Hello World
my name is Xinyu Wang, a computer engineer & researcher

About Me

A Full Stack DevOps && A Computer Science Researcher && A Basketball Player


  • 1989

    I was born in Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province, China

    When I was 3 years old, my father bought me my first computer. Then I began to study VB6 by myself. In the middle school, I met my mentor and started to develop web applications.

  • 2011

    Received Bachelor Degree from East China Jiaotong University

    During this period, I was particularly interested in Web development and C# related development (Winform, Silverlight, ASP.NET and XNA).

  • 2016

    PhD in City University of Hong Kong

    With the support of Dr. Cong Wang, Dr. Jianping Wang and Prof. Xiaohua Jia, I began to pursue my PhD degree. I am eager to make achievements in cyber security, primarily involing Privacy and Security in Cloud Computing.


2011 - 2013
Software Engineer
My duty mainly includes information security, Linux backend development (C/C++), and data analytics (Mysql/Hive) on social networks. During this period, I greatly enhanced my programming skills and gained huge experiences on team working.
City University of Hong Kong
2013 - 2016
Research Assistant
My research interests include cloud computing, networking, big data and security. I am good at implementing system and solving real-world problems using the latest research. I was supported by Dr. Cong Wang and Dr. Jianping Wang.


Skills / Languages

Linux DevOps (C/C++, Java)
Full stack (Javascript)
Web Frontend & WeChat mini-programs
Mobile Dev (Android & React Native)
Winform (C#.NET & C++ DUI)
Embeded System (Wearable & BLE)






  • 2019

    Cui, Helei; Zhou, Yajin; Wang, Cong; Wang, Xinyu; Du, Yuefeng; Wang, Qian., "PPSB: An Open and Flexible Platform for Privacy-Preserving Safe Browsing", IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, Published, 27 Aug 2019.

    Guo, Yu; Yuan, Xingliang; Wang, Xinyu; Wang, Cong; Li, Baochun; Jia, Xiaohua, "Enabling Encrypted Rich Queries in Distributed Key-value Stores", IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol. 30, No. 6, 01.06.2019, p. 1283-1297.

  • 2018

    Wang, Yufan; Chen, Meng; Wang, Xinyu; Chan, Rosa H. M.; Li, Wen J., "IoT for Next-Generation Racket Sports Training", IEEE Internet of Things Journal, Vol. 5, No. 6, 12.2018, p. 4558-4566.

    Yuan, Xingliang; Wang, Xinyu; Wang, Cong; Squicciarini, Anna Cinzia; Ren, Kui, "Towards Privacy-preserving and Practical Image-centric Social Discovery", IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC), Vol. 15, No. 5, 7568994, 09.2018, p. 868-882.

    Qi, Wen; Ding, Wanfu; Wang, Xinyu; Jiang, Yonghang; Xu, Yichen; Wang, Jianping; Lu, Kejie, "Construction and Mitigation of User-Behavior-Based Covert Channels on Smartphones", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), Vol. 17, No. 1, 01.2018, p. 44-57.

  • 2017

    Xingliang Yuan, Xinyu Wang, Cong Wang, Chenyun Yu, and Sarana Nutanong, "Privacy-preserving Similarity Joins Over Encrypted Data", IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (TIFS), Vol. 12, No. 11, 7961214, 11.2017, p. 2763-2775.

    Xingliang Yuan, Yu Guo, Xinyu Wang, Cong Wang, Baochun Li, and Xiaohua Jia, "EncKV: An Encrypted Key-value Store with Rich Queries", ACM Asia Conference on Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS’17), Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2017. (Acceptance ratio: 73/359 = 20.3%)

    Zheng, Yifeng; Yuan, Xingliang; Wang, Xinyu; Jiang, Jinghua; Wang, Cong; Gui, Xiaolin, "Towards Encrypted Cloud Media Center with Secure Deduplication", IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (TMM), Vol. 19, No. 2, 7574335, 2017, p. 251-265.

  • 2016

    Xingliang Yuan, Xinyu Wang, Cong Wang, Jian Weng, and Kui Ren, “Enabling Secure and Fast Indexing for Privacy-assured Healthcare Monitoring via Compressive Sensing”, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (TMM), Vol. 18, No. 10, 7552468, 10.2016, p. 2002-2014.

    Xingliang Yuan, Xinyu Wang, Jinfan Wang, Yilei Chu, Cong Wang, Jianping Wang, Marie-Jose Montpetit, and Shucheng Liu, “Enabling Secure and Efficient Video Delivery through Encrypted In-network Caching”, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), Vol. 34, No. 8, 7485895, 01.08.2016, p. 2077-2090.

    Xingliang Yuan, Xinyu Wang, Cong Wang, Chen Qian, and Jianxiong Lin, “Building an Encrypted, Distributed, and Searchable Key-value Store”, In the 11th ACM Asia Conference on Computer and Communications Security (AISACCS’16), Xi’an, China, 2016. (Acceptance ratio: 73/350 = 20.9%)

    Xingliang Yuan, Xinyu Wang, Jianxiong Lin and Cong Wang, “Privacy-preserving Deep Packet Inspection in Outsourced Middleboxes”, In the 35th International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM’16), San Francisco, USA, 2016. (Acceptance ratio: 300/1644 = 18.25%)

  • 2015

    Liang Zheng, Carlee Joe-Wong, Chee Wei Tan, Mung Chiang and Xinyu Wang, “How to Bid the Cloud”, ACM SIGCOMM, London, United Kingdom, August 17-21, 2015. (Acceptance rate: 15.6%)

    Xingliang Yuan, Helei Cui, Xinyu Wang and Cong Wang, "Enabling Privacy-assured Similarity Retrieval over Millions of Encrypted Records", European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS), Vienna, Austria, 2015. (Acceptance ratio: 58/293 = 19.8%)

    Yifeng Zheng*, Xingliang Yuan*, Xinyu Wang, Jinghua Jiang, Cong Wang and Xiaolin Gui, "Enabling Encrypted Cloud Media Center with Secure Deduplication", ACM Asia Conference on Computer and Communications Security (AISACCS), Singapore, 2015. (Acceptance ratio for full papers: 48/269 = 17.8%)

    Xingliang Yuan, Helei Cui, Xinyu Wang and Cong Wang, "Towards a scalable, private, and searchable key-value store", 2015 IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS).

    Jinfan Wang, Kejie Lu, Wanfu Ding, Xinyu Wang, Shucheng Liu and Jianping Wang, "On the Design of a General Multiple-namespace System for Future Networks", IEEE Conference on Computer Communications Workshops (INFOCOM WKSHPS), Hong Kong, 2015.

  • 2014

    Xingliang Yuan, Xinyu Wang, Cong Wang, Anna Squicciarini, and Kui Ren, "Enabling Privacy-preserving Image-centric Social Discovery", IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), Madrid, Spain, 2014. (Acceptance ratio: 66/500 = 13%)

    Bo Zhang, Jinfan Wang, Xinyu Wang, Yingying Cheng, Xiaohua Jia, Jianfei He, "AI3: Application-independent Information Infrastructure", ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, Chicago, 2014.