Senior Director, Security and Data Sciences Technology

Senior Director, Security and Data Sciences Technology

  • Dr Lucas Hui

    Dr Lucas Hui has been appointed as Senior Director, Security and Data Sciences (SNDS), since February 2018.  He is responsible for developing strategic plans for the technology division which focuses on cybersecurity, blockchain technology, and big data analytics; building and leading R&D teams, as well as engaging customers and collaborators from both the industry and the Government.

    Dr Hui’s research interests include information security, authentication services, network security, cryptography, and electronic commerce.  Before joining ASTRI, he was the founder and Honorary Director of the Centre for Information Security and Cryptography, and concurrently an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science in the The University of Hong Kong.  Dr Hui received his BSc and MPhil degrees in Computer Science from The University of Hong Kong, and his MSc and PhD degrees in computer science from the University of California, Davis.  Besides actively publishing research papers, he has strong experience in consultation work in security systems, and in industrial collaboration projects.