I am an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Prior to this post, I held several academic posts at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Hong Kong Baptist University.

Recent Blogs

  • Two Papers Accepted (SIGMOD and TKDE) (11/6/2017) - Our paper “When Query Authentication Meets Fine-Grained Access Control: A Zero-Knowledge Approach” has been accepted as a full paper by ACM SIGMOD 2018. Our paper “Authenticating Aggregate Queries over Set-Valued Data with Confidentiality” has been accepted by IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering.
  • Looking for PhD Student (9/29/2017) - Currently I have several openings for PhD students in the field of Data Management or Information Security. The detailed requirements are as follows: Bachelor or Master degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Information Engineering in well-known universities. Preferences are given to applicants with some research experience. Good programming skills in at least one mainstream […]
  • US Patent Awarded (9/21/2017) - Dr. Hu has recently been awarded a US patent entitled “Privacy-Preserving Large-Scale Location Monitoring”. The patent number is 9,756,461.
  • Journal Paper Accepted (7/6/2017) - Our paper titled “Geo-Social Group Queries with Minimum Acquaintance Constraints” has been accepted for publication in the VLDB journal.