Aaron Yi DING,  PhD

Assistant Professor, TU Delft
Adjunct Professor, University of Helsinki
Cyber-Physical Intelligence (CPI) Lab

Email: Aaron.Ding (at) tudelft.nl
Address: P.O. Box 5015, ESS, TU Delft
Jaffalaan 5, 2600GA Delft, Netherlands



Publication Highlight

 "Originality, Significance, Rigour - pick 3." -- Jon Crowcroft

  1. "Transfer Learning-Based Outdoor Position Recovery with Telco Data" , IEEE TMC 2020
  2. "Flutes vs. Cellos: Analyzing Mobility-Traffic Correlations in Large WLAN Traces" , IEEE INFOCOM 2018
  3. "Security and Privacy in Device-to-Device (D2D) Communication: A Review" , IEEE COMST 2017
  4. "Bridging the Gap Between Internet Standardization and Networking Research" , ACM SIGCOMM CCR 2014
  5. "Enabling Energy-Aware Collaborative Mobile Data Offloading for Smartphones" , IEEE SECON 2013

Co-Authors

Jon Crowcroft, Henning Schulzrinne, Sasu Tarkoma, Jörg Ott, Marijn Janssen, Pan Hui, Bart van Arem, Serge Hoogendoorn, Aravind Srinivasan, Ahmed Helmy, Vassilis Kostakos, Raimo Kantola, Valtteri Niemi, Jukka Manner, Dirk Kutscher, Weixiong Rao, Richard Mortier, Yang Chen, Yong Li, Petteri Nurmi, Huber Flores, Winnie Daamen, Kun Zhang, Jan Rellermeyer, Ardalan Amiri Sani, Yu Xiao, Chenren Xu, Qing Wang, Kai Zhao, Jouni Korhonen, Bo Han, Jose Costa-Requena, Zhen Cao, Hannes Tschofening, Laila Daniel, Xiang Su, Markku Antikainen, Nicklas Beijar, Babak Alipour, Roberto Morabito, Hannu Flinck, Markku Kojo, Teemu Savolainen, Markus Isomäki, Alexey Kirichenko, Samuli Hemminki, Ilpo Järvinen, Aki Nyrhinen, Seppo Hätönen, Vittorio Cozzolino, Michael Haus, Leonardo Tonetto, Ibbad Hafeez, Roozbeh Ketabi, Alphonse Vial

