Jianying Zhou is a full professor at Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), and Associate Center Director for iTrust. He received PhD in Information Security from Royal Holloway, University of London, MSc in Computer Science from Chinese Academy of Sciences, and BSc in Computer Science from University of Science and Technology of China. His research interests are in applied cryptography and network security, cyber-physical system security, mobile and wireless security.

Prof. Zhou 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 (ICS) 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 was an adjunct professor in Kyushu University, Shanghai Jiaotong University, and University of Science and Technology of China. He has supervised 10+ visiting PhD students from Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Poland, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, and UK. 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. He has secured 10+ million dollars of research grants as lead PI, and has been managing a number of R&D projects including EU funded project SMEPP-033563, A*STAR funded project SEDS-0721330047, EMA funded project SecSG-EPD090005RFP(D), and NRF funded project SecUTS-NRF2014NCR-NCR001-031, in close collaboration with academic and industrial partners as well as government agencies.

Prof. Zhou is a co-founder & steering committee co-chair of International Conference on Applied Cryptography and Network Security (ACNS), which is ranked in top 20 among 150+ cyber security conferences. 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, PKC, FC etc.) as general chair, program chair, and PC member.

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