Dr Hu Yuan


I am a lecturer in computer science in the Department of Networks and Digital Media, School of Computer Science and Mathematics.

My research focus on the security and privacy aspects of IoT, including internet of bio-nano things, vehicular communication networks, user behaviours identification and further space system. I was invited to the House of Lord to present the IoT's cyber security research findings. I was the leading researcher for the project IoT-Tram (IoT Transport and Mobility Demonstrator) the first real word cyber security test in the UK. 

Academic responsibilities

Lecturer in Cyber Security

Teaching and learning

Undergraduate courses taught


Qualifications and expertise

  • PhD in Engineering, 2016, University of Warwick, UK
  • MSc in Communications Engineering, 2012, University of York, UK

Areas of specialism

  • Internet of Things Networks
  • Cyber-Physical System
  • Cyber Security

Professional practice, knowledge exchange and impact

Professional and scholarly affiliations

  • Member of IEEE
  • Professional Member of British Computer Society (BCS)