Publications - Dr. Wenbing Zhao

Research Monograph 

Edited Books 

Journal Publications


  1. Wenbing Zhao, D. Espy, A. Reinthal, “Assessment of Sit-to-Stand Movements Using a Single Kinect Sensor: A Preliminary Study in Healthy Subjects,” International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics, in press.
  2. Tie Qiu, Ning Chen, Keqiu Li, Mohammed Atiquzzaman, and Wenbing Zhao. "How Can Heterogeneous Internet of Things Build our Future: A Survey." IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials (2018). In press.
  3. Weiping Wang, Meiqi Wang, Xiong Luo, Lixiang Li, Wenbing Zhao, Linlin Liu, and Yuan Ping. "Passivity of memristive BAM neural networks with leakage and additive time-varying delays." Modern Physics Letters B, vol.32, no.4, 1850041, February 2018.
  4. Weiping Wang, Meiqi Wang, Xiong Luo, Lixiang Li, and Wenbing Zhao, “Passivity of Memristive BAM Neural Networks with Probabilistic and Mixed Time-Varying Delays,” Mathematical Problems in Engineering, vol. 2018, Article ID 5830160, 25 pages, April 2018. doi:10.1155/2018/5830160.
  5. Luo X, Xu Y, Wang W, Yuan M, Ban X, Zhu Y, Zhao W. Towards Enhancing Stacked Extreme Learning Machine with Sparse Autoencoder by Correntropy. Journal of the Franklin Institute. Vol.355, no.4, pp. 1945-1966, March 2018.
  6. Wenbing Zhao, Qing Wu, Ann Reinthal and Nian Zhang, “Design, Implementation, and Field Testing of a Privacy-Aware Compliance Tracking System for Bedside Care in Nursing Homes,” Applied System Innovation, vol.1, no.1, pp.3, 2018.
  7. Wenbing Zhao, R. Lun, C. Gordon, A. Fofana, D. Espy, A. Reinthal, B. Ekelman, G. Goodman, J. Niederriter, X. Luo, “A Human-Centered Activity Tracking System: Towards a Healthier Workplace,” IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, vol. 47, no. 3, pp. 343-355, June 2017, doi: 10.1109/THMS.2016.2611825.
  8. B. Krupp, N. Sridhar, and Wenbing Zhao, “SPE: Security and Privacy Enhancement Framework for Mobile Devices,” IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, vol.14, no.3, pp. 433-446, July-August, 2017.
  9. Wenbing Zhao, M. Ann Reinthal, Deborah D. Espy, Xiong Luo, “Rule-Based Human Motion Tracking for Rehabilitation Exercises: Realtime Assessment, Feedback, and Guidance,” IEEE Access, vol. 5, issue 1, pp. 21382-21394, October 2017, doi:10.1109/ACCESS.2017.2759801.
  10. Wenbing Zhao, Jianhua Ma, Kevin I-Kai Wang and Jun Wang, “Report of the 2017 IEEE Cyber Science and Technology Congress,” Applied Sciences, vol. 7, no. 12, 1299; doi:10.3390/app7121299, December 2017.
  11. Wenbing Zhao, Xiong Luo, and Tie Qiu, “Smart Healthcare,” Applied Sciences, vol. 7, no. 11, 1176, doi:10.3390/app7111176. 
  12. W. Wang, M. Yu, X. Luo, L. Liu, M. Yuan, & W. Zhao. “Synchronization of memristive BAM neural networks with leakage delay and additive time-varying delay components via sampled-data control,” Chaos, Solitons & Fractals, vol.104, pp. 84-97. November 2017.
  13. Xiongyi Liu, Qing Wu, Wenbing Zhao, and Xiong Luo, “Technology-Facilitated Diagnosis and Treatment of Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder: An Engineering Perspective,” Applied Sciences, vol. 7, no. 10, 1051, doi:10.3390/app7101051, October 2017.
  14. X. Luo, J. Deng, W. Wang, J. H. Wang, & W. Zhao. “A Quantized Kernel Learning Algorithm Using a Minimum Kernel Risk-Sensitive Loss Criterion and Bilateral Gradient Technique,” Entropy, vol.19, no.7, pp.365. July 2017.
  15. Wenbing Zhao, Mary Yang, “Dependability enhancing mechanisms for integrated clinical environments,” The Journal of Supercomputing, doi:10.1007/s11227-017-2003-0, March 2017.
  16. Mamdouh Babi, Wenbing Zhao, “Towards trustworthy collaborative editing,” Computers, vol. 6, 13; doi:10.3390/computers6020013, 2017.
  17. Wenbing Zhao, Xiong Luo, HuaPing Liu, Kun Hua, and Chaomin Luo, “Scientific Programming towards a Smart World,Scientific Programming, vol. 2017, Article ID 3706232, 2 pages, 2017. doi:10.1155/2017/3706232
  18. W. Zhao, “Enhancing Undergraduate Research Experience with Cutting Edge Technologies, International Journal of Information and Education Technology, vol. 7, no. 7, pp. 495-501, 2017.
