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Professor Robert Deng is first SMU faculty to be conferred IEEE Fellowship


Singapore. – ” Professor Robert Deng from the School of Information Systems (SIS) at Singapore Management University (SMU) has been elevated to IEEE Fellow with effect from 1 January 2016. He is being recognised for his long history of professional contributions to the field of cybersecurity, and in particular for work on cybersecurity algorithms, protocols and systems.
The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The total number selected in any one year cannot exceed one-tenth of one- percent of the total voting membership. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement.
Prof Deng said, “I am greatly humbled and honoured to be elevated to IEEE Fellow. I would like to offer my sincerest gratitude to all my collaborators and students for their valuable support and contributions to my professional career, and to A*STAR and SMU for providing dynamic and supportive research environments that have enabled me, over the past 20 plus years, to undertake cybersecurity research in Singapore.””
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