Liang Zhao is currently an assistant professor at Sichuan University of China. He obtained his M.S. degree from Chongqing University of China in 2009, and then his Ph.D. degree from Kyushu University of Japan in 2012. He was a visiting researcher with the Surrey Centre for Cyber Security of United Kingdom during 2017-2018. His current research focuses on cryptography, in particular, provable security, verifiable (outsourced) computation and post-quantum cryptography.