Associate Professor of Computer Science

Phone: (86) 13971398213


Academic Areas: Quantum Computing, Information Security, Machine Learning

Research Interests:

A computer scientist, Songfeng Lu is the associate professor of School of computer Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology. His research spans quantum computing, quantum information processing, information security, data mining, machine learning, networking, artificial intelligence. He is widely published in the leading scholarly journals and conferences in computer science and physics.


Academic Degrees

1997-2001:              PhD in Computer Software & Theory, School of Computer Science & Technology, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China.

1991-1994:              MS in Automation, Department of Control Science & Technology, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China.

1986-1990:              BS in Computer Science, Department of Computer Science, Wuhan University of Science & Engineering, China.

Professional Experience

  • 1995-present:  Associate Professor, School of Computer Science & Technology, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, Wuhan, P. R. China.
  • Taught courses in Software Engineering to undergraduates, Quantum Information and Quantum Computing to postgraduates

  • Taught/supervised software design teams and projects.

  • Participated in computer science/engineering research & development. Concentrated in these fields: Quantum Information & Quantum Computation; Storage Encryption; KDD; Database and Information System; and Computer Network.

  • Supervised postgraduate students and PhD candidate students.

Selected Publications

  1. Yu Zhang, Songfeng Lu(corresponding author). POSTER: Efficient Method for Disjunctive and Conjunctive Keyword Search Over Encrypted Data. The ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS 2014). 2014, 1535-1537.

  2. Biao Zhang, Songfeng Lu(corresponding author), Di Zhang, Kunmei Wen. Supply chain coordination based on a buyback contract under fuzzy random variable demand. Fuzzy Sets and Systems. 255(16), 2014. 1-16. (SCI)

  3. Ying Mei, Jie Sun, Songfeng Lu(corresponding author), Chao Gao. Optimality of partial adiabatic search and its circuit model. Quantum Information Processing 13 (8), 2014.1751-1763(SCI)

  4. MushtaqA. Hasson , Song Feng Lu, Basheer A. Hassoon. Scientific Research Paper Ranking Algorithm PTRA: A Tradeoff between Time and Citation Network. Applied Mechanics and Materials 551, 603-611.

  5. Jie Sun, Songfeng Lu(corresponding author), Fang Liu. Adiabatically implementing quantum gates. Journal of Applied Physics 115(22), 2014, 224901. (SCI)

  6. Songfeng Lu, Samuel L. Braunstein Quantum decision tree classifier. Quantum Information Processing, 13(3), 2014, 757-770 (SCI)

  7. Jie Sun, Songfeng Lu(corresponding author), Fang Liu, Chao Gao. An alternate quantum adiabatic evolution for the Deutsch–Jozsa problem. Quantum Information Processing, 13(3), 2014, 731-736 (SCI)

  8. Jie Sun, Songfeng Lu(corresponding author), Fang Liu. Generalized quantum partial adiabatic evolution. Quantum Information Processing, 13(4), 2014, 909-916. (SCI)

  9. Chao Gao, Songfeng Lu, Qing Zhou, Zhigang Zhang. Beacon-based routing optimization in data-gathering wireless sensor networks. 2013 15th IEEE International Conference on Communication Technology (ICCT), 488-493. (EI)

  10. Songfeng Lu, Yingyu Zhang, Fang Liu. An efficient quantum search engine on unsorted database. Quantum Information Processing.2013, 12(10),  3265-3274 (SCI)

  11. Hua Zhao, Songfeng Lu(corresponding author), Yan Liu. A New Algorithm for Fused Blocked Pattern Matching IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences ,2013, 96(4), 830-832. (SCI)

  12. Jie Sun, Songfeng Lu(corresponding author), Fang Liu. Partial adiabatic quantum search algorithm and its extensions. Quantum Information Processing. 2013, 12(8), 2689-2699 (SCI)

  13. Jie Sun, Songfeng Lu (corresponding author), Samuel L. Braunstein. On models of nonlinear evolution pathsin adiabatic quantum algorithms. Communications in Theoretical Physics. 59(1):22-26, 2013.(SCI)

  14. Songfeng Lu, Zhao Hua. Dynamic Generalized Suffix Arrays. International Conference on Information Technology and Management Innovation (ICITMI2012), Applied Mechanics and Materials, V263-266(Part 1), 1398-1401, 2012. (EI)

