Robert H. Deng

Research Interests

  • Applied cryptography
  • Data security and privacy
  • Multimedia security
  • Mobile, wireless and sensor network security
  • Trusted computing and system security


Honors and Awards

  • KRDL Achievement Award, Kent Ridge Digital Labs, Singapore, June 1998
  • KRDL Excellence Award, Kent Ridge Digital Labs, Singapore, March 1999
  • University Outstanding Researcher, National University of Singapore, 1999
  • Lee Kuan Yew Fellow for Research Excellence, Singapore Management University, 2006
  • Asia-Pacific Information Security Leadership Achievements (ISLA) Community Service Star and Showcased Senior Information Security Professional, International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium ((ISC)2), 2010
  • Distinguished Paper Award, the 19th Annual Network & Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS 2012), USA, 2012
  • Best Paper Award, the 13th Joint IFIP TC6 & TC11 Conference on Communications and Multimedia Security (CMS 2012), UK, 2012
  • Huawei Dstinguished Collaboration Project Award, Huawei Shield Lab, Singapore, 2016
  • 2017 Best Journal Paper Award, IEEE Communications Society, Big Data Technical Committee, 2017

Recent Professional Activities

  • Associate Editor, IEEE Security & Privacy Maganize, 2016-now
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, 2012-2016
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Security and Privacy of Electronic Health Information Systems, International Journal of Information Security, Vol. 14, No. 6, November 2015
  • Editorial Board, International Journal of Information Security, Springer, 2013-2015
  • Guest Editor, Special Issues on Trust in Cyber, Physical and Social Computing, Computer & Security, Vol. 47, November, 2014
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Cryptography in Cloud Computing, Future Generation Computer Systems, Vol. 30, January 2014
  • Editorial Board Member, Special Issue on Security and Privacy in Complex Systems, IEEE Systems Journal, Vol. 7, No. 3, September 2013
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 2009-2012
  • Associate Editor, Security and Communication Networks, Wiley, 2007-2013
  • Information Security Area Editor, Journal of Computer Science and Technology, Science Press, China and Springer, 2006-now
  • Chair of Steering Committee, ACM Asia Conference on Computer and Communications Security (AsiaCCS), 2013-2017

Recent Invited Talks and Keynotes

  • Keynote, " New cryptographic techniques for data security and privacy protection in the cloud ", Huawei Connect 2018, ‎October 10-12, 2018, Shanghai, China.
  • Keynote, " A user centric and layered approach to mobile security ", 14th International Conference on Information Security Practice and Experience (ISPEC 2018), ‎September 25-27, 2018, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Invited Talk, "Cyber risks - current landscape and emerging trends ", GIA Cyber Risk Forum, September 13, 2018, Singapore.
  • Invited talk, " End-to-end secure mobile computing in the Internet of Things ", 23rd European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS 2018), ‎September 3-7, 2018, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Keynote, " A user centric approach to secure mobile systems and applications ", 14th EAI International Conference on Security and Privacy in Communication Networks (SecureComm 2018), ‎August 8-10, 2018, Singapore.
  • Keynote, "Strenghening the weakest links in IoT security ", 23rd Australasian Conference on Information Security and Privacy (ACISP 2018), July 11-13, 2018, Wollongong, Australia.
  • Invited Talk, "A layered approach to secure mobile computing ", Cyber Week 2017 – Academic Track, 25-29 June 2017, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Keynote, "Achieving end-to-end security in mobile computing ", 21st ACM Symposium on Access Control Models and Technologies (SACMAT 2016), 6th-8th June, 2016, Shanghai.
  • Keynote, "Flexible and scalable search and sharing of encrypted data in the cloud", 7th International Conference on Trusted Systems (Intrust 2015), 7th-8th December, 2015, Beijing.
  • Keynote, "Efficient and privacy-preserved sharing of encrypted data in the cloud", 14th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (IEEE Trustcom 2015), 20-22 August, 2015. Helsinki, Finland.