  19. W. Zhao, R. Lun, C. Gordon, A. Fofana, D. Espy, A. Reinthal, B. Ekelman, G. Goodman, J. Niederriter, C. Luo, X. Luo, LiftingDoneRight: A Privacy-Aware Human Motion Tracking System for Healthcare Professionals, International Journal of Handheld Computing Research, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 1-15, July-September 2016.
  20. Y. Xu, X. Luo, W. Wang, and W. Zhao, Efficient DV-HOP Localization for Wireless Cyber-Physical Social Sensing System: A Correntropy-Based Neural Network Learning Scheme, Sensors, vol. 17, 135; doi:10.3390/s17010135.
  21. W. Zhao, “On Intention Preservation in Deterministic Multithreading: A Partial Solution,” IET Software, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 155-163, 2016.
  22. W. Zhao, “A Concise Tutorial on Human Motion Tracking and Recognition with Microsoft Kinect,” Science China Information Sciences, vol. 59, no. 9, pp.93101, September 2016.
  23. W. Zhao, Performance optimization for state machine replication based on application semantics: A review, Journal of Systems and Software vol. 112, pp. 96-109, 2016.
  24. W Zhao, W Yang, H Zhang, J Yang, X Luo, Y Zhu, M Yang, C Luo, High-throughput state-machine replication using software transactional memory, The Journal of Supercomputing, vol. 72, no.11, pp. 4379-4398, November 2016.
  25. X Luo, Y Lv, M Zhou, W Wang, W Zhao, A Laguerre neural network-based ADP learning scheme with its application to tracking control in the Internet of Things, Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, vol.20, no.3, pp. 361-372, June 2016.
  26. W. Zhao, Optimistic Byzantine fault tolerance, International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed Systems, vol. 31, no.3, pp. 254-267, June 2016.
  27. R. Lun and W. Zhao, A Survey of Applications and Human Motion Recognition with Microsoft Kinect, International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, vol.29, no.5, pp. 1555008, August 2015.
  28. Wenbing Zhao, Roanna Lun, Deborah D. Espy, and M. Ann Reinthal, Realtime Motion Assessment for Rehabilitation Exercises: Integration of Kinematic Modeling with Fuzzy Inference, Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing Research, vol.4, no.4, pp. 267-285, 2015.
  29. Wenbing Zhao, Fast Paxos Made Easy: Theory and Implementation, International Journal of Distributed Systems and Technologies, vol.6, no.1, pp 15-33, 2015.
  30. Wenbing Zhao, A Novel Approach to Building Intrusion Tolerant Systems, International Journal of Performability Engineering, vol.10, no. 2, pp. 123-132, 2014.
  31. H. Chai, H. Zhang, Wenbing Zhao, P. M. Melliar-Smith, and L. E. Moser. Toward Trustworthy Coordination for Web Services Business Activities, IEEE Transactions on Services Computing. vol.6, no.2, pp.276--288, 2013.
  32. Wenbing Zhao, P. M. Melliar-Smith, and L. E. Moser. Low Latency Fault Tolerance System, The Computer Journal vol.56, no.6, pp.716--740, 2013.
  33. H. Chai and W. Zhao. Byzantine Fault Tolerance for Session-Oriented Multi-Tiered Applications, International Journal of Web Services, vol.2, no.1/2, pp.113-125, 2013.
  34. H. Zhang, H. Chai, Wenbing Zhao, P. M. Melliar-Smith, and L. E. Moser. Trustworthy Coordination for Web Services Atomic Transactions, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, vol. 23, no. 8, 2012, pp. 1551-1565.
  35.  H. Zhang and Wenbing Zhao. Concurrent Byzantine Fault Tolerance for Software-Transactional-Memory Based Applications, International Journal of Future Computer and Communication, vol. 1, no. 1, June 2012, pp. 47-50.
  36. H. Zhang, Wenbing Zhao, L. E. Moser and P. M. Melliar-Smith. Design and Implementation of a Byzantine Fault Tolerance Framework for Non-Deterministic Applications, IET Software, vol. 5, no. 3, 2011, pp. 342-356.
  37. H. Chai and Wenbing Zhao, Recovering Lagging Replicas in a Fault Tolerant System, International Journal of Performability Engineering, Short Communications, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 195-197, March 2011.
  38. Wenbing Zhao and H. Zhang, Proactive Service Migration for Long-Running Byzantine Fault Tolerant Systems, IET Software, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 154-164, April 2009.
  39. Wenbing Zhao, Design and Implementation of a Byzantine Fault Tolerance Framework for Web Services, Journal of Systems & Software, vol. 82, no. 6, pp. 1004-1015, June 2009.
  40. Wenbing Zhao, H. Zhang, and H. Chai, A Lightweight Fault Tolerance Framework for Web Services, Web Intelligence and Agent Systems: An International Journal, vol. 7, no. 3, pp.255-268, 2009.
  41. Wenbing Zhao, Building Highly Dependable Wireless Web Services, Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, vol.8, no.4, pp.1-16, October-December 2010.
