Ting Yu | Hamad Bin Khalifa University
Hamad Bin Khalifa University


Ting Yu

Dr. Ting Yu (PhD)

Research Director
Qatar Computing Research Institute

  • Phone44 545 706
  • Office locationA146, RB1

Ting Yu is the research director of the cyber security group of Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), Hamad Bin Khalifa University.
Before joining QCRI in 2013, he was an associate professor in the faculty of Computer Science Department, North Carolina State

University. He obtained his BS from Peking University in 1997, MS from Minnesota University in 1998, and PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2003, all in computer science. He is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award in 2007. His research areas focus on privacy preserving data analysis, data anonymization, and security data analytics.


Research Interests

  • Security data analytics
  • Enterprise data security
  • Privacy preserving data analysis


Research directory, cyber security


2018 - 2019
  • Principal scientist


    2016 - 2018
  • Senior scientist


    2013 - 2016
  • Associate Professor

    North Carolina State University

    2009 - 2013
  • Assistant Professor

    North Carolina State University

    2003 - 2009


PhD in Computer Science

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • MS in Computer Science

    Minnesota University

  • BS in Computer Science

    Peking University


Selected Publications

  • Entong Shen and Ting Yu:

    Mining Frequent Graph Patterns with Differential Privacy. In ACM KDD Conference,

  • Mingxuan Yuan, Lei Chen, Philip S. Yu and Ting Yu:

    Protecting Sensitive Labels in Social Network Data Anonymization. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), 25(3), 633-647,

  • Nicholas L. Farnan, Adam J. Lee, Panos K. Chrysanthis and Ting Yu

    Enabling Intensional Access Control via Preference-aware Query Optimization. ACM SACMAT

  • Wei Wei, Ting Yu and Rui Xue: iBigTable

    Practical Data Integrity for BigTable in Public Cloud. In ACM Conference on Data and Application Security and Privacy (CODASPY )

  • Graham Cormode, Cecilia M. Procopiuc, Divesh Srivastava, Entong Shen and Ting Yu

    Differential Private Spatial Decompositions. In ICDE

  • Graham Cormode, Divesh Srivastava, Entong Shen and Ting Yu

    Aggregate Query Answering on Possibilistic Data with Cardinality Constraints. In ICDE