International Collaborative Partner of UTAR Global Research Network



Name Prof. Raphael C.-W. Phan
Designation Professor
Qualification PhD, Multimedia University (MMU), Cyberjaya, Malaysia, 2005
MEngSc, MMU, Malaysia, 2001
BEng (Hons), MMU, Malaysia, 1999
Organization Multimedia University
Email raphaelphan.crypt@gmail.com
Tel No. +60 3 8312 5610
Fax No. +603-8318 3029
URL http://pesona.mmu.edu.my/~raphael
UTAR Contact Person Prof Dr Goi Bok Min, goibm@utar.edu.my


Employment
  • 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
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
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
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
Quarterly Activites
April - June 2018
  • Done and passed his viva on 30/11/2017. Prof. Raphael Phan attended the viva. Submit the revised and finalized thesis. Completed.
  • Approved by MOSTI via UTAR, with the collaboration with MIMOS. Mr. Lee Wai Kong is the new project leader. Identified and hired 2 RAs, Mr. Chang Boon Chiao and Mr. Wong Xian Fu. Both have registered their Master study at UTAR. Both RA have done and passed their PD seminar, now preparing for WCS seminar.
    Preparing for IP / patent application via UTAR. 1 Journal accepted. Presented 3 conference paper.
January - March 2018
  • Postgraduates supervision, Lee Wai Kong submitted the revised and finalized thesis.
  • One Journal accepted.
  • Exploring research collaboration in Searchable Encryption Scheme with UniMY (Dr. Poh GS) had been completed. All objectives have been achieved.
  • Chaos based image encryption research - Ms. Wong Wai Kuan has done her PD seminar and submitted a UTARRF.
  • Accelerating Fully Homomorphic Encryption in GPU Platform - had been completed. All objectives have been achieved.
October - December 2017
  • Secure a new UTARRF application, 2016 Cycle 2. Hired a RO, Mr. Goey JC (under RSS) since Oct 2016. And the RO has registered his Master study at LKC FES, UTAR. Mr. Goey did his PD seminar on June 2017.
July - September 2017
  • Done and passed his WCS seminar on 9/3/2017. Prof. Raphael Phan attended the seminar as the panel member / co-supervisor. Published a conference paper at ICMWT, KL 26-29 June. Submitted the thesis for examination. 1 conference paper has been accepted and to be presented on Oct 2017.
  • "Approved by MOSTI via UTAR, with the collaboration with MIMOS. Mr. Lee Wai Kong is the new project leader. Identified and hired 2 RAs, Mr. Chang Boon Chiao and Mr. Wong Xian Fu. Both have registered their Master study at UTAR. Both RA have done and passed their PD seminar, now preparing for WCS seminar. Preparing for IP / patent application via UTAR."
  • "And renew the RSS, Mr. Lai Yen Lung. Submitted an application for project 3-month extension to MOSTI. Yen Lung has done and passed his WCS and 1 international conference paper has been accepted by IWPS 2017, Singapore. Yen Lung has passed his viva and waiting for BoE. Project is considered complete. Submitted the report."
  • "This collaboration is progressing well, with one published journal paper and a couple of papers already submitted to indexed journals. Submitting an external grant, FRGS. Secured a UTARRF, and the PhD student (also UTAR staff) Ms. Wong Wai Kuan is now preparing a journal paper."
April - June 2017
  • Continue with postgraduates supervision, Lee Wai Kong (PhD in Engineering, LKC FES)
  • TM R&D project led by Prof Raphael.
