演讲嘉宾

Yibao Bao
  • Senior Security Expert, Alibaba Group

包义保,阿里巴巴集团安全部基础安全基础技术研究团队高级技术专家,从事密码与数据安全方向的研究工作,目前主要在硬件密码技术及Intel SGX安全方面从事研究及其应用工作,关注其在高性能密码、知识产权保护、高级密码应用(功能加密、密文计算、可信证明等),致力于将其应用于云计算及其它分布式环境中。在加入阿里巴巴之前,是解放军信息工程大学副教授,从事密码分析与密码工程、网络安全、安全策略形式化分析工作等。

Yiqun Cai
  • Vice President, Alibaba Group

蔡依群,阿里巴巴集团基础架构事业群网络研发事业部副总裁,负责阿里巴巴全球网络基础设施和平台的研发和运营。之前就职于微软Windows Azure网络团队。加入微软之前,在Cisco任Distinguished Engineer. 著有10多篇互联网标准(Internet RFC),并持有多项网络领域专利。本科毕业于复旦大学计算机科学系,研究生毕业于加拿大Alberta大学计算机科学系。

Bolin Ding
  • Senior Technical Expert, Alibaba Group

丁博麟,阿里巴巴达摩院智能计算实验室资深技术专家。2005年于中国人民大学完成数学与应用数学本科学习,之后于香港中文大学和美国伊利诺伊大学香槟分校分别获得系统工程硕士学位和计算机科学博士学位。研究兴趣围绕大规模数据的管理和分析,研究方向包括实时近似查询算法和系统,数据隐私保护,查询处理和优化算法,以及数据挖掘和机器学习算法及应用。2018年加入阿里巴巴。之前就职于美国微软研究院担任研究员,期间多项成果应用于业界重要软件和服务,并获得2017年微软隐私技术杰出贡献奖。

Haixin Duan
  • Professor, Tsinghua University

段海新博士,清华大学网络研究院教授,清华大学-360企业安全联合研究中心主任。在网络安全领域有20多年的教学、科研和管理经验,多项研究成果发表在国际竞争最为激烈四大安全顶级学术会议上(IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy, USENIX Security, CCS, NDSS) , 曾获获NDSS杰出论文奖、中央网信办首届“网络安全优秀人才”奖。段海新教授是世界知名攻防战队“蓝莲花”的联合创始人,网络安全研究国际学术论坛(InForSec)的联合创始人。

Liyue Fan
  • Assistant Professor, University at Albany

Dr. Liyue Fan is an Assistant Professor at the University at Albany, SUNY.  Her primary research interests are data privacy and database applications.  She holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Emory University and a B.S. in Mathematics from Zhejiang University (and a Chu Kochen ACEE alumna).  Prior to joining SUNY, she spent two years as a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Southern California.  She was named one of the "Rising Stars in EECS" by MIT in 2015.  Her current research activities are supported by NSF and SUNY.

Chunpei Feng
  • Senior Director, Alibaba Group

冯春培,现任蚂蚁金服基础安全及生态负责人。2004年入职阿里巴巴,带领数据库团队奠定了阿里巴巴在国内数据库应用领域的领先地位,在支付宝领导了数据平台登月一号项目,推动了实时数据平台及图数据库发展。目前负责蚂蚁金服基础安全和生态合作,启动蚂蚁新一代安全体系升级,并推动生物特征识别技术在移动支付安全领域应用及相关国家标准建设。

Marco Gaboardi
  • Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo

Marco Gaboardi is an assistant professor at the University at Buffalo, SUNY. Previously, he was a faculty at the University of Dundee, Scotland. He received his PhD from the University of Torino, Italy, and the Institute National Polytechnique de Lorraine, France. He was a visitor scholar at the University of Pennsylvania and at Harvard’s CRCS center, and recipient of a EU Marie Curie Fellowship. His research is in programming language design and implementation, and in differential privacy.

