Professor Zhou Jianying from SUTD’s Information Systems Technology and Design (ISTD) Pillar has been appointed as Associate Centre Director for iTrust. He will work alongside the Centre Director Prof Aditya Mathur in the management of iTrust.

Prof. Zhou received PhD in Information Security from Royal Holloway, University of London. He has rich career experiences, having worked in research institutes, industry, and universities in different countries (China, USA and Singapore). Before joining SUTD, he was a principal scientist and the head of Infocomm Security Department at Institute for Infocomm Research, A*STAR. He was a security consultant at the headquarters of Oracle Corporation. He worked at Kent Ridge Digital Labs as a project manager and in National University of Singapore as a post-doctoral fellow. He also worked in Chinese Academy of Sciences as a research engineer.

Prof. Zhou’s research interests are in applied cryptography, computer and network security, cyber-physical security, mobile and wireless security. He has published 200+ referred papers at international conferences and journals with 6000+ citations, and received ESORICS’15 best paper award. He has 2 technologies being standardized in ISO/IEC 29192-4 and ISO/IEC 20009-4, respectively. He also has a number of technologies being patented.

Prof. Zhou is a co-founder & steering committee co-chair of International Conference on Applied Cryptography and Network Security (ACNS). He is also steering committee chair of ACM AsiaCCS, and steering committee member of Asiacrypt. He has served 200+ times in international crypto and security conference committees (ACM CCS & AsiaCCS, IEEE CSF, ESORICS, RAID, ACNS, Asiacrypt, PKC, FC etc.) as general chair, program chair, and PC member.

Welcome, Jianying!