  15. Songfeng Lu, Yu Zhang, Jie Sun, Liping Yang. Fully Secure Ciphertext-Policy Attribute-Based Encryption in Prime Order Group. International Conference on Information Technology and Management Innovation (ICITMI2012), Applied Mechanics and Materials, V263-266(Part 1), 2920-2923, 2012. (EI)

  16. Hua Zhao, Songfeng Lu. Indexed swap matching for short patterns. IEICE Transactions on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences, 2012,E95-A(1), 362-366. (SCI)

  17. Jie Sun, Songfeng Lu(corresponding author), Yu Zhang. Different Approaches for Implementing Quantum Search by Adiabatic Evolution. AASRI Conference on Computational Intelligence and Bioinformatics, 2012.07.01-02, 58-62, Changsha China, (ISTP)

  18. Jie Sun, Songfeng Lu(corresponding author), Fang Liu. Speedup in adiabatic evolution based quantum algorithms. Science China Physics, Mechanics and Astronomy, 55(9), 1630-1634, 2012. (SCI)

  19. Jie Sun, Songfeng Lu(corresponding author). On the adiabatic evolution of one-dimensional projector hamiltonians. International Journal of Quantum Information, 10(4),1250046, 2012. (SCI)

  20. Jie Sun, Songfeng Lu(corresponding author),Fang Liu, Liping Yang.Partial evolution based local adiabatic quantum search. Chinese Physics B,21(1), 010306, 2012. (SCI)

  21. Xin Mao, Yang Liu, Songfeng Lu(corresponding author), You Li. A New Secure Communications Solution for Network Application. Advanced Engineering Forum. Vol 6-7, 932-936, 2012

  22. JichuanWu, Xin Mao, Songfeng Lu(corresponding author). A Qualitative Performance Comparison and Analysis of Suffix Array, FM-index and Compressed Suffix Array. In Proc of the 2012 International Conference on Future Information Technology and Management Science & Engineering (FITMSE 2012),348-352, 2012.

  23. Qiaoxia Zhang, Zhijie Wu, Yongkang Xu, Xin Mao, Ran Yu, Songfeng Lu(corresponding author). A New String Matching Algorithm Based on Compressed Suffix Array and  Burrows-Wheeler Transform. In Proc of the 2012International Conference on Future Information Technology and Management Science & Engineering (FITMSE 2012), 37-40, 2012.

  24. YangLiu, Songfeng Lu(corresponding author), Youqiao Zhao, Fang Liu. A Newe Parallel Encryption Scheme for Massive Data. 2011 International Conference on Instrumentation, Measurement, Computer, Communication and Control (ICIMCS2011), 343-346. (ISTP)

  25. Huimin Jia, Songfeng Lu(corresponding author). An Improved String Matching Algorithm Based on Suffix Array. 2011 International Conference on Mechanical and Electrical Technology (ICMET 2011). 579-583.

  26. Hua Zhao, Songfeng Lu (corresponding author). Compressed Index for Property Matching. 2011Data Compression Conference (DCC 2011), 133-142. (EI, CCF B类)

  27. Zhang Yingyu, Hu Heping, Lu Songfeng (corresponding author). A Quantum Search Algorithm Based on Partial Adiabatic Evolution. Chinese Physics B, 2011, 20(4), 040309-1/4. (SCI)

  28. Songfeng Lu, Chengfu Sun. Quadratic approximation based differential evolution with valuable trade off approach for bi-objective short-term hydrothermal scheduling. Expert Systems with Applications, 2011, 38(11), 13950-13960. (SCI)

  29. Yingyu Zhang, Songfeng Lu. Quantum Search by Partial Adiabatic Evolution. Physical Review A, 2010, 82(3), 034304-1/4. (SCI)

  30. Songfeng Lu, Chengfu Sun, Zhengding Lu. An improved quantum-behaved particle swarm optimization method for short-term combined economic emission hydrothermal scheduling. Energy Conversion and Management, 2010, 51(3), 561-571. (SCI)

  31. Chengfu Sun, Songfeng Lu. Short-term combined economic emission hydrothermal scheduling using improved quantum-behaved particle swarm optimization. Expert Systems with Applications, 2010, 37(6), 4232-4241. (SCI)

  32. ChengfuSun, Songfeng Lu. A Novel Solution Based on Differential Evolution for Short-term Combined Economic Emission Hydrothermal Scheduling. Engineering,2009, 1(1), 46-54. (EI)

