Yuan Cheng Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science
College of Engineering & Computer Science
California State University, Sacramento
Riverside Hall, Room 5042
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819
yuan DOT cheng AT csus DOT edu
chengy AT ecs DOT csus DOT edu
TEL: (916) 278-6088

Ph.D., University of Texas at San Antonio

Office Hours

Tue & Thu 3:30 pm to 5 pm, or by appointment

Research Interests

  • Social Networking/Computing Security
  • Access Control
  • Privacy


Spring 2018:
  • CSC 139 Operating System Principles
  • CSC 250 Computer Security
Fall 2017:
  • CSC 139 Operating System Principles
  • CSC 254 Network Security
Summer 2017:
  • CSC 130 Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis

Short Bio

Yuan is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at California State University, Sacramento. Before that, he was a postdoctoral researcher at Institute for Cyber Security (ICS) at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), San Antonio, Texas. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Computer Science, UTSA, under the supervision of Dr. Ravi Sandhu and Dr. Jaehong Park. Prior to joining UTSA, he obtained his B.Eng. degree in Information Security from the School of Computer Sciene & Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.