Wenyuan Xu received her B.S. degree in electrical engineering with the highest honor from Zhejiang University in 1998, an M.S. degree in computer science and engineering from Zhejiang University in 2001, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from Rutgers University in 2007. She is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of South Carolina. Her research interests include wireless networking, network security and privacy. Dr. Xu is a co-author of the book Securing Emerging Wireless Systems: Lower-layer Approaches, Springer, 2009. She received the NSF Career Award in 2009. She is a member of the ACM and IEEE, and has served on the technical program committees for several IEEE/ACM conferences on wireless networking and security.