Full Publication List

 Google Scholar Profile 

 Journal Articles and Books

  1. "Transfer Learning-Based Outdoor Position Recovery with Telco Data"
    Yige Zhang, Aaron Yi Ding, Joerg Ott, Mingxuan Yuan, Jia Zeng, Kun Zhang, Weixiong Rao
    IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (Impact Factor: 5.112), 2020.
  2. "IoT-KEEPER: Detecting Malicious IoT Network Activity using Online Traffic Analysis at the Edge"
    Ibbad Hafeez, Markku Antikainen, Aaron Yi Ding, Sasu Tarkoma
    IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management (Impact Factor: 3.878), Volume 17, Issue 1, 2020.
  3. "AMSense: How Mobile Sensing Platforms Capture Pedestrian/Cyclist Spatiotemporal Properties in Cities"
    Alphonse Vial, Winnie Daamen, Aaron Yi Ding, Bart van Arem, Serge Hoogendoorn
    IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine (Impact Factor: 3.363), 2020.
  4. "Enhancing the Internet of Things with Knowledge-Driven Software-Defined Networking Technology: Future Perspectives"
    Yuhong Li, Xiang Su, Aaron Yi Ding, Anders Lindgren, et al.
    MDPI Sensors (Impact Factor: 3.275), 2020.
  5. "Understanding the Working Time of Developers in IT Companies in China and the United States"
    Jiayun Zhang, Yang Chen, Qingyuuan Gong, Aaron Yi Ding, Yu Xiao, Xin Wang, Pan Hui
    IEEE Software (Impact Factor: 2.589), 2020.
  6. "MEC and Cloud Security" (Book Chapter)
    Aaron Yi Ding
    Wiley 5G Ref, John Wiley & Sons, 2019.
  7. "Consolidate IoT Edge Computing with Lightweight Virtualization"
    Roberto Morabito, Vittorio Cozzolino, Aaron Yi Ding, Nicklas Beijar, Jörg Ott
    IEEE Network (Impact Factor: 8.808), Volume 32, Issue 1, 2018.
  8. "Security and Privacy in Device-to-Device (D2D) Communication: A Review"   (corresponding author)
    Michael Haus, Muhammad Waqas, Aaron Yi Ding, Yong Li, Sasu Tarkoma, Joerg Ott
    IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials (Impact Factor: 23.7), Volume 19, Issue 2, 2017.
  9. "Collaborative Traffic Offloading for Mobile Systems"
    Aaron Yi Ding
    Doctoral Dissertation, University of Helsinki, Department of Computer Science, ISSN 1238-8645, A-2015-6, 2015.
  10. "Bridging the Gap Between Internet Standardization and Networking Research"    ACM SIGCOMM Best of CCR Award
    Aaron Yi Ding, Jouni Korhonen, Teemu Savolainen, Markku Kojo, Jörg Ott, Sasu Tarkoma, Jon Crowcroft
    ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review (Impact Factor: 2.88), Volume 44, No. 1, 2014.
  11. "Energy Awareness in Mobile Traffic Offloading" (Book Chapter)
    Aaron Yi Ding, Jon Crowcroft
    Smartphone Energy Consumption: Modelling and Optimization,Cambridge University Press, 2014.
  12. "Software Defined Networking for Security Enhancement in Wireless Mobile Networks"    Tribute to Leonard Kleinrock
    Aaron Yi Ding, Jon Crowcroft, Sasu Tarkoma, Hannu Flinck
    Elsevier Computer Networks (Impact Factor: 3.111), Volume 66, 2014.
  13. "Toward Network Controlled IP Traffic Offloading"
    Jouni Korhonen, Teemu Savolainen, Aaron Yi Ding, Markku Kojo
    IEEE Communications Magazine (Impact Factor: 11.052), Volume 51, Issue 3, 2013.

