Qiang Tang

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Ying Wu College of Computing

4204 GITC Building
New Jersey Institute of Technology
University Heightes, Newark, NJ

Phone: 973-596-2656
Fax: 973-596-5777
Email: qiang (at) njit.edu

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Ph.D positions maybe available, please drop me an email if interested.


2018.4.   Our paper about correcting a subverted hash function is accepted to Crypto 2018.
2018.4.   Qiang is invited to speak to the State Congress on blockchain technology for the state of New Jersey.
2018.4.   Qiang is invited to serve on PC of INFOCOM 2019
2018.4.   Qiang host the visit of Dr. Ian Miers to talk about Cryptocurrency and Payment Privacy.
2018.3.   Our Blockchain application paper was accepted to ICDCS 2018, Congratulations Yuan !
2018.3.   Qiang host the visit of Dr. Tatsuaki Okamoto.
2018.1.   Qiang is invited to serve on PC of Asiacrypt 2018, please submit your good works.
2018.1.   Qiang is invited to be a panelist in MSQ Ventures 2018 US Blockchain Innovation Event - NYC.
2017.11. Our paper about achieving function privacy in public key functional encryption was accepted to PKC '18.
2017.11. Particl Foundation donated a gift to support Qiang's blockchain research.
2017.11. Qiang was invited to server on PCs of a couple of Blockchain and security venues.
2017.10. Qiang was interviewed by WallStreet Journal to comment on Krack Attack.
2017.10. Qiang was hosting Cybersecurity Distinguished Lecture delivered by Dr. Jonathan Katz.
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About Me:

I am currently an assistant professor at at the computer science department of New Jersey Institute of Technology. I am also a core faculty member of the NJIT Cybersecurity Center.
Previously, I was a postdoc at Cornell University, and I was also a member of the
Initiative for Crypto-Currencies and Contracts (IC3). My host is Professor Elaine Shi.   Before joining Cornell, I received my PhD from the University of Connecticut under the supervision of Professor Aggelos Kiayias and Professor Alexander Russell.

Research Interests:

My research interests lie in applied & theoretical cryptography, privacy and computer security. In particular: blockchain technology, post-Snowden cryptography, accountability, and information theoretic security.


Publications: DBLP

  • Making Any Attribute Based Encryption Accountable, Efficiently
    Junzuo Lai, Qiang Tang

  • Secure Computation against Kleptographic Attacks
    Alexander Russell, Qiang Tang, Moti Yung, Hong-Sheng Zhou

  • Subverting Subversion-Resistant Cryptosystems: On the Subtle Power of Composition
    Alexander Russell, Qiang Tang, Moti Yung, Hong-Sheng Zhou

  • Space Efficient Computational Multi-Secret Sharing and Its Applications
    Aggelos Kiayias, Murat Osmanoglu, Alexander Russell, Qiang Tang


Selected Professional Activities:

Complete activitie list ..

Visitors and Students:

  • Visiting Scholars:
    • Prof. Kunpeng Wang (from Chinese Academy of Sciences)
  • Ph.D students:
    • Yuan Lu (Co-advised with Prof. Grace Wang)
    • Hridam Basu
    • Zhen-Liang Lu
    • Songlin He (Co-advised with Prof. Chase Wu)
  • Master students:
    • Achal Verma (Now working as a blockchain engineer at OpenCrowd, NYC)
    • Bertram Gibson
    • Craig Kenney
    • Patel Keyul
  • Undergrad students:
    • Archit Gupta
    • Matt Triplett
  • As Committee Member:
    • Xin Zhong
    • Haodi Jiang
    • Raina Samuel

Media Coverage:


My Erdös number is 3 :-).
     Me → Nikos Leonardos → Michael Saks → Erdös
     Me → Alex Russell → Leonardo J. Schulman → Erdös
     Me → Moti Yung → Naga Alon → Erdös