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Selected Publications

Journal articles

  • Q. Gao, C. Zhang, "Constructing Cancellable Template with Synthetic Minutiae", IET Biometrics, Volume 6, Issue 6, pp. 448-456, November 2017. 
  • Q. Gao, "An approach to matching fingerprints using cryptographic one-way hashes", International Journal of Biometrics, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp. 205-224, September 2017. 
  • Q. Gao, "Toward Constructing Cancellable Templates using K-Nearest Neighbour Method", International Journal of Computer Network and Information Security, Volume 9, Issue 5, pp. 1-10, May 2017.
  • C. Zhang, Q. Gao, S. Parasher, D. Yates, "d-Glucose Mitigates the Agglomeration of the Hollow Graphitic Carbon Nanospheres", Journal of Materials Science, Volume 52, No.10, pp. 5968-5980, January 2017. 
  • Q. Gao, "A Preliminary Study of Fake Fingerprints", International Journal of Computer Network and Information Security, Volume 6, Issue 12, pp. 1-8, November 2014.
  • Q. Gao, "Effects of Online Course Length on Undergraduate Student Performance", International Journal of Instructional Technology & Distance Learning, Volume 10, Issue 11, pp. 25-34, 2013.
  • Q. Gao, "An Experimental Study on the Accuracy Issue of Automatic User Verification Based on a Single Fingerprint Image", International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 4, Issue 10, pp. 1519-1524, 2013. (Index Copernicus)
  • Q. Gao and K. Shahrabi, "Using PRNG generated templates to protect fingerprint database", Journal of Information Privacy and Security, 8(2):18-32, July 2012 (Ivy League).
  • Q. Gao and X. Zhang, "A Study of Distortion Effects on Fingerprint Matching", Computer Science and Engineering, 2(3): 37-42, June 2012.
  • Q. Gao, "Fingerprint based authentication with randomly selected minutiae subtemplates", International Journal of Research and Reviews in Information Security & Privacy, 2(1): 55-62, 2012.
  • Q. Gao, "Biometric Authentication to Prevent e-Cheating", International Journal of Instructional Technology & Distance Learning, 9(2): 3-13, Feb. 2012.
  • Q. Gao, "Using IP Addresses as Assisting Tools to Identify Collusions", International Journal of Business, Humanities, and Technology, 2(1): 70-75, Jan. 2012.
  • Q. Gao, "BioCryptography", Journal of Applied Security Research, 5(3): 306-325, 2010.
  • Q. Gao, "Recent Developments on Applying Biometrics in Cryptography", Journal of Applied Security Research, 5(1): 107-137, 2010.
  • X. Zhang, Q. Gao, and M. Saad, "Looking at a class of RFID APs through GNY logic", International Journal of Security and Networks, Special Issue on Security, Privacy, and Identification Technologies in Wireless Sensor Networks, 5(2/3): 135-146, 2010. 
  • Q. Gao, X. Zhang, and M. Anshel, "Introduction to Geometric Intronization as a Security Technique", International Journal of Computer Science & Network Security, 8(12): 19-25, 2008.
  • Q. Gao, X. Zhang, and M. Anshel, "Experiments on Matching Intronized Fingerprint Minutiae Templates", International Journal of Computer Science & Network Security, 8(9): 206-213, 2008.
  • Q. Wu, Q. Gao, and S. Lin, "Effects of residual and external alkylaluminum on the synthesis of syndiotactic polystyrene with cyclopentadienyltitanium tribenzyloxide-methylaluminoxane catalyst", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 70(4): 765-770, 1998. 
  • Q. Wu, Z. Ye, Q. Gao, and S. Lin, "Ethylene/styrene copolymerization in the presence of cyclopentadienyltitanium tribenzyl oxide and various methylaluminoxanes", Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 199(8): 1715-1720, 1998. (SCI indexed)
  • Q. Wu, Z. Ye, Q. Gao, and S. Lin, "Atactic polymerization of propylene catalyzed by mono (5-cyclopentadienyl) titanium tribenzyloxide combined with methylaluminoxane", Journal of Polymer Science A: POLYM CHEM, 36(12): 2051-2057, 1998. 

Book

  • Q. Gao, Secure Biometrics: Match Biometric Templates in Encrypted Formats, VDM Verlag Dr. Muller (November 27, 2009). ISBN-10: 3639218280; ISBN-13: 9783639218282. The main contents of the book are based on my doctoral thesis.

Book chapter

  • Q. Wu, Q. Gao, Z. Ye, and S. Lin, "Chapter 6 Random Copolymerization of Propylene and Styrene with Homogeneous Monocyclopentadienyltitanium-Methylaluminoxanes Catalyst", Olefin Polymerization: Emerging Frontiers, pp. 81-91, American Chemical Society, December 1999.