  42. Wenbing Zhao, L. E. Moser and P. M. Melliar-Smith, A Reservation-based Extended Transaction Protocol, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 188-203, February 2008.
  43. L. E. Moser, P. M. Melliar-Smith, and Wenbing Zhao, Building Dependable and Secure Web Services, Journal of Software, Academy Publisher, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 14-26, February 2007.
  44. Wenbing Zhao, A Game Theoretical View of Byzantine Fault Tolerance Design, International Journal of Performability Engineering, Short Communications, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 498-500, October 2007.
  45. Wenbing Zhao, L. E. Moser and P. M. Melliar-Smith, Unification of Transactions and Replication in Three-Tier Architectures Based on CORBA, IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 20-33, 2005.
  46. Wenbing Zhao, F. Kart, L. E. Moser and P. M. Melliar-Smith, A Reservation-based Extended Transaction Protocol for Coordination of Web Services, International Journal of Web Services Research, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 64-95, 2008.
  47. Wenbing Zhao, L. E. Moser and P. M. Melliar-Smith, End-to-End Latency of a Fault-Tolerant CORBA Infrastructure, Performance Evaluation Journal, vol.63, no 4-5, pp. 341-363, 2006.
  48. Wenbing Zhao, L. E. Moser and P. M. Melliar-Smith, Design and Implementation of a Consistent Time Service for Fault-Tolerant Distributed Systems, International Journal of Computer Systems Science and Engineering, vol. 19 no. 5, pp. 315-323, 2006.
  49. Wenbing Zhao, L. E. Moser and P. M. Melliar-Smith, Design and Implementation of a Pluggable Fault Tolerant CORBA Infrastructure, Cluster Computing: The Journal of Networks, Software Tools and Applications, Special issue on Dependable Distributed Systems, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 317-330. 2004.
  50. B. X. S. Alexander, Richard Rarick, Wenbing Zhao, Lili Dong, “Simulation and Analysis of an Extended State Observer for Levitation Control of a Rotor-Bearing System,” International Journal of Engineering and Simulation, vol. 9, no.1, 2009.

Conference Publications

  1. Elham Akbari, Qing Wu, Wenbing Zhao, Hamid R. Arabnia, Mary Qu Yang, “From Blockchain to Internet-Based Voting,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence, Las Vegas, NV, December 14-16, 2017, pp. 218-221.
  2. Q. Wu and W. Zhao, “Towards a Technology-Enabled Environment of Care for Nursing Homes,” Proceedings of the IEEE Cyber Science and Technology Congress, Orlando, FL, November 6-10, 2017, pp. 299-302.
  3. X. Liu and W. Zhao, “Buddy: A Virtual Life Coaching System for Children and Adolescents with High Functioning Autism,” Proceedings of the IEEE Cyber Science and Technology Congress, Orlando, FL, November 6-10, 2017, pp. 293-298.
  4. Qing Wu and W. Zhao. "Small-Cell Lung Cancer Detection Using a Supervised Machine Learning Algorithm." Proceedings of the International Symposium on Computer Science and Intelligent Controls (ISCSIC), pp. 88-91. IEEE, 2017
  5. W. Zhao, Q. Wu, V. Padaraju, M. Bbela, A. Reinthal, D. Espy, X. Luo, and T. Qiu, “A Privacy-Aware Compliance Tracking System for Skilled Nursing Facilities,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernatics, Banff, Canada, October 5-8, 2017, pp. 3568-3573.
  6. W. Zhao, Q. Wu, A. Reinthal, D. Espy, X. Luo, and T. Qiu, “Enhancing Body Mechanics Training for Bedside Care Activities with a Kinect-Based System,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernatics, Banff, Canada, October 5-8, 2017, pp. 3558-3562.
  7. Q. Wu, W. Zhao, H. Sharma, and T. Qiu, “Movie Trailer Quality Evaluation Using Real-time Human Electroencephalogram,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernatics, Banff, Canada, October 5-8, 2017, pp. 3553-3557.
  8. Q. Wu, Ben Foote-Huth, Stephan Steidl, Hui Ye, and Wenbing Zhao, “EEG Analysis Reveals Reduced Seizure Activity by Optogenetic Inhibition of GABAergic Interneurons,” IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernatics, Banff, Canada, October 5-8, 2017, pp. 3563-3567.
  9. W. Zhao, Q. Wu, D. Espy, A. Reinthal, X. Luo, and Y. Peng, “A Feasibility Study on Using a Kinect-Based Human Motion Tracking System to Promote Safe Patient Handling,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Electro Information Technology, May 14-17, 2017, pp. 462-466. Lincoln, Nebraska.
  10. W. Zhao, X. Liu, C. Luo, and X. Luo, Enhancing Communication with Students Using a Teaching Method Based on Topical Guide Objectives, Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, June 25-28, 2017, Columbus, OH, USA, paper ID #18838.
