Chunming Rong

Professor Ph.D

University of  Stavanger Norway

Phone: (+47) 5183 2013

Fax:     (+47) 5183 1750







Chunming Rong received his bachelor, master and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Bergen in Norway in 1993, 1995 and 1998, respectively. In 1995 – 1998, he was a research fellow at the University of Bergen. In 2001 – 2003, he was a Post-doc researcher funded by Simula Research Laboratory. Currently, he is a Professor and chair of the computer science section at the University of Stavanger. He serves also as an adjunct Professor at the University Graduate Centre, University of Oslo, since 2005.


Prof. Rong received ConocoPhilips Communication Award (Norway) in 2007. 

His paper New Infinite Families of 3-Designs from Preparata Codes over  Z4” is awarded Editor's Choice in Discrete Mathematics in 1999.


He is an associate editor for International Journal of Computer Science & Applications (IJCSA) – ISSN 0972-9038, has been severed in editorial board for International Journal of Mobile Communications (IJMC) - ISSN 1470-949X between 2003-2006. For IEEE International Symposium on Security in Networks and Distributed Systems (SSNDS), he is program chair in 2007 in Canada and general chair in 2008. For International Conference on Autonomic and Trusted Computing (ATC), he is award chair in 2007 in Hong Kong and general chair in 2008 in Norway. For International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing (UIC), he is general chair in 2008 in Norway.


Prof. Rong is chairman of the board of the Foundation of the Norwegian Computer Science Conference (NIK) in 2005-2007, board member of the Norwegian Information Security Network (NISNet) for 2007-2011, and member of the Norwegian Informatics Council (Nasjonalt fagråd for informatikk). He has also been a member of the board for “ICT Security and Vulnerability (IKT-SoS)” Program at the Research Council of Norway. He serves currently also in the workgroup for Information Security in Integrated Operation at the Norwegian Oil Industry Association (OLF).


As project manager, he received grants from the Research Council of Norway for the project “Integration of Data Processing in Oil and Gas Drilling and Completion” for 2008-2010; and the project “Secure and reliable Wireless and Ad hoc COMmunications (SWACOM)” for 2006 – 2009; and the project “Integrated IP-based Services for smart Home environment (IS-Home)” for 2007 – 2010.  The Norwegian Information Security Network (NISNet) also receives annual funding from the Research Council of Norway.


His research interests include computer and network security, wireless communications, cryptography, identity management, electronic payment, coding theory and semantic web technology.