Dr Siaw-Lynn Ng

Research interests

Dr Siaw-Lynn Ng B.Sc. (Adelaide) Ph.D. (London) was awarded a B.Sc. (Hons.) degree in Mathematics from the University of Adelaide in 1995, and a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Royal Holloway, University of London in 1998.

She was a post-doctoral research assistant at Royal Holloway from 1998 to 2001. Her research interests includes combinatorics and finite geometry and their applications in information security. Siaw-Lynn was appointed as a lecturer in 2001.

Teaching

  • 2017 Spring term: Module leader for the third year and MSc course on Error-correcting codes (MT3610/MT5461).
  • 2015-2016 Module leader for a third year Mathematics undergraduate course (MT3620 Cipher Systems) and the postgraduate course (MT5462 Advanced Cipher Systems).
  • 2014 Autumn term: Sabbatical.
  • 2004-2013 Module leader for a third year Mathematics undergraudate course (MT3620 Cipher Systems) and the postgraduate course (MT5462 Advanced Cipher Systems).
  • 2001-2004 Module leader for two MSc in Information Security courses: Business and Security Issues Raised by Electronic Commerce, and Secure Electronic Commerce and Other Applications.

Teaching

I am happy to supervise MSc projects in the areas of 

  • Availability and resilience in distributed data storage systems.
  • Applications of discrete mathematics in information security/cryptography.
  • Security and privacy in distributed data storage systems.
  • Anti-jamming techniques.
  • Security in swarm robotics.
  • Any other areas of information security as long as they are interesting!

Other work

Series editor, the Computer Weekly (Search Security) Royal Holloway Information Security Thesis Series.

The 2018 Computer Weekly (Search Security) articles are:

Previous years articles can be found at https://intranet.royalholloway.ac.uk/isg/informationfornewreturningstudents/mscproject/thesisprizes.aspx

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