Co-Centre Director and Professor
Singapore University of Technology and Design


Prof. Jianying Zhou received PhD in Information Security from Royal Holloway, University of London. Before joining SUTD, he was a principal scientist and the head of Infocomm Security Department at Institute for Infocomm Research, A*STAR. He also worked at the headquarters of Oracle as a security consultant.

Prof. Zhou’s research interests are in applied cryptography and network security, cyber-physical system security, mobile and wireless security. He has published 200+ referred papers at international conferences and journals with 8000+ 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.

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 cyber security conference committees (ACM CCS & AsiaCCS, IEEE CSF, ESORICS, RAID, ACNS, Asiacrypt, FC, PKC etc.) as general chair, program chair, and PC member. He has also been in the editorial board of top cyber security journals including IEEE Security & Privacy, IEEE TDSC, IEEE TIFS, Computers & Security.