School of Computing Science

Staff Profiles

Dr Changyu Dong

Senior Lecturer in Security


Changyu Dong is a Senior Lecturer in Security at the School of Computing Science in Newcastle University. His research interests fall under the broad heading of cyber security, e.g. applied cryptography, trust management, data privacy and security policies. His recent work focuses mostly on designing practical secure computation protocols with applications to large scale privacy preserving data processing. The application domains include for example privacy preserving medical data analytics, secure cloud computing, privacy preserving data mining and private data processing in mobile and wireless networks.
Before coming to Newcastle, he was a lecturer at the University of Strathclyde (2011 - 2016), before that a post-doctoral researcher in the Policy group at Imperial College London (2009 - 2011). He received his PhD and MSc from Imperial in 2009 and 2005 respectively, and his BSc degree from Fudan University in 1999. He also worked several years (2000 - 2004) as a network engineer in China.