 Peer-Reviewed Conference and Workshop Proceedings

  1. "ECCO: Edge-Cloud Chaining and Orchestration Framework for Road Context Assessment" (Full Paper)
    Vittorio Cozzolino, Aaron Yi Ding, Richard Mortier, Jörg Ott
    ACM/IEEE IoTDI 2020, Sydney, Australia.
  2. "DevLoc: Seamless Device Association using Light Bulb Networks for Indoor IoT Environments" (Full Paper)
    Michael Haus, Jörg Ott, Aaron Yi Ding
    ACM/IEEE IoTDI 2020, Sydney, Australia.
  3. "UIDS: Unikernel-based Intrusion Detection System for the Internet of Things" (Full Paper)
    Vittorio Cozzolino, Nikolai Schwellnus, Aaron Yi Ding, Jörg Ott
    NDSS DISS 2020, San Diego, CA, USA.
  4. "Multimodal Co-Presence Detection with Varying Spatio-Temporal Granularity" (Full Paper)
    Michael Haus, Aaron Yi Ding, Jörg Ott
    IEEE PerCrowd 2020, Austin, Texas, USA.
  5. "Edge Chaining Framework for Black Ice Road Fingerprinting" (Full Paper)       ACM EdgeSys Best Paper Award
    Vittorio Cozzolino, Aaron Yi Ding, Jörg Ott
    ACM EdgeSys 2019, Dresden, Germany.
  6. "Where Are You Going Next? A Practical Multi-dimensional Look at Mobility Prediction" (Full Paper)
    Babak Alipour, Leonardo Tonetto, Roozbeh Ketabi, Aaron Yi Ding, Jörg Ott, Ahmed Helmy
    ACM MSWiM 2019, Miami, Florida, USA.
  7. "Feasibility Study of Autonomous Drone-based IoT Device Management in Indoor Environments" (Full Paper)
    Michael Haus, Jan Krol, Aaron Yi Ding, Jörg Ott
    ACM SIGCOMM MAGESys 2019, Beijing, China.
  8. "Ethical Hacking for IoT: A First Look into Bug Bounty Programs and Responsible Disclosure" (Full Paper)
    Aaron Yi Ding, Gianluca Limon De Jesus, Marijn Janssen
    ACM ICTRS 2019, Rhodes, Greece.
  9. "LocalVLC: Augment Smart IoT Services with Practical Visible Light Communication" (Full Paper)
    Michael Haus, Aaron Yi Ding, Jörg Ott
    IEEE WoWMoM 2019, Washington DC, USA.
  10. "The Road Towards Private Proximity Services" (Full Paper)
    Michael Haus, Aaron Yi Ding, Jörg Ott
    IEEE WoWMoM 2019, Washington DC, USA.
  11. "Enhancing Indoor IoT Communication with Visible Light and Ultrasound" (Full Paper)
    Michael Haus, Aaron Yi Ding, Qing Wang, Juhani Toivonen, Leonardo Tonetto, Sasu Tarkoma, Jörg Ott
    IEEE ICC 2019, Shanghai, China.
  12. "IoT Resource-aware Orchestration Framework for Edge Computing" (Poster)
    Niket Agrawal, Jan Rellermeyer, Aaron Yi Ding
    ACM CoNEXT 2019, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  13. "Flutes vs. Cellos: Analyzing Mobility-Traffic Correlations in Large WLAN Traces" (Full Paper)   Best Presentation Award
    Babak Alipour, Leonardo Tonetto, Aaron Yi Ding, Roozbeh Ketabi, Jörg Ott, Ahmed Helmy
    IEEE INFOCOM 2018, Honolulu, HI, USA.
  14. "Opportunities for Applications Using 5G Networks: Requirements, Challenges, and Outlook" (Full Paper)
    Aaron Yi Ding, Marijn Janssen
    ACM ICTRS 2018, Barcelona, Spain.
  15. "Real-time IoT Device Activity Detection in Edge Networks" (Full Paper)
    Ibbad Hafeez, Aaron Yi Ding, Markku Antikainen, Sasu Tarkoma
    Springer NSS 2018, Hong Kong, China.
  16. "The Virtual Factory: Hologram-Enabled Control and Monitoring of Industrial IoT Devices" (Full Paper)
    Vittorio Cozzolino, Oleksii Moroz, Aaron Yi Ding
    IEEE AIVR 2018, Taichung.
  17. "Touchless Wireless Authentication via LocalVLC" (Demo)
    Michael Haus, Aaron Yi Ding, Chenren Xu, Jörg Ott
    ACM MobiSys 2018, Munich, Germany.
  18. "Empowering Cyber-Physical Systems with FADEX" (Demo)
    Vittorio Cozzolino, Aaron Yi Ding, Ardalan Amiri Sani, Richard Mortier, Dirk Kutscher, Jörg Ott
    ACM MobiSys 2018, Munich, Germany.
  19. "FADES: Fine-Grained Edge Offloading with Unikernels" (Full Paper)
    Vittorio Cozzolino, Aaron Yi Ding, Jörg Ott
    ACM SIGCOMM HotConNet 2017, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
  20. "Managing IoT at the Edge: The Case for BLE Beacons" (Full Paper)
    Michael Haus, Aaron Yi Ding, Jörg Ott
    ACM MobiCom SmartObjects 2017, Snowbird, Utah, USA.
  21. "IOTURVA: Securing Device-to-Device (D2D) Communication in IoT Networks" (Full Paper)
    Ibbad Hafeez, Aaron Yi Ding, Sasu Tarkoma
    ACM MobiCom CHANTS 2017, Snowbird, Utah, USA.
  22. "Large-scale Offloading in the Internet of Things" (Full Paper)
    Huber Flores, Xiang Su, Vassilis Kostakos, Aaron Yi Ding, Petteri Nurmi, Sasu Tarkoma, Pan Hui, Yong Li
    IEEE PerCom PerIoT 2017, Kona, HI, USA.
  23. "Enabling Fine-Grained Edge Offloading for IoT" (Poster)
    Vittorio Cozzolino, Aaron Yi Ding, Jörg Ott, Dirk Kutscher
    ACM SIGCOMM 2017, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
  24. "IoTURVA: Securing Device-to-Device Communications for IoT" (Poster)
    Ibbad Hafeez, Aaron Yi Ding, Markku Antikainen, Sasu Tarkoma
    ACM MobiCom 2017, Snowbird, Utah, USA.
  25. "iConfig: What I See is What I Configure" (Demo)
    Michael Haus, Aaron Yi Ding, Pan Hui, Jörg Ott
    ACM MobiCom CHANTS 2017, Snowbird, Utah, USA.
  26. "Securebox: Toward Safer and Smarter IoT Networks" (Full Paper)
    Ibbad Hafeez, Aaron Yi Ding, Lauri Suomalainen, Alexey Kirichenko, Sasu Tarkoma
    ACM CoNEXT CAN 2016, Irvine, CA, USA.
  27. "P2Hub Private Personal Data Hub for Mobile Devices" (Poster)
    Michael Haus, Vittorio Cozzolino, Aaron Yi Ding, Jörg Ott
    ACM MobiHoc 2016, Paderborn, Germany.
  28. "Securebox - A Platform to Safeguard Network Edge" (Demo)
    Ibbad Hafeez, Aaron Yi Ding, Lauri Suomalainen, Sasu Tarkoma
    IEEE/ACM SEC 2016, Washington, DC, USA.
  29. "Vision: Augmenting WiFi Offloading with An Open-source Collaborative Platform" (Full Paper)
    Aaron Yi Ding, Yanhe Liu, Sasu Tarkoma, Hannu Flinck, Henning Schulzrinne, Jon Crowcroft
    ACM MobiCom MCS 2015, Paris, France.
  30. "Reflections on Middlebox Detection Mechanisms in IPv6 Transition" (Full Paper)
    Aaron Yi Ding, Jouni Korhonen, Teemu Savolainen, Yanhe Liu, Markku Kojo, Sasu Tarkoma, Henning Schulzrinne
    IAB SEMI 2015, Zurich, Switzerland.
  31. "An Open-source Software Defined Platform for Collaborative and Energy-aware WiFi Offloading" (Demo)