Juan Garay
  • Professor, Texas A&M University

Since the beginning of Fall '17, Juan Garay is a full professor at Texas A&M University's Computer Science & Engineering Department. Previously, after receiving his PhD in Computer Science from Penn State, he was a postdoc at the Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel), and held research positions at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Bell Labs, AT&T Labs--Research, and Yahoo Research. His research interests include both foundational and applied aspects of cryptography and information security. He has published extensively in the areas of cryptography, network security, distributed computing, and algorithms; has been involved in the design, analysis and implementation of a variety of secure systems; and is the recipient of over two dozen patents. Dr. Garay has served on the program committees of numerous conferences and international panels---including co-chairing Crypto 2013 and 2014, the discipline's premier conference. He has just been appointed a Fellow of the IACR.

Daibin Ge
  • Product Management, Alibaba Group

葛岱斌,阿里云安全产品总监,从事安全行业10余年,加入阿里云之前在美国旧金山湾区的Cisco, FireEye等网络安全公司从事安全产品管理的相关工作。

Guofei Gu
  • Associate Professor, Texas A&M University

Dr. Guofei Gu is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at Texas A&M University (TAMU). Before coming to Texas A&M, he received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology. His research interests are in network and systems security, such as malware and APT defense, software-defined networking (SDN/NFV) security, mobile and IoT security, and intrusion/anomaly detection. Dr. Gu is a recipient of 2010 NSF CAREER Award, 2013 AFOSR Young Investigator Award, 2010 IEEE S&P Best Student Paper Award, 2015 ICDCS Best Paper Award, 2016-2017 TAMU College of Engineering Charles H. Barclay Jr. '45 Faculty Fellow Award, and a Google Faculty Research Award. He is an active member of the security research community and has pioneered several new research directions such as botnet detection/defense and SDN security. Dr. Gu has served on the program committees of top-tier security conferences such as IEEE S&P, ACM CCS, USENIX Security, and NDSS, among many others. He is an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (T-IFS) and the Steering Committee co-chair for International Conference on Security and Privacy in Communication Networks (SecureComm). He is currently directing the SUCCESS (Secure Communication and Computer Systems) Lab at TAMU.

Te Hang
  • Senior Security Expert, Alibaba Group

杭特,阿里巴巴安全部猎户座实验室、双子座实验室负责人

Feng Hao
  • Professor, University of Warwick

Feng Hao is a Professor of Security Engineering in the Department of Computer Science, University of Warwick. He graduated with a PhD in 2007 from the Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge. He had six years working experience in the security industry before joining Newcastle University as a lecturer in 2010 and was promoted to Reader in 2014 and Professor in 2018. He holds a prestigious ERC Starting Grant and an ERC Proof-of-Concept grant. He co-invented J-PAKE, which has been adopted by the Thread Group as an industry standard for IoT commissioning, and has been included into the ISO/IEC 11770-4 standard. He co-invented DRE-i, which presents a new paradigm of designing e-voting systems that are end-to-end verifiable but without involving any tallying authorities. Other cryptographic protocols that he (co-)invented include AV-net, OV-net, YAK, J-PAKE+, SPEKE+ and DRE-ip. In 2017, he co-edited, with Peter Ryan, a book entitled "Real-World Electronic Voting: Design, Analysis and Deployment" (CRC Press), which consolidates the state of the art in the e-voting field in real-world settings. Currently he serves on the editorial boards of the IEEE Security & Privacy magazine and the Journal of Information Security and Applications (Elsevier) as an Associate Editor.

Cheng Hong
  • Senior Security Expert, Alibaba Group

洪澄,阿里巴巴安全部双子座实验室高级安全专家。2006年获中国科学技术大学软件工程学士学位,2012年获中国科学院大学信息安全博士学位。研究兴趣包括数据库安全、数据安全与隐私保护、应用密码学等。曾在国内外相关期刊、会议发表论文10余篇,他引量200余次。

Yan Huang
  • Assistant Professor, Indiana University

Dr. Yan Huang has been working on developing practical multiparty computation protocols for eight years. His research products include prototypes for securely executing extreme-scale computations with budgeted resource, secure protocols over large-scale datasets such as human genomes and medical records, and many open source programming tools for constructing and deploying efficient MPC protocols. Dr. Huang advocates a wholistic point of view on building practical MPC applications using an eco-system of tools and techniques from Theory, Systems, PL, and Algorithmic research.