  11. W. Zhao, X. Luo, C. Luo, and Y. Peng, Design and Implementation of Project-Based Courses on Cutting-Edge Computer Technologies, Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, June 25-28, 2017, Columbus, OH, USA, paper ID #18940.
  12. J. Wang, C. Luo, W. Zhao, and X. Li, Empowering Students with Self-Regulation in a Project-Based Embedded Systems Course, Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, June 25-28, 2017, Columbus, OH, USA, paper ID #18283.
  13. C. Luo, J. Wang, W. Zhao, and L. Wang, Multi-Lab-Driven Learning Method Used for Robotics ROS Study, Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, June 25-28, 2017, Columbus, OH, USA, paper ID #18254.
  14. W. Zhao and R. Lun, “A Kinect-Based System for Promoting Healthier Living at Home,” IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernatics, Budapest, Hungary, pp. 258-263 October 9-12, 2016.
  15. R. Lun, C. Gordon, W. Zhao, “The Design and Implementation of a Kinect-Based Framework for Selective Human Activity Tracking,” IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernatics, Budapest, Hungary, pp. 2890-2895, October 9-12, 2016.
  16. R. Lun, C. Gordon, W. Zhao, “Tracking the Activities of Daily Lives: An Integrated Approach,” Future Technologies Conference, San Francisco, December 6-7, 2016.
  17. W. Zhao, On Automatic Assessment of Rehabilitation Exercises with Realtime Feedback, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Electro-Information Technology Conference, Grand Forks, ND, pp. 376-381 , May 19-21, 2016.
  18. M. Babi and W. Zhao, Selective Merged Undo for Real-Time Collaborative Editing, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Electro-Information Technology Conference, Grand Forks, ND, pp. 330-335 , May 19-21, 2016.
  19. W. Zhao, M. Babi, W. Yang, X. Luo, Y. Zhu, J. Yang, C. Luo, M. Yang, Byzantine fault tolerance for collaborative editing with commutative operations, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Electro-Information Technology Conference, Grand Forks, ND, pp. 246-351 , May 19-21, 2016.
  20. W. Zhao, R. Lun, C. Gordon, A. Fofana, D. Espy, A. Reinthal, B. Ekelman, G. Goodman, J. Niederriter, C. Luo, X. Luo, A Privacy-Aware Kinect-Based System for Healthcare Professionals, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Electro-Information Technology Conference, Grand Forks, ND, pp. 205-210 , May 19-21, 2016.
  21. Wenbing Zhao, H Zhang, X Luo, Y Zhu, Enable Concurrent Byzantine Fault Tolerance Computing with Software Transactional Memory, in Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Advanced Software Engineering & Its Applications (ASEA), pp. 67-72, 2015.
  22. C. Luo, X. Li, J. Wang, W. Zhao, Enhancement of Electrical Engineering Education by a Mentoring Scheme,  in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering (IEEE-TALE), Zhuhai, China, pp. 72-76, December 10-12, 2015.
  23. W. Zhao, Towards Trustworthy Integrated Clinical Environments, The 12th IEEE International Conference on Advanced and Trusted Computing, Beijing, China, August 10-14, 2015, pp. 452-459.
  24. W. Zhao, D. Espy, A. Reinthal, B. Ekelman, G. Goodman, Privacy-Aware Human Motion Tracking with Realtime Haptic Feedback, The 4th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Services, New York, NY, USA, June 27-July 2, 2015, pp. 446-453.
  25. W. Zhao, Enriching Engineering Curricula with a Course on Cutting-Edge Computer Technologies, IEEE Integrated STEM Education Conference, Princeton, NJ, March 7, 2015, pp. 44-48.
  26. W. Zhao, Intention Preservation in Deterministic Multithreading, In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Future Generation Communication and Networking (FGCN), Hainan Island, China, pp. 29-32, 2014. IEEE.
  27. W. Zhao, D. Espy, M. A. Reinthal, and H. Feng, A Feasibility Study of Using a Single Kinect Sensor for Rehabilitation Exercises Monitoring: A Rule Based Approach, in Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Healthcare and e-Health, Orlando, Florida, USA, December 9-12, 2014, pp. 1-8.
  28. W. Zhao, R. Lun, D. Espy, and M. A. Reinthal, Rule Based Realtime Motion Assessment for Rehabilitation Exercises, in Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Healthcare and e-Health, Orlando, Florida, USA, December 9-12, 2014, pp. 133-140.
  29. H. Chai and W. Zhao, Byzantine Fault Tolerance for Services with Commutative Operations, in Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Conference on Services Computing, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, June 27 – July 2, 2014, pp. 219-226.
  30. H. Chai and W. Zhao, Byzantine Fault Tolerant Event Stream Processing for Autonomic Computing, in Proceedings of the 12th IEEE International Conference on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing, Dalian, China, August 24-27, 2014, pp. 109-114.
  31. W. Zhao, Application-Aware Byzantine Fault Tolerance, in Proceedings of the 12th IEEE International Conference on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing, Dalian, China, August 24-27, 2014, pp. 45-50.
  32. W. Zhao, H. Feng, R. Lun, D. Espy, and A. Reinthal, A Kinect-Based Rehabilitation Exercise Monitoring and Guidance System, in Proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering and Service Science, Beijing, China, June 27-29, 2014, pp. 762-765.
  33. H. Chai and W. Zhao, Towards Trustworthy Complex Event Processing, in Proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering and Service Science, Beijing, China, June 27-29, 2014, pp. 758-761.
  34. W. Zhao, On the Quorum Requirement and Value Selection Rule for Fast Paxos, in Proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering and Service Science, Beijing, China, June 27-29, 2014, pp. 406-409.
  35. B. Krupp, N. Sridhar, and W. Zhao, An Ontology for Enforcing Security and Privacy Policies on Mobile Devices, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development, pp. 288-295, October 21-24, 2014.
  36. B. Krupp, N. Sridhar, and W. Zhao, A Proposed Framework for Enhancing Security and Privacy on Unmodified Mobile Operating Systems, Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Mobile Cloud and Social Computing, Philadelphia, pp.404-409, July 2013.
  37. W. Zhao and M. Babi, Byzantine Fault Tolerant Collaborative Editing, in Proceedings of the IET International Conference on Information and Communications Technologies, pp. 233-240, Beijing, China, April 27-29, 2013.
  38. W. Zhao, Towards Practical Intrusion Tolerant Systems, in Proceedings of the IET International Conference on Information and Communications Technologies, pp. 280-287, Beijing, China, April 27-29, 2013.
  39. Byzantine Fault Tolerance as a Service, Hua Chai and Wenbing Zhao, in Proceedings of WSE 2012, Springer CCIS Vol. 342, Computer Applications for Web, Human Computer Interaction, Signal and Image Processing, and Pattern Recognition, pp. 173-179.
  40. Interaction Patterns for Byzantine Fault Tolerance, Hua Chai and Wenbing Zhao, in Proceedings of WSE 2012, Springer CCIS Vol. 342, Computer Applications for Web, Human Computer Interaction, Signal and Image Processing, and Pattern Recognition, pp. 180-188.
  41. Leader-Determined Membership Protocol, Wenbing Zhao, P. M. Melliar-Smith, and L. E. Moser, in Proceedings of the 13th IEEE International High Assurance Systems Engineering Symposium, Boca Raton, FL, Nov. 10-12, 2011, pp. 124-129.
  42. Fault Tolerance Middleware for Cloud Computing, Wenbing Zhao, P. M. Melliar-Smith, and L. E. Moser, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing, Miami, FL, July 5-10, 2010, pp. 67-74.
  43. Integrity-Preserving Replica Coordination for Byzantine Fault Tolerant Systems, Wenbing Zhao, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, December 8-10 2008, pp. 447-454.
  44. Byzantine Fault Tolerant Coordination for Web Services Business Activities, Wenbing Zhao and Honglei Zhang, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Services Computing, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 8-11 2008, pp. 407-414.(18% acceptance rate for research track papers).
  45. Byzantine Fault Tolerance for Electric Power Grid Monitoring and Control, Wenbing Zhao and F. Eugenio Villaseca, Proceedings of the International Conference on Embedded Software and Systems, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, July 29-31 2008, pp. 129-135.(16% acceptance rate for regular papers).
  46. Towards Practical Intrusion Tolerant Systems: A Blueprint, Wenbing Zhao, Proceedings of the Cyber Security and Information Intelligence Research Workshop, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, May 12-14, 2008.
  47. BFT-WS: A Byzantine Fault Tolerance Framework for Web Services, Wenbing Zhao, Proceedings of the Middleware for Web Services Workshop, Annapolis, MD, October 2007, pp. 89-96. (Won the Most Promising Research Award)
  48. A Lightweight Fault Tolerance Framework for Web Services, Wenbing Zhao, Proceedings of the IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, Silicon Valley, CA, November 2007, pp. 542-548.(16% acceptance rate for regular papers).
  49. Byzantine Fault Tolerant Coordination for Web Services Atomic Transactions, Wenbing Zhao, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing, LNCS, vol.4749, Vienna, Austria, September 2007, pp. 307-318. (21% acceptance rate for full papers)
  50. A Byzantine Fault Tolerant Distributed Commit Protocol, Wenbing Zhao, Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE International Symposium on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing, Loyola College Graduate Center, Columbia, MD, USA, September 2007, pp. 37-44.
  51. Byzantine Fault Tolerance for Nondeterministic Applications, Wenbing Zhao, Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE International Symposium on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing, Loyola College Graduate Center, Columbia, MD, USA, September 2007, pp. 108-115.
  52. Making Web Services Dependable, L. E. Moser, P. M. Melliar-Smith and W. Zhao, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security, the International Dependability Conference Bridging Theory and Practice, Vienna University of Technology, Austria, April 2006, pp. 440-448.
  53. A Reservation-Based Coordination Protocol for Web Services, W. Zhao, L. E. Moser and P. M. Melliar-Smith, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Web Services, Orlando, Florida, July 2005, pp. 49-56.
