International Collaborative Partner (ICP)

Name Ir. Prof. Dr. Raphael Phang Chung Wei
Qualification PhD (Eng), MMU, 2005
MEngSc (by Research), MMU, 2001
BEng (Hons) Electronics, MMU, 1999
Organization Multimedia University
UTAR Contact Person Prof. Ir. Dr. Goi Bok Min,

  • Multimedia University, Malaysia, 2012-present
    Director for University-Industry Engagement (UnItE)
  • Loughborough University, United Kingdom, 2008 & 2012
  • Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, 2007–2008
  • Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak campus (SUTS), Malaysia, 2001–2007
  • MMU, Malaysia, 1999 & 2001
Teaching Interests
  • Cryptography, Computer Security, Quality-Aware Networks, Computer Networks, Microcontrollers/Microprocessors, Digital Electronics, Programming (C, C++, Java, Assembly Language, Object-oriented), Software Engineering, Computer Graphics & Vision, Control & Automation, Lego Robotics, Database Systems, Communications, Circuits & Signals, Engineering Mathematics.
Research Interests
  • Cryptology: block ciphers, hash functions, hybrid encryption, modes
  • Protocol security: authentication, key exchange, provable security, RFID, watermarking
  • Network security: smart grids, forensics, intrusion detection, resilience, social networks, surveillance
  • System security: biometrics, privacy, side channels, smart cards, trusted computing
Publications & Presentations
  • Co-author of “The 8051 Microcontroller”, 4/e, USA: Prentice Hall, 2006, ISBN 0-13-019562-6
  • Published over 40 refereed journal papers and more than 100 international conference papers
Awards & Honours
  • Anak Sarawak Award, Malaysia, 2006
  • Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Early Career Research,Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, 2005
  • Intel Fellowship Grant Award, Malaysia, 1999-2001
  • Jobstreet Engineering Best Graduate Award, Multimedia University, 2000
  • Dean's Award, Faculty of Engineering, Multimedia University, 1999
  • 1st Prize (Bronze Medal) Award in Electronics, City & Guilds Institute, London, UK, 1997
  • 1st Prize (Bronze Medal) Award in Microelectronic Systems, City & Guilds Institute, London, UK, 1997

Academic Activities
  • PhD Supervision
    • Ginés Escudero Andreu: Security of 4G - LTE Advanced
    • Richard Winter: Security of 4G - ZUC Cipher
    • Jozef Woods: Network Metrics based Classification
    • Syh-Yuan Tan: Practically Secure Elliptic Curve Cryptography for Modern Networks
    • Abdulrazaq Almutairi: Network Forensics Investigation
    • Ji-Jian Chin: Design and Analysis of Public Key Cryptosystems without Certificates
    • David Gardner: Linear Complexity of Binary Sequences over Higher Fields
    • Segun Aina: Privacy Extraction from Video Footages
    • Ata Ur-Rehman: Audio-Visual Motion Tracking
    • Francisco Javier Aparicio Navarro: Cross Layer Techniques for Intrusion Tolerant Networks
    • Ansar Jamil: Wireless Sensor Network Routing for Critical Applications
    • Alex Burrage: k-Error Complexity of Cryptographic Sequences over Finite Fields
    • Mahdi Aiash: Security Framework for the Y-Comm Mobile Communication Architecture
    • Jie Wang: Advances in Intrusion Detection
    • Ahmad Roshidi Amran: Network Forensics Evidence
Professional Activities
  • General Chair: Asiacrypt ’07; Mycrypt ‘05
  • Publicity Co-Chair: IEEE Symposium on Trust, Security & Privacy (TSP 2010), UK
  • Technical Program Committee: over 60 international conferences since 2005
  • Invited Talks:  EPFL; ETH Zurich; Bristol University; Buckingham University; Middlesex University; Royal Holloway University of London; Korea University; MCMC; MDeC; MIMOS; Intel; MMU; UPM; UTM
  • External PhD Examiner: Middlesex Uni, Loughborough Uni, RHUL, Uni of Southampton, Uni of Wollongong; UKM, UPM
  • Coordinating Editor: Cryptology & Information Security Series, IOS Press
  • Editorial Board: Cryptologia, Taylor & Francis