Sihai Hu
  • Senior Technical Expert, Alibaba Group

胡四海,阿里巴巴集团资深技术专家,现负责集团安全部:风控引擎、风控计算平台、国际风控技术。8年以上风控相关领域的研究与风控引擎的开发,建造阿里多项核心风控产品。在风控领域拥有10+项技术发明专利,遍布风险防控各个领域。

Zhenkai Liang
  • Associate Professor, National University of Singapore

Dr. LIANG Zhenkai is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at National University of Singapore. His research interests are in system and software security, and security in emerging platforms, such as Web, mobile, and Internet-of-things (IoT). He has been publishing high-impact papers in top security and software engineering conferences, and has won several best paper awards, including the Outstanding Paper Award at the Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC) in 2003, the Best Paper Award at the USENIX Security Symposium in 2007, the ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper at the ESEC and ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC-FSE) in 2009. He has been actively served as technical committee members and editorial board members of top security conferences and journals, including ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), USENIX Security Symposium, Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), and IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC). He also serves as a member of the Steering Group of NDSS. He has taught various undergraduate-level and graduate-level courses. He has won the Annual Teaching Excellence Award of NUS in 2014 and 2015, and has been publishing his teaching techniques and philosophy. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Stony Brook University in 2006, and B.S. degrees in Computer Science and Economics from Peking University in 1999.

Long Lu
  • Assistant Professor, Northeastern University

Prof. Long Lu directs the Systems and Software Security Lab at Northeastern University in USA. His recent research is focused on the security of emerging platforms, such as IoT/CPS. He constantly publishes in the top-tier computer security conferences and is frequently invited to serve on their program committees. His research outcomes have been adopted by IBM, Microsoft, NEC, and Samsung.
Long holds a PhD in Computer Science from Georgia Tech. He is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award and the US Air Force Faculty Fellowship.

Jun Sakuma
  • Professor, University of Tsukuba

Jun Sakuma received a Ph.D degree in Engineering from the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo Japan in 2003. He has been a professor in the Department of Computer Science, School of System and Information Engineering, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan, since 2016. He has also been a team leader of Artificial Intelligence Security and Privacy team in the Center for Advanced Intelligence Project, RIKEN, since 2016. Prior to that, he worked as an associate professor in the same department of University of Tsukuba (2009--2016). He worked as an assistant professor in the Department of Computational Intelligence and Systems Science, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan (2004--2009). He worked as a researcher at Tokyo Research Laboratory, IBM, Tokyo Japan (2003--2004). His research interests include machine learning and AI security and privacy. He is a member of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers of Japan (IEICE).

Kun Sun
  • Associate Professor, George Mason University

Dr. Kun Sun is an associate professor in the Department of Information Sciences and Technology at George Mason University. He is also the director of Sun Security Laboratory and the Chief Scientist of Center for Secure Information Systems. He joined George Mason University after serving as Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at College of William and Mary. He has more than 15 years working experience in both industry and academia. He received his PhD from Department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University. His research focuses on systems and network security. The main thrusts of his research include trusted computing, moving target defense, cyber deception, software security, security on Internet of Things (IoT), cloud security, mobile security, and password management. He published over 70 technical papers on security conferences and journals including IEEE S&P, ACM CCS, NDSS, IEEE DSN, ESORICS, ACSAC, IEEE TDSC, and IEEE TIFS, and two papers won the Best Paper Award.

Qiang Tang
  • Assistant Professor, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Qiang Tang is an assistant professor at New Jersey Institute of Technology, and he is also the Director of JD-NJIT-ISCAS joint research lab on blockchain technology. Before joining NJIT, he was a postdoc at Cornell University and the Initiative of CryptoCurrency and Contracts (IC3). Qiang's research interests spans multiple topics of cryptography and blockchain, and his work mostly appeared in top crypto/security/distributed computing venues. He is the founding co-chair of IEEE SMC society blockchain technical committee, served as program committees for multiple top venues, and was invited as expert reviewer for grant proposals from Canada, Hong Kong, and China. His research was supported by NSF, DoE, JD.com, Protocol Labs, Particl Foundation, and NJIT.

