Haibin Zhang is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
Haibin received his
Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis (with
Prof. Matt Franklin
Previously, he worked as a postdoc for two NSF frontier projects on cloud security -- the MACS project
(with Prof. Marten van Dijk
) and the Project Silver
(with Prof. Michael Reiter
). He is interested in cloud computing, cryptography, security, privacy, and distributed systems.
He received the best paper candidate award at the 33rd IEEE International Symposium on
Reliable Distributed Systems and proved the security of a NIST standard on ciphertext stealing.
Haibin is one of the main inventors of Norton Zone, Symantec’s scalable cloud storage,
and BChain, a highly efficient BFT protocol fully implemented within Hyperledger blockchain framework.
My work is supported by NSF SFS, NSF PFI (the first NSF PFI award on blockchains),
TEDCO MII (the first MII award on blockchains), and DHS Science and Technology.