  • FRGS project led by Prof Raphael
  • eScience Application, "SSLAP: SSL Acceleration Platform" (Fast implementation of Crypto algorithm in GPU)
  • Exploring research collaboration in Searchable Encryption Scheme with UniMY (Dr. Poh GS)
  • eScience Application, "Biometric Encryption: Generating Fixed-length Cancellable Fingerprint Representations for Preserving Human Privacy and Securing Biometric-based Systems"
  • Secured a new FRGS fund, entitled. "Tight Security Reduction Techniques for Cryptography Primitives"
  • Chaos based image encryption research
  • Accelerating Fully Homomorphic Encryption in GPU Platform
January - March 2017
  • Accelerating Fully Homomorphic Encryption in GPU Platform: Secure a new UTARRF application, 2016 Cycle 2. Hired a RO, Mr. Goey JC (under RSS) since Oct 2016. And the RO has registered his Master study at LKC FES, UTAR.
October - December 2016
  • Accelerating Fully Homomorphic Encryption in GPU Platform
July - September 2016
  • No activity
January - March 2016
  • Accelerating Fully Homomorphic Encryption in GPU Platform
October - December 2015
  • Chaos based image encryption research - This collaboration is progressing well, with one published journal paper and a couple of papers already submitted to indexed journals.
July - September 2015
  • Continue with postgraduates supervision, Lee Wai Kong (PhD in Engineering, FES)
  • TM R&D project led by Prof Raphael
  • FRGS project led by Prof Raphael
  • eScience Application, "SSLAP: SSL Acceleration Platform" (Fast implementation of Crypto algorithm in GPU)
  • Exploring research collaboration in Searchable Encryption Scheme with UniMY (Dr. Poh GS)
  • "eScience Application, "Biometric Encryption: Generating Fixed-length Cancellable Fingerprint Representations for Preserving Human Privacy and Securing Biometric-based Systems"
  • Secured a new FRGS fund, entitled. "Tight Security Reduction Techniques for Cryptography Primitives"
April - June 2015
  • Continue with postgraduates supervision, Lee Wai Kong (PhD in Engineering, FES)
  • TM R&D project led by Prof Raphael
  • FRGS project led by Prof Raphael
  • eScience Application, "SSLAP: SSL Acceleration Platform" (Fast implementation of Crypto algorithm in GPU)
  • Exploring research collaboration in Searchable Encryption Scheme with UniMY (Dr. Poh GS)
  • "eScience Application, "Biometric Encryption: Generating Fixed-length Cancellable Fingerprint Representations for Preserving Human Privacy and Securing Biometric-based Systems"
  • Secured a new FRGS fund, entitled. "Tight Security Reduction Techniques for Cryptography Primitives"
January - March 2015
  • Completed 1 PhD supervision (Tan Syh Yuan, PhD in Engineering, LKC FES) and continue with the 2 postgraduates supervision, Lee Wai Kong (PhD in Engineering, FES) & Maryam (Master in Engineering, FES)
  • TM R&D project led by Prof Raphael
  • FRGS project led by Prof Raphael
  • eScience Application, "SSLAP: SSL Acceleration Platform" (Fast implementation of Crypto algorithm in GPU)
  • Exploring research collaboration in Searchable Encryption Scheme with UniMY (Dr. Poh GS)
  • "eScience Application, "Biometric Encryption: Generating Fixed-length Cancellable Fingerprint Representations for Preserving Human Privacy and Securing Biometric-based Systems"
  • Secured a new FRGS fund, entitled. "Tight Security Reduction Techniques for Cryptography Primitives"
October - December 2014
  • eScience Application, "Biometric Encryption: Generating Fixed-length Cancellable Fingerprint Representations for Preserving Human Privacy and Securing Biometric-based Systems"
  • Secured a new FRGS fund, entitled. "Tight Security Reduction Techniques for Cryptography Primitives"
  • Crypto@AwareMæsh 2014
July - September 2014
  • Exploring research collaboration in Bio-Crypto research.
  • Shortlist best FRGS research project, 2011 Cycle 2.
