Our People

Prof. Lam Kwok Yan

Director, SCRIPTS
Professor, School of Computer Science and Engineering

Email: kwokyan.lam@ntu.edu.sg 

Professor Lam Kwok Yan is a renowned Cyber Security researcher and practitioner. He has collaborated extensively with law-enforcement agencies, government regulators, telecommunication operators and financial institutions in various aspects of Infocomm and Cyber Security in the region.

Prior to joining NTU, he has been a Professor of the Tsinghua University, PR China (2002-2010) and a faculty member of the National University of Singapore and the University of London since 1990. He was a visiting scientist at the Isaac Newton Institute of the Cambridge University and a visiting professor at the European Institute for Systems Security. In 1997, he founded PrivyLink International Ltd, a spin-off company of the National University of Singapore, specializing in e-security technologies for homeland security and financial systems. In 2012, he co-founded Soda Pte Ltd with a HK-based medical clinics operator. Soda (or Safe of Data App), the Winner of the Most Innovative Start Up Award at the RSA 2015 Conference, is a technology start-up which specialises in data security protection of mobile cloud users. In 1998, he received the Singapore Foundation Award from the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in recognition of his R&D achievement in Information Security in Singapore.  Professor Lam received his B.Sc. (First Class Honours) from the University of London in 1987 and his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge in 1990.

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Prof. Wang Huaxiong
Deputy Director, SCRIPTS
Associate Professor, School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences

Email: hxwang@ntu.edu.sg

Professor Wang Huaxiong received a PhD​ in Mathematics from University of Haifa, Israel in 1996 and a PhD in Computer Science from University of Wollongong, Australia in 2001. He has been an associate professor at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore since 2006, where he also served as the Head of Division of Mathematical Sci​ences in 2013-2015.

Prior to NTU, he held faculty positions at Macquarie University and University of Wollongong in Australia. He also held visiting positions at ENS de Lyon in France, Fujian Normal University in China, City University of Hong Kong, National University of Singapore and Kobe University in Japan.

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Prof. Zhao Jun
Deputy Director, SCRIPTS
Assistant​ Professor, School of Computer Science and Engineering

Email: junzhao@ntu.edu.sg

Jun Zhao is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Science and Engineering at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore. He received a PhD degree from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in the USA, and a bachelor's degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China.

His research interests are as follows:
• AI and Data Science: federated learning, deep learning, adversarial machine learning, computer vision (CV), natural language processing (NLP), reinforcement learning, optimization, etc.
• City Brain and Smart Nation: federated learning, Internet of Things (IoT), cloud/edge/fog computing, 6G wireless communications, signal processing, smart grid, cyber-physical systems (CPS).
• Security and Privacy: federated learning, blockchains, adversarial machine learning, differential privacy, applied cryptography, secure multi-party computation.
His papers have received Best Paper Awards in several conferences and journals.
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Assoc. Prof. Anupam Chattopadhyay 

School of Computer Science & Engineering

Anupam Chattopadhyay is an associate professor with the School of Computer Science and Engineering in NTU. He received his B.E. degree from Jadavpur University, India, MSc. from ALaRI, Switzerland and PhD from RWTH Aachen in 2000, 2002 and 2008 respectively. From 2008 to 2009, he worked as a Member of Consulting Staff in CoWare R&D, Noida, India. From 2010 to 2014, he led the MPSoC Architectures Research Group in RWTH Aachen, Germany as a Junior Professor. Since September, 2014, Anupam was appointed as an Assistant Professor in SCSE, NTU, where he got promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure from August, 2019. In the past, he held visiting positions at Politecnico di Torino, Italy; EPFL, Switzerland; Technion, Israel and Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata. Anupam’s research interests are in security/privacy technologies, efficient application-specific system design, emerging nanotechnologies, and electronic design automation. He is a senior member of ACM and a senior member of IEEE. Anupam received Borcher's plaque from RWTH Aachen, Germany for outstanding doctoral dissertation in 2008, nomination for the best IP award in the ACM/IEEE DATE Conference 2016 and nomination for the best paper award in the International Conference on VLSI Design 2018, 2020

 

Assoc. Prof. Adams Kong 

School of Computer Science & Engineering

Prof. Kong is an associate professor with the School of Computer Science and Engineering in NTU. He has developed three patents, of which, four were approved and others were filed. He served as an expert witness to the US Department of Justice for child sexual abuse cases in 2008, consultant for legal cases in Singapore, as well as associate editor for TIFS. Since attaining his Ph.D. from the University of Waterloo, Canada in 2007, he has published 12 journals and over 20 conference papers, including TPAMI, TIP, TIFS, TSMC, TCSVT, CVPR and Pattern Recognition. His research interests include pattern recognition, image processing, computer vision, and biometric security.