  54. Deterministic Scheduling for Multithreaded Replicas, W. Zhao, L. E. Moser and P. M. Melliar-Smith, Proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Object-oriented Real-time Dependable Systems, Sedona, Arizona, February 2005, pp. 74-81.
  55. Checkpointing and Logging for Intrusion Analysis and Recovery, W. Zhao, L. E. Moser and P. M. Melliar-Smith, Supplement Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks, June 2004, 110-111.
  56. Design and Implementation of a Consistent Time Service for Fault-Tolerant Distributed Systems, W. Zhao, L. E. Moser and P. M. Melliar-Smith, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks, San Francisco, CA, June 2003, pp. 341-350.
  57. On Bootstrapping Replicated Applications, W. Zhao, L. E. Moser and P. M. Melliar-Smith, Proceedings of the IEEE International Computer Software and Applications Conference, Oxford, UK, August 2002, pp. 239-245.
  58. End-to-end latency analysis and evaluation of a fault-tolerant CORBA infrastructure, W. Zhao, L. E. Moser and P. M. Melliar-Smith, (Won the Best Paper Award on Computer Systems) Proceedings of the International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication System, San Diego, CA, July 2002, pp. 821-830.
  59. Unification of Replication and Transaction Processing in Three-Tier Architectures, W. Zhao, L. E. Moser and P. M. Melliar-Smith, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, Vienna, Austria, July 2002, pp. 290-297.
  60. End-to-End Latency of a Fault-Tolerant CORBA Infrastructure, W. Zhao, L. E. Moser, and P. M. Melliar-Smith Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Object-Oriented Real-Time Distributed Computing, Washington, D.C., April-May 2002, pp. 189-198.
  61. Design and Implementation of a Pluggable Fault Tolerant CORBA Infrastructure, W. Zhao, L. E. Moser and P. M. Melliar-Smith, Proceedings of the International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, Fort Lauderdale, FL, April 2002.
  62. Integrating Fault Tolerant CORBA and the CORBA Object Transaction Service, W. Zhao, L. E. Moser and P. M. Melliar-Smith, Proceedings of the International Conference on Software and Systems Engineering and their Applications, Paris, France, December 2001.
  63. Increasing the Reliability of Three-Tier Applications, W. Zhao, L. E. Moser and P. M. Melliar-Smith, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering, Hong Kong, China, November 2001, pp. 138-147.
  64. Experimental Evaluation of a Fault Tolerant CORBA System, W. Zhao, P. Narasimhan, L. E. Moser and P. M. Melliar-Smith, Proceedings of the International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications, Las Vegas, NV, June 2001, pp. 390-396.

Book Chapters

  1. W. Zhao, Enhancing the Resiliency of Smart Grid Monitoring and Control, Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition, 2018, pp. 3056-3065. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-2255-3.ch267.
  2. W. Zhao, Consistency is not Enough in Byzantine Fault Tolerance, Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition, 2018, pp. 1238-1247. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-2255-3.ch107.
  3. W. Zhao, Cyber Security Protection for Online Gaming Applications, Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition, 2018, pp. 1647-1655. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-2255-3.ch143.
  4. R. Lun and W. Zhao, Kinect Applications in Healthcare, Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition, 2018, pp. 5876-5885. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-2255-3.ch511.
  5. W. Zhao, Intrusion Tolerance Techniques, Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition, 2018, pp. 4927-4936. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-2255-3.ch427.
  6. W. Zhao, Toward Trustworthy Web Services Coordination, Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition, 2018, pp. 8056-8065. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-2255-3.ch701.
  7. W. Zhao, D. Espy, A. Reinthal, and H. Feng, A Validation Study of Rehabilitation Exercise Monitoring Using Kinect, Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition, 2018, pp. 5941-5954. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-2255-3.ch517.
  8. W. Zhao, Fault Tolerant Data Management for Cloud Services, Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition, 2018, pp. 1091-1100. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-2255-3.ch094.
  9. W. Zhao, Database Replication and Clustering for High Availability, Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition, 2014, pp. 1748-1755.
  10. W. Zhao, An Overview of Intrusion Tolerance Techniques, Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition, 2014, pp. 4231-4238.
  11. W. Zhao, Enhancing Service Integrity of Byzantine Fault Tolerant Applications, Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition, 2014, pp. 2827-2834.
  12. W. Zhao, Enhancing the Trustworthiness of Web Services Coordination, Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition, 2014, pp. 7614-7622.
  13. W. Zhao, Byzantine Fault Tolerant Monitoring and Control for Electric Power Grid, Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition, 2014, pp. 2677-2685.
  14. W. Zhao, Increasing the Trustworthiness of Online Gaming Applications, Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition, 2014, pp. 3062-3069.
  15. W. Zhao, D. Espy, A. Reinthal, and H. Feng, Feasibility Study of Using Microsoft Kinect for Physical Therapy Monitoring, Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition, 2014, pp. 5542-5554.