April - June 2014
  • Continue with the 3 postgraduates supervision -  Tan Syh Yuan (PhD in Engineering, FES), Lee Wai Kong (PhD in Engineering, FES) & Maryam (Master in Engineering, FES)
  • TM R&D project led by Prof Raphael
  • FRGS project led by Prof Raphael
  • Exploring research collaboration in Fast Implementation of Crypto Algorithms in GPU with MIMOS (Dr. Ettikan)
  • Exploring research collaboration in Searchable Encryption Scheme with UniMY (Dr. Poh GS)
January - March 2014
  • Continue with the 3 postgraduates supervision -  Tan Syh Yuan (PhD in Engineering, FES), Lee Wai Kong (PhD in Engineering, FES) & Maryam (Master in Engineering, FES)
  • TM R&D project led by Prof Raphael
  • FRGS project led by Prof Raphael
  • Exploring research collaboration in Fast Implementation of Crypto Algorithms in GPU with MIMOS (Dr. Ettikan)
  • Exploring research collaboration in Searchable Encryption Scheme with UniMY (Dr. Poh GS)
October - December 2013
  • Exploring research collaboration in Searchable Encryption Scheme with UniMY
July - September 2013
  • Continue with 2 ERGS projects, 1 FRGS (with MMU) and 1eScience projects (together with MIMOS)
  • Continue with the 3 postgraduates supervision -  Tan Syh Yuan (PhD in Engineering, FES)  , Lee Wai Kong (PhD in Engineering, FES) &   Maryam (Master in Engineering, FES)
  • 2 conference papers were presented and 1 was accepted. And drafting another 2 more manuscripts.
  • Drafting some external funding proposals, FRGS,  TM R&D, eScience, MGS (to attend the interview at MDeC on 4 April 2013).
  • Exploring research collaboration in Fast Implementation of Crypto Algorithms in GPU with MIMOS
April - June 2013
  • Continue with 2 ERGS projects, 1 FRGS (with MMU) and 1eScience projects (together with MIMOS)
  • Continue with the 3 postgraduates supervision -  Tan Syh Yuan (PhD in Engineering, FES), Lee Wai Kong (PhD in Engineering, FES) Maryam (Master in Engineering, FES)
  • 2 more papers were accepted. And drafting another 3 more manuscripts.
  • Drafting some external funding proposals, LRGS / TechnoFund, TM R&D, eScience, MGS (to attend the interview at MDeC on 4 April 2013).
  • Exploring research collaboration in Fast Implementation of Crypto Algorithms in GPU with MIMOS
January - March 2013
  • Continue with 2 ERGS projects, 1 FRGS (with MMU) and 1eScience projects (together with MIMOS) (on-going)
  • Continue with the 3 postgraduates supervision - Tan Syh Yuan (PhD in Engineering, FES), Lee Wai Kong (PhD in Engineering, FES) Maryam (Master in Engineering, FES) (on-going)
  • 2 more papers were accepted. And drafting another 3 more manuscripts.
  • Drafting some external funding proposals, LRGS / TechnoFund, TM R&D, eScience, MGS (to attend the interview at MDeC on 4 April 2013)
  • Exploring research collaboration in Fast Implementation of Crypto Algorithms in GPU with MIMOS - To submit a eScience application leaded by MIMOS. (To attend a meeting on 1 April 2013)
October - December 2012
  • Continue with 2 ERGS projects, 1 FRGS (with MMU) and 1eScience projects (together with MIMOS) (on-going)
  • Continue with the 3 postgraduates supervision - Tan Syh Yuan (PhD in Engineering, FES), Lee Wai Kong (PhD in Engineering, FES) Maryam (Master in Engineering, FES) (on-going)
  • 2 more papers were accepted. And drafting another 3 more manuscripts.
