Jun Zhao (S'10-M'15) is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Science and Engineering (SCSE) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore.
He received a PhD degree in May 2015 in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in the USA (advisors: Virgil Gligor, Osman Yagan; collaborator: Adrian Perrig), affiliating with CMU's renowned CyLab Security & Privacy Institute, and a bachelor's degree in July 2010 from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) in China.
Before joining NTU first as a postdoc with Xiaokui Xiao and then as a faculty member, he was a postdoc at Arizona State University as an Arizona Computing PostDoc Best Practices Fellow (advisors: Junshan Zhang, Vincent Poor).
He is an Editor of many journals and a TPC member of many conferences; see
His papers received Best Paper Award (IEEE Transaction Paper) by IEEE Vehicular Society (VTS) Singapore Chapter in 2019, Best Paper Award in EAI International Conference on 6G for Future Wireless Networks (EAI 6GN) 2020, and Best Paper Award in IEEE Globecom Workshop 2021.
As a Member of Team PrivBayes, he won 3rd Place in the 2018 USA NIST differential privacy synthetic data competition. A first-authored paper was a finalist for the best student paper award in IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT) 2014 (6 finalists out of 644 accepted papers).