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Chang Ee-Chien

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I am an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, School of Computing, National University of Singapore (NUS).

I am a lead-PI in National Cybersecurity R&D Lab (NCL) since 2015. I was a deputy director in Center for Technology, Robotics, Artifical Integlligence and the Law (TRAIL) from 2019 to 2022. I chaired the Joint Academic Committee overseeing Bachelor of Computing in Information Secuirty programme from 2016 till Apr 2023.

I obtained my B.Sc (Hons) in Math and MSc from NUS in 1991 and 1993 respectively. I obtained my Ph.d in May 1998 from the Department of Computer Science, New York University. I was a post-doc in DIMACS and NEC Research Institute from July 1999 to July 2000.

Research interests

Topics in Security. Recently has been working on Machine Learning security, Trusted Execution Environment and applied cyrptography. Earlier works include multimedia and biometric security.

Research positions available in our group


Professional Activities

Modules Taught

CS3230, Algorithms, (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2018)
CS4241, MultiMedia Information Systems, (2003, 2004, 2005)
CS4236, Principle of Computer Security, (2006, 2007, 2008, 2010)
CS4236, Cryptography Theory and Practice, (2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2020)
CS6230, Topics in Information Security, (2006)
CS5231, Cryptographic Techniques and Data Security, (2007, 2009)
CS1231, Discrete Structures, (2008)
CS5321, Network Security and Management, (2009, 2011, 2013)
CS2107, Introduction to Information Security, (2014 - 2022)
DTS5735, Cybersecurity, (2018 - 2022)

Research supervison

Research Fellow (duration and first appointment after our group)

Ning Jianting, 2017-2019, Professor, Fujian Normal University.
Yang Ziqi, 2019-2020, ZJU100 Yong Professor, Zhejiang University.
Jan Vykopal, 2018-2019, Assistant Professor, Masaryk University.
Sajal Sarkar, 2017-2018, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited.
Hung Dang, 2019-2021, FPB Blockchain Lab.
Aris Cahyadi Risdianto, 2019-current.
Wu Pengfei, 2020-current.
S.M. Suhail Hussain, 2020-2022, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals.
Song Xiangfu, 2021-current.
Fang Han, 2021-current.

PhD students (year of graduation and first appointment after graduation)

Li Qiming, 2006, Research Fellow, Polytechnic University, New York.
Sujoy Roy, 2006, Research Fellow, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore.
Yu Hang, 2007, Research Fellow, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore.
Ye Shuiming, 2007 (co-supervised with Sun Qibin), Research Fellow, EPFL, Swizterland.
Nguyen Vu Thanh, 2008, Research Analyst, AMI-Partners, Singapore.
Lu Liming, 2011 (co-supervised with Chan Mun Choon), Software Developer, CE-Infosys Pte Ltd.
Xu Jia 2012, Research Fellow, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore.
Fang Chengfang 2014, Researcher, Huawei International, Singapore.
Zhang Chunwang 2015, Research Fellow, Institute for Infocom Research, Singapore.
Hung Dang, 2019, Research Fellow, National University of Singapore, Singapore.
Zhang Jiyi.
Wesley Tann.
Gao Mingyuan.
Shen Jiamin.

MSc students (year of graduation and first appointment after graduation)

Guan Xin, 2001, continuing graduate studies in SUNY, Stony Brook.
Gao Ping, 2004.
Shen Ren, 2006, Associate, Risk Advisory Services, KPMG, Singapore
Wang Yuyi, 2010, continuing PhD studies in K. U. Leuven, Belgium

Post-graduate Internships

Yu Jie, Sep 2008 to Sep 2009, from National University of Defense Technology, China
Liu Xuejiao, Sep 2009 to Aug 2010, from Huazhong Normal University, China
Zhu Yixiao, Sep 2018 to Aug 2019, from Xidian University, China
Jiang Qin, Apr 2020 to Mar 2021 from X'ian Jiaotong University, China
Liu Yiran, Jan 2021- from Shandong University, China
Ding Hangchou, Jan 2021- from Shandong University, China


Final Year Projects, UROP, internships & others