Machine Learning for Cybersecurity and Privacy – Prof. Benjamin C. M. Fung

Prof. Benjamin C. M. Fung

Canada Research Chair & Professor, School of Information Studies, McGill University, Canada

Dr. Benjamin Fung is a Canada Research Chair in Data Mining for Cybersecurity, a Full Professor of School of Information Studies (SIS) at McGill University, and an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Data and Engineering (TKDE) and Elsevier Sustainable Cities and Society (SCS). He received a Ph.D. degree in computing science from Simon Fraser University in 2007. Collaborating closely with the national defense, law enforcement, transportation, and healthcare sectors, he has published over 140 refereed articles that span across the research forums of data mining, machine learning, privacy protection, and cybersecurity with over 14,000 citations and h-index 57. His data mining works in crime investigation and authorship analysis have been reported by media, including New York Times, BBC, CBC, etc. Dr. Fung is a licensed professional engineer in software engineering.