Visitors and Postdoctoral Scholars (partial listing)
Yuichiro Kanzaki, visited April 2015 through March 2016,
of opcode sequences in obfuscated programs.
- Marc Jeanmougin, visited
April-September 2013, to collaborate on the development of a model for
steganographic (stealthy) computation, and on solving some computational
problems in this model.
- Prof Benny Chor,
visited 15-17 April 2013. Delivered a
departmental seminar on the curriculum, initial experience, and
preliminary evaluation of a new introductory CS course for students
taking CS as their single or double major at Tel-Aviv University.
Yu, PhD student at Tsinghua, supervised by Prof Jianmin Wang.
Visiting Research Associate from November 2011 to May 2012.
Poster Paper Award at HPCS
(Hongjian) Wang, Senior Network Security Engineer, State Key Laboratory of Information
Security (SKLOIS), Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of
Sciences. Visiting Research Scholar, from January 2007 to January
- Dr. Stephen
Drape, postdoctoral researcher from January 2006 to Jue 2007.
- Simson Garfinkel, postdoctoral
visitor for the month of August 2005.
- Antoine Monsifrot,
postdoctoral scholar from March 2003 to March 2005.
- Akito Monden,
sabbatical visitor from June 2003 to March 2004.
Tu, Transparency in Software
Engineering, University of Auckland, 2014. From June 2013 to July
2015, Software Engineer at Olympic
Software. From August
Teaching Fellow in Computer Science, at the University of
- Pita Jarupunphol,
Using Buddhist Insights to Analyse the Cause of System Project
Failures, University of Auckland, 2013. Since 2004, a lecturer in
informatics at Phuket Rajabhat University; as at
Office of Academic Resources and Information Technology
- Zulfiqar Ahmad,
A Duly Diligent Response to the Concerns of Muslim Stakeholders,
University of Auckland, December 2011.
Design and Evaluation
of Software Obfuscations, co-supervised by Dr Stephen Drape,
University of Auckland, 2008. Winner of departmental "Best Published
Paper" award, 2007. From January 2017, Chief Expert - Product
Strategy, Products & Innovation Board Office
at SAP, Walldorf,
Concepts and techniques in software
watermarking and obfuscation, University of Auckland, August 2007.
As at 2008, Professor in
of Computer Science and
Nagra, Threading software
watermarks, University of Auckland, February 2007. As at July
Engineer at Google Inc. in Palo Alto who
twitters. Since October
2015, Head of Security Products
at Instart Logic.
- Andrew Michael
Colarik, A secure patch management authority, University of
Auckland, November 2003. Primary
Professor Lech Janczewski. Since 2006,
an independent information
security consultant. Since 2015, Senior
Lecturer at Massey University.
Decomposition and Perfect Graphs, University of California at
Berkeley, 1988. Since 2009, CEO
of Roc Capital Management,
- Belle Wei,
Synthesis and optimization of VLSI prefix circuits,
Ph.D. dissertation, Computer Science Division, UC Berkeley, May 1987.
From 2002-2012, Dean of
Engineering at San Jose State University, California (USA). From
and VP for Academic Affairs, Chico. Since 2015, Carolyn Guidry
Chair in Engineering Education and Innovative Learning at San Jose
Raghavan, Randomized rounding and discrete ham-sandwich theorems:
provably good algorithms for routing and packing problems,
Ph.D. dissertation, Computer Science Division, UC Berkeley, May 1986.
As at 2006, Head of Research
at Yahoo, Consulting
Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, Editor in
Chief of J. ACM. As at
Engineering at Google.
- Jason Li, (MSc,
Social and Governmental Identities for Research and Education
Federations. As at May 2015, Technical Applications
Consultant for healthAlliance.
Tu, (ME, July 2008: A
Preliminary Security Analysis of New Zealand's igovt System).
Please see the list above for Yu-Cheng's PhD research.
- Gilbert Notoatmodjo, (MSc, Exploring
the Weakest Link: A Study of Personal Password Security, submitted for
assessment, July 2007; revised for internet publication, December
- Jinho Lee, (ME, September 2006: Perceptions of
HIPAA Security Requirements by US Dental Schools).
- Jason (Lei) Wang, (MSc,
September 2006: A Constant Encoding
Algorithm Which Tamper-proofs the CT-Watermark). 780 project
student March-June 2005. As of July 2010, working as a Software Specialist (Treasury and Financial Markets) for ASB.
- Teng Teng, (MSc
Second Class First Division, July 2006: Unauthorized Detection of CT Watermarks
Based on Pattern Analysis Methods). 780 project student
- Han Zhang, (MSc, July 2006: Formal Security Modeling and Analysis
in B2B e-commerce), co-supervised by Gerald Weber. ICT Academy
project on Secure P2P Message Exchanging in a Test Harness, 14
February 2005, co-supervisor Gerald Weber,
industry mentor Barry Dowdeswell.
- Mike Stay (MSc First Class, 2005: Truth and Light: Physical
Algorithmic Randomness), co-supervised by Prof Cris Calude. As at
2006, PhD student in Physics
at UC Riverside, California (USA).
- Matt Barrett (BSc
Hons, 2003; MSc, 2005:
Towards an Open Trusted Computing Framework). Co-author of
Using NGSCB to Mitigate Existing Software Threats (preliminary
version), in Certification
and Security in Inter-Organizational E-Services, eds. Narelli and
Talamo, IFIP Vol. 177, Springer, ISBN 0-387-25087-5, pp. 55-74, 2005.
