Dr Hai-Van Dang

Dr Hai-Van Dang

Lecturer in Cyber Security

School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (Faculty of Science and Engineering)



Dr Hai Van Dang is a lecturer at School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics, Faculty of Science and Engineering. Her research interests are information security, cloud security and data privacy.


  • PhD in Information Technology, University of Science, VNU-HCM, Vietnam, "Privacy-preserving public auditing on outsourced data", 2017
  • MSc in Computer Science, University of Science, VNU-HCM, Vietnam, "Approaching Algebra for Data Privacy-Preserving in Wireless Sensor Network", 2009
  • BSc, Honors, in Information Technology, niversity of Science, VNU-HCM, Vietnam, "Researching and developing a network isolation system using embedded device", 2007



Teaching interests

  • Introduction to cryptography
  • Introduction to Statistics and Applications

I will be module leader for the following modules in year 2021/2022:

  • COMP1002 Cyber Security & Networks
  • CNET349SL Incident Prevention, detection and response.



Research interests

  • Privacy-preserving schemes
  • Cloud security
  • Access control, authentication and authorisation
  • Trusted execution environment

Research groups

Other research

Research experience in participating the following projects:

  • COLA - Cloud Orchestration at the Level of Application (1/2017 – 6/2019)
  • Cloudifacturing - Cloudification of Production Engineering for Predictive Digital Manufacturing (10/2017 – 3/2021)
  • ASCLEPIOS - Advanced Secure Cloud Encrypted Platform for Internationally Orchestrated Solutions in Healthcare (1/2018 – 11/2021)



Conference Papers

[1] Hai-Van Dang, Amjad Ullah, Alexandros Bakas, and Antonis Michalas. Attribute-based symmetric searchable encryption. In 2nd Workshop on Cloud Security and Privacy (Cloud S&P) in conjunction with the 18th International Conference on Applied Cryptography and Network Security (ACNS’20), accepted in August 2020.

[2] Eugene Frimpong, Alexandros Bakas, Hai-Van Dang, and Antonis Michalas. Do not tell me what i cannot do!(the constrained device shouted under the cover of the fog): Implementing symmetric searchable encryption on constrained devices (extended version). IACR Crypto. ePrint Arch., 2020:176, 2020.

[3] Antonis Michalas, Alexandros Bakas, Hai-Van Dang, and Alexandr Zalitko. Access control in searchable encryption with the use of attribute-based encryption and sgx. In Proceedings of the 2019 ACM SIGSAC Conference on Cloud Computing Security Workshop, pages 183–183. ACM, 2019.

[4] Antonis Michalas, Alexandros Bakas, Hai-Van Dang, and Alexandr Zaltiko. Micro- scope: Enabling access control in searchable encryption with the use of attribute-based encryption and sgx. In Nordic Conference on Secure IT Systems, pages 254–270. Springer, 2019.

[5] G Pierantoni, T Kiss, G Terstyanszky, H Dang, S Delgado Olabarriaga, M Tuler de Olivera, KY Yigzaw, JG Belika, D Krefting, and T Penzel. A secure cloud-based platform to host healthcare applications. In 11th International Workshop on Science Gateways, IWSG 2019, 2019.

[6] Nicolae Paladi, Antonis Michalas, and Hai-Van Dang. Towards secure cloud orchestration for multi-cloud deployments. In Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on CrossCloud Infrastructures & Platforms, page 4. ACM, 2018.

[7] Van H Dang and Thuc D Nguyen. Construction of pseudoinverse matrix over finite field and its applications. Wireless Personal Communications, 94(3):455–466, 2017.

[8] Hai-Van Dang, Thai-Son Tran, Duc-Than Nguyen, Thach V Bui, and Dinh-Thuc Nguyen. Efficient privacy preserving data audit in cloud. In Advanced Computational Methods for Knowledge Engineering, pages 185–196. Springer, 2015.

[9] Dang Hai Van and Nguyen Dinh Thuc. A privacy preserving message authentication code. In 2015 5th International Conference on IT Convergence and Security (ICITCS), pages 1–4. IEEE, 2015.

[10] Dang Hai Van and Nguyen Dinh Thuc. Pseudoinverse matrix over finite field and its applications. In Information science and applications, pages 491–498. Springer, 2015.

[11] Thuc Dinh Nguyen and Van H Dang. Quasi-inverse based cryptography. In Inter- national Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, pages 629–642. Springer, 2013.

[12] Van H Dang, Sven Wohlgemuth, Hiroshi Yoshiura, Thuc D Nguyen, and Isao Echizen. Approach to privacy-preserve data in two-tiered wireless sensor network based on linear system and histogram. In International Conference on U-and E-Service, Science and Technology, pages 17–30. Springer, 2010.

[13] Dang Hai Van, Nguyen Thanh Binh, Tran Minh Triet, Tran Ngoc Bao, and Nguyen Ho. Ssm: Scalable substitution matrix cipher. Special Issue on Theories and Applications of Computer Science, Journal of Science and Technology, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, 46(5a):165–178, 2008.


[1] Gabriele Pierantoni, Tamas Kiss, Gabor Terstyanszky, James DesLauriers, Gregoire Gesmier, and Hai-Van Dang. Describing and processing topology and quality of service parameters of applications in the cloud. Journal of Grid Computing, pages 1–18, 2020.

[2] J Deslauriers, T Kiss, R Ariyattu, H Dang, A Ullah, J Bowden, D Krefting, G Pierantoni, and G Terstyanszky. Cloud apps to-go: Cloud portability with tosca and micado. Concurrency and Computation: Practice & Experience, 2020.

[3] de Oliveira, M. T., Dang, H. V., Reis, L. H., Marquering, H. A., & Olabarriaga, S. D. (2021). AC-AC: Dynamic revocable access control for acute care teams to access medical records. Smart Health, 100190.



Other academic activities

Reviewers for:

  • Journal of Grid Computing
  • RIVF 2021, Information and Network Security track
  • ACM Transactions on Privacy and Security