  16. M. Babi and W. Zhao, Conflicts and Resolutions in Computer Supported Collaborative Work Applications, Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition, 2014, pp. 567-575.
  17. M. Babi and W. Zhao, Increasing the Trustworthiness of Collaborative Applications, Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition, 2014, pp. 4317-4324.
  18. B. Krupp, W. Zhao, N. Sridhar, A Survey of Security and Privacy Protection in Mobile Devices, Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition, 2014, pp. 4221-4230.
  19. W. Zhao, F. Kart, L. E. Moser and P. M. Melliar-Smith, A Reservation-Based Extended Transaction Protocol for Coordination of Web Services, in Web Services Research for Emerging Applications: Discoveries and Trends, Advances in Web Services Research series, 2010, pp. 590-619, Information Science Reference.
  20. W. Zhao, Concurrency Control in Real-Time E-Collaboration Systems, as Chapter 2.6 in E-Collaboration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, Ed. Ned Kock, Information Science Reference, 2009, pp. 211-218.
  21. W. Zhao, “Increasing the Performability of Wireless Web Services,” as Chapter XLVIII, in Handbook of Research in Mobile Business: Technical, Methodological, and Social Perspectives, 2nd Edition, Idea Group Publishing, 2008, pp. 518-528.
  22. B. Chen and W. Zhao, “Building Secure and Dependable Online Gaming Applications,” Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 2nd Edition, Idea Group Publishing, 2008, pp. 428-432.
  23. H. Zhang and W. Zhao, “Web Services Coordination for Business Transactions,” Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 2nd Edition, Idea Group Publishing, 2008, pp. 4070-4076.
  24. W. Zhao, “Intrusion Tolerance in Information Systems,” Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 2nd Edition, Idea Group Publishing, 2008, pp. 2239-2243.
  25. W. Zhao, “Highly Available Database Management Systems,” Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 2nd Edition, Idea Group Publishing, 2008, pp. 1733-1737.
  26. W. Zhao, “Concurrency Control in Real-Time E-Collaboration Systems,” Encyclopedia of E-Collaboration, Idea Group Publishing, 2008, pp. 95-101.
  27. W. Zhao, “Anonymous Peer-to-Peer Systems,” Encyclopedia of Information Ethics and Security, Idea Group Publishing, 2007, pp. 23-29.
  28. W. Zhao, “Building Secure and Dependable Information Systems,” Encyclopedia of Information Ethics and Security, Idea Group Publishing, 2007, pp. 62-67.
  29. W. Zhao, L. E. Moser and P. M. Melliar-Smith, “Transparent Fault Tolerance for Distributed and Networked Applications,” Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Idea Group Publishing, January 2005, pp. 1190-1197.
  30. W. Zhao, L. E. Moser and P. M. Melliar-Smith, “High Availability and Data Consistency for Three-Tier Enterprise Applications,” Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, E-Government and Mobile Commerce, Idea Group Publishing, March 2006, pp. 552-558.

Journal Publications in Physics

  1. Kinetics of condensation in trapped exciton gases, W. Zhao, P. Stenius and A. Imamoglu, Physical Review B (Condensed Matter), vol. 56, no. 9, September 1997, pp. 5306-5315.
  2. Condensation of excitons in a two-dimensional harmonic trap, P. Stenius, W. Zhao and A. Imamoglu, Physica Status Solidi A, vol. 164, no. 1, Akademie Verlag, December 1997, pp. 365-370.
  3. A new approach to probe the interactions between C60 and non-alkali-metals, W. Zhao, J. Wu, J. Chen, K. Wu, J. Zhang, C. Li, D. Yin, Z. Gu, X. Zhou and Z. Jin, Natural Science Journal of Peking University, vol. 32, no. 1, 1996, pp. 51-56.
  4. Nonlinear resistivity and critical behavior of metal-overlayer percolation systems on epitaxial fullerene films, J. Q. Wu, W. B. Zhao, J. Chen, K. Wu, Z. J. Wang, J. L. Zhang, C. Y. Li, D. L. Yin, Z. N. Gu, Z. X. Jin and X. H. Zhou, Physical Review B (Condensed Matter), vol. 54, no. 4, October 1996, pp. 9840-9845.
  5. The scaling law of the pinning force and anomalous Hall effect in the high-Tc superconductors, J. Chen, D. Yin, C. Y. Li, W. B. Zhao, K. Wu and J. L. Zhang, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, vol. 7, no. 43, October 1995, pp. 8331-8335.
  6. The scaling law of the pinning force in the mixed state of HTSC, C. Y. Li, J. Chen, J. Q. Wu, W. B. Zhao, K. Wu, J. L. Zhang and D. L. Yin, Chinese Journal of Low Temperature Physics, vol. 17, no. 6, Science Press, November 1995, pp. 420-424.
  7. A new formulation for the flux creep rate based on the extended creep model, J. L. Zhang, Q. Z. Yao, J. Chen, W. B. Zhao, C. Y. Li and D. L. Yin, Chinese Journal of Low Temperature Physics, vol. 17, no. 2, March 1995, pp.124-129.