  • Drafting some external funding proposals, LRGS / TechnoFund, TM R&D, eScience, MGS (to attend the interview at MDeC on 4 April 2013)
  • Exploring research collaboration in Fast Implementation of Crypto Algorithms in GPU with MIMOS
July - September 2012
  • Continue with 2 ERGS projects, 1 FRGS and 1eScience projects (on-going)
  • Continue with the postgraduate supervision - Tan Syh Yuan, PhD in Engineering (FES) Maryam, Master in Engineering (FES) (on-going)
  • 1 ISI journal and 2 international journal have been accepted and 1 international conference paper has been presented at ACSA-Summer 2012 (Vancouver, Canada)
  • Organized and attended 2-days CryptoMesh Retreat, under ERGS project, in collaborating with MMU research team.
  • Conducted a workshop at FES, topic: Provable Security: Playing Games with the Adversary
  • Conducted a workshop at FES, topic: Leakage Resilience: When Side Channels meet Provable Security
April - June 2012
  • ERGS, MOHE. “Design of Provably Secure Attribute-Based Encryption Scheme for Body Sensor Networks in Connected Healthcare Systems (RM 74,550)
  • FRGS MOHE. "Facial Biometrics based Fuzzy Identification Schemes (RM 22,500)
  • ERGS, MOHE. "Exploring Certificateless Identification Schemes (RM 72,000)
  • Postgraduate supervision - Tan Syh Yuan, PhD in Engineering (FES)
  • eScience, MOSTI. Certificate-free Key Infrastructure for Large Distributed Networks, Project code: 01-03-04-SF0020 (RM 174,400)
  • 6)1 Journal paper has been accepted. Yau, W.-C., Phan, R.C.-W., Heng, S.-H. & Goi, B.-M. (2012). Security Models for Delegated Keyword Searching within Encrypted Contents, Journal of Internet Services & Applications, Springer, in press.
  • Postgraduate supervision -  Maryam Safiyah, MEngSc (FES)
  • 1 internation conference paper accepted in Cryptology 2012.
January - March 2012
  • Continue with 2 ERGS projects, 1 FRGS and 1eScience projects (on-going)
  • Continue with the postgraduate supervision -  Tan Syh Yuan, PhD in Engineering (FES)&   Maryam, Master in Engineering (FES) (on-going)
  • 1 internation conference paper accepted in Cryptology 2012. (To present the paper on June, 2012 at Langkawi)
October - December 2011
  • 1 internation journal. "Proxy Re-encryption with Keyword Search: New Definitions and Algorithms with Proofs”, International Journal of Security and its applications, Volume 5, Number 2, pp. 75-90, May 2011.
July - September 2011 <
  • 1 ISI Journal has been accepted. “Efficient Encryption with Keyword Search in Mobile Networks”, Security and Communication Networks, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2011 (Co-author)
  • 1 LNCS paper has been accepted. “Cryptanalysis of a Provably Secure Cross-Realm Client-to-Client Password Authenticated Key Agreement Protocol of CANS '09" (Co-author)(Paper will be presented at CANS2011, Dec 2011)
  • 1 CCIS paper has been accepted. “A Variant of Schnorr Identity-Based Identification Scheme with Tight Reduction" (co-author)(Paper will be presented at SecTech 2011, Dec 2011)
April - June 2011
  • ERGS, MOHE. “Design of Provably Secure Attribute-Based Encryption Scheme for Body Sensor Networks in Connected Healthcare Systems” (RM 74,550)
  • FRGS MOHE. "Facial Biometrics based Fuzzy Identification Schemes” (RM 22,500)
  • ERGS, MOHE. "Exploring Certificateless Identification Schemes” (RM 72,000)
  • Postgraduate supervision -  Tan Syh Yuan, PhD in Engineering (FES)
  • Submitted 1 eScience application
  • Preparing another external grant (eScience) application
January - March 2011
  • Co-supervising a PhD student in information security
  • Co-researcher for LRGS application, entitled "Ambient Intelligence Assisted Living for the Elderly using High Speed Broadband Networks", under the subproject "Security and Privacy for Assisted Living ".
  • Co-researcher for ERGS application, entitled "Design of Provably Secure Attribute-Based Encryption Scheme for Body Sensor Networks in Connected Healthcare Systems".