Dr. Cong Wang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong. His current research interests include data and network security, decentralized ledger systems, and privacy-enhancing technologies. He is one of the Founding Members of the Young Academy of Sciences of Hong Kong. He received the Outstanding Research Award in 2019, Outstanding Supervisor Award in 2017, and the President’s Awards in 2016, all from City University of Hong Kong. He is a co-recipient of the Best Student Paper Award of IEEE ICDCS 2017, the Best Paper Award of IEEE ICPADS 2018, 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 Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, 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.