    Aaron Yi Ding, Yanhe Liu, Sasu Tarkoma, Hannu Flinck, Jon Crowcroft
    ACM MobiCom 2015, Paris, France.
  32. "Cloud-based Security as a Service for Smart IoT Environments" (Demo)
    Ibbad Hafeez, Aaron Yi Ding, Lauri Suomalainen, Seppo Hätönen, Valtteri Niemi, Sasu Tarkoma
    ACM MobiCom S3 2015, Paris, France.
  33. "Software Defined 5G Mobile Backhaul" (Full Paper)
    J. Costa-Requena, R. Kantola, J. Llorente, V. Ferrer, J. Manner, Aaron Yi Ding, Yanhe Liu, Sasu Tarkoma
    IEEE 5GU 2014, Lapland, Finland.
  34. "SoftOffload: A Programmable Approach Toward Collaborative Mobile Traffic Offloading" (Poster)
    Aaron Yi Ding, Jon Crowcroft, Sasu Tarkoma
    ACM MobiSys 2014, Bretton Woods, NH, USA.
  35. "Enabling Energy-Aware Collaborative Mobile Data Offloading for Smartphones" (Full Paper, acceptance rate 18.2%)
    Aaron Yi Ding, Bo Han, Yu Xiao, Pan Hui, A. Srinivasan, M. Kojo, S. Tarkoma
    IEEE SECON 2013, New Orleans, LA, USA.
  36. "Effect of Competing TCP Traffic on Interactive Real-time Communication" (Full Paper, acceptance rate: 32.4%)
    Ilpo Järvinen, Binoy Chemmagate, Aaron Yi Ding, Laila Daniel, Markus Isomäki, Jouni Korhonen, Markku Kojo
    PAM 2013, Hong Kong, China.
  37. "Bridge Networking Research and Internet Standardization" (Full Paper)
    Aaron Yi Ding, Jouni Korhonen, Teemu Savolainen, Markku Kojo, Sasu Tarkoma, Jon Crowcroft
    IAB ITAT 2013, Cambridge, UK.
  38. "Supporting Low Latency near the Network Edge and with Challenging Link Technologies" (Full Paper)
    Markku Kojo, Ilpo Järvinen, Hannes Tschofening, Aaron Yi Ding
    ISOC RIL 2013, London, UK.
  39. "Collaborative Communication and Sensing for Mobile Systems" (Full Paper)
    Aaron Yi Ding
    ACM SenSys Doctoral Colloquium 2013, Rome, Italy.
  40. "CoSense: A Collaborative Sensing Platform for Mobile Devices" (Poster)
    Samuli Hemminki, Kai Zhao, Aaron Yi Ding, Martti Rannanjarvi, Sasu Tarkoma, Petteri Nurmi
    ACM SenSys 2013, Rome, Italy.
  41. "Speeding up IPv6 transition: Discovering NAT64 and learning prefix for IPv6 address synthesis" (Full Paper)
    Aaron Yi Ding, Teemu Savolainen, Jouni Korhonen, Markku Kojo
    IEEE ICC 2012, Ottawa, Canada.
  42. "Harsh RED: Improving RED for Limited Aggregate Traffic" (Full Paper)
    Ilpo Järvinen, Aaron Yi Ding, Aki Nyrhinen, Markku Kojo
    IEEE AINA 2012, Fukuoka, Japan.
  43. "Enabling Energy-aware Mobile Data Offloading for Smartphones Through Vertical Collaboration" (Full Paper)
    Aaron Yi Ding, Pan Hui, Markku Kojo, Sasu Tarkoma
    ACM CoNEXT Student Workshop 2012, Nice, France.
  44. "Impact of TCP on Interactive Real-Time Communication" (Full Paper)
    Ilpo Järvinen, B. Chemmagate, L. Daniel, Aaron Yi Ding, Markku Kojo, Markus Isomäki
    IAB/IRTF CCIRTC 2012, Vancouver, Canada.
  45. "NAO: A Framework to Enable Efficient Mobile Offloading" (Poster)
    Aaron Yi Ding, Teemu Savolainnen, Jouni Korhonen, Sasu Tarkoma, Pan Hui, Markku Kojo
    ACM Middleware 2011, Lisbon, Portugal.

