He received the inaugural award of the Chris Wallace Award for outstanding research contributions to Australia and New Zealand in 2004, awarded by the Computing Research and Education Association of Australasia (CORE). This is the most prestigious award for mid career computer scientists in Australasia. The prize is available to academics for post-PhD research undertaken in a university or research institution in Australia or New Zealand. The research must include a notable breakthrough or contribution of particular significance. At most one award is made each year.

        He was one of three invited speakers of Asiacrypt 2017 Asiacrypt is one of the three flagship conferences (the other two are Crypto and Eurocrypt) organized by the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR).