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Wing is a Professor in the Department of Information Engineering and the Director of the Mobile Technologies Centre (MobiTeC) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). Wing received the B.S.(Eng) degree from The University of Hong Kong and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. Before returning to academia, Wing worked in the US industry for a decade. He was a Member of Technical Staff with the Performance Analysis Department, Bell Laboratories, Holmdel, New Jersey, where he conducted research in high-speed network protocol design and performance analysis. Wing also had a stint with Qualcomm, San Diego, California where he designed the architecture and protocols for the Next Generation Wireless Services and actively contributed to their standardization in the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and 3GPPs.  While on leave from Bell Labs, Wing had taught at the University of Hong Kong and served as the Associate Director for the MSc Programme in E-Commerce and Internet Computing. 

Wing holds 19 U.S. patents. His research findings have culminated in more than 130 publications in major international conferences and journals. His recent research interests include: Security and Privacy of Single-Sign-On Protocols and Mobile Payment Systems; Graph Neural Networks, Representation Learning for Temporal Interaction Graphs and its applications; Online Machine Learning Algorithms; Resource Allocation and Optimization for Cloud Computing/ Big Data Systems; High-capacity Authenticated QR-codes and their applications.

Dr. Lau is a Senior Member of IEEE and a member of ACM and Tau Beta Pi. He has served on the TPC of ACM MobiHoc, Sigmetrics, IEEE Infocom, SECON, WiOpt, ICC, Globecom, WCNC, VTC and the International Teletraffic Congress, etc. He was also a Guest Editor for the Special Issue on High-speed Network Security of IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC). For their work on Single-Sign-On SDK security, Wing and his team received the 2018 Internet Defense Prize (2nd-runner up) from USENIX and Facebook.


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Contact Information

Email address: wclau at ie dot cuhk dot edu dot hk
URL: http://www.ie.cuhk.edu.hk/~wclau
Tel: +852-3943-8356 (Office)


Last updated on Dec 31, 2023.