Dr. Chan Yeob Yeun
Dr. chan yeob yeun Associate Professor Electrical Engineering And Computer Science

Contact Information
chan.yeun@ku.ac.ae +971 2 312 4180


Chan Yeob Yeun (Senior Member, IEEE) received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in information security from the Royal Holloway, University of London, in 1996 and 2000, respectively. After his Ph.D. degree, he joined Toshiba TRL, Bristol, U.K., and later became the Vice President at the Mobile Handset Research and Development Center, LG Electronics, Seoul, South Korea, in 2005. He was responsible for developing mobile TV technologies and related security. He left LG Electronics, in 2007, and joined KAIST, South Korea, until August 2008, and then the Khalifa University of Science and Technology, in September 2008. He is currently a researcher of cybersecurity, including the IoT/USN security, cyber-physical system security, cloud/fog security, and cryptographic techniques; an Associate Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; and the Cybersecurity Leader of the Center for Cyber-Physical Systems (C2PS). He also enjoys lecturing for M.Sc. cyber security and Ph.D. engineering courses at Khalifa University. He has published more than 140 journal articles and conference papers, nine book chapters, and ten international patent applications. He also works on the editorial board of multiple international journals and on the steering committee of international conferences.

  • Ph.D., Information Security, Royal Holloway, University of London
  • M.Sc., Information Security, Royal Holloway, University of London (

  • Artificial Intelligence Techniques for Cyber Security (COSC496)
  • Computer Networks (ECCE356)
  • Cybersecurity and its Implications for Statecraft (CSEC601)
  • Cyber-security Threats and Mitigation (IICS649)
  • Wireless Network and Mobile Security (ECCE641)

Affiliated Research Institutes/Centers
  • Center for Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Robotics and Intelligent Systems Institute

Research Interests
  • Cybersecurity, AI Techniques for Cybersecurity, IoT Security, Metaverse Security, Blockchain, UAV/UAM Security, Lightweight Cryptographic Techniques