Professor WANG Huaxiong

Professor WANG Huaxiong
Division of Mathematical Sciences
School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences
Nanyang Technological University

Tel: (+65) 6513 7472
Fax: (+65) 6316 6984

Educational and Professional Qualifications


PhD in Mathematics, University of Haifa, Israel


PhD in Computer Science, University of Wollongong, Australia

Professional Experience

9/2022 - Present

Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

7/2006 - 8/2022

Associate Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

1/2002 – 7/2006

Senior Lecturer, Macquarie University, Australia

2/2000 - 1/2002

Lecturer, University of Wollongong, Australia

3/1999 - 1/2000

Research Fellow, National University of Singapore, Singapore


What’s New

(updated on 19 June 2019)

·        My teaching score for AY2018-2019 Semester 2 – MH1810 (Mathematics 1): 4.43 out of 5.

·        Person Re-Identification over Encrypted Outsourced Surveillance Videos

             (with Hang Cheng, Ximeng Liu, Yan Fang, Meiqing Wang, and Xiaojun Zhang)


·        Intersection-Policy Private Mutual Authentications from Authorized Private Set Intersection

(with Yamin WEN, Fangguo ZHANG, Yinbin MIAO, & Zheng GONG)

Accepted to SCIENCE CHINA Information Sciences.

(updated on 9 June 2019)

·        I will serve as the Program Co-Chair for Asiacrypt 2020 and 2021.

·        I gave an invited talk at the 5th international workshop on Cyber Security, Guangzhou, China,

May 24 – 26, 2019.

·        I will give an invited talk at the 22nd International Conference on Information Security and Cryptology (ICISC 2019), in Seoul, Korea from December 4 - 6, 2019.

·        New Results on Modular Inversion Hidden Number Problem and Inversive Congruential Generator

(with Jun Xu, Santanu Sarkar, Lei Hu and Yanbin Pan), accepted to Crypto 2019.

·        Key-Insulated and Privacy-Preserving Signature Scheme with Publicly Derived Public Key [ePrint] 
Liu Zhen
Khoa Nguyen, Guomin Yang and Duncan S. Wong  )
Accepted to 
EuroS&P 2019.

·        Zero-Knowledge Elementary Databases with More Expressive Queries 
Benoît Libert,  Khoa Nguyen and  Benjamin Hong Meng Tan. 
PKC 2019. LNCS, vol. 11442, pp. 255-285. Springer, 2019.

·        Forward-Secure Group Signatures from Lattices [pdf] 
San Ling,  Khoa Nguyen and Yanhong Xu. 
PQCrypto 2019. To appear in LNCS series.

·        Non-Malleable Codes against Active Physical Layer Adversary

(with Fuchun Lin, Reihaneh Safavi-Naini, and Mahdi Cheraghchi)

Accepted to ISIT 2019.

·        FS-PEKS: Lattice-based Forward Secure Public-key Encryption with Keyword Search for Cl oud-assisted Industrial Internet of Things

(with Kai Zhang, Jie Chen, Hyung Tae Lee, Haifeng Qian)

Accepted to IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing.

·        Lattice-Based Group Signatures: Achieving Full Dynamicity (and Deniability)  with Ease 
San LingKhoa Nguyen and Yanhong Xu)
Full version of a 
paper published at ACNS 2017. In Theoretical Computer Science, vol. 783 (2019), pp. 71-94.

·        Zero-Knowledge Arguments for Matrix-Vector Relations and Lattice-Based Group Encryption 
(with Benoît LibertSan LingFabrice Mouhartem and 
Khoa Nguyen)
Full version of a 
paper published at ASIACRYPT 2016. In Theoretical Computer Science, vol. 759 (2019), pp. 72-97.



(updated on 27 November 2018)

·       I am the Deputy Director of Strategic Centre for Research in Privacy-Preserving Technologies & Systems (SCRIPTS) at NTU.

·        I will be giving a keynote talk on “Post-Quantum Cryptography, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency”  at Inscrypt 2018 in Fuzhou, China.