Cong Wang
  • Associate Professor, City University of Hong Kong

Dr. Cong Wang is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong. He received his Ph.D. degree in the Electrical and Computer Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, USA, M.E. degree in Communication and Information System, and B.E. in Electronic Information Engineering, both from Wuhan University, China. His current research interests include data and computation outsourcing security in the context of cloud computing, blockchain and decentralized application, network security in emerging Internet architecture, multimedia security, and privacy-enhancing technologies in the context of big data and IoT. He has published frequently in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. His H-index is 30, and his total citation has exceeded 15,700, according to Google Scholar, as of Oct. 2018. He is one of the Founding Members of the Young Academy of Sciences of Hong Kong. He received the Outstanding Supervisor Award in 2017 and the President’s Awards from City University of Hong Kong in 2016. He is a co-recipient of the Best Student Paper Award of IEEE ICDCS 2017, the Best Paper Award of IEEE MSN 2015 and CHINACOM 2009. His research has been supported by multiple government research fund agencies, including National Natural Science Foundation of China, Hong Kong Research Grants Council, and Hong Kong Innovation and Technology Commission. He serves/has served as associate editor for IEEE Internet of Things Journal and IEEE Networking Letters, and TPC co-chairs for a number of IEEE conferences/workshops. He is a senior member of the IEEE, and member of the ACM.

Le Wang
  • Senior Security Expert, Alibaba Group

王乐,现任菜鸟安全部和研发中台技术部负责人。 2007年加入阿里巴巴,拥有多年的开发和技术管理经验,先后带领应用运维、PMO、GOC(全球运行指挥中心)团队,多次保障集团重大项目成功运行。

Xiao Wang
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Xiao Wang is a postdoc researcher hosted by Vinod Vaikuntanathan at MIT and Ran Canetti at Boston University. He will join Northwestern University as an assistant professor in 2019 fall. Xiao Wang obtained his Ph.D. at the University of Maryland, where he was advised by Jonathan Katz. 
His research interests include computer security, privacy, and cryptography, particularly on practical multi-party computation, oblivious RAM, and post-quantum cryptography. For this work, he has received a Best Paper Award in Applied Cyber Security at CSAW 2015, an iDASH Competition Award in 2015, a Human Longevity Inc. Award for MPC in 2016, and an ACM CCS Best Paper Award in 2017.

Yongge Wang
  • Professor, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Dr. Yongge Wang is a professor at UNC Charlotte. Dr. Wang has published extensively on research topics including algorithmic information theory, cryptography, and post-quantum security. Dr. Wang has proved several classical results in modern effective randomness research which are included as the fundamental theorems in most Algorithmic Information Theory graduate textbooks. Dr. Wang is the holder of three patents and the inventor of two IEEE 1363 standardized techniques. Dr. Wang is one of the designers for fundamental W3C and IETF XML security techniques such as XMLENC and XMLDSig syntax. These standards are the starting point for all XML related security techniques. Dr. Wang played important roles in developing research and education programs at UNC Charlotte. Recently, Dr. Wang has been working on fully homomorphic encryption, garbled computation techniques, and apply these techniques to achieve privacy preserving computation in cloud. Dr. Wang has designed quantum resistant public key encryption techniques RLCE (http://quantumca.org) and developed the software package readily to be integrated into current Internet infrastructure. Dr. Wang's RLCE techniques is currently under consideration as a candidate by NIST as the next generation of post-quantum cryptography techniques (https://csrc.nist.gov/projects/post-quantum-cryptography/round-1-submissions ). Dr. Wang is currently an academic advisor for the Cryptic Labs https://crypticlabs.org/leadership/ that builds a unique community of illustrious cryptography and security advisors, Nobel Memorial Prize winners, researchers and innovative blockchain entrepreneurs who work on decentralize and distributed trust.