  33. Yang Bao, Zhengding Lu, Baohua Huang, Ruixuan Li, Heping Hu, Songfeng Lu. Quorum-based Optimistic Concurrency Control in Replicated DHTs. 2009 International Symposium on Information Engineering and Electronic Commerce (IEEC 2009), 40-45.(EI, ISTP)

  34. Songfeng Lu, Chengfu Sun. Quantum-behaved Particle Swarm Optimization with Cooperative-competitive Co-evolutionary. In Proc. of the 2008 International Symposium on Knowledge Acquision and Modeling (KAM 2008) , 2008, 593-597 (EI)

  35. Songfeng Lu, Chengfu Sun. Co-evolutionary Quantum-behaved Particle Swarm Optimization with Hybrid Cooperative Search. In Proc. Of the 2008 Pacific-Asia Workshop on Computational Intelligence and Industrial Application (PACIIA, 2008), 2008, 109-113.(EI)

  36. Lu Songfeng, Feng Ling, Liu Fang, Hu Heping. SSW: A Semantics Correlation Searching Mechanism of P2P Network Resource. Mini-Micro Systems, 2008, Vol. 29, No. 8, 1507-1510. (in Chinese)

  37. FangLiu, Xiang Peng, Tianjiang Wang, Songfeng Lu. A density-based approach for text extraction in images. 19th International Conference on Pattern Recognition,2008. ICPR 2008. 1-4 (EI)

  38. Lu Songfeng, Liu Fang, Hu Bo. An Attribute Reduction Algorithm Based on Attribute Dependence. Journal of Huazhong University of Science & Technology (Nature Science), 2008, Vol. 36, No. 2, 39-41. (in Chinese)

  39. Fang Liu, Shaohua Zhu, Yuxiao Fu, Fan Fan, Tianjiang Wang, Songfeng Lu.   Image analysis of the relationship between changes of cornea and postmortem interval. Trends in Artificial Intelligence (PRICAI 2008), Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, 2008,(5351):998-1003.

  40. Songfeng Lu, Chengfu Sun, Xinjian Ma. Using E-Connection and Description Logic for Formalizing and Analyzing High-Level Petri Net. In Proc. of the 9th IEEE International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing (IEEE SYNASC 2007), 2007, 514-517. (EI)

  41. Lu Songfeng, Chen Yunkai, Yuanli. Research on Web Document Clustering Based on Sentential Maximum Frequent Word Sets. Computer Science, 2007, Vol. 34, No. 7, 154-157. (in Chinese)

  42. Lu Songfeng, Wang Dandan. Web Content Segmentation Based on Page Formats. Computer Engineering & Science, 2007, Vol. 29, No. 09, 16-18. (in Chinese)

  43. Lu Songfeng, Wang Dandan. Web Page Segmentation Algorithm for Mobile Devices. Journal of Chinese Computer Systems, 2007, Vol. 28, No. 09, 1672-1677. (in Chinese)

  44. Lu Songfeng, Gu Guibing. Research on Spam-filtering System Based on Visual Features Analysis. Application Research of Computers, 2007, Vol. 24, No. 09, 76-79. (in Chinese)

  45. Lu Songfeng, Hu Bo. A Novel Feature Reduction Algorithm Based on Core Feature Dependence. Computer Simulation, 2007, Vol. 24, No. 4, 69-71. (in Chinese)

  46. Lu Songfeng, Gong Siping. Optimization on Semantics-based Web Services Discovery Algorithm. Computer Engineering and design, 2007, Vol. 28, No.12, 72-75. (in Chinese)

  47. Songfeng Lu, Chengfu Sun, Ruixuan Li. Formalizing and Analyzing High-level Petri Net Model: A Novel Description Logic Approach, Computer Science. 2007, 33(11A ), 266-269.

  48. Lu Songfeng, Xu Chuanmin. Improving the Efficiency of Intrusion Detection by Using dynamic Rule sets and Protocol Analysis. Application of Electronic Technique, 2006, Vol. 32, No. 6, 54-57. (in Chinese)

  49. Lu Songfeng, Zhang Yongquan. Denotation of Information Based on Semantic Web. Journal of Computer Applications, 2004, Vol. 24, No. B12, 168-170. (in Chinese)

  50. Lu Songfeng, Hu Weiqi. Passing NAT of VPN by Improving UDP Based on Agent. Journal of Computer Applications, 2004, Vol. 24 No.10, 50-55. (in Chinese)

  51. Asiedu  Baffour Kojo, Songfeng Lu. Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), Internet as a Tool in the Developing World, Challenges and the Way Forward. Pakistan Journal of Information and Technology, 2003, 2 (3): 201-212

