Dr. Carol Fung received her PhD degree in computer science from the University of Waterloo (Canada). Her research area focuses on cybersecurity and network management, including secure and privacy protection, trust management, resource allocation and performance optimization. Her research has applications in IoT networks, SDN/NFV networks, 5G networks, social networks and smartphone networks.
She is the recipient of the IEEE/IFIP IM Young Professional Award in 2015, University of Waterloo Alumni Gold Medal in 2013, Best Paper Awards three times in IM/NOMS. She also received numerous prestige awards and scholarships including Google Anita Borg scholarship, NSERC Postdoc fellowship, David Cheriton Scholarship, NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship, and President’s graduate scholarship in UoW.
She has more than 100 peer-reviewed journal and conference publications. She has led the organization of many academic conferences and workshops including IEEE/IFIP IM 2019 and IEEE CSNet 2022. She is an associate Editor for IEEE TNSM and Elsevier COMNET.