Huaxiong Wang obtained a PhD in Mathematics from University of Haifa , Israel (1996) and a PhD in Computer Science from University of Wollongong , Australia (2001). He was a post-doctoral research fellow at National University of Singapore (1999) and University of Wollongong (2000), and a Lecturer at University of Wollongong� (2001). He joined Macquarie University in 2002, and is currently a Senior Lecturer in Department of Computing and a member of Centre for Advanced Computing - Algorithms and Cryptography (ACAC). His research interests include cryptography, information security, coding theory, combinatorics and theoretical computer science. He is on the editorial boards of �Designs, Codes and Cryptography (2006 -), �Journal of Communications (JCM) (2006 - ) and �Journal of Communications and Networks (2004 -) and �was the Program Co-Chair of 9th Australasian Conference on Information Security and Privacy (ACISP'04) , Sydney, Australia, July, 2004 and �4th International Conference on Cryptology and Network Security (CANS05),� Xiamen, Fujian, China, December, 2005. He won the inaugural Award of Best Research Contribution awarded by the Computer Science Association of Australasia� in 2004.