Raphael Phan holds the chair of security engineering at the Multimedia University (MMU), having served in British, Swiss & Australian universities prior to his current appointment.


He is co-designer of the U.S. NIST SHA-3 finalist BLAKE and has been invited to serve in over 100 peer-reviewed security conferences since 2005.

He was the Program Chair of Mycrypt 2016, and General Chair of Asiacrypt 2007 & Mycrypt 2005. He is also the Coordinating Editor of the IOS Press Series in Cryptology & Information Security, and is in the Editorial Board of the Cryptologia journal.

He currently guest edits a special issue of the IEEE Transactions on Dependable & Secure Computing with focus on paradigm shifts in cryptographic engineering.


Raphael's Erdős number is 2, and h-index at least 27.


A detailed CV is online.


His recent Program Committee engagements:

·         2018: CT-RSA, ICC

·         2017: CT-RSA, Latincrypt, IMA Crypto & Coding, ICC, Globecom, PIMRC, ICICS