4 - 6 April, 2018 - Austin, TX
Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo holds a Ph.D. in information technology from Queensland University of Technology, Australia, and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from The University of Queensland, Australia. Prior to starting his Cloud Technology Endowed Professorship at UTSA, Professor Choo spent five years working for the University of South Australia, and five years working for the Australian Government Australian Institute of Criminology.
He was a visiting scholar at INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation between October 2015 and February 2016 and a visiting Fulbright scholar at Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice and Palo Alto Research Center (formerly Xerox PARC) in 2009.
Professor Choo’s areas of research include big data analytics, cyber security and digital forensics. He has published three books entitled “Secure Key Establishment” published in Springer’s “Advances in Information Security” book series (2008), “Cloud Storage Forensics” published by Syngress/Elsevier (forewords written by Australia’s Chief Defence Scientist and Chair of the Electronic Evidence Specialist Advisory Group, Senior Managers of Australian and New Zealand Forensic Laboratories; 2014), and “Big Digital Forensic Data: Reduction and Analysis” published in Springer’s “SpringerBriefs on Cyber Security Systems and Networks” (2018). He has also published seven Australian Government refereed monographs, 30 refereed book chapters, 296 refereed journal articles, 100 refereed conference articles and six parliamentary submissions. He has also co-edited nine books entitled “Cloud Security Ecosystem” (published by Syngress: An Imprint of Elsevier, 2015), “Mobile Security and Privacy” (published by Syngress: An Imprint of Elsevier, 2017), “Contemporary Digital Forensic Investigations of Cloud and Mobile Applications” (published by Syngress: An Imprint of Elsevier, 2017), “Green, Pervasive, and Cloud Computing” (published in Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series, 2017), “Security, Privacy, and Anonymity in Computation, Communication, and Storage” (published in Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series, 2017), “Security, Privacy, and Anonymity in Computation, Communication, and Storage Workshops” (published in Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series, 2017), “Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing” (published in Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series, 2017), “Advanced Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering” (published in Springer’s Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series, 2017), and “International Conference on Applications and Techniques in Cyber Security and Intelligence” (published in Springer’s Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series, 2018).
He is the co-inventor of two PCT and one provisional patent applications on digital forensics and mobile app security filed in 2015. Since 2011, Professor Choo has supervised to completion 17 Ph.D., 13 masters and nine honors (eight 1st Class and one 2nd upper honors) theses.
In 2016, he was named Cybersecurity Educator of the Year – APAC (2016 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards [CEAs are produced in cooperation with the Information Security Community on LinkedIn], and in 2015, he and his team won the Digital Forensics Research Challenge organized by Germany’s University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.
Other awards include Best Research Paper Award at the 20th European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS 2015), Australia New Zealand Policing Advisory Agency (ANZPAA); National Institute of Forensic Sciences Highly Commended Award; 2010 Australian Capital Territory Pearcey Award for “Taking a risk and making a difference in the development of the Australian ICT industry,”; 2008 Australia Day Achievement Medallion in recognition of his dedication and contribution to the Australian Government Australian Institute of Criminology, and through it to the public service of the nation; and the British Computer Society’s Wilkes Award for the best paper published in the 2007 volume of the Computer Journal (Oxford University Press).
In April 2017 he was appointed an Honorary Commander, 502nd Air Base Wing, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, USA. He is also a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society and a Senior Member of IEEE.