1. Yikai Lin, Ajay Mahimkar, Bo Han, Zihui Ge, Vijay Gopalakrishnan, and Z Morley Mao. “Egret: Simplifying Traffic Management for Physical and Virtual Network Functions.” In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies (CoNEXT). ACM, 2019.  [pdf]
  2. Yikai Lin, Yuru Shao, Xiao Zhu, Junpeng Guo, Kira Barton, and Z Morley Mao. “ADD: Application and Data-Driven Controller Design.” In Proceedings of the Symposium on SDN Research (SOSR). ACM, 2019.  [pdf]
  3. Yikai Lin, Ulaş C Kozat, John Kaippallimalil, Mehrdad Moradi, Anthony CK Soong, and Z Morley Mao. “Pausing and Resuming Network Flows Using Programmable Buffers.” In Proceedings of the Symposium on SDN Research (SOSR). ACM, 2018.  [pdf]
  4. Mehrdad Moradi, Yikai Lin, Z Morley Mao, Subhabrata Sen, and Oliver Spatscheck. “SoftBox: A Customizable, Low-Latency, and Scalable 5G Core Network Architecture.” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications 36, no. 3 (2018): 438–56.
  5. Yangyang Wang, Jun Bi, Pingping Lin, Yikai Lin, and Keyao Zhang. “SDI: A Multi-Domain SDN Mechanism for Fine-Grained Inter-Domain Routing.” Annals of Telecommunications 71, no. 11-12 (2016): 625–37.
  6. Pingping Lin, Jun Bi, Stephen Wolff, Yangyang Wang, Anmin Xu, Ze Chen, Hongyu Hu, and Yikai Lin. “A West-East Bridge Based SDN Inter-Domain Testbed.” IEEE Communications Magazine 53, no. 2 (2015): 190–97.
  7. Zhongbao Zhang, Sen Su, Yikai Lin, Xiang Cheng, Kai Shuang, and Peng Xu. “Adaptive Multi-Objective Artificial Immune System Based Virtual Network Embedding.” Journal of Network and Computer Applications 53 (2015): 140–55.


  1. Mu Zhang, Chien-Ying Chen, Bin-Chou Kao, Yassine Qamsane, Yuru Shao, Yikai Lin, Elaine Shi, et al. “Towards Automated Safety Vetting of PLC Code in Real-World Plants.” In 2019 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P), 560–76. IEEE, 2019.
  2. Yunhan Jack Jia, Qi Alfred Chen, Yikai Lin, Chao Kong, and Z Morley Mao. “Open Doors for Bob and Mallory: Open Port Usage in Android Apps and Security Implications.” In 2017 IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy (EuroS&P), 190–203. IEEE, 2017.


  1. Efe C Balta, Yikai Lin, Kira Barton, Dawn M Tilbury, and Z Morley Mao. “Production as a Service: A Digital Manufacturing Framework for Optimizing Utilization.” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, no. 99 (2018): 1–11.
  2. Efe C Balta, Kshitij Jain, Yikai Lin, Dawn Tilbury, Kira Barton, and Z Morley Mao. “Production as a Service: A Centralized Framework for Small Batch Manufacturing.” In 2017 13th IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), 382–89. IEEE, 2017.
  3. Matthew Porter, Vikram Raghavan, Yikai Lin, Z Morley Mao, Kira Barton, and Dawn Tilbury. “Production as a Service: Optimizing Utilization in Manufacturing Systems.” In ASME 2016 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2016.