Prof. Zhang Kehuan 張克環教授

Assistant Professor (MACM, MIEEE, MPISA)
Education: B.S., M.E.(Hunan Univ.), PhD (Indiana Univ., Bloomington)
Research Area: Network and System Security
Tel: (852) 3943-8391
Fax: (852) 2603-5032
Address: Rm 716 SHB
Email: khzhang [@] ie.cuhk.edu.hk

Prof. Zhang's personal website

Research Interests

  • Network and system security
  • Web security, Cloud computing security, smart phones security
  • Medical device security, smart grid security, ICS(Industrial control system) security

Courses Taught

  • 2013 Spring: IERG4130 (Introduction to Cyber Security)


Kehuan Zhang received his B.S. and M.E. degree from Hunan University in 2001 and 2004 respectively. He worked in industry between 2004 and 2007 before starting his PhD program at Indiana University, Bloomington. He got his PhD degree there and joined CUHK in 2012. During his PhD program, he also worked as an intern at IBM T J Watson Research Center in the summer of 2010.

He has a broad interest in the security problems of real-world systems, and has published several high quality paper on all of the four top conferences in network and system security area, including IEEE Oakland, ACM CCS, USENIX Security, and NDSS. He is also an active external reviewers of these top conferences.

Selected Publications from the last three years

  • Zhou Li, Kehuan Zhang , Yinglian Xie, Fang Yu, XiaoFeng Wang. Knowing Your Enemy: Understanding and Detecting Malicious Web Advertising. In Proceedings of 19th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS’12), Raleigh, North Carolina, Oct. 2012.
  • Kehuan Zhang , Xiaoyong Zhou, Yangyi Chen, XiaoFeng Wang, Yaoping Ruan. Sedic: Privacy-Aware Data Intensive Computing on Hybrid Clouds. In Proceedings of 18th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS'11). October 17-21, 2011, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Acceptance Rate: 14% (60/429).
  • Roman Schlegel, Kehuan Zhang , Xiaoyong Zhou, Mehool Intwala, Apu Kapadia, and XiaoFeng Wang, "Soundcomber: A Stealthy and Context-Aware Sound Trojan for Smartphones", In Proceedings of the 18th Annual Network & Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS '11), pp. 17-33, San Diego, CA, February 6-9, 2011. USA. Acceptance Rate: 20% (28/139).