·       Accountable Tracing Signatures from Lattices

(with San Ling, Khoa Nguyen and Yanhong Xu) accepted to CT-RSA 2019.

·        Fully Homomorphic Encryption over the Integers for Non-Binary Plaintexts without the Sparse Subset Sum Problem

(with Khin Mi Mi Aung, Hyung Tae Lee and Benjamin Hong Meng  Tan)

accepted to Theoretical Computer Science.

·        Secret Sharing with Binary Shares

(with Fuchun Lin, Mahdi Cheraghchi, Venkatesan Guruswami, Rei Safavi-Naini)

Accepted to ITCS 2019.

·        Further Improvement of Factoring $N=p^rq^s$ with Partial Known Bits

(Shixiong Wang, Longjiang Qu and Chao Li)

Accepted to Advances in Mathematics of Communications.


(updated on 1 July 2018)

·       Teaching score for AY2017-2018 Semester 2 – MH1810 (Mathematics 1): 4.51 out of 5.

·       Invited speaker at International Conference on Finite Fields and their application, Shijazhuang,

China, May 2018.

·       Lattice-Based Zero-Knowledge Arguments for Integer Relations

(With Benoît Libert, San Ling and Khoa Nguyen)

Accepted to CRYPTO 2018. To appear.

·        Efficient public key encryption with equality test in the standard model
(with Kai Zhang, Jie Chen, Hyung Tae Lee and  Haifeng Qian)
Accepted for publication in Theoretical Computer Science, July 2018.

·        Security analysis and modification of ID-based encryption with equality test from ACISP 2017
(with Hyung Tae Lee and Kai Zhang)

 Accepted at ACISP 2018, 2018.

·        On binary de Bruijn sequences from LFSRs with arbitrary characteristic polynomials

(with Zuling Chang,  Martianus Frederic Ezerman and San Ling)

 Designs, Codes and Cryptography, July 2018

·        The cycle structure of LFSR with arbitrary characteristic polynomial over finite fields

(with Zuling Chang, Martianus Frederic Ezerman and San Ling)

Cryptography and Communications, Online First 20 Dec. 2017 (preprint on arXiV)

·        A Lattice-Based Group Signature Scheme with Verifier-Local Revocation
(With San Ling, Adeline Roux-Langlois and
Khoa Nguyen
In Theoretical Computer Science, vol. 730 (2018), pp. 1–20

(Full version of a paper published at PKC 2014).


(updated on 8 March 2018)

·        Plenary speaker at the Japan-Singapore Workshop on Coding and Information Theory (4-7 March)

·        PC member of ACISP2018, PST2018, Globecom2018 (CISS)

·        Constant-size Group Signatures from Lattices [ePrint]  (with San Ling, Khoa Nguyen and  Yanhong Xu).  To appear in PKC 2018.


(updated on 23 Oct 2017)

·        I will be giving an invited talk at Asiacrypt 2017 and also an invited talk at ICITS 2017.

·        I have recently joined the editorial board of International Journal of Applied Cryptography.

·        Zero-Knowledge Arguments for Lattice-Based PRFs and Applications to E-Cash [Eprint]
(with Benoît Libert, San Ling and Khoa Nguyen) was accepted by ASIACRYPT 2017.

·        Adaptive Oblivious Transfer with Access Control from Lattice Assumptions (With

Benoît Libert, San Ling, Fabrice Mouhartem and Khoa Nguyen) was accepted by


·        Zero-Knowledge Password Policy Check from Lattices [Eprint]  (with Khoa Nguyen and

Benjamin Hong Meng Tan) was accepted by ISC 2017. 

·        Revocable Predicate Encryption from Lattices  (With San Ling, Khoa Nguyen and Juanyang

Zhang) was accepted by ProvSec 2017.

·        Private Compound Wildcard Queries using Fully Homomorphic Encryption (with

Myungsun Kim,  Hyung Tae Lee, San Ling and Benjamin Hong Meng Tan) was accepted by IEEE Transactions on

Dependable and Secure Computing.