE, presented at NOMS 2024-2024 IEEE Network Operations and Management Symposium, 06 May 2024 - 10 May 2024, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/noms59830.2024.10575272
    Preprints | 2024
    Lyu M; Madanapalli SC; Vishwanath A; Sivaraman V, 2024, Network Anatomy and Real-Time Measurement of Nvidia GeForce NOW Cloud Gaming, , http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-56249-5_3
    Conference Papers | 2024
    Lyu M; Tripathi RD; Sivaraman V, 2024, 'MetaVRadar: Measuring metaverse virtual reality network activity', in SIGMETRICS/PERFORMANCE 2024 - Abstracts of the 2024 ACM SIGMETRICS/IFIP PERFORMANCE Joint International Conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems, pp. 11 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3652963.3655065
    Preprints | 2024
    Lyu M; Tripathi RD; Sivaraman V, 2024, MetaVRadar: Measuring Metaverse Virtual Reality Network Activity, , http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3626786
    Preprints | 2024
    Tripathi RD; Lyu M; Sivaraman V, 2024, Assessing the Impact of Network Quality-of-Service on Metaverse Virtual Reality User Experience, , http://arxiv.org/abs/2407.10423v1
    Preprints | 2023
    Guo S; Lyu M; Gharakheili HH, 2023, Realizing Open and Decentralized Marketplace for Exchanging Data of Expected IoT Behaviors, , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/NOMS59830.2024.10575272
    Preprints | 2023
    Lyu M; Gharakheili HH; Sivaraman V, 2023, A Survey on Enterprise Network Security: Asset Behavioral Monitoring and Distributed Attack Detection, , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2024.3419068
    Conference Papers | 2022
    Han J; Lyu M; Sivaraman V, 2022, 'On the Validity of Internet Speed Test Tools and Broadband Measurement Programs', in ACM International Conference Proceeding Series, pp. 1 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3570748.3570749
    Preprints | 2022
    He X; Cui F; Lyu M; Sun D; Zhang X; Shi J; Zhang Y; Jiang S; Zhao J, 2022, Key Factors Influencing the Operationalization and Effectiveness of Telemedicine Services in Henan Province, China: Cross-Sectional Analysis (Preprint), , http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/preprints.45020
    Preprints | 2022
    Lyu M; Gharakheili HH; Russell C; Sivaraman V, 2022, Analyzing Enterprise DNS Traffic to Classify Assets and Track Cyber-Health, , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNSM.2022.3221981
    Preprints | 2022
    Lyu M; Gharakheili HH; Sivaraman V, 2022, A Survey on DNS Encryption: Current Development, Malware Misuse, and Inference Techniques, , http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3547331
    Preprints | 2021
    Cui F; He X; Zhai Y; Lyu M; Shi J; Sun D; Jiang S; Li C; Zhao J, 2021, Application of Telemedicine Services Based on a Regional Telemedicine Platform in China From 2014 to 2020: Longitudinal Trend Analysis (Preprint), , http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/preprints.28009
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Lyu M; Habibi Gharakheili H; Russell C; Sivaraman V, 2019, 'Mapping an Enterprise Network by Analyzing DNS Traffic', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), Puerto Varas, Chile, pp. 129 - 144, presented at 20th International Conference, PAM 2019 Puerto Varas, Chile, March 27-29, 2019, proceedings, Puerto Varas, Chile, 27 March 2019 - 29 March 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-15986-3_9
    Preprints | 2018
    Gharakheili HH; Lyu M; Wang Y; Kumar H; Sivaraman V, 2018, iTeleScope: Intelligent Video Telemetry and Classification in Real-Time using Software Defined Networking, , http://dx.doi.org/10.48550/arxiv.1804.09914
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Madanapalli SC; Lyu M; Kumar H; Gharakheili HH; Sivaraman V, 2018, 'Real-time detection, isolation and monitoring of elephant flows using commodity SDN system', in IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium: Cognitive Management in a Cyber World, NOMS 2018, pp. 1 - 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/NOMS.2018.8406200
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Lyu M; Sherratt D; Sivanathan A; Gharakheili HH; Radford A; Sivaraman V, 2017, 'Quantifying the reflective DDoS attack capability of household IoT devices', in Proceedings of the 10th ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks, WiSec 2017, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A, pp. 46 - 51, presented at 10th ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A, 18 July 2017 - 20 July 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3098243.3098264

I am working on research projects to help telecommunications data networks better support interactive multimedia applications (e.g., metaverse, cloud gaming, video streaming) and enhance their cybersecurity. Toward the objectives, I am using novel techniques in network traffic analysis, programmable networking, and AI/ML.