Dr. Donghoon Chang

Research Interests:

Cryptography, Biometric Security, Blockchain, IoT Security


I am a cryptographer and currently working as a foreign guest researcher at Computer Security Division of NIST in Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA. I am also a tenured associate professor of Computer Science Department at IIIT Delhi, India, and I am a head of Cryptology Research Group (CRG) at IIIT Delhi.

I have a strong academic background in cryptographic technology as well as industrial R&D experiences in the applications of cryptography for more than 19 years since September, 2000. I have been serving in leadership position for promoting India-Korea R&D collaboration from government, academic, and industrial levels for both nations. I have worked with various other firms like ETRI, Merlot lab, Seoho electric etc. on several projects and research topics in the field of cryptography and related areas.

Areas of Expertise:
  • Design, Analysis and Implementation of Cryptographic Techniques
  • Design, Analysis and Implementation of Secure Biometric-based Systems
  • Design, Analysis and Implementation of Blockchain-based Systems
  • Industrial works based AI/Machine Learning/Drone

  • Teaching courses:
  • Programming Languages: C, C++
  • Computer Architecture, Algorithms, Theory of Computation
  • Mathematics Courses: Algebra, Discrete Mathematics, Combinatorics, Calculus, Probability, Statistics, Number Theory
  • Security-related Courses: Network security, Applied Cryptography, Computer Security, Blockchain