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Doctor Han Wu

Dr Han Wu

Lecturer in Cyber Security

Research interests

  • Federated Learning
  • Adversarial Machine Learning
  • Data Privacy

More research

Accepting applications from PhD students.


Dr Han Wu is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the School of Electronics & Computer Science (ECS) at the University of Southampton. His position is anchored within the Cyber Security group. Currently, he is deeply engaged in addressing research challenges in the realm of Dependable and Secure Machine Learning Technology. More details can be found in his homepage.

His research interests are broad and encompass a variety of key areas, including Federated Learning, Inference Attacks, Differential Privacy, Tabular Data Synthesis, and Machine Unlearning. His work aims to contribute to the advancement of secure and reliable machine learning systems that can be trusted in sensitive and critical applications. 

Prior to joining the University of Southampton, Dr Han Wu was a Research Fellow (2023-2024) in the School of Computer Science at the University of Birmingham. In this role, Han worked with Prof. Aad van Moorsel on the EPSRC-funded AGENCY (£ 2.7M) project. Han also worked as a Research Associate (2021-2023) for the EPSRC-funded FinTrust (£ 1.0M) project at Newcastle University.

Dr Han Wu obtained PhD degree in Computer Science from the Free University of Berlin in 2020. His PhD supervisor is Prof. Katinka Wolter. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in 2013, and his Master’s degree from Tongji University in 2016.