 

Assoc. Prof. Ng Wee Keong 

School of Computer Science & Engineering

Prof. Ng is an associate professor with the School of Computer Science and Engineering in NTU. He contributes to companies and industries as technology consultant on projects involving data analytics, artificial intelligence, data privacy and security, and blockchain. His other appointments include associate editor and member of editorial boards of five journals. His areas of research specialisation include machine learning, privacy-preserving data analytical techniques, query-permissible encrypted databases, enterprise blockchain systems, data security, and blockchain security.


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Asst. Prof. Guo Jian 

School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences

Guo Jian is currently an assistant professor with the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences in NTU. Prior to joining the university, he was a principal investigator in Temasek Labs. After the completion of his doctorate from NTU in 2011, he joined the Institute for Infocomm Research in Singapore. Over the years, his research interests focused on symmetric-key cryptography, particulary in cryptanalysis, design and implementation of (lightweight) hash functions, block ciphers, authenticated encryption schemes, as well as their applications including message authentication codes.

 

Asst. Prof. Kiah Han Mao 

School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences

Han Mao Kiah is an assistant professor with the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences in NTU. Prior to his appointment at the university, he was a postdoctoral research associate at the Coordinated Science Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He earned his doctorate degree in mathematics from NTU in 2014. His key focus remains in coding theory including design and analysis of encoding and decoding schemes, bounds on the size and constructions of optimal codes as well as combinatorics such as construction of combinatorial designs with application to codes, methods in enumerative and extremal combinatorics.

 

Prof. Ronald Cramer

CWI & Leiden University, the Netherlands

Professor Cramer is head and founder of the Cryptology Group at CWI, the national research institute for mathematics and computer science in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and he is professor at the Mathematical Institute, Leiden University (both since 2004). He holds a PhD from University of Amsterdam (1997, cryptology) and an MSc from Leiden University (1992, pure maths.). During 1997--2004 he held research positions at ETH Zurich and University of Aarhus. Since 2008, he is a visiting professor at Division of Mathematical Sciences at NTU. Cramer is a Fellow of IACR, the International Association for Cryptologic Research, and he is Member of the KNAW, the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences. He is an author (with Damgard and Nielsen) of the book Secure Multiparty Computation and Secret Sharing (Cambridge University Press, 2015), the first textbook on secure computation. His research area  is cryptology,  particularly,  secure computation,  public-key cryptography,  cryptographic protocol theory, and mathematical cryptology at-large.

 

Prof. Benny Pinkas  

Bar Ilan University, Israel

He is a professor in the Department of Computer Science in Bar Ilan University since 2010. Prior to joining the university, he was a researcher at STAR Lab of Intertrust Technologies in Princeton, and at HP Labs in Haifa. He was also a faculty member in the University of Haifa and a visiting scientist in Google in 2011-2012. He received his Ph.D. from Weizmann Institute of Science in 2000. His clinical and scientific research interests include design and analysis of solutions to applied security problems using the methods of the theory of cryptography, with a focus on secure multi-party computation.

 

Dr. Eran Toch

Tel Aviv University, Israel

Dr. Eran Toch is an assistant professor at the Department of Industrial Engineering, Tel Aviv University, co-head of the iWit Lab (Interacting with Technology Lab), and also a visiting professor at the Department of Industrial Engineering, Cornell Tech, in New York. Prior to that, he was a post-doctoral fellow at Carnegie Mellon University, and obtained his Ph.D. from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. His research works has focused on Usable privacy and security, Human-Computer Interaction, and Machine Learning in analyzing Human Behavior.

 

Prof. Xun Yi 

RMIT University, Australia

Xun Yi is a professor with the Computer Science and Software Engineering, School of Science, RMIT University, Australia. His research interests include applied cryptography, computer and network security, mobile and wireless communication security, and data privacy protection. Recently, his has led some Australia Research Council (ARC) Discovery Projects in data privacy protection. Since 2014, he has been an Associate Editor for IEEE Trans. Dependable and Secure Computing. He has published more than 160 research papers in international journals and conference proceedings.

 

Prof. Xing Chaoping

School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences

Prof. Xing has been with NTU since 2007. Prior to joining NTU, he was working with National University of Singapore during 1998-2007. He joined University of Essen, Germany in 1993-1995 as an Alexander von Humboldt fellow from 1993 to 1995, and then Institute of Information Processing, Austrian Academy of Sciences until 1998. Prof. Xing received his Ph.D. from University of Science and Technology of China, and became associate professor in the university. His research areas include algebraic curves over finite fields, coding theory, cryptography and quasi-Monte Carlo methods.

