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Assistant Professor

College of Computing and Data Science (CCDS) - formerly known as School of Computer Science and Engineering (SCSE),
Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

I am an Editor of IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (TIFS).
Ph.D. & M.S. (CMU) and B.S. (SJTU)


This is Jun Zhao, an Assistant Professor in the College of Computing and Data Science (CCDS) - formerly known as the School of Computer Science and Engineering (SCSE) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore. I received a PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in the USA, affiliating with CMU's renowned CyLab Security & Privacy Institute, and a bachelor’s degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) in China.

Before joining NTU first as a postdoc and then as a faculty member, I was a postdoc at Arizona State University (ASU) as an Arizona Computing PostDoc Best Practices Fellow. I have received best editor awards from IEEE journals and best paper awards from conferences/journals.

Research Interests

My research interests include Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN or O-RAN), Security/Privacy, Blockchain, Digital Trust, Privacy-preserving Techniques, Homomorphic Encryption, Zero-knowledge Proofs (ZKPs), Federated Learning, Artificial Intelligence (such as Foundation Models, Large AI Models, Deep Reinforcement Learning, Quantum AI) and Mathematical Optimization for Mobile Communication/Computing & Wireless Networks, Edge/Fog/Quantum Computing, etc.