Wing C. Lau is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Information Engineering and the Director of the Mobile Technologies Center at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research interests include Network/ Systems Security, RFID Systems and Protocol Design, Pervasive Computing, Mobile Social Networks Design, and performance analysis. Wing received a BS degree from The University of Hong Kong and MS and PhD degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. From 1997 to 2004, he was a Member of the Technical Staff within the Performance Analysis Department at Bell Laboratories in Holmdel, New Jersey, where he conducted research in networking systems design and performance analysis. Wing joined Qualcomm, San Diego, California, in 2004 as a Senior Staff Member conducting research on Mobility Management Protocols for the Next Generation Wireless Packet Data Networks. He also contributed actively to the standardization of such protocols in the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and 3GPP2. Wing is a Senior Member of IEEE and a member of ACM and Tau Beta Pi. He has been a Technical Program Committee Member of various international conferences, including IEEE INFOCOM, WCNC, and VTC. He also served as the Guest Editor for the special issue on High-Speed Network Security of the IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC). Wing holds 17 US patents with a few more pending. His research findings have been published in more than 70 scientific papers in leading international journals and conferences. Wing is actively involved in various research projects related to Online Social Network Privacy and Vulnerabilities, Authenticated 2D barcodes, smartphone-based ambient sensing, social-computing, DDoS attacks/defenses,and the Quality-of-Experience evaluation for wireless/networking services.