Dr. Sourav Sen Gupta 
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests:

  • Cryptographic Designs
  • Cryptanalysis
  • Machine Learning in Cybersecurity​ 
Dr Lu

Dr. Lu Xian Hui
Research Fellow

Research Interests:

  • Lattice-based Cryptography
  • Post-Quantum Cryptography
  • Theory of Provable Security 

Dr. Ivan Tjuawinata
Research Fellow

Research Interests:

  • Design and Application of Multi-Party Computation schemes
  • Coding-based Cryptosystem
  • Coding Theory      
Melody

Dr. Yang Mengmeng
Research Fellow

Research Interests:

  • Differential Privacy​
  • Privacy-preserving Technology​
  • Machine Learning in Privacy-preserving​  

Dr. Nguyen Tan Thong
Research Fellow

Research Interests:

  • Differential Privacy
  • Survival Data Analysis​
  • Cryptographic Techniques for Data Privacy in Machine Learning​   

Dr. Zhao Yong Jun
Research Fellow

Research Interests:

  • Privacy-Enhancing Technologies
  • Cryptography in the Cloud
  • Blockchain and Applied Cryptography   
Zuo Cong

Dr. Zuo Cong
Research Fellow

Research Interests:

  • Searchable Symmetric Encryption
  • Data Privacy Cloud Security
  • Applied Cryptography
Helin

Dr. Yang Helin
Research Fellow

Research Interests:

  • Wireless Communications
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Privacy-Preserving Algorithms

Xiangning

Dr. Wang Xiangning
Research Fellow

Research Interests:

  • Differential Privacy
  • Cryptography


Linru

Dr. Zhang Linru
Research Fellow

Research Interests:

  • Functional Encryption
  • Leakage-resilient Cryptography


Jason wong

Mr. Jason Wong
Research Engineer

Research Interests:

  • Privacy-preserving Machine Learning
  • Homomorphic Encryption
  • Federated Learning
  • System Plumbing

Ms Carla Iris Mao

Research Engineer

Research Interests:

  • Adversarial Attacks on neural networks
  • Transfer Learning

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Mr. Low Yang Chiang
Research Engineer II

Main Tasks:

  • Collaborate the relevant research design and participate in the project, according to requirement & specifications of product development
  • Promote and conduct Privacy Preserving awareness workshop to public
Jenn Ong

Ms. Jenn Ong
Centre Manager

Main Tasks:

  • Coordinate the Centre research activities and implementation of industrial projects
  • Facilitate the collaboration work between the Centre and Industry Partners
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Ms. Teo Li Yan
Senior Executive

Main Tasks:

  • General administrative support and facilities management
  • Office assets and expenses tracking​

Alumni

HL2

Mr. Lau Hon Leong
Senior Research Engineer I

Research Interests:

  • ML & Federated Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Explainable AI for Decision Support
  • Smart Infrastructure Systems Research
Elmo

Mr. Elmo Huang Xu Yun
Research Engineer

Research Interests:

  • Multi-Party Computation
  • Signature Schemes
  • Blockchain Technology 
KH

Mr. Goh Khai Hong
Research Engineer

Research Interests:

  • Privacy-preserving Data Analytics
  • Data Analytics in Cybersecurity
  • Federated Learning
SL

Dr. Su Le
Research Fellow

Research Interests:

  • Applied Public-Key Cryptography
  • Privacy Preserving Technologies
  • Application of Crypto Technique in Security Domain
SL

Dr. Bao Zhen Zhen
Research Fellow

Research Interests:

  • Searchable Symmetric Encryption
  • Symmetric-Key Cryptography
    SL

    Dr. Song Ling
    Research Fellow

    Research Interests:

    • Differential Privacy
    • Symmetric-Key Cryptography
      SL

      Ms. Stella Tan Hui Bin
      Research Engineer

      Main Tasks:

      • Data Protection Policies
      • PP-Tech Workshops content planning
        AY

        Dr. Alice Yan Sin Yee
        Research Fellow

        Research Interests:

        • Differential Privacy
        • Symmetric-Key Cryptography

         

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          Dr. Wojciech Michal Matkowski
          Research Fellow

          Research Interests:

          • Machine Learning and algorithm
          • Deep Learning

           

          Mr. Jeremiah Lock
          Research Engineer

          Research Interests:

          • Statistics and mathematics

           

              YC

              Mr. Chen Yu Cheng
              Visiting PhD Student

              Research Interests:

              • Multimedia Privacy Protection
              • Design and Analysis of Images
              • Video Encryption Schemes
                    XD

                    Ms. Wang Xiaodi
                    Visiting PhD Student

                    Research Interests:

                    • Multi-Party Computation
                    • Differential Privacy