  52. Songfeng Lu, Heping Hu, and Fan Li. Mining weighted association rules. Intelligent data analysis, 2001. 5(3), 211-225. (SCI Journal)

  53. Fang Liu, Zhengding Lu, Songfeng Lu. Mining association rules using clustering. Intelligent Data Analysis, 2001, 2001,5(4): 309-326. (SCI Journal)

  54. Lu Songfeng, Lu Zhengding.Fast Algorithm for Mining the Maximum Frequent Itemsets. Journal of Software, 2001, Vol. 12, No. 2, 293-297. (in Chinese)

  55. Songfeng Lu, Zhengding Lu. A new clustering algorithm for categorical attributes.  Journal of University of Science and Technology Beijing, 2000, 7(4) (SCI)

  56. Lu Songfeng, Lu Zhengding. Fast Mining Exceptional Rules. Computer Engineering and Applications, 2000, Vol. 36, No. 5, 21-23. (in Chinese)

  57. Lu Songfeng, Lu Zhengding. Evaluation of Boundaries of Support and Confidence. Mini-Micro Systems, 2000, Vol. 21, No. 8, 851-854. (in Chinese)

  58. Lu Songfeng, Hu Heping. Discovering Relevant Databases for Multidatabase Mining. Computer Engineering and Applications, 2000, Vol. 36, No. 4, 30-31. (in Chinese)

  59. Lu Songfeng, Lu Zhengding. Fast Discovering Candidate Keys from Relational Database. Computer Engineering and Applications, 2000, Vol. 36, No. 9, 17-27. (in Chinese)

  60. Lu Songfeng, Hu Heping. Mining Optimized Association Rules with Numeric Attributes. Computer Engineering and Applications, 2000, Vol. 36, No. 8, 27-29. (in Chinese)

  61. Lu Songfeng. Taxonomy-based Network Search Engine. International Networks & Multimedia, 2000, Vol. 8, No. 1, 43-46. (in Chinese)

Selected Cases

  1. Research on adiabatic quantum computing for several questions. 2015-2017. National Natural Science Foundation of China

  2. Automatic collection and classification of electronic documents. 2014-2015. China Academy of Engineering Physics

  3. Research on Dynamic Financial Network for Criminal Investigation. 2014-2015. Xianning City Public Security Bureau

  4. Regional Health Information Platform. 2013-2014.

  5. Research on the quantum adiabatic search algorithm. 2012-2015. National Natural Science Foundation of China

  6. Text segmentation for scanned images. 2014-2015. Chengdu Jiechuong Kangbao IT Services Ltd.

  7. Research & Technology Management Information System for Hospital. 2013-2014.  Wuhan General Hospital of Guangzhou

  8. Assisted decision support system for distribution system improvement projects. 2012-2013. Wuhan Power Supply Company.

  9. Management on pre-milestone plan for power construction project management system. 2013-2013. Wuhan Power Supply Company.

  10. Wuhan Yibao e-commerce ERP system. 2012-2013.  Wuhan Yibao e-commerce company.

  11. Security enhancement for 306 projects. 2006-2008. National Institute of Security Technology

  12. The government and justice management information system. 2007-2008. Hubei Provincial Higher People's Court.

  13. Research of Compression, Encryption and Storage Technology on Massive Data. Funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2008-2011. Principal Investigator.

  14. Research on distributed encrypted full text search system. Funded by National High Technology Research and Development Program of China, 2008-2009. In charge of storage encryption and retrieval.

  15. Security and secrecy support system for databases. Funded by Middle-small enterprises innovation foundation of the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, 2007-2008. Principal Investigator.

  16. Security search engine based on access control. Funded by special foundation of software enterprises development of Hubei province, China, 2006-2008. Principal Investigator.

  17. Road toll fee system of Hubei province. Supported by Hubei Provincial Communications Department, China, 2002-2008. Principal Investigator.

  18. Middleware for security and secrecy of databases. Funded by electronic development foundation of the Ministry of Information Industry of China, 2002-2004. Principal Investigator.

Awards and Honors

  1. 2006, Scientific and technological progress award in cryptology (second class). State Cipher Administration of China.

  2. 2003, Scientific and technological progress award (third class). Science & Technology Bureau of Wuhan, China.

Courses Taught

  1. Quantum information and Quantum Computing

  2. Software Engineering

  3. Capability Maturity Model for Software

  4. Multimedia Technology

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