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Raymond Choo 1
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  • Job title of nominated professional: Associate Professor of Cyber Security and Forensics
  • Company (where nominated professional or team is working): University of South Australia
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  • Company size (employees): 7000
  • Country: Australia

In 3 bullets, summarize why this professional or team deserves recognition:

1. Dr Choo is recognised nationally and internationally as a research leader and expert in cyber security and forensics, as evidenced by numerous national and international appointments, awards and invitations as keynote/plenary speaker and invitations to provide expert opinion on policy developments.
2. The fundamental strength of Dr Choo’s teaching leadership in cyber security and forensics is purposefully teaching research interactions, where he integrates scholarship, research and professional learning activities, educating the next generation of cyber warriors within a research rich and intellectually stimulating environment. For example, since he joined academia in March 2011, he has supervised to completion five Doctoral, ten Masters and nine Honours (eight 1st Class and one 2nd upper Honours) students. He is currently supervising 16 PhD (8 as principal supervisor, and 6 as co supervisor at UniSA, 1 as co supervisor at ANU, and 1 as associate supervisor at RMIT), four Masters, and one Honours students.
3. Dr Choo is an active member of society, and holds honorary positions with a number of national and global professional bodies.

In less than 300 words, summarize the achievements of the professional or team in the nominated category

Dr Choo has made a distinguished contribution to cyber security and forensics. He has co-edited “Cloud Security Ecosystem” (Elsevier, 2015), (co)authored a number of publications including a book published by Springer, a book published by Elsevier (Forewords written by Australia’s Chief Defence Scientist and Chair of the Electronic Evidence Specialist Advisory Group), seven Australian Government Institute of Criminology refereed monographs, 15 refereed book chapters, 97 refereed journal articles, 62 refereed conference articles and six parliamentary submissions. He is the co-inventor of two PCT and one provisional patent applications filed in 2015. His research has been widely cited, including in key government reports such as the Australian Government, UNODC, ITU, UK Home Office. One of his published cryptographic protocols was included in two independent submissions to the IEEE 802.11 by computer scientists from Fujitsu Labs; and the IETF/Network Working Group by a team of computer scientists from Tropos Networks (US), Toshiba, Huawei, and University of Murcia. His published design principle about how session keys should be constructed in cryptographic (key establishment) protocols that result in significant benefits for their security was cited in a special publication (SP 800-56A) by US National Institute of Standards and Technology.

His opinions are regularly published in the media and he holds honorary positions with a number of national and global professional bodies. He is regularly invited to speak (e.g. 2014 World Internet Conference, organized by the Cyberspace Administration of China). He was a Keynote/Plenary Speaker at conferences such as IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Data Intensive Systems 2015, and those organised by Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (2015), Cloud Security Alliance NZ (2015), CSO Australia and Trend Micro (2015), Anti-Phishing Working Group (2014), National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (2014), etc. He was also an Invited Expert of UNAFEI and

24 Responses to “Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo”

  1. Debiao He on February 15, 2016

    Prof. Choo has published many novel papers in the field of cybersecurity.

    • Yong Yu on February 16, 2016

      Prof. Choo is leading the research of cyber security and forensics. His research outcomes are amazing.

  2. Guojun Wang on February 15, 2016

    Raymond is a top researcher and educator in the cybersecurity area. He has published a lot of high quality papers and delivered a number of talks. He is also very active in social activities for example in the participation in organizing international conferences and special issues.

  3. Christian D'Orazio on February 15, 2016

    Raymond deserves a 5-star rating for his countless publications and outstanding contributions to the Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics fields.

  4. Mark.Y Xie on February 15, 2016

    He is a teacher of great scholarship.

  5. good

  6. Xiong Li on February 15, 2016

    Very good.

  7. mingwu zhang on February 15, 2016

    great researcher

  8. 魏煜 on February 15, 2016


  9. Mengbo HOU on February 15, 2016

    an outstanding researcher with so many academic outcome.

  10. Mohammad on February 15, 2016

    Raymond has effortlessly carried out research in area of cyber security in the last few years. I have been fortunate to have a chance to work with him in order to publish some academic papers. From that perspective, I believe his commitment and willingness to the research has made him the best nominee for the cyber security excellence award.

  11. Jordan Aburmman on February 15, 2016

    Exceptional Research Skills, brilliant person and inspiring scholar.

    He should definitely get , no one deserves it better than him!

  12. Raymonds supervision has enabled a number of highly distinguished researchers to become experts in their chosen fields.

  13. Haider Abbas, PhD on February 15, 2016

    Dr. Raymond is an excellent researcher doing high quality and state of the art research in the area of cyber security. I have read many of his scholarly research articles and found them significantly helpful in our research. I believe that he truly deserves the CyberSecurity Excellence Award .

  14. Lizhe Wang on February 15, 2016

    Prof. Choo is a leading researcher in the field of cybersecurity, who have make significant contributions to the state-of-the-arts.

  15. Frank Schiliro on February 16, 2016

    Raymond through his various commitments, publications and research has made significant contributions towards law enforcement’s understanding of cyberspace issues.

  16. Zhiyan Xu on February 16, 2016


  17. yangYJ on February 16, 2016

    An excellent researcher, impressive research results!

  18. Ripple on February 16, 2016

    He is a teacher of great scholarship.

  19. Hu Xiong on February 16, 2016

    As one fellow member of same profession, I admire Prof. Choo due to his amazing achievements in the field of network security.

  20. Laurence T Yang on February 16, 2016

    Raymond is one of the top experts in the world in the area of cyber security. He is also very active in the community. He has contributed significantly not only on technical and academic aspects, but also the service aspects. He is well-deserved for this award.

  21. Abubaker Wahaballa on February 17, 2016

    Prof. Raymond made great contributions in field of Cyber Security, and I firmly believe that he will continue to inspire us in this field.

  22. J. Peng on February 17, 2016

    Dr. Choo is an excellent researcher on the Cyber security and undoubtedly deserves the Excellence Awards.

  23. Yizhi REN on February 18, 2016

    Dr. Raymond is an internationally renowned expert in cyber security and forensics field, and he will spring more surprises.

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