Xiong Yan, male, born in Aug.1960, professor, Ph.D. supervisor; obtained bachelor’s degree in 1983 and master’s degree in 1986 from USTC. He was the first student to obtain doctoral degree (in 1990) from Dept. of Computer Science and Technology of USTC. He was the deputy director of Dept. of Computer Science and Technology of USTC from 1992 to 1994. He did postdoctoral research in Faculty of Computer Science and Communication of University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA, from 1995 to 1997. He is currently the director of Research Center of Computer Network and Information Security. He took part in two national 863 projects as the backbone of technological contingents, and won the Third Prize of Ministry of Education and the Second Prize of Anhui Science and Technology Progress Award. He has published 3 papers on international magazines and over 60 papers on core journals at home and abroad. Projects presided by him include project of National Natural Science Foundation, project of Anhui Natural Science Foundation, Anhui Tenth Five-year Major Scientific and Technological Project, National 973 Project, Major Special Subject of National 863 Project, National 863 major project, National 863 Project, sub-topic of CAS Major Special Subject and CAS Defense Innovation Funds.