Prof. Raphael C.-W. Phan
PhD, Multimedia University (MMU), Cyberjaya, Malaysia, 2005
MEngSc, MMU, Malaysia, 2001
BEng (Hons), MMU, Malaysia, 1999
Multimedia University
Tel no. :
+60 3 8312 5610
Fax no. :
+603-8318 3029
Involvement with UTAR in academic & research

Contact Person:
  - Dr. Goi Bok Min
(Faculty of Engineering and Science)
  • 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