Xin Yu is a Ph.D. candidate in Computer Science at New York University. She received her B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Shandong Polytechnic University in 1995, M.E. in Computer Engineering from Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1998, and M.S. in Computer Science from New York University in 2002. Her research interests include routing and transport protocols in mobile ad hoc networks, sensor networks, and wireless security.