Duncan Wong
  • Founder and CEO, CryptoBLK

Dr Duncan Wong is the Founder and CEO of CryptoBLK, a technology company focusing on building and operating Blockchain enterprise solutions for the global financial market. CryptoBLK is specializing in developing trade finance, and asset management platforms. CryptoBLK also has a Blockchain platform called DLTapp-as-a-Service (DaaS) which supports hybrid deployment on both cloud and on-premises.
Before founding CryptoBLK, Dr Wong was in charge of the Financial Technologies (FinTech) Initiative of the largest R&D Center in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI). The FinTech Initiative focused on Cybersecurity, Blockchain or Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Analytics, and Machine Learning.
Before joining ASTRI in 2014, Dr Wong had been a professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, then the City University of Hong Kong for 12 years, and tenured in the Department of Computer Science at City University of Hong Kong in 2009. Information Security, Cryptography, and Blockchain technologies are his primary R&D interests, in particular, cryptographic systems, encryption and digital signature, and crypto-currencies. Dr Wong has authored over 200 publications in Cryptography and Information Security, and has served as a member including the chair of the program committee for over 100 international conferences in cryptography and information security.

Ye Wu
  • Co-founder & Chief Scientist, DataCloak

吴烨,数篷科技(DataCloak Tech.)联合创始人兼首席科学家。前百度主任架构师、企业安全与隐私保护首席架构师;曾领导研发超大规模访问控制系统(Giano)。研究兴趣和实践领域包括:差分隐私、安全多方计算、智能异常分析与检测、软件定义安全以及可信计算等方向。同时在学术界任职有:西安电子科技大学兼职教授、博士生导师;国防科技大学客座研究员;中国中文信息学会·大数据安全与隐私保护专委会副主任;中国电子学会·隐私计算专委会委员;国家重点研发计划·隐私保护专项课题核心专家;ACM SIGSAC CHINA程序委员会委员等。吴烨毕业于美国史蒂文斯理工学院(Stevens Inst. of Tech.)取得计算机科学博士学位;先后在国际安全领域重要学术会议和期刊发表论文20多篇、并担任多个学术会议的领域主席及多次出席Keynote演讲等。

Hui Xia
  • Senior Technical Expert, Alibaba Group

夏辉,阿里巴巴集团资深技术专家,现负责大文娱风险治理。

Xiaokui Xiao
  • Associate Professor, National University of Singapore

Xiaokui Xiao is an associate professor at the School of Computing, National University of Singapore (NUS). Prior to joining NUS, he was an associate professor at the School of Computer Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University. He obtained a PhD in Computer Science from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2008. His research focuses on data management, especially on data privacy and algorithms for large data. He is serving as associate editors for the International Journal on Very Large Data Bases (VLDBJ) and the IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE).

Yubin Xia
  • Associate Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Yubin Xia, associate professor in Shanghai Jiao Tong University, IEEE/ACM member, CCF senior member. His research interests include operating systems, system virtualization, computer architecture, etc. He has published papers on international conferences including ISCA, HPCA, USENIX ATC, EuroSys, MobiSys, FAST, CCS, USENIX Security, etc. He also serves as PC member for multiple conferences including OSDI’18 and MobiSys’18. His team has developed T6, a TEE OS for mobile devices, which won the first prize of “Challenge Cup” in 2015, and has been deployed in commercial products.

Ting Yu
  • Research Director, Qatar Computing Research Institute

Ting Yu is the research director of the cyber security group of Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), Hamad Bin Khalifa University. Before joining QCRI in 2013, he was an associate professor in the faculty of Computer Science Department, North Carolina State University. He obtained his BS from Peking University in 1997, MS from Minnesota University in 1998, and PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2003, all in computer science. He is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award in 2007. His research areas focus on privacy preserving data analysis, data anonymization, and security data analytics.

Yu Yu
  • Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Yu Yu is currently a professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He obtained his BSc from Fudan University in 2003, and then his PhD from Nanyang Technological University in 2006. He worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the UCL Crypto Group during 2008-2010. His research focuses on cryptography, in particular, side-channel analysis, pseudorandomness, and post-quantum cryptography. He has published a number of papers at flagship crypto and security conferences such as Crypto, Eurocrypt, TCC, Asiacrypt and CCS. He is also a member of the Asiacrypt Steering Committee.