  8. Heterojunctions of solid C60 and crystalline silicon: rectifying properties and energy-band models, K. M. Chen, Y. Q. Jia, S. X. Jin, K. Wu, W. B. Zhao, C. Y. Li, Z. N. Gu and X. H. Zhou, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, vol. 7, no. 14, April 1995, pp. L201-207.
  9. The bias-temperature effect in a rectifying Nb/C60/p-Si structure: Evidence for mobile negative charges in the solid C60 film, K. M. Chen, Y. Q. Jia, S. X. Jin, K. Wu, X. D. Zhang, W. B. Zhao, C. Y. Li and Z. N. Gu, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, vol. 6, no. 27, July 1994, pp. L367-372.
  10. In situ electronic transport measurement as a tool for investigating the 2D doping in metal-C60 interfacial systems, W. B. Zhao, J. Chen, K. Wu, J. L. Zhang, C. Y. Li, D. L. Yin, Z. N. Gu, H. Zhou and Z. X. Jin, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, vol. 6, no. 41, October 1994, pp. L631-636.
  11. Surface enhanced electronic transport. A new method to probe the possible interactions between C60 and non-alkali metals, X. D. Zhang, W. B. Zhao, K. Wu, Z. Y. Ye, J. L. Zhang, C. Y. Li, D. L. Yin, Z. N. Gu, H. Zhou and Z. X. Jin, Chemical Physics Letters, vol. 228, no.1-3, September 1994, pp. 100-105.
  12. Study of epitaxial growth of C60, W. B. Zhao, X. D. Zhang, Z. Y. Ye, J. L. Zhang, C. Y. Li, D. L. Yin, Z. N. Gu, X. H. Zhou and Z. X. Jin, Chinese Journal of Low Temperature Physics, vol. 15, 1994, pp. 325.
  13. Anomalous variation of resistivity in are-earth metal Ce-C60 multilayer thin film, W. B. Zhao, X. D. Zhang, K. Wu, C. Y. Li, D. L. Yin, Z. N. Gu, X. H. Zhou and Z. X. Jin, Chinese Journal of Low Temperature Physics, vol. 14, 1994, pp. 401.
  14. Study of microstructure of epitaxial fullerenes films, W. B. Zhao, X. D. Zhang, K. Wu, J. L. Zhang, C. Y. Li, D. L. Yin, Z. N. Gu, H. Zhou and Z. X. Jin, Thin Solid Films, vol. 240, no. 1-2, March 1994, pp. 14-21.
  15. Growth and structure of C60 thin films on NaCl, glass and mica substrates, W. B. Zhao, X. D. Zhang, K. J. Luo, J. Chen, Z. Y. Ye, J. L. Zhang, C. Y. Li, D. L. Yin, Z. N. Gu, H. Zhou and Z. X. Jin, Thin Solid Films, vol. 232, no. 2, September 1993, pp.149-153.
  16. Rubidium-doped epitaxial C60 thin films: Synthesis and electronic transport, W. B. Zhao, X. D. Zhang, J. Chen, J. Tan, K. Wu, J. L. Zhang, C. Y. Li, D. L. Yin, Z. N. Gu, H. Zhou and Z. X. Jin, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, vol. 5, no. 33, August 1993, pp. L409-414.
  17. Synthesis of K3C60 single crystal thin films with high critical currents, W. B. Zhao, X. D. Zhang, K. Z. Y. Ye, J. L. Zhang, C. Y. Li, D. L. Yin, Z. N. Gu, H. Zhou and Z. X. Jin, Solid State Communications, vol. 85, no. 11, March 1993, pp. 945-947.
  18. Epitaxial thin films of C70: growth and structure characterization, W. B. Zhao, X. D. Zhang, Z. Y. Ye, J. L. Zhang, C. Y. Li, D. L. Yin, Z. N. Gu, H. Zhou and Z. X. Jin, Solid State Communications, vol. 85, no. 4, January 1993, pp. 311-315.
  19. A possible interaction between nonalkali metals and C60 thin films, W. Zhao, K. Luo, J. Cheng, C. Li, D. Yin, Z. Gu, X. Zhou and Z. Jin, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, vol. 4, no. 40, October 1992, pp. L513-514.
  20. Anomalous variation of resistivity in Sn-C60 multilayer thin films, W. B. Zhao, K. J. Luo, J. Chen, Z. Y. Ye, C. Y. Li, D. L. Yin, Z. N. Gu, X. H. Zhou and Z. X. Jin, Chinese Journal of Low Temperature Physics, vol. 14, 1994, pp. 401.
  21. Study of microstructure and anomalous variation of resistivity in metal-C60 multilayer thin films, W. Zhao, K. Luo, J. Chen, J. Zhang, C. Li, D. Yin, Z. Gu, X. Zhou and Z. Jin, Solid State Communications, vol. 83, no.11, September 1992, pp. 853-855.

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The most recent publications (2008 and later) listed above are based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0821319. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in these materials are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.