Jiankun Hu is a Full Professor of cyber security at the School of Engineering and Information Technology, the University of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Force Academy (UNSW at ADFA), Australia. His major research interest is in computer networking and computer security, especially biometric security. He has been awarded six Australia Research Council Grants. Moreover, he served as a Security Symposium Cochair for IEEE GLOBECOM ’08 and IEEE ICC ’09 and was a Program Cochair of the 2008 International Symposium on Computer Science and its Applications. Professor Hu served and is currently serving as an Associate Editor of the following journals: Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Elsevier; Journal of Security and Communication Networks, Wiley; Journal of Wireless Communication and Mobile Computing, Wiley. He is the leading Guest Editor of a 2009 special issue on biometric security for mobile computing, Journal of Security and Communication Networks, Wiley. Furthermore, Dr. Hu received a B.S. degree in industrial automation in 1983 from Hunan University, China, a Ph.D. degree in engineering in 1993 from the Harbin Institute of Technology, China, and an M.S. degree for research in computer science and software engineering from Monash University, VIC, Australia, in 2000. In 1995, he completed his postdoctoral fellow work at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Harbin Shipbuilding College, China. He was also a Research Fellow at the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, during 1995–1997. Dr. Hu worked as a Research Fellow at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, in 1997. Before he moved to RMIT University Australia, he was a Research Fellow at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Melbourne, VIC, Australia.
Biography Updated on 21 December 2011