Conference papers

  • Q. Gao, C. Zhang, "Rolled versus plain fingerprints: matching with cryptographic one-way hashes", IEEE Long Island Systems, Applications and Technology Conference, Farmingdale, NY (May 5, 2017). Best system-track paper award. Published in IEEE Xplore Digital Library.
  • Q. Gao, D. Pinto, "Some challenges in forensic fingerprint classification and interpretation", IEEE Long Island Systems, Applications and Technology Conference, Farmingdale, NY (April 29, 2016). Published in IEEE Xplore Digital Library.
  • Q. Gao, "Looking into the effects of minutia quality on matching sub-templates", IEEE Long Island Systems, Applications and Technology Conference, Farmingdale, NY (May 1, 2015). Published in IEEE Xplore Digital Library.
  • Q. Gao, "Investigating the reliability of positive user identification based on multiple slap fingerprint images", IEEE Long Island Systems, Applications and Technology Conference, Farmingdale, NY (May 2, 2014). Published in IEEE Xplore Digital Library.
  • Q. Gao, "Effectiveness of Authenticating Users with Randomly Constructed Fingerprint Templates", IEEE Long Island Systems, Applications and Technology Conference, Farmingdale, NY (May 3, 2013). Published in IEEE Xplore Digital Library.
  • Q. Gao, "Schemes of Utilizing Partial Fingerprints for User Verification", American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Mid_ Atlantic Conference, Newark, DE (April 20-21, 2012).
  • Q. Gao, "Biometric Authentication in Smart Grid", International Energy and Sustainability Conference 2012, Farmingdale, NY (March 22-23, 2012). Published in IEEE Xplore Digital Library.
  • Q. Gao, "Introducing biological mechanisms to computer security students", American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Mid_ Atlantic Conference Proceedings, pp. 274-281, Philadelphia, PA (October 28-29, 2011).
  • Q. Gao, "A few DNA based security techniques", IEEE Long Island Systems, Applications and Technology Conference, Farmingdale, NY (May 6, 2011). Published in IEEE Xplore Digital Library.
  • Q. Gao, "Online Teaching: Do you know who is taking the final exam?", American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Mid_ Atlantic Conference, Villanova, PA (October 15-16, 2010).
  • Q. Gao, "Error Tolerance and Privacy Enhancement in Matching Fingerprint Templates", IEEE Long Island Systems, Applications and Technology Conference, Farmingdale, NY (May 7, 2010). Published in IEEE Xplore Digital Library.
  • Q. Gao, "Biological Alphabets and DNA-based Cryptography", American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Mid_ Atlantic Conference, Easton, PA (April 16-17, 2010).
  • Q. Gao, "A secure and private fingerprint-based authentication system", American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Mid_ Atlantic Conference, Easton, PA (April 16-17, 2010).
  • Q. Gao, X. Zhang, and M. Anshel. "Biological One-way Functions", American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Mid_ Atlantic Conference, Kings of Prussia, PA (October 23-24, 2009).
  • Q. Gao, "Error Tolerance Techniques for Binding Cryptographic Key with Biometrics", American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). Mid_Atlantic Conference, Kings of Prussia, PA (October 23-24, 2009).
  • X. Zhang, Q. Gao, and M. Saad, "Analysis of RFID Authentication Protocols Based on Static and Dynamic Shared Secret", Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Security and Management (SAM'09), pp. 370-376, Las Vegas, NV (July 13-16, 2009).
  • Q. Gao, X. Li, L. Leung and M. Anshel, "Survey of Biometric Application on Cryptography", International Workshop on Advanced Image Technology (IWAIT), Bangkok (January 8, 2007).
  • Q. Wu, Q. Gao, Z. Ye, and S. Lin, "Copolymerization of propylene and styrene with homogeneous monocyclopentadienyltitanium/MAO catalyst", Polymer Preprints, 39(1), pp. 222-223, 1998. (SCI indexed)

Other conference presentations

  • Q. Gao, "Introduction to Green Data Center (& Green Security)", Seminar on Renewable Energy & Sustainability, Farmingdale, New York (March 19, 2014).
  • Q. Gao, "Conceptual study of security paradigms defending against ICS malwares", International Energy and Sustainability Conference, Farmingdale, New York (March 22, 2013).
  • Q. Gao, "Aviation Security", Research for the Skies: Careers in Aviation - A Conference for High School Counselors, Farmingdale, New York (December 7, 2012).
  • Q. Gao, "Natural Cryptography", 7th Long Island Conference on Science, Engineering and Technology, Farmingdale, New York (April 22, 2010).
  • Q. Gao, X. Li, L. Leung and M. Anshel, "Secure Biometrics with Intronization", International Workshop on Advanced Image Technology (IWAIT), Hsinchu, Taiwan (January 8, 2008).

 

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