Senior Security Research Engineer
Dr. Gao is a Senior Security Research Engineer in Ixia's Application and Threat Intelligence (ATI) Research Center. His research has resulted the discovery of many zero-day vulnerabilities and the creation of ICS cyber-attack datasets used to test and evaluate the performance of anomaly-based intrusion detection systems for SCADA networks. Dr. Gao’s research has been published in many internationally recognized peer-reviewed journals and conference papers. Dr. Gao earned his Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering in 2013 from Mississippi State University.