Author of "Using NGSCB to Solve Existing Software Vulnerabilities",
project report, November 2003.
- Benjamin Lai (MSc, February 2004: Trust in Online Trading Systems).
As at June 2007, working as a Developer at TelstraClear Limited.
- Yong (Charles) He, (MSc, 2002: Tamperproofing a Software Watermark by
Encoding Constants). As at June 2005, working for the ACC.
Li, (MSc, 2002: A Fifth Generation Messaging
- Qiang Dong, (MSc, 2002: Workflow
Simulation for International Trade).
- John (Ching Yi) Tsai (MSc, 2000: A comparative
study of two astronomical software packages).
- Yale (Yuanhua) Yu (MSc,
2000: Measuring Data Cache and TLB Parameters
under Linux), and co-author of a conference
paper by the same title.
- Petrus Mursanto (MSc,
1999: Automatic Detection of Vehicular Axle
Distance at Tollgates).
Low (MSc, 1998: Java
Control Flow Obfuscation), primary supervisor: Christian Collberg.
PhD dissertation: Network Processor Memory Hierarchy Designs for IP Packet
Classification, Summer 2005, Computer Science Department of the
University of Washington, advisor Jean-Loup Baer.
- Leon Quiding (MSc, 1999: A Formal Model and
General Theory for Comparator Networks).
- Yi Sun, Delay optimization of carry lookahead adders using
dynamic programming, Master's project, Computer Science
Department, UMN-Duluth, May 1993.
- Xun Zhao, An interface for transforming information from
TimberWolf into RanTer, Master's project, Computer Science
Department, UMN-Duluth, June 1992.
Zhao's project report is published as UMD-CS TR 92-02.
- Yanzhang Lu, Solving combinatorial optimization problems by
simulated annealing, genetic algorithms, and neural networks,
Master's thesis, Computer Science Department, UMN-Duluth, September
- Renato Milanesi, Optimal look-ahead adders, Master's thesis,
Computer Science Department, UMN-Duluth, July 1991.
- Sree Rama Peyyety, A proposal for measurement study of Ethernet
traffic, Master's project, Computer Science Department, UMN-Duluth,
- Clyde Rogers, Enhancements to Ziv-Lempel data compression,
Master's thesis, Computer Science Department, UMN-Duluth, May 1989.
- Simon Kahan, Problems in recognizing handprinted characters,
Master's project, Computer Science Division, UC Berkeley, May 1985.
- William Zurafleff, A personal computer network via CB radio
links, Master's project, Computer Science Division, UC Berkeley, May
- Michael Wolfe, Musical instrument pitch analyzer, Master's
project, Computer Science Division, UC Berkeley, May 1983.
- Andy Judkis, Net Funicello: a simple microcomputer network,
Master's project, Computer Science Division, UC Berkeley, May 1982.
- David J. Hathaway, A universal debugger for microcomputer
software, Master's project, Computer Science Division, UC Berkeley,
- Yi-Hsien Do, Interface the Biomation 610 Transient Recorder to
the PDP 11/10 Computer, Master's project, Computer Science Division,
UC Berkeley, May 1982.
Dissertation and Project Supervisions (partial listing)
Helena Ju, A
New Method of Handling Conflicts of Interest in RBAC, BSc Hons
Dissertation, June 2014. As of September 2014, Business Systems
Analyst / Java Developer
for Air New Zealand.
Choi, Persona-aware Identity Management (PIdM):
Towards a framework for managing persona identity, BSc Hons
Dissertation, November 2013. As at November 2013, working for eCentre
for Research at the University of Auckland.
- James Restall (BSc Hons, 2009: Threat of
Return-Oriented Programming: A Roadmap to Widespread Use).
Leung, undergraduate research associate from November 2006 to
- Dong Zhang, (BSc
Hons dissertation, 2006: Form-Oriented
Security Analysis of The WrecDirect Web Application). Primary
Weber, industry mentor Barry Dowdeswell. As at November 2009,
working for Ernst & Young
- Glenn McCord, ICT
Academy project on ITBC Systems and IT Phase 1, co-supervised with
Ewan Tempero, February 2006.
- Horace Haoqing Guo, ICT Academy project on Analysis of
Development of AS2 in EDIS, February 2005. Co-supervisor: Gerald Weber.
Industry mentor: Barry Dowdeswell.
- Jun Ho
Huh, ICT Academy project on EDIS Security and Non-Repudiation,
Weber. Industry mentor: Barry Dowdeswell. As at March 2010, a
doctoral student at Oxford
University Computing Laboratory.
- Shelly Mutu-Grigg
(BSc, 2003). Examining Fifth
Generation Messaging Systems, project report, January 2003.
- Guanglun Yu, summer project on Record
and Playback for Java Software Watermarking, February 2001.
- Hongying (Jenny) Lai, summer project on A comparative survey of Java obfuscators
available on the internet, February 2001.
- Michael (Duc) Ta
(BTech Hons, 1998: Test-bed for
Distributed Object Technologies using Java), now working for Zivo Internet Solutions (New Zealand). Co-supervisor: Radu Nicolescu.
- Terry (Tiejun) Xiao, Memory accounting system, 1998.
- Robert Plotkin, mrandom
3.0: An interface for pseudorandom number generators, Bachelor's
thesis, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science,
Massachussetts Institute of Technology, May 1993.
- Antony P-C
Ng, undergraduate research associate at UC Berkeley, 1986-87.
Co-author of three papers including one at the 1986
ACM Design Automation Conference.