Wing Cheong Lau

Wing Cheong Lau

Department of Information Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Wing C. Lau is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Information Engineering and the Director of the Mobile Technologies Center at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He received his BSc(Eng) degree from The University of Hong Kong and MS and PhD degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. From 1997 to 2004, he was a Member of the Technical Staff within the Performance Analysis Department at Bell Laboratories in Holmdel, New Jersey, where he conducted research in networking systems design and performance analysis. Wing joined Qualcomm, San Diego, California, in 2004 as a Senior Staff Member conducting research on Mobility Management Protocols for the Next Generation Wireless Packet Data Networks. He also actively contributed to the standardization of such protocols in the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and 3GPP2. Wing is a Senior Member of IEEE and a member of ACM and Tau Beta Pi. He is/has been a Technical Program Committee Member of various flagship international conferences, including ACM Sigmetrics, MobiHoc, IEEE Infocom, SECON, ICC, Globecom, WCNC, VTC and ITC. Wing holds 17 US patents with a few more pending. His research findings have culminated in more than 90 scientific papers in leading international journals and conferences. Wing's recent research interests include Online Social Network Privacy and Vulnerabilities, Mobile Security, Resource Allocation for Cloud Computing and Big Data Processing Systems, Decentralized Social Networks, Authenticated 2D barcodes and their Applications. Wing served as the Guest Editor for the Special Issue on High-Speed Network Security of the IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC). He and his students' previous work on OAuth2.0 insecurity has been presented in BlackHat USA 2014, ACM Conference on Online Social Networks (COSN) 2014, 2015 as well as ACM AsiaCCS 2016. He was an invited speaker for Cloud Security research in the Asia Pacific Innovation Summit in Dec 2014. Wing also co-invented of the Authenticated Papers technology which won the Grand Award of the Research and Development category of Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA) in Nov. 2013.

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