Gangqiang Yang's Personal Page


I am currently a Postdoc Researcher in the Communication Security lab at department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Waterloo. I earned my Ph.D degree in Electrial and Computer Engineering from University of Waterloo, Canada in Jan 2017. Before that, I obtained Master and Bachelor degrees in Communication and Information Systems both from the School of Information Science and Engineering at Shandong University in 2012 and 2009 respectively. I have multiple backgrounds in circuit, cryptography and communication systems.

Research Areas

I am broadly interested in the general areas of communication and embedded systems. My current research focuses on:

  • Cryptographic Hardware and Architecure
  • Lightweight Cryptography
  • Symmetric Key Cryptography
  • RFID and Embedded Systems Security
  • Cryptographic Protocol
  • Hardware Security
  • Computer Arithmetic
  • Digital Hardware Design
  • Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
  • Field Programble Gate Array (FPGA)
  • Signal Processing and Security in Communication Systems