Jiankun Hu is a full professor of Cyber Security at the School of Engineering and Information Technology, the University of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Force Academy (UNSW@ADFA), Australia. His major research interest is in computer networking and computer security, especially biometric security. He has been awarded ten Australia Research Council Grants. He served as Security Symposium Co-Chair for IEEE GLOBECOM ’08 and IEEE ICC ’09. He was Program Co-Chair of the 2008 International Symposium on Computer Science and its Applications. He is serving as an Associate Editor of the following journals: Journal of Security and Communication Networks, Wiley; IEEE TIFS (Senior Area Editor); KSII TIIS (Area Editor); IET CPS; IEEE OJCS; and Wiley S&P.
He received a Bachelor’s degree in industrial automation in 1983 from Hunan University, PR China, a PhD degree in engineering in 1993 from the Harbin Institute of Technology, PR China, and a Master’s degree for research in computer science and software engineering from Monash University, Australia, in 2000.
In 1995 he completed his postdoctoral fellow work in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Harbin Shipbuilding College, PR China. He was a research fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Ruhr University, Germany, during 1995–1997. He worked as a research fellow in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, in 1997. Before he moved to RMIT University Australia, he was a research fellow in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia.