- Research Scientist, Google
- Professor, Columbia University
Moti Yung is a Security and Privacy Scientist with a main interest in Cryptography: its Theory and its Real life Applications. Currently he is with Google. He graduated from Columbia University in 1988 and is an adjunct senior research faculty at Columbia till today. In parallel he has had an industrial research career working at places like IBM, RSA Labs. (EMC), and Snap. Yung is a fellow of ACM, of IEEE, of the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR). and of the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science (EATCS). Among his awards are ACM's SIGSAC Outstanding Innovation Award in 2014, and 2018 IEEE Computer Society W. Wallace McDowell Award. His research covers broad areas: from the theory and foundations, to applied systems, and actual engineering industrial efforts of cryptography and secure systems.
- Professor, Technische Universität Darmstadt
Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi is a full professor of Computer Science at the TU Darmstadt, Germany. He is the head of the Systems Security Lab at the Cybersecurity Research Center of TU Darmstadt. Since 2012 he is also the director of the Intel Collaborative Research Institute for Secure Computing and Resilient Autonomous Systems at TU Darmstadt. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Saarland, Germany. Prior to academia, he worked in R&D of Telecommunications enterprises, amongst others Ericsson Telecommunications. He has been continuously contributing to security and privacy research. For his influential research on Trusted and Trustworthy Computing he received the renowned German “Karl Heinz Beckurts” award. This award honours excellent scientific achievements with high impact on industrial innovations in Germany.
He has served as Editor-In-Chief of IEEE Security and Privacy Magazine, on editorial board of ACM Transactions on Information and System Security (TISSEC), and as guest editor of Transactions on Computer-Aided Design (TCAD), special Issue on Hardware Security and Trust. Currently he is serving on the editorial boards of ACM Security and Privacy Books, ACM Transactions on the Internet of Things (TIOT), and ACM Transactions on Design and Automation of Electronic Systems (TODAES).
- Professor, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Yongdae Kim is a professor at School of Electrical Engineering, an affiliated professor at Graduate School of Information Security, and a director at Cyber Security Research Center, all at KAIST. He also provides broad range of consulting to industries and research institute such as Samsung Electronics, Naver, National Security Research Institute. His main research interests include security of cellular network, blockchain, drone and self-driving cars.
- Associate Professor, Indiana University
- Alibaba Group
Xiaozhong Liu holds a Ph.D. from Syracuse University, USA, and is engaged in the research of text mining of natural language processing. He is also a tenured professor at the School of Information and Computing, Indiana University Bloomington. His research interests include information retrieval, natural language processing, text mining, web mining, and human computing. Dr. Liu has led a number of research projects funded by the US national funding agencies. He has also published papers in relevant top conferences and journals, along with serving as a reviewer and chairs of well-known conferences and journals.