Professor Yi Mu

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Co-director of Centre for Computer and Information Security Research (CCISR)

School of Computing and Information Technology
University of Wollongong
Wollongong, NSW 2522
Phone: +61 2 4221 5228  Fax: +61 2 4221 4170
Email: ymu(at)


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Professor Mu received his PhD from the Australian National University in 1994. He is a full professor in the School of Computing and Information Technology, University of Wollongong. He was the Head of School of Computer Science and Software Engineering, University of Wollongong, during 2011 and 2015, before the school had its new name: School of Computing and Information Technology, in 2015. Prior to joining University of Wollongong in 2003, he was a senior lecturer in the Department of Computing, Macquarie University. He also worked in Department of Computing and IT, University of Western Sydney as a lecturer. His current research interest includes cryptography, network security, access control, and computer security. He also previously worked in the areas of quantum cryptography, quantum computers, atomic computations, and quantum optics.

Professor Mu is Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Applied Cryptography and serves as associate editor or guest editor for many international Journals. He has served in program committees for a number of international security conferences, including ACM CCS, ACM AisaCCS, ESORICS, ACISP, CANS, EuroPKI, ICICS, ICISC, ProvSec, ISPEC, etc. He is a senior member of the IEEE and a member of the IACR.