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Wenjun Fan

Assistant Professor

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Research interests

  • Cybersecurity
  • Cloud Computing
  • Applied Cryptography
  • Blockchain
  • Machine Learning
  • Intelligent Connected Vehicle


  • CAN201 Introduction to Networking
  • CAN409 Information Security

Personal profile

Dr. Wenjun Fan received his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Telematics Systems Engineering (i.e., DIT department, where the first generation of the national network of Spain was born) of ETSI Telecomunicación, Technical University of Madrid, Spain in 2017. He is currently an assistant professor with the Department of Communications and Networking, Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University. He participated in several research projects supported by the NSF (United States) and one EU H2020 research project termed C3ISP supported by the European Commission.

The prospective Ph.D. students should have high motivation, fair capability, and stress resistance (cf. Genius is eternal patience -- Leo Tolstoy). If you satisfy the above three merits and would like to pursue a Ph.D. degree, please send your CV and transcripts to Wenjun.Fan AT

Heads-up: any student before sending inquiry please check if you have the desirable English test score (IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 90) or the exception of waiving the language requirement in terms of XJTLU's doctoral admission policy. In addition, anyone with GRE test score is preferred.


  • Assistant Professor - Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University, P.R.China - 2021 to present
  • Research Associate - University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, United States - 2019 to 2021
  • Postdoc - University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom - 2017 to 2019
  • Research Assistant - Tsinghua University, Beijing, P.R.China - 2009 to 2010

Awards and honours

  • Honoray Member of iCSS of the University of Kent, Canterbury. Oct. 2023-present.
  • Best Paper Nomination, 2021 IEEE International Conference on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency (ICBC), May 2021.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Related documents

Education/Academic qualification

UKPFS PGCert in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, University of Liverpool - 2022

PhD, Technical University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain - 2017

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  • Staff


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