 Standardization Work for IETF

  1. Zhen Cao, Aaron Yi Ding, "Service Discovery in the Homenet Environment with Multiple Connections"
    IETF Internet Draft, 2013.
  2. Zhen Cao, Aaron Yi Ding, "Service Discovery in a Multiple Connection Environment: Problem Statement"
    IETF Internet Draft, 2013.
  3. Jouni Korhonen, Teemu Savolainen, Aaron Yi Ding, "Controlling Traffic Offloading Using Neighbor Discovery Protocol"
    IETF Internet Draft, 2012.
  4. Zhen Cao, Aaron Yi Ding, "Service Discovery in Homenet with Multiple Domain: Problem Statement"
    In Proceedings of IETF-88, Internet Area, Canada, 2013.
    » Presentation at IETF, Vancouver.
  5. Zhen Cao, Aaron Yi Ding, "MIF Service Discovery Problem Statement"
    In Proceedings of IETF-86, Internet Area, USA, 2013.
    » Presentation at IETF, Orlando.
  6. Zhen Cao, Aaron Yi Ding, "MIF Service Discovery Problem Statement"
    In Proceedings of IETF-85, Internet Area, USA, 2012.
    » Presentation at IETF, Atlanta.
  7. Ilpo Järvinen, Aaron Yi Ding, Markku Kojo, "Impact of IW10 on Interactive Real-Time Communication"
    In Proceedings of IETF-84, Transport Area, Canada, 2012.
    » Presentation at IETF, Vancouver.
  8. Aaron Yi Ding, Jouni Korhonen, Teemu Savolainen, "Controlling Traffic Offloading Using Neighbor Discovery Protocol"
    In Proceedings of IETF-83, Internet Area, France, 2012.
    » Presentation at IETF, Paris.
  9. Aaron Yi Ding, Jouni Korhonen, Teemu Savolainen, "Controlling Traffic Offloading Using Neighbor Discovery Protocol"
    In Proceedings of IETF-82, Internet Area, 2011.
    » Presentation at IETF, Taipei.
  10. Ilpo Järvinen, Aki Nyrhinen, Aaron Yi Ding, Markku Kojo, "Effect of IW and Initial RTO Changes"
    In Proceedings of IETF-79, Transport Area, Tsinghua University, China, 2010.
    » Presentation at IETF, Beijing.
  11. I. Järvinen, Aki Nyrhinen, Aaron Yi Ding, Markku Kojo, "A Simulation Study on Increasing TCP's IW - Preliminary Results"
    In Proceedings of IETF-78, Internet Congestion Control Research Group, Maastricht, Netherlands, 2010.
    » Presentation at IETF, Netherlands.

 Technical Publications

  1. "IoT-KEEPER: Securing IoT Communications in Edge Networks"
    Ibbad Hafeez, Markku Antikainen, Aaron Yi Ding, Sasu Tarkoma
    CoRR abs/1810.08415 (2018).
  2. "5G Applications: Requirements, Challenges, and Outlook"
    Aaron Yi Ding, Marijn Janssen
    CoRR abs/1810.06057 (2018).
  3. "Five Driving Forces of Multi-Access Edge Computing"
    Madhusanka Liyanage, Pawani Porambage, Aaron Yi Ding
    CoRR abs/1810.00827 (2018).
  4. "Analyzing Mobility-Traffic Correlations in Large WLAN Traces: Flutes vs. Cellos"
    Babak Alipour, Leonardo Tonetto, Aaron Yi Ding, Roozbeh Ketabi, Jörg Ott, Ahmed Helmy
    CoRR abs/1801.02705 (2018).
  5. "Securing Edge Networks with Securebox"
    Ibbad Hafeez, Aaron Yi Ding, Sasu Tarkoma
    CoRR abs/1712.07740 (2017).
  6. "Toward Secure Edge Networks: Taming Device-to-Device (D2D) Communication in IoT"
    Ibbad Hafeez, Aaron Yi Ding, Markku Antikainen, Sasu Tarkoma
    CoRR abs/1712.05958 (2017).
  7. "Open Source Platforms, Applications and Tools for Software-Defined Networking and 5G Research"
    Lauri Suomalainen, Emad Nikkhouy, Aaron Yi Ding, Sasu Tarkoma
    University of Helsinki, Technical Report, Series of Publications C-2014-2, Helsinki. Finland, 2014.
  8. "Software-Defined Networking in Mobile Access Networks"
    Yanhe Liu, Aaron Yi Ding, Sasu Tarkoma
    University of Helsinki, Technical Report, Series of Publications C-2013-1, Helsinki. Finland, 2013.
  9. "Experimentation with Wireless Broadband Traffic Behaviour in WiBrA Project"
    Ilpo Järvinen, Binoy Chemmagate, Aaron Yi Ding, Laila Daniel, Markku Kojo
    University of Helsinki, Technical Report, Series of Publications C-2012-19, Helsinki, Finland, 2012.