Bingsheng Zhang
  • Lecturer (Assistant Professor), Lancaster University

Dr. Bingsheng Zhang is the programme director of Msc. Cyber security and security group leader at Lancaster University. Dr. Zhang specializes in cryptography and cyber security. He has published over 50 papers in peer-reviewed security/cryptography conferences and journals, including the world's leading ones, such as EUROCRYPT, ASIACRYPT, ACM CCS, PKC, ICDCS, FC, PODC, IEEE Security & Privacy, IEEE Trans. Mob. Comput., and IEEE Trans. Inf. Forensics Security, etc. In the recent years, his research efforts mainly focus on secure computing, verifiable electronic voting (e-voting) and blockchain security. He is currently running several projects with EPSRC and PETRAS grants on blockchain security and e-voting security. Meanwhile, he is collaborating with many blockchain technology companies, including Blockchain Institute, Ergo Platform, and IOHK.

Fan Zhang
  • Associate Professor, Zhejiang University

张帆,浙江大学信息与电子工程副教授,浙江省千人。现任浙江大学网络安全研究中心兼聘教授,浙江大学-阿里巴巴前沿技术研究中心AZFT核心成员。主要研究方向是硬件安全、旁路攻防、物联网安全等。近五年来发表学术论文约40余篇,其中以第一/通讯作者发表的SCI/EI论文约30篇。近三年,核心工作主要发表在高水平SCI期刊和国际会议上。2018年在硬件安全国际顶级会议CHES上发表浙江大学署名单位的第一篇论文,也是该年度大会上唯一的中国高校论文。2018年获中国密码学会最佳论文。担任JoC、IEEE TIFS、SCIS 等国际著名期刊以及USENIX、CCS、ASIACRYPT、AsiaCCS、CHES、GLSVLSI、FSE、CANS 等国际著名会议的审稿工作。

Yinqian Zhang
  • Assistant Professor, Ohio State University

Dr. Yinqian Zhang is an assistant professor of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at The Ohio State University. His research interest lies in computer system security in general. His current research focuses on side-channel security, cloud security, and trusted and confidential computing. Dr. Zhang is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award. He holds three U.S. patents that were derived from his previous research. His research is very frequently published at top security conferences, including IEEE S&P, ACM CCS, Usenix Security, and NDSS.

Yudong Zhang
  • Senior Director, Alibaba Group

张玉东,2006年加入阿里巴巴集团,10多年的网络安全领域从业经验,目前是阿里巴巴集团基础安全部负责人,负责数据安全和网络系统安全的建设运营工作,所提供的基础安全能力,服务于阿里巴巴集团数百个BU的web、移动应用安全、数百个办公网络节点安全、近百万服务器的安全、以及集团数据安全,一直坚持攻防一体化的建设思路,通过安全攻防技术、工程和技术研发的突破,持续解决阿里生态的各类复杂安全问题。也期待后面和学术界能够有更多更深入的合作,借助阿里巴巴平台的优势,为促进中国网络安全产业产学研一体化的立体发展贡献力量。

Hongsheng Zhou
  • Assistant Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University

Hong-Sheng Zhou is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department at Virginia Commonwealth University, and a scientist and co-founder of Fractal Platform, a new blockchain startup. Hong-Sheng was a postdoc at Maryland Cybersecurity Center, as a recipient of NSF Computing Innovation Fellowship, under the direction of Jonathan Katz. Before that, he received his PhD at the University of Connecticut with Aggelos Kiayias as advisor.
Hong-Sheng is working on multiple directions in cryptography including Secure Computing (Secure Multi-Party Computation, Blockchain Technologies, Functional Encryption and Obfuscation, Verifiable Computation), and Extreme Cryptography (Leakage/Tampering Resilience, Klepto Resilience, Quantum Resilience). He has published a number of papers in top cybersecurity and distributed computing conferences, such as CRYPTO, EUROCRYPT, CCS, TCC, PODC.

Yajin Zhou
  • ZJU100 Professor, Zhejiang University

Dr. Yajin Zhou is currently a ZJU100 Young Professor (since 2018), with both the College of Computer Science and Technology and the Institute of Cyberspace Research at Zhejiang University, China. Prior to Zhejiang University, he was a Research Fellow at City University of Hong Kong. Before that, he worked as a senior security researcher at Qihoo 360. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from North Carolina State University in 2015.
He has published more than 20 papers in prestigious security conferences, including CCS, NDSS, IEEE S&P, and USENIX Security, with more than 5,000 citations in the past five years. His current research focuses on system security, i.e., identifying real-world threats and building practical solutions, mainly in the context of embedded systems (or IoT devices).