Funding

  • Feng Hao (PI), Maryam Mehrnezhad (co-PI), "Collaboration with W3C on revising generic sensor API specifications", 20170, £5,000, Newcastle University Strategic Development Funds for Impact Generating Activity: to support attending W3C meetings to revise the current W3C specification on the generic sensor API.
  • Feng Hao (PI), "IoT Security", 2016-2010, £80,000, Newcastle-Singapore PhD studentship: to investigate IoT security in collaboration with I2R Singapore.
  • Feng Hao (PI), "Self-Enforcing Electronic Voting for Commercial Applications", 2015-2018, €125K, ERC Proof of Concept Grant (No. 677124): to make the verifiable classroom voting system that is currently being used in Newcastle University publicly avaliabley
  • Feng Hao (PI), "Smartphone based Exam Cheating and Countermeasures", 2015.06 - 2015.07, £2,000, GCHQ Summer Vocation Studentship: to investigate the impact of modern smartphones on the security of traditional exams taken in an examination hall.
  • Feng Hao (PI), "Security Analysis of Browser Extensions", 2014.06 - 2014.07, £2,000, Summer Vocation Studentship from the School of Computing Science: to investigate the security impact of browser extensions on web applications.
  • Feng Hao (PI), "Smartphone based Classroom Voting System", 2014.07 - 2014.07, £5,999, Research/Teaching Innovation Funds from the School of Computing Science: to upgrade the back-end web server for the Verifiable Classroom Voting system.
  • Siamak Fayyaz Shahandashti (PI), Feng Hao (co-I), "Privacy-Preserving Remote Data Storage", 2014.06 - 2014.08, £4,000, GCHQ summer vocation studentships (x2): to investigate privacy-preserving methods to store the user data in a remote cloud.
  • Feng Hao (PI), "Self-Enforcing E-Voting System: Trustworthy Election in Presence of Corrupt Authorities", 2013-2018, €1.5m, ERC Starting Grant (No. 306994): to investigate developing self-enforicing e-voting protocols for future elections. [Slides] [Poster]
  • Feng Hao (PI), "Bridging Theory and Practice in Key Exchange Protocols, 2012.06 - 2014.06, £125,000, EPSRC First Grant (EP/J011541/1): to investigate key exchange protocols. [Slides]
  • Feng Hao (PI), J. Yan, "Verifiable Classroom Voting", 2012.06 - 2012.09, £6,000, UTLSEC Innovation Award from the Newcastle University Innovation Funds: to develop a verifiable classroom voting system based on smart phones and tablets. [Slides]
  • Feng Hao (PI), "Large Scale Electronic Voting", 2011.10 - 2012.4, £17,000, Research Initiatives Fund from the School of Computing Science: to conduct